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SUSTAINABLE LUXURY BY DESIGN
Our Seaview Studios are spacious, with some 600 square feet of interior space and a large, 350 sqft south facing seaview terrace furnished with a sofa, a hanging chair and two sun loungers.
Inside you will enjoy a living area with a comfortable couch and a flat-screen adjustable television equipped with Amazon Firestick, a full kitchen with a dining table and chairs as well as a kitchen island with sitting stools. The bathroom is equipped with two sinks and a large shower.
The bedroom has a California King bed and the sleeping area can be separated from the living by the simple pull of a curtain
All Seaview Studios have air conditioning, free wifi, a coffee machine, minibar offerings, a laptop-sized safe, organic toileteries and bathrobes.
Coulibri Ridge guests enjoy two stunning communal swimming pools, two dining rooms, a spa, a yoga pavilion, a gym, two meeting rooms, concierge services and complimentary wifi, as well as 200 acres of lush wilderness, mature tropical gardens and fields, an orchard, a farm and 18th century estate ruins to explore.
Spa massages and treatments based on local, organic products; yoga, movement and meditation under the canopy overlooking Martinique; a gym, surrounded by mountains and sulphur valley views; peaceful hikes and invigorating e-bicyle rides through the property – the ways to wellness are inspiring and tailored to your needs.
A story of off-grid sustainable development, Coulibri Ridge was designed from its inception as a long term research project in how to respectfully develop and operate a modern, resilient eco-resort.
On track to become the first climate-resilient nation in the world and most recently named a top destination to visit in 2020 by Condé Nast Traveler, Dominica remains unspoilt by the impacts of mass tourism and offers an ethical, environmentally supportive option for travelers. Embraced by lush foliage and secluded beaches throughout, the island fosters one’s most dream-like fascinations. With world-class diving, whale watching and boundless wildlife amongst the Caribbean’s longest hiking trail and only natural World Heritage site, Dominica realizes adventurous living amidst untrammeled natural splendour. Meander the island’s thermal spas, 365 rivers, dramatic waterfalls, well-preserved colonial architecture and the last remaining home of the indigenous Kalinago peoples: all of this and much more can be experienced while staying at Fort Young.
History of Dominica
As a hidden treasure, Dominica prides itself on its well-preserved cultural heritage, natural attractions and incomparable hospitality. With 365 rivers, never-ending hiking trails, the second-largest boiling lake in the world, three national parks, relics of pre- and post-Columbian antiquity, colorful tropical gardens, and active volcanic habitats, Dominica’s natural heritage is an untouched gem of the Caribbean, waiting for you to experience.
Dominica is most known for its deep waters and lush landscape, but what makes Dominica stand out among other locations is its deep rooted cultural history and preserved sites. Naming the island ‘Waitukubuli’—meaning “tall is her body”—to reflect the mountainous and elegant fertile land, Dominica is home to the largest native population in the region, with around 2,000 indigenous Kalinago people still living on the island, which keeps the cultural history and awareness alive. A representation of a pre-Columbian village, the Kalinago Barana Auté is one of the island’s most rich cultural attractions.
Welcome to Nature Island Dive | Welcome to DOMINICA!
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Nature Island Dive is located in Soufriere, Dominica on the shore of the Soufriere Scott’s Head Marine Reserve. We offer scuba diving, dive certification courses, and snorkeling in the beautiful southwest of the Nature Island of the Caribbean, DOMINICA.
Our passion is the sea and we love to share it with you! Our conservation efforts include Lionfish control, REEF surveys, reef monitoring, mooring installation and maintenance, and many more projects. We believe everyone should be able to enjoy the incredible beauty of Dominica’s underwater world, so we work hard every day both to preserve it and to introduce people to it.
We are well-known for diving in very small groups and for our personalised customer service. Once you hand us your gear, we take care of it for you for the rest of your stay: we set it up on the boat at the beginning of each dive day, and then we rinse, dry and store it for you until the next day.
Our team has been diving in the Marine Reserve since 1994 and we have a bucketful of expertise: fish Id, coral ID, conservation, marine protection, macro photography, critter photography, lionfish control and more.
