The Nautilus Bele Amie was built in 2005 and renovated in 2018. The liveaboard has a length of 44 meters/147 feet and can accommodate 30 guests. The guests will have a choice of 17 cabins that have en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. The liveaboard has a soundproofed design ensuring you always sleep soundly. What’s more, you will experience the best cage diving experiences while on this liveaboard.
Our Overall Review
Things we like:
Many divers were happy with the fact that they got to see sharks, playful manta and dolphins
Divers said the guides were professional and weren’t afraid to share their decades of knowledge
A couple of people noted that the crew made safety their utmost priority
Many people commended the dive master on delivering a stellar marine presentation
The food was well prepared and no one was left hungry
Things we don't like:
- Some people felt that there was pressure put on them for tipping
Diving on the Nautilus Belle Amie in Mexico
Nautilus Belle Amie liveaboard
Nautilus has about 25 years of experience in liveaboard diving and is the sister boat to the Nautilus Explorer liveaboard. The luxurious liveaboard is a modern vessel equipped with the best amenities to make your stay comfortable and safe. What sets the liveaboard apart from most boats is its heavily soundproofed design that will ensure you have a peaceful night’s rest every evening. You will be treated to itineraries that comprise of adventures around Guadalupe and Socorro Islands. Cage diving is the cornerstone of the Nautilus Belle Amie where you will get up and close with great white sharks.
Interior and features
The Nautilus Belle Amie has made certain that you experience the best accommodation possible. 17 cabins can house a maximum of 30 divers on the liveaboard. The cabins are equipped with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. The cabins are spacious and provide enough storage for your personal belongings.
When you are not sleeping or not diving you can head towards the salon/lounge for some entertainment. The salon/lounge will keep you busy with a flat-screen TV and entertainment system. There are also comfortable lounge chairs with a fully stocked bar where you can catch up with a fellow guest on the Nautilus Belle Amie.
The sun deck is also a popular communal area with sun loungers for an afternoon nap or quick tan. The sun deck provides 360-degree views of the ocean and surroundings.
Dive deck on the liveaboard
The dive deck is roomy and has enough space for all your diving equipment. The dive deck is fitted with anti-slip mats to make it more secure when getting out of the water. Moreover, as an added security measures you get 3 large inflatable dive skiffs that offer ultimate safety. The cages are meticulously loaded down from the dive deck with the expertise of the diving crew on the Nautilus Belle Amie.
The Nautilus Bele Amie is in pristine condition and will offer you itineraries that will take you to Guadalupe and Socorro Island. These destinations are filled with marine life and you can expect diverse colors of corals. You will be taken to the best cage diving spots that Mexico has to offer.