Pacific Dive, located within the Espiritu Hotel in Santo offers daily diving on the SS President Coolidge, Million Dollar Point, and Aese Island, as well as the USS Tucker – another great wreck in the Segond Channel – on request. Diving on the Coolidge is either planned decompression diving, CCR or mixed gas.
The Espiritu Hotel is a modern and contemporary establishment with rooms to suit all travelers – divers, families, couples, and groups. Its facilities include a pool, bar and lounge, massage services and in-house restaurant open seven days a week.
The Tú Café and Restaurant offers a menu that exploits the locally grown, fresh and organic produce that Vanuatu is famous for. Popular favourites like Santo beef, seasonal local lobster, and big game fish like mahi-mahi and tuna are always on the menu, plus there is the specials board which changes daily.
The Tú bar and fare (lounge) has a fully stocked bar with both local and imported beers and wines and specializes in creative cocktails.
As well as a variety of tours and activities, the Espiritu offers car hire. Its small economical 2WD SUVS are perfect for exploring the island of Espiritu Santo.
For divers who have brought their own equipment, the hotel provides a secure dive gear wash and storage room.
The deluxe rooms, located on the third level, are spacious and well-appointed with private balconies overlooking the town and the Aore Segond Channel, where you can relax outside with a bottle of wine and watch the world go by. The deluxe room is available in a king bed or twin bed configuration, and are equipped with a 32″ LED TV.
The standard rooms located on the second floor are designed to suit the business traveler or short stay guest. These rooms are equipped with double beds (twin configuration on request), a comfy 2 seater couch and a 24’’ LED TV.
Deluxe family rooms that cater for 2 adults and 2 children (ages 4-12) with a bedding configuration of 1 king bed and 2 single beds are also available.
All rooms are air-conditioned and en suite, and offer free In-house Movies, Bar Fridge, Tea & Coffee making facilities, and desk with chair.
Free WiFi Internet is available to resort guests throughout the resort and within guest rooms.
Pricing for Pacific Dive at Espiritu Hotel 2019/2020
|Valid from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020||AUD|||||VUV|
|7 Nights Standard Room (double/twin-share)||47600||VUV|||||47600|
|7 Nights Standard Room (single occupancy)||95200||VUV|||||95200|
|7 Nights Deluxe Balcony Room (double/twin sharing)||55300||VUV|||||55300|
|7 Nights Deluxe Balcony Room (single occupancy)||110600||VUV|||||110600|
|10 Shore Dive Pack including tanks, weights, dive guide||620|
|This resort's prices are in Vanuatu Vatu. The AUD prices shown are based on the current exchange rate. The price paid in AUD will be based on the actual exchange rate at the time any payments are made.|
|Pricing includes accommodation as specified, continental breakfast daily, WiFi and Taxes.|
|The per person pricing above is indicative only: we show 7 night with 10/12 dive packages at high-end and lower-end rooms (singles & doubles) for the purposes of comparison. We can give you a price (and availability) for any combination of nights/dives you wish to undertake, which will include any discounts due to you as part of that package, and any exclusions, or items payable at the resort.
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|Training School Type:||PADI||Nitrox Fill:|
|Air Fill||Number of Guides||4|
|Gear Hire||Number of Boats||1|
|Gear Sales||Number of Dive Sites||12|
The Espiritu Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Luganville town, only minutes away from cafes, shops and dive operators. Pacific Dive are located within the hotel.
What to expect
Diving the SS President Coolidge
All dives on the SS President Coolidge are decompression dives and to ensure the complete safety of customers and guides all dives are planned according to DCIEM Decompression Tables. Recreational divers use 11.4L Aluminium Cylinders and guides carry 5.7L Drop Tanks as well as having extra tanks positioned at depth to ensure there is always sufficient gas for the dives.
Note that all other diving is done within Recreational No Decompression Limits.
The SS President Coolidge is the perfect place to utilise your technical diving skills; but please note: as Pacific Dive is located on a remote island, the logistics of gas delivery can sometimes be a slow process. When requesting any technical diving courses or tours we will contact Pacific Dive to ensure they can fully cater to your requests.
- Helium can be arranged.
- Nitrox is offered in 5.7L, 7.9L or 11.4L in 02 cleaned tanks. Blends can be anywhere from 22% to 100%, and it is recommended that you bring your own oxygen cleaned stage regulators.
- Rebreathers: 3L and 2.7L tanks are available for diluent and 02 Cylinders. 797 Grade A Sofnolime is available by the Kg.
- Bailout tanks can be provided in 11.4L or 5.7L filled with air to 200BAR. Divers should bring all bands and rigging.
- Side Mounts: tanks with left and right-hand side valves are available. Again, divers should bring their own rigging.
- Twin tanks complete with manifold (11.4Lx2) are available banded and ready to go.
As specialists in both the SS President Coolidge and technical diving, you are in very safe hands with Pacific Dive; plus the Espiritu Hotel offers the very best in modern comfort.