With a stay at Bella Oasis Hotel in Homosassa (Homosassa Springs), you'll be convenient to Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. This hotel is within the region of Chassahowitzka Wildlife Reserve and Crystal River Watersports Marina.
Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary dial-up Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and billiards. Additional amenities include wedding services and a television in the lobby.
A complimentary breakfast is included.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Free parking is available onsite.
American Pro Diving Center helps visitors and locals explore the clear, teeming waters of Florida with year-round manatee tours and diving adventures. All-equipment-included manatee snorkel tours in Crystal River or winter expeditions to Homosassa River let snorkelers rub flippers with the rivers' large population of resident sea cows. In-water guides keep the experience safe and fun for both manatees and people, and snorkelers swim in between the gentle creatures, giving them a gentle pat or a canister of whisker wax.
For deeper subterranean adventures, the center offers classes that range from Discover Scuba Diving to full PADI open-water certification, in addition to specialty courses on rescue and wreck diving. Divers can plunge into one of seven diving excursions, including night dives in Rainbow River or mermaid line dancing in the lost city of Atlantis.
Captain Bear Smith leads intrepid crews of up to four guests on fishing charters down the scenic Crystal River. Forgoing the need for GPS or inquisitive text messages to Aquaman, amateur anglers can rely on Captain Smith's 15 years of experience as he guides his specially modified vessel on a four-hour excursion. Guests use the provided bait and tackle to attract a wide range of species including redfish, cobia, gag grouper, and mangrove snapper—click here to see stellar examples of past voyages' catches. Guests should bring a light jacket, sunscreen, a packed lunch, and a container to take home any caught fish. Start times will vary depending on the customers’ desired catch and fishes’ erratic lunch schedules.
Snorkel with Manatees' expert divers lead tours on underwater sojourns to discover peaceful manatees and environs beneath the waves. Offering both group and mini manatee tours year-round, the guides monitor each diver to ensure safe practice with the animals. Their Crystal River scallops tour scours the ocean floor for tasty scallops while avoiding crabs auditioning for The Little Mermaid revival, and the Snorkel with Manatees excursions explore the Crystal, Homosassa, and Chassahowitzka Rivers on airboat. They also teach the fundamentals of their craft during discover scuba-diving lessons.
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From the shaded deck of his 28-foot Coast Guard–certified Parker pilothouse, captain John Blouse instills anglers with professional techniques for reeling in hearty grouper, snapper, spanish mackerel, and black sea bass. The fishing aficionado helms all-inclusive inshore and offshore trips, providing guests with necessities such as bait, equipment, local knowledge, and fashionable wind-swept hairstyles. Additionally, Captain John's vessel features a complete supply of modern innovations including Garmin and Raymarine electronics, XM weather satellite, and a direct Coast Guard link, ensuring both safety and additional advantage in tracking aquatic creatures.