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Saba mispronunciation

Many visitors pronounce the island sah'-bah instead of say'-bah. So many foreigners use the French-style pronunciation that locals no longer correct them. But if you do say Saba correctly, you will earn their respect.

Saba is widely
admired for its minimalist
tourism infrastructure

It has one main road connecting several villages, only 1500 residents, limited accommodations, scant nightlife, and zero beaches.


They come by sea or air. Not only is the airstrip one of the world's shortest, it's situated on a mountainous terrain.


Dutch is the official language, but English is the predominant tongue.

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