REEF Conservation Partner
In the beautiful southwest Caribbean, Nature Island Dive is located on the shore of Scott’s Head Marine Reserve in Soufriere, Dominica. Nature Island Dive offers small-group scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking experiences for those looking to explore the nature island, Dominica.
As a REEF Conservation Partner they support the Invasive Species Program by serving as a center for marine conservation actions, outreach, and education. They educate the public on the invasive lionfish population that entered Dominica in 2011 and actively remove them from various dives sites within the reserve. Furthermore, they teamed up with local fisheries to promote the sale of lionfish. You can taste lionfish at their Bottom Time Café or purchase lionfish jewelry made by a Nature Island Dive Instructor! (Desiree Bell, The Lionfish Mermaid.)
Learn more about our other amazing Conservation Partners and how each of them are contributing to REEF’s efforts to conserve marine environments worldwide here: www.REEF.org/conservation-partners!
The Sperm Whales of Dominica
Dominica’s west coast hosts approximately five sperm whale families, each with five to nine cetaceans. Females and their calves comprise the majority of these groups. Occasionally you will encounter a male, 45 to 55 feet long, easily recognizable being thirty percent larger than the females. Frequently a family will socialize playing in the water, while other times they may remain stationary, totally vertical in the water. Sometimes the pod will swim slowly, allowing you to fin alongside with them, while other times their speed picks up as we follow them until they suddenly stop, apparently waiting for us. Each encounter offers a different opportunity, one more exhilarating and awe-inspiring than the next.
This is a DEMA 2023 Introductory Package, these prices will likely never be seen again.
Dive Package Includes:
- Round-trip transfers, airport to resort and return
- Accommodation in Seaview Studio, double occupancy
- All meals (wine and alcohol extra)
- 5 days x 2 dives per day and marine reserve fees
- Transportation to/from the dive shop
- Coral conservation tour, how to get involved
- Half day snorkel/kayak in Soufriere Marine Reserve
- 60 minute relax massage
- Taxes included
We donate $100 to the Soufriere Marine Reserve Coral Restoration Project, on behalf of each diver
Dive Package Does Not include:
- International Flights Denver to Dominica (DOM)
- Alcoholic beverages
- Dive rental equipment
- Scuba training
- Crew gratuities
Complete Package Pricing – starting at $1970. Please inquire if you prefer an Upgraded Room?
Deposit: $500 to reserve your space (non-refundable)
Final Payment: Balance is due on January 31, 2025
Passport requirement – must have 6 months remaining until expiration date upon return to USA.
For all dive trips, consider purchasing travel insurance, and dive accident insurance. Both are highly recommended, and are made available to purchase!
To purchase DAN dive accident insurance, please scroll to the bottom of this page, and click on the DAN banner link, Join DAN Today!, then follow the prompts on DAN’s website.
To purchase travel insurance, please scroll to the bottom of this page, and click on the DAN banner link, Purchase Travel Insurance?, then follow the prompts on DAN’s website.
REEF SAFE SUNSCREEN
Some sunscreen ingredients are not safe for corals; these include oxybenzone. Research indicates that these chemicals can cause DNA damage to corals, promote viruses in corals, and contribute to the bleaching of corals. So that we can help protect our reefs, we encourage our guests to choose and use a sunscreen that is “coral safe”.
To purchase eco-friendly sunscreen products, please scroll to the bottom of this page, and click on the Stream2Sea banner link, use code, “cleanreef” for a 10% discount.
** AIRFARE SOLD SEPARATELY **
Price is per person and based on double occupancy and items specified. Space is subject to availability, price subject to change without notice and not guaranteed until deposit is received. Cost for airfare cannot be guaranteed until paid and ticketed. Some restrictions may apply.
* Credit card payments can expect an additional 3.5% (5% international payers) to be added to the final invoice for all payments made with credit cards. This fee covers the cost of PayPal charges. Venmo, Zelle, and checks are always welcome.
If interested, please contact Andy Skuntz, at Colorado Dive + Travel Adventures, email to email@example.com, or call at 719-322-6941. This exciting trip will fill up fast.
Trip flyer, terms and conditions, and a trip application will be provided. Once the application is complete, please return to Andy via fax or email, then an invoice for the designated deposit will be provided.