Calling all dive enthusiasts and adventure seekers! Mark your calendars for Dive Curaçao Week 2025 at LionsDive Beach Resort, in collaboration with Ocean Encounters. Led by Bryan Horne, the Managing Director of Dive Curaçao, and David Leander, a 36-year veteran of Curaçao dive tourism, this event promises an unforgettable diving vacation experience. Explore the vibrant marine life and stunning coral reefs of Curaçao’s crystal-clear waters alongside expert guides.

But it’s not just about diving; it’s a total immersion into the island’s rich culture and dedication to sustainable dive tourism. Discover hidden treasures beneath the waves and indulge in top-notch accommodations and amenities at LionsDive Beach Resort. Dive Curaçao Week 2025 is the ultimate dive adventure you don’t want to miss!

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When: April 12-19, 2025 – Mark Your Calendar for an Unforgettable Week

Mark your calendars for this extraordinary adventure that kicks off on April 12 and runs through April 19, 2025. Seven days filled with excitement, exploration, and cultural immersion await all those who dare to plunge into the depths of Curaçao’s vibrant underwater world.

“Dive Curaçao Week 2025 is not just about exploring the breathtaking underwater landscapes of Curaçao; it’s a collective effort to intertwine adventure, culture, and sustainability. Our goal is to create a dive vacation experience that goes beyond the ordinary, where participants become stewards of the ocean, contributing to its preservation. This week will be a celebration of our commitment to responsible dive tourism in Curaçao. It will also be a unique opportunity for divers to connect with the heart and soul of Curaçao.”

Bryan Horne, Managing Director of Dive Curaçao
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Host Resort and Dive Operator

The Dive Curaçao Week 2025 will be headquartered at the prestigious LionsDive Beach Resort, renowned as one of the best eco-diving resorts in the Caribbean. This beachfront paradise, nestled on the captivating island of Curaçao, provides the perfect blend of luxury and environmental consciousness. LionsDive Beach Resort is not only the host for the week but also a testament to the commitment to eco-friendly practices within the diving community.

Partnering with LionsDive Beach Resort is the trusted and experienced dive operator, Ocean Encounters. With a reputation for excellence and safety, Ocean Encounters will ensure that participants have an unforgettable underwater experience. Their team of knowledgeable and certified instructors will guide you through the mesmerizing underwater landscapes that Curaçao has to offer.


Dive Curaçao Week 2025 Packages

Book Direct by August 31, 2024 – SAVE 10%!

LD Resort View package is a great value for Dive Curaçao Week 2025. Sleep and Dive Package includes accommodations, boat diving with Ocean Encounters, and more!

LD Ocean View package is a great value for Dive Curaçao Week 2025. Sleep and Dive Package includes accommodations, boat diving with Ocean Encounters, and more!

LD Oceanfront package offers stunning views for Dive Curaçao Week 2025. Sleep and Dive Package includes accommodations, boat diving with Ocean Encounters, and more!

All packages include: 7 Nights Accommodation at LionsDive Beach Resort / Welcome Happy Hour at Ocean Encounters / 5 Days of 2 Tank AM Boat Diving with Ocean Encounters / Unlimited Air for Shore Diving with Ocean Encounters / Daily Breakfast at Hemingway Beach Bar and Restaurant / Round-trip Airport Transfers / Afternoon Coral Nursery Dive with Reef Renewal Curaçao / PADI Coral Restoration Specialty Certification (Optional) / Sunset Cruise with the Millennium Curaçao / Dinner and a guided Punda Vibes experience (Optional) / Lionfish Scuba Dive Experience with Ocean Encounters / Closing night BBQ at Ocean Encounters / Sponsored Participant Gift Bag / Single, Triple, Quad, & non-diver rates available

$40.00 Donation included for Reef Renewal Curaçao to support coral restoration in Curaçao


Activities: A Diverse Palette of Eco-Diving and Cultural Exploration

Seamless and Personalized Dive Vacation Experience

Experience the ultimate convenience during Dive Curaçao Week 2025 with round-trip airport transfers to and from LionsDive Beach Resort. Upon arrival at Curaçao’s Hato International Airport, the Dive Travel Curaçao team will personally welcome you, setting the tone for an unforgettable trip. Throughout your stay, our dedicated support team will be on hand to ensure every aspect of your experience is exceptional, from arranging activities to answering any questions you may have.

