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Playa Jeremi

Dive Site Recommendations

  • Dive Type: Shore / Boat
  • Snorkel Site: Yes
  • Experience Level: Open Water (Min)
  • Depth: 0 -120ft (0 – 36m)

Special Notes

Due to recreational & commercial boat traffic, an inflated surface marker buoy is mandatory when shore diving. Consult a recommended Curacao Dive Operator for additional details & recommendations.

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The Neigbourhood around Playa Jeremi

The Jeremi Plantation is a beautiful estate, consisting of 52 hectares (130 acres), situated on the south west coast of Curaçao. At the northern end the terrain is bordered by the Christoffel National Park. At the east side you will find the village of Lagun and in the west is Kenepa Plantation, which is destined to be a natural area. But the most beautiful thing of Playa Jeremi is the breath taking view of the Caribbean Sea.

Aside from Playa Jeremi, the five most beautiful beaches in the area are Lagun, Little Knip, Grote Knip, and Cas Abao.  These beaches can all be reached within a couple of minutes.

For the adventure seekers such as mountain bikers and hikers, Newtown is worth the trek into the hills behind Playa Jeremi, not to mention Christoffel National Park.

Travelers Tip: Christoffel National Park offers hikes for everyone. With 8 hiking routes with different levels and chances to spot our local flora and fauna there is a hike for everyone in largest national park in Curaçao.

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Discover Newtown in the Hills of Jeremi

Newtown was built in 1880 as an industrial complex to mine manganese.  It borders of the former plantations Lagoen (Lagun) and Zevenbergen. The construction method is comparable to oldest buildings of Nieuwpoort in Fuikbaai and was operated by the same owners at the time.

The Complex, that now lies in ruins, consists of three buildings, a terrace and walls. The Main building with rectangular floor plan has two stories and a gabled roof covered with red English tiles. Additionally there are smaller out buildings on the property with the same rectangular floor plans, two stories and gabled roofs.

There is a cistern located next to rectangular large hall of the one story building too. At some distance away to the southeast, on either side of a large dam, are remnants of buildings that were part of the mining activities.

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