2019 Overseas Adventures
June 1-8, 2019 - San Salvador, Bahamas
Club Med Columbus Isle
This excursion included transportation, 12 Boat dives, Sunset Cruise and upgraded accommodations. It was a Club Med all inclusive package with meals, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, sailing, paddle boards and other non-motorized sports included, plus nightly entertainment. Cost per diver $2375, Non-Diver $1675. San Salvador, Club Med Columbus Isle
San Salvador Island, Bahamas is a pristine island on the easternmost edge of the Bahama archipelago. The island is surrounded by a reef wall that descends to greater than 200 feet. The water visibility is typically 100 foot. Dive sites on the western wall are laced with chutes, chimneys and swim-throughs that could start at 50 feet on the top of the reef and exit out the wall at 120+ feet. Clear blue water.
June 1 Saturday: Travel
June 2 Sunday: Telephone Pole, Witch's Cauldron
June 3 Monday: Great Cut, Vicki's Reef
June 4 Tuesday: Orbit's Canyon, Riding Rock Inn
June 5 Wednesday: Double Caves, Runway 10
June 6 Thursday: Sandy Point Cave, Grouper Gully
June 7 Friday: North Pole Cave, Pyramid
June 8 Saturday: Travel
In addition to stunning diving, the French-owned Club Med served excellent food and fresh baked items. Lots! This resort caters to people with healthy and discerning appetites. The White Chocolate Bread deserves its mythical reputation (beware of a lasting memory). Each night there was a show or some other hilarity sponsored by the staff. And then came the dancing, dancing and dancing. Or sleeping, sleeping and sleeping, as in my case. What makes this resort ideal is that non-diving and past-diving members are also at home with choices of kayaking, sailing, and sailboarding (and drinking up all the good beer at the Pinta Bar - you know who you are!!!). As a dive club, it is a pleasure to have an environment for all our friends.