Users' questions

Is Saba a real island?

Is Saba a real island?

Saba is a five square mile island located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea, 28 miles southwest of its international hub St. Maarten, a 12 minute flight or 90 minute ferry ride away.

Is Saba island safe?

Saba is different; Saba is safe. The best way to describe this unique island with less than 2,000 residents is to list our “have nots: Saba has no crime, no high rises, neither traffic nor traffic lights, no pesty insects, no crowds, no fast food restaurants, no casinos, no cruise ships.

What country is Saba part of?

the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Saba, island and special municipality within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in the Lesser Antilles in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. It lies 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Sint Eustatius, with which it forms the northwestern termination of the inner volcanic arc of the Lesser Antilles. Its capital is The Bottom.

Who lives on Saba Island?

Today its population numbers about 1,500 people, with approximately 250 being expatriates. Many of the non-Sabans teach at or attend the Saba University School of Medicine. Although archaeologists have found evidence of early Amerindian presence, a group of shipwrecked Englishmen in 1632 found the island uninhabited.

Can I move to Saba?

If you want to relocate to Bonaire, St Eustatius or Saba for more than six months, you will need a Declaration of Automatic Admission (Verklaring Toelating van Rechtswege). To obtain this declaration you must prove that you have a place to live and enough money to support yourself.

How do you get around on Saba?

There is no public transport on the island. Walking, hitching and taxis are the most popular options. Hitchhiking is common on Saba but you should still exercise caution.

What are people from Saba called?


Demonym(s) Saban
• Official Dutch
• Recognised regional English

How do I fly to Saba?

Travel to Saba via St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). Special charter flights are also available from major cities during the winter season.

What is Saba real name?

Tahj Malik Chandler
Saba/Full name