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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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Waldorf
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

What a happy surprise to find Greg, Mel, and their excellent crew onsite at the Renaissance Carambola property. Hotel shops are often only fair, but this is an excellent, independently operated PADI organization that I would recommend to anyone. A couple of highlights included our *successful* search-and-recovery dive for my lost Gopro camera, their happy-to-accommodate carrying of equipment when someone... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

As an apprehensive, returning but not yet certified diver, I approached Diving again tentatively. Greg created an incredibly supportive experience for me with the Discover Scuba experience and I found myself loving diving again thanks to his coaching and leadership. The shop was clean, the people were well organized, and the equipment in terrific shape. Greg and Mel create a... More

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I have not been to Sweet Bottom yet but I earned my certifications from Mel and Greg a few years ago and they are the reason I'm going to Sweet Bottom. When starting my research of the area I saw all these wonderful reviews for Mel and Greg and my heart swelled with happiness that so many people have found... More

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Denver, Colorado
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21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

One of the primary reasons we chose the Carambola was because Sweet Bottom was located on site. We wanted to do some diving and love the convenience of a close dive shop when we are on vacation. The Sweet Bottom folks were awesome -- laid back, helpful, and very friendly. We had lots of diving options as they do all... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Loved this place! Greg and Mel are friendly and knowledgable. It was like I'd known them forever. Greg went the extra mile to help me fix my BC; When he couldn't fix it, he dropped it off at a shop that could. I also got a personal one on one night dive with Mel who showed me a ton of... More

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was my first experience ocean diving since becoming PADI certified. I was a little apprehensive, but the folks at Sweet Bottom dive shop were great! They were very knowledgable and helped me get over my apprehension and enjoy my first dive off the wall. It was so great I went two more times. I would highly recommend the shop... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Our family took advantage of the convenient location of the Sweet Bottom Dive Center at the Renaissance Carambola during our recent stay in St. Croix. Our youngest daughter (8 years old) took the "Little Bubblers" class. This was an introductory dive lesson in the pool for younger kids. She ended up being the only one enrolled that day and got... More

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

While on or stay at Carambola Beach resort, I decided to do the "Discover Scuba" package, as I have been interested for years to try it. It worked out that I had a one-on-one session with Mel. It was incredible. She was patient in the pool with plenty of time to practice and get use to the equipment. She was... More

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Street, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

What an accommodating outfit. Greg and Meliinda were just wonderful to work with. Our dive leaders, Katie and Bailey were great fun. We saw multiple turtles on most of our dives. Sharks too. Both Katie and Bailey pointed things out that they knew we wanted to see. Most of our dives were about an hour or longer and the team... More

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