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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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Chilled and relaxing

We've been on a lunchtime private cruise with Jason every year for the last 5 years. It's just a magical experience that I wouldn't miss...swimming with the turtles, feeding the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Maidenhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been on a lunchtime private cruise with Jason every year for the last 5 years. It's just a magical experience that I wouldn't miss...swimming with the turtles, feeding the fish, snorkeling around the reef. Jason does a great job of looking after everyone and ensuring we all have a great time. All I can say is don't miss this!

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner, daughter & I decided to go on the sunset cruise..the crew was Jason (the owner) & Rory (co-pilot). We had a party of 3 & there was another family of 4 on the boat, but there was plenty of room for all. Jason & Rory made us feel very welcome, we were offered rum punch, beer, soft drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I can't say enough positive things about Jason and Shasa Catamaran Cruises over all. We were in Barbados for the day with a cruise ship, and had contacted Jason in advance to reserve his services. From the get go he gave the fastest response, the most reasonable price, and was just a breeze to work with. When we arrived, everything... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing us - we really value your feedback. We're so pleased you enjoyed your day with us - we make every effort to ensure our guests have a memorable experience. We will pass on your compliments to our caterer! Hopefully we'll see you back in Barbados in the future. Best wishes, Jason & the Shasa Team More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Everything about this catamaran experience was fantastic. First off, these guys are very friendly and personable. They genuinely want you to have the best time with your friends and family. They will provide some fantastic refreshments including wine, beer (Hairoun- which was delicious with my experience), soft drinks etc. During the cruise, we learned about the area, the people, the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Shasa - we really appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your day with us - we make every effort to ensure our guests have a memorable day. Hopefully we'll see you back in Barbados in the future. Best wishes, Jason & the Shasa Team More 

Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

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

Thank you for sailing with us again. We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip........... hopefully see you next time! Best wishes, Jason & The Shasa Team More 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

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

Thank you for reviewing us - we really value feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your cruise on Shasa and hopefully next time you can come on our sunset cruise! Best wishes, Jason & The Shasa Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 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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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed you r day on Shasa and hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason & The Shasa Team More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

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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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 July 6, 2016

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 

cruisers08
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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