Rest assured, we prioritize punctuality, guaranteeing on-time transfers for your departure flight, allowing you to relax and enjoy every moment of your dive adventure without any logistical worries. Dive into a seamless and memorable journey with Dive Curaçao Week 2025.


LionsDive Beach Resort: Host Resort for Dive Curaçao Week 2024

LionsDive Beach Resort, the host dive resort for Dive Curaçao Week 2025, offers an unparalleled experience for diving enthusiasts. With a range of accommodations from luxurious suites to cozy rooms, guests can enjoy comfort with a touch of Caribbean charm.

The resort boasts four on-site restaurants serving delectable cuisine, catering to every palate. Its private beach provides a serene escape, while its proximity to the Curaçao Sea Aquarium and Mambo Beach Boulevard offers endless entertainment options.

What sets LionsDive apart is its dedication to eco-friendly practices, showcasing leadership in sustainable tourism. From harnessing solar energy to efficient recycling programs and mindful water consumption, the resort exemplifies responsible hospitality.

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This commitment not only enhances guest experiences but also contributes positively to preserving the Caribbean’s natural beauty, making LionsDive Beach Resort a top choice for conscious dive travelers seeking unforgettable adventures.

Experience Total Immersion with Ocean Encounters in Curaçao

Immerse yourself completely in Curaçao’s breathtaking underwater realm with Ocean Encounters at LionsDive Beach Resort during Dive Curaçao Week 2025.

This event offers five days packed with thrilling 2-tank AM boat dives, complemented by unlimited air for shore diving on boat diving days. Explore vibrant coral reefs teeming with life, from colorful fish to fascinating marine creatures, each dive revealing a new marvel of Curaçao’s aquatic wonders.

Whether you’re an experienced diver or new to the sport, expert guides will accompany you, tailoring the dives to suit all skill levels and ensuring an inclusive and unforgettable adventure for everyone involved. Dive into a world of beauty and discovery beneath the turquoise waters of Curaçao.

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Welcome Happy Hour and Group BBQ

To kick off the week in style, Dive Curaçao Week 2025 will commence with a vibrant welcome happy hour. This casual gathering will provide participants with the opportunity to meet fellow divers, exchange stories, and forge lasting connections. As the week concludes, a grand Group BBQ will bring everyone together for a night of celebration, reinforcing the camaraderie of the scuba diving community.


Daily Breakfast included at Hemingways Beach Bar and Restaurant

Indulge in the delightful daily buffet breakfast during Dive Curaçao Week 2025 at Hemingways Beach Bar and Restaurant, nestled beside Ocean Encounters at LionsDive Beach Resort. The breakfast extravaganza commences promptly at 7:00 am each morning, providing ample time to relish a seaside feast and kickstart your day. Savor a delectable assortment of fresh fruits, pastries, savory dishes, and invigorating beverages while soaking in panoramic sea-side views.

This early mealtime ensures you have plenty of energy before embarking on the day’s diving adventures. With the boat departing at 8:30 am, you can seamlessly transition from a satisfying breakfast to joining the group for an unforgettable underwater experience. Dive into a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement at Dive Curaçao Week!


Supporting Eco-Dive Tourism with Reef Renewal Curaçao

Dive Curaçao Week 2025 embraces sustainable dive tourism with a focus on supporting eco-dive initiatives like Reef Renewal Curaçao. This event is not just about exploring the stunning underwater world of Curaçao but also about actively preserving it.

Participants will be encouraged to immerse themselves in coral restoration courses and dives. By doing so, they will experience the impactful work of Reef Renewal Curaçao. By engaging in these activities, divers not only enhance their skills but also become integral contributors to the ongoing sustainability of the local marine environment.

Dive Curaçao Week 2025 offers a unique blend of adventure and conservation, empowering individuals to make a positive difference while enjoying the natural beauty of Curaçao’s reefs.


