Caribbean Tourism

Getting Around

Land

Car Hire


There are no buses on the island but you can hire a jeep or car. Drive on the right. Johnson’s Rent A Car, at Juliana’s Guest House, Windwardside, T62469, F62389; Scout’s Place Car Rental, Windwardside, T62205, F62388; Caralfan Rent A Car Saba, T/F62575, Email: cara...@mailcity.com Doing it through a hotel can cost you US$10 more. Hitchhiking is safe, very easy and a common means of getting about. Alternatively you can walk. It is about 1½ hrs hike from the airport to Windwardside, through different scenery, vegetation and climate.

Taxi

There are taxis at the airport and a few others around the island:

  • Wilfred, T62238
  • Garvis, T62358
  • Billy, T62262
  • Evelyn, T63292
  • Anthony, T62378
  • Manny, T63328
  • Wayne, T62277

They can be hired for tours round the island (US$40) and the drivers are knowledgeable guides. Some are also fishermen or hotel owners, so they can be valuable contacts.


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Before Travelling

Climate The average temperature is 25-28°C, 78-82°F during the day but at night it can fall to 16-18°C, the low 60°Fs. The higher up you...

Getting There

Air Large aircraft cannot be accommodated although there are plans to build a longer runway. Planes do not land in bad weather in case they...

Communication

Telephone Services Most hotels have direct dialling worldwide, otherwise overseas calls can be made from Landsradio phone booths in...

Tourist Information

Tourist Office The Saba Tourist Board (Glenn Holm, Zuleyka and Angelique) is at Lambee’s Place in Windwardside, open Mon-Fri, 0800-1200,...

Excursions

There are four picture book villages on Saba, connected by a single spectacular 10½ km road which begins at the airport and ends at the...

Walking

Before the road was built people got about Saba by donkey or on foot and there are still numerous steep trails and stone steps linking...

Saba

Saba The island is an extinct volcano which shoots out of the sea, green with lush vegetation but without beaches. In fact there is only one...