Beaches Curaçao Diving and Snorkeling Guide Shore Dive

Dive City Pietermaai

Dive Site Recommendations

  • Dive Type: Shore
  • 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 a recommended Curaçao Dive Operator for additional details & recommendations.

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About Dive Center Pietermaai at Dive City

The Dive Center Pietermaai is the first PADI 5-Star IDC Resort in the Pietermaai District in Curaçao!

PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Centers are dive centers that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards, plus offer PADI instructor-level training. Five Star IDCs have at least one PADI Course Director on staff and are committed to offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals.

Their award-winning team of professional dive instructors are well seasoned and they know the underwater world in Curaçao like the back of their hands. So dive in to learn more about the Dive Center Pietermaai, located next to the Scuba Lodge, to start discovering the possibilities!

Los Caballeros at Dive City in Pietermaai

Los Caballeros is a beautiful beach bar and restaurant where you can enjoy the most delicious Latin American orientated dishes and bites in a casual atmosphere.

Feel welcome at this easy going but good quality watering hole in the heart of Pietermaai!

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The allure of the Pietermaai District draws business men, artists, students and travelers alike. Fondly referred to as the “SoHo” of Curaçao, its stunning architecture is likely to catch one’s eye. Boutique hotels, small shops, cozy little cafés and top-rated restaurants snuggled together, makes the neighborhood highly walkable and perfect for exploring at your leisure. It’s a neighborhood full of mystery, magic and fun.

Many of the run-down buildings in the Pietermaai District have been totally restored over the last decade to include:

  • Mundo Bizarro is a not just a fabulous restaurant with Cuban decor but it is also an eclectic bar with daily happy hours from 5:30 to 6:30pm with live music every Saturday.
  • Other restaurants in the Pietermaai District the oceanfront restaurant of Bijblauw, and the gourmet favorite of KOME.

For more information on the Top 10 Restaurants in Pietermaai, click here.

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