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Sweet Bottom Dive Center

Carambola Beach Resort, St. Croix
340 778-3800
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Ranked #4 of 52 Activities in St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Over the last week my husband and I had the most extraordinary vacation in St. Croix which was topped off by incredible scuba diving with Sweet Bottom Dive Center. We had 6 dives both guided (night and Cane Bay) as well as independent shore dives from the resort. Mel and Greg were top notch, meeting and exceeding our every need... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Great spot to go scuba diving with tons of stuff to see. The staff there is really friendly and they helped me out with everything I needed to go dive. This is one of the best places to go in St. Croix for sure. For the price you can't beat Sweet Bottom Dive Center. I will be going again the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

The Sweet Bottom Dive shop, run by Mel and Greg Gapen, is fantastic. Whether you've been diving for years or this is your first time, I highly highly recommend diving with them. Our dive instructor, Katie, was phenomenal. She helped us brush up on our skills, made sure we practiced the fundamentals, and did so enthusiastically and with a smile... More

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St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Have to thank the awesome staff at Sweet Bottom, Greg, Mel, and Bailey in particular, for the amazing weekend getting Rescue Dive certified. Although my niece and I were treated to an awesome dive earlier in the summer - where the wall, a friendly reef shark, and fun encounter with a colorful and ornery octopus kept us smiling into our... More

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It was a great find when we traveled to St Croix ,Carambola Resort where we found Sweet Bottom Dive Center. It was a little out of the way, but with excellent hosts Greg, Mel, Katie and Dana we were well taken care of for shore diving. Their valet service was exceptionally nice!! Thank you all for great diving.

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Deltaville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The basics for a great dive were all covered at Sweet Bottom. What sets them apart are all the extras. The staff is all experienced and excited about being there to assist you. Little things like having guest storage for your gear made diving there so easy. Dana, Katie, Mel & Greg were all our guides and had so much... More

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Athens, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great diving and lots of personal attention at Sweet Bottom Dive Center. We did 4 wonderful dives with them- 2 shore dives in Davis Bay with healthy reefs, walls and sand chutes and lots to look at including turtles and reef sharks. Dana was our guide and did a great job making us all feel very comfortable. I had some... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Diving with Sweet Bottom was the best on the island for shore diving! The staff was top notch and extremely helpful. The diving was incredible! I use to dive with Cane Bay, but I found a better shop for sure! Thanks Sweet Bottom for a great time!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Other friends went to another Caribbean island the same week we stayed at the Carambola Resort and dove with Mel and Greg at Sweet Bottom.... They were bragging about what a great time they had, but when we said how attentive the staff at Sweet Bottom was... how we did dives with just my husband and I, sometimes a 3rd... More

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Waldorf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I took out first vacation together in St Croix. I am a master diver and he has never dove. He decided to give it a try and Sweet Bottom made it a wonderful experience. After completing his pool training we did a shore dive and even thought my boyfriend was a little nervous his instructor worked with... More

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