Aruba, Noord – (WiredPRNews.com) One of Aruba’s biggest attractions is its beautiful, crystal clear water, and many island visitors want to take advantage of their proximity to the ocean.
Matthew Smillie, the proprietor of an Aruba rentals company Aruba Villa Vacation Homes, describes several different water sports that visitors particularly enjoy in Aruba.
Snorkeling: “Enjoy Aruba’s warm, clear water by doing some snorkeling,” recommends Smillie, the owner of an Aruba vacation rental company. “A pastime that swimmers of all ages can enjoy, snorkeling transports you to a completely different world – where you can see living coral reefs or have a face-to-face encounter with a vividly colored fish.”
Aruba offers boat trips to many of the best snorkeling areas – or visitors can grab a mask and snorkel and head for the closest beach.
Snuba: Many visitors would love to swim in deeper water than snorkeling will permit, but they haven’t learned to scuba dive. A good option for them is snuba (a combination of snorkeling and scuba), notes Smillie, the owner of an Aruba beach villas agency. Snuba combines the safety and ease of snorkeling with the freedom of scuba diving. Without needing any special training, visitors can dive to the ocean depths while breathing with an apparatus connected to a pressurized air tank that floats on the surface.
Scuba Diving: “Aruba provides some of the best scuba diving you’ll see anywhere,” says Smillie, whose agency rents villas in Aruba. The ocean waters teem with colorful fish and captivating sea creatures – and Aruba is surrounded by fascinating shipwrecks, some dating back to World War II. For those who haven’t done any scuba diving before, many resorts have three-hour courses that will permit visitors to do a 30-foot dive. After a lesson in the pool, students have an hour to explore one of the nearby shipwrecks.
Those who seek something more challenging than the 30-foot certification can try for the Professional Association of Diving Instructors scuba diver level, which necessitates a two-day course, including three hours of classroom time as well as pool and open water dives. This certification will allow student divers to dive up to 40 feet accompanied by a dive professional.
Open water diver certification requires a four-day class that includes four hours of classroom instruction during the first two days. The other two days, students participate in a two-hour classroom study course. The hands-on work includes four assisted dives, but two are completed after the student has passed a written exam.
“Aruba truly has a way that everyone can enjoy the beauty of the ocean,” says Smillie, whose agency will also schedule an Aruba golf vacation.
To learn more about Aruba Villa Vacation Homes visit their website at www.arubapropertymanager.com or www.arubavillavacationhomes.com or phone them at +297 5645437.
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