This Curaçao‘s dive site name says it all. Sponge Forest is littered with Orange Elephant Ear sponges, Gargantuan Barrel sponges, Purple Stove Pipe sponges, all sorts of Rope, Ball and encrusting sponges. This is truly a Sponge Forest.
These colorful sponges adorn the sides of the sloping wall allowing some great wide-angle photo opportunities that boasts some of the most spectacular sponges in all of the Caribbean.
About the Area
Landhuis San Nicolas is a private estate located on the West side of the island with 3 private beaches. Situated on a hill, it offers stunning panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and Santa Martha Bay. The pristine natural surroundings of this 300-acre former plantation make it a unique setting.
Curaçao speaks to the curious explorer in us all!
Home to more than 35 captivating beaches, a diverse heritage spanning 55 different cultures, ‘live and let live’ attitude and unrivaled European architecture; Curaçao remains one of the most exceptional islands of the region. Its capital city, Willemstad — a UNESCO World Heritage site — with its iconic colorful Handelskade backdrop and roster of museums, monuments, flavorful restaurants and shopping, was selected in 2013 as one of the Top 5 Cities in the Caribbean by Condé Nast Traveler’s readers. Curaçao’s natural beauty, pristine diving and snorkeling sites are a favorite with divers and adventure seekers, and its beaches and idyllic weather, situated on the outer fringes of the Hurricane Belt, has won it further accolade and recognition.