Lionfish Scuba Dive Experience

As part of the Dive Curaçao Week 2025, a unique and impactful event has been added: The Lionfish Scuba Dive Experience. Participants will dedicate an afternoon to learning how to safely hunt for lionfish, an invasive species that poses a threat to Curaçao’s reefs. The aim is not only to remove these harmful fish but also to turn the conservation effort into a culinary experience.

This special activity is sponsored by Dive Travel Curaçao, underlining their commitment to marine conservation. During the Group BBQ, at the end of the week, the lionfish caught will be prepared and consumed. Turning an environmental initiative into a celebration of sustainable seafood.

Prize for Largest Lionfish

In the spirit of friendly competition and to encourage participation, a prize will be awarded to the diver who safely removes the largest lionfish by weight. This initiative adds an exciting element to the Dive Curaçao Week. It also emphasizes the collective responsibility to protect the delicate balance of Curaçao’s marine ecosystem.

Lionfish Scuba Dive Experience at Ocean Encounters

Cultural Tourism Experience in Curaçao

Experience the vibrant fusion of cultural exploration and natural beauty during Dive Curaçao Week 2025 in Curaçao. Embark on a breathtaking Sunset Cruise with Millennium Curaçao, where the pastel hues of the sky complement the iconic Dutch architecture along the coast. Then indulge in a delectable four-course dinner at Scampi’s Restaurant nestled in the historic Waterfoort, immersing yourself in the island’s culinary delights.

As night falls, you will witness a dazzling display of fireworks illuminating the waterfront, creating a magical ambiance. Your journey will continue with a guided cultural experience at Punda Vibes. This is where the lively atmosphere, local music, and vibrant street art showcase Curaçao’s rich heritage and creative spirit. Ultimately, leaving you with unforgettable memories of this unique island experience.


Welcome Dry Bag Sponsors and Limited Spaces Available

We are excited to announce that all participants will receive a special welcome dry bag. This is possible courtesy of our generous sponsors: Dive Curaçao, LionsDive Beach Resort, Ocean Encounters, Stream2Sea Body Care products, Scubapro Curaçao, and Dive Travel Curaçao.

These limited-edition dry bags, stuffed with dive goodies, not only add convenience to your diving adventures but also symbolize our shared dedication to responsible tourism practices.

With limited spaces available, secure your spot now to ensure you don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity. Join us for an unforgettable week of exploration, education, and appreciation for the breathtaking underwater world of Curaçao. Grab your gear and dive into an experience like no other!


“Having spent 36 years immersed in the vibrant underwater world of Curaçao, I am thrilled to be part of this event. It will showcase the beauty of Curaçao’s reefs and emphasize the importance of sustainable dive tourism. Dive Curaçao Week is not just a group dive trip; it’s an opportunity to dive into the heart Curaçao’s culture, contribute to the preservation of the coral reefs, and foster a sense of community among fellow divers. Join us for a week that transcends the ordinary and leaves a positive impact on the beloved island of Curaçao.”

David Leander


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Book Early and Save

Booking Early for Dive Curaçao Week 2025 is essential for diving enthusiasts eager to be part of this inaugural event. Limited to just 24 divers, plus non-divers, securing a spot early ensures participation in this exclusive dive and cultural tourism experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to make history and engage in a journey blending adventure, environmental consciousness, and cultural immersion.

Early reservations with a deposit made by August 31st, 2024, qualify for a 10% early bird discount, adding value to this unique opportunity. Dive Curaçao Week promises unforgettable moments exploring the vibrant underwater world and discovering the rich heritage of Curaçao. Take action now and reserve your place for an extraordinary adventure in 2025.


Contact Dive Travel Curaçao

Ready to make a splash in Dive Curaçao Week 2025? Contact the reservations team at Dive Travel Curaçao for more details and to secure your spot in this once-in-a-lifetime event. Whether you’re a passionate diver, a nature enthusiast, or someone seeking a unique cultural experience, Dive Curaçao Week 2025 has something extraordinary in store for you. Dive deep, explore, and contribute to the sustainable future of Curaçao’s underwater wonders.


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