Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia, Unveils SeaLife Cameras Underwater Photography Learning and Rental Centre


Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia, Unveils SeaLife Cameras Underwater Photography Learning and Rental Centre



January 2016…// – Scuba Saint Lucia at Anse Chastanet resort in Soufrière, has become a SeaLife Underwater Photography Teaching and Rental Centre.

Nestled in the hillside next to the majestic twin Pitons lies one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful and diverse diving resorts. Scuba Saint Lucia, part of the charming Anse Chastanet resort, was established in 1981 and is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, offering comprehensive facilities for divers of all levels.


Scuba Saint Lucia is now offering visitors the chance to rent SeaLife camera’s new Micro 2.0 camera. The Micro 2.0 is the second generation of permanently sealed cameras that feature a new Sony 16mp CMOS sensor in addition to many other attributes that make underwater imaging easy and enjoyable with impressive high resolution results.


Scuba Saint Lucia now offers rentals of the new cameras, all the user needs to do is book a dive and complete a brief orientation and safety check. The SeaLife Micro 2.0 camera’s features will be demonstrated by a staff member who will point out underwater imaging basics and offer assistance and imaging tips.


Anse Chastanet’s reef, which is home to more than 150 different species of fish, makes for an amazing dive and photography, day or night. Peacock flounders, octopus, needle fish and turtles can be seen in the shallow areas. A little deeper over dense coral growth, divers can see puffers, moray eels, parrot fish, lobsters and even sea horses. In August, Anse Chastanet reef will bear witness to the spectacular and rare performance of Coral Spawning, an event rarely seen and much admired. The team have predicted that the spectacle will take place on 24th – 26th August this year.  This unique dive site is suitable for divers of all abilities and especially good for macro photography.


After the dive, the staff will assist in transferring the camera’s images and video to cloud-based storage and the diver will receive an emailed link to his or her images.


Scuba Saint Lucia operates with three dive boats: Miss Ina, Miss Bertha and Miss Ta Ta. The dive boats are all equipped with fresh drinking water, full safety equipment, first aid kits and a DAN Oxygen unit.


The Anse Chastanet reef starts just 10 yards beyond the water’s edge. The reef’s remarkable ecosystem offers an amazing profusion of unusual tropical marine life, in 20 to 140 feet of calm, clear water.


To book or receive more information call 1-800-223-1108 or email


Nightly rates at Anse Chastanet start from $375/ £258* in a Standard Room based on double occupancy. Rates are subject to 10% service charge and 10% VAT. To book visit


Prices in pound sterling accurate as of today’s exchange rate.