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Shasa Catamaran Cruises

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Address: Colony Club, Barbados
Phone Number: +1 246-823-4670
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Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned...

Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned and captained by Jason O’Neal, who has over twenty years of sailing experience.

Licensed to carry 12 passengers, our aim is to provide our guests with a more intimate and personal service, and therefore numbers are limited to eight people.

Based in Holetown, we offer free transportation to and from the cruise terminal and west coast.

Once on board, you’ll be supplied with masks, snorkels and flotation devices, and for those less confident in the water, snorkeling instruction is available from Captain Jason or a member of the Shasa crew.

A range of complimentary drinks will be served throughout your day. Homemade banana bread is served on our snorkel cruises and white wine is offered with lunch on our 5 hour cruises.

Committed to respecting the environment and the marine life of Barbados we aim to make our tours as eco-friendly as possible.

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Amazing...again

We went out for the 3rd time with Jason , on our most recent visit to Barbados. As always we had an amazing time. Rory took some wonderful photos of the turtles for us. If we had... read more

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went out for the 3rd time with Jason , on our most recent visit to Barbados. As always we had an amazing time. Rory took some wonderful photos of the turtles for us. If we had the money we would go out more than once a trip! Looking forward to our next trip to Barbados and our next sail... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family really enjoyed the catamaran trip in Barbados! The crew was super nice and thoughtful, provided all we needed (drinks, snorkels, and yummy banana bread after :), and took us to swim with seat turtles, as well as to a beautiful reef to snorkel. Next time we want to do the sunset cruise, which sounds even more amazing, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Forget your large impersonal yachts, Shasa is all about a small group fun experience. Skippered confidently around the reefs by Jason with under and over water entertainment provided by Rory, this is an unforgettable day! From swimming with turtles to reef exploring followed by a fantastic lunch on board, this is a day to remember and offers great value so... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this cruise was awesome. My group decided to do a private rental of the Shasa Catamaran for my birthday and I swear, this was the highlight of our trip. The crew was awesome, the food was awesome, and the snorkeling was awesome

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us - we always appreciate feedback. We're so pleased you enjoyed your birthday on Shasa and will pass on your comments to our caterer. We hope you come back to Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason More 

Westminster, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jason and Rory provided a wonderful catamaran experience on the "precious water" of Barbados. It was one of our most memorable excursions ever. Their courtesy and professionalism were exceptional. Lunch was fantastic. I highly recommend Shasa.

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We always appreciate guest feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip on Shasa and hope to see you back in Barbados soon! Best wishes, Jason More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took the snorkeling with turtles excursion with Jason and Alex. Highly recommend!! Such a nice couple!! Our family of three and three others..I was little nervous of other sea life..this was simply turtles and small fish!! Amazing time!!! Beautiful island..beautiful hosts!!

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We're so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Shasa and hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eight guests, two crew members, one catamaran and lots of turtles!!!! Skipper Jason and his mate Rory picked us up on our beach, took us to two great snorkeling spots, got us a great lunch and were great company - - - - we had a great afternoon - we highly recommend this crew!!!!!

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us - we really appreciate it. We're so pleased you enjoyed your lunch cruise on Shasa and hope to see you back in Barbados soon. Best wishes, Jason More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of six ladies thoroughly enjoyed our lunch snorkeling cruise. Jason and Rory were great hosts and made the trip very fun. We swam with sea turtles and saw hundreds of beautiful fish. Lunch was amazing, as was the rum punch. We would definitely book again on our next trip to Barbados.

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Thank you for reviewing us - we always appreciate receiving feedback from guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your lunch cruise on Shasa, and hope to see you again when you return to Barbados. Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had a lovely morning on Shasa, Jason and Alex were a delight and I would highly recomment a trip with them. We swam with lots of gorgeous turtles, a holiday highlight!

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Thank you for your kind words. We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip on Shasa and hope to see you again if you return to Barbados. Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had an amazing trip swam with turtles Jason and Alex are super hosts my friend was nervous and the helped her overcome her fear for an awesome time . Intimate and excellent the personal touch makes SHASA THE BEST

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Thank you for reviewing us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip and that your friend overcame her fears. Hopefully see you again! Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

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