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Dive Travel Curacao

Caribbean Diving Vacations

At the heart of Dive Travel Curacao is an unwavering commitment to provide exceptional value, high quality and personalized service to ensure that you can have the opportunity for the best Curaçao experience, above and below the waterline.  To further underline this commitment and because our coral reefs are a vital component of the island’s tourism product, 1% of Dive Travel Curaçao’s net annual proceeds are donated to Coral Restoration Curaçao so they can re-invest it in restoring corals for the future of Curaçao.

Coral Restoration Curacao | Dive Travel Curaçao

Planning your next trip to Curaçao, but wondering where to stay? Accommodation is a prominent part of the travel experience, which is why Dive Travel Curacao has partnered with the BEST Curaçao Dive Resorts, Hotels and Apartments for individual divers, groups, families and your friends.

Dive Travel Curaçao Holiday Packages

Curacao Dive Resorts, Hotels and Apartments

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao

LionsDive Beach Resort Curacao is considered one of the best Caribbean resorts to book your complete ‘Sleep & Dive’ package, including accommodations and multi-day dive packages with Ocean Encounters.

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LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao - It is a natural place to stay

A Natural Place to Stay on Curaçao

A natural place to consider for your next ideal vacation to Curaçao should be LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao.  Indulge yourself in its warm, casual atmosphere that is set amidst a stunning tropical location because it is the perfect resort for everyone especially if you are a beach-lover, a snorkeler, or an avid scuba diver.

Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino

Memories created at Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino last a lifetime. Grab your dive equipment or some snorkel gear and step right off the pier, next to Ocean Encounters, into the crystal-clear Caribbean waters that a host of marine life call home for an unforgettable shore dive at, Oswaldo’s Drop Off, the house reef.  Shopping and sightseeing more your speed? Take a shuttle into downtown Willemstad for the opportunity to sight see!

Sunscape Curacao Resort | Dive Travel Curaçao
Jump on board with Dive Travel Curacao for the best diving on Curacao. Ocean Encounters offers 2-tank boat trips every day to Curacao’s best dive sites.

Dive in with Ocean Encounters and Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino

Sunscape Curacao Resort Spa & Casino is an all-inclusive vacation resort located on a private beach. The house reef is fantastic, with restored Elkhorn and Staghorn coral locations and part of the Curacao Underwater Park. Swim, snorkel, or simply enjoy in the crystal clear tropical waters. Relax under the Caribbean sun. When you add it all up, Sunscape Curacao Resort is the perfect vacation destination, because it leaves nothing to chance.

All West Apartments and Diving

Since 1996, All West Apartments & Diving has been located in the small fishing village of “Westpunt”, Curaçao. They are known for diving freedom with their relaxed Sleep, Drive and Dive Packages, a nice atmosphere and the individual care of their guests. With over 70 incredible dive sites to choose from, Playa Piskádo, the beach below the apartments is one of those perfect places to swim, snorkel with turtles and of course, shore dive the famous “Neptune’s Kingdom“.

Sunset at All West Apartments and Diving Curacao
Sunset at All West Apartments and Diving Curacao

About Westpunt, Curaçao

Westpunt is known for excellent scuba diving, and is home to several shore and boat dive sites including a submerged airplane wreck and beautiful reefs. Most of tourist accommodation in Westpunt caters to scuba divers and offers excellent infrastructure such All West ApartmentsGO WEST Diving, is the onsite recommended Dive Operator.

Dive Shops in Curaçao

Ocean Encounters

Ocean Encounters is a Curacao Tourist Board Approved dive operation and a premier 5 star dive resort, offering both SSI & PADI courses for every level; from beginner to dive professional.

START YOUR DIVING ADVENTURE NOW!

Jump on board with Dive Travel Curacao for the best diving on Curacao. Ocean Encounters offers 2-tank boat trips every day to Curacao’s best dive sites. Their weekly schedule consists of 14 different dive sites so when diving a multi-day package you will see different sites every day.

Ocean Encounters Diving Curacao

The Dive Bus

The Dive Bus started back in 2005 as the first and only dive operation focusing on quality, comfortable, seriously fun shore diving adventures, that is run for divers by divers.

Seriously Fun Shore Diving Adventures

The Dive Bus Curacao, with a unique and simple concept of “Seriously fun shore-diving adventures” they have focused on quality, fun shore diving, in small, friendly relaxed groups, with a strong focus on taking care of Curacao’s reefs. Dive in with Dive Travel Curacao for your next unlimited shore diving experience here on Curaçao.

GO WEST Diving

GO WEST Diving is one of Curacao’s most reputable, full service PADI dive operations. From shore diving to boat diving, dive courses to snorkeling tours, GO WEST Diving offers it all. An added bonus? It provides these services in a truly idyllic setting.

GO WEST... to the BEST!

GO WEST Diving is located at Playa Kalki towards the western end of the island of Curaçao, a full-service dive centre with All West Apartments and Diving close by. Boat dives are available to several locations, including Mushroom Forest, one of Curaçao’s best dive spots, or simply enjoy the dive center’s own house reef at Alice in Wonderland. Dive in with Dive Travel Curacao and experience why they say, GO WEST to the BEST!

Recommended Dive Operators Curacao | Dive Travel Curaçao
GO WEST... to the BEST!

Scuba Diving in Curaçao

Curaçao Boat Diving Adventures

Of the island’s 70 dive sites you’ll be hard-pressed to find a bad one. From an abundance of sea turtles to some of the most vibrant coral you’ll find anywhere in the world, to wrecks both deep and shallow, there’s something for everyone to experience here.

One Day will not be Enough!

Regardless of where you choose to stay with Dive Travel Curacao, the decision should not be to dive either East or West, the decision should be to discover all of Curaçao (warning: many attempts may be necessary but easier now using the Curacao Dive Guide) to truly uncover the magic that lies below the waterline. Because there is a depth to our Dutch Caribbean island that you really do need to feel for yourself.

Curaçao Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Guide

Curacao Dive Guide and Interactive Map | Dive Curaçao
Curacao Dive and Snorkeling Guide – CLICK HERE to discover more than 70 World Class Dive Sites

Unlimited Shore Diving in Curaçao

In a sport where you often must charter a boat to see the best of the underwater world, Curacao is a unique shore diving haven for divers looking to take the advantage of a more leisurely schedule. Dive into a wide selection of unlimited shore diving experiences today with Dive Travel Curacao.

Easy Shore Access

On the south side of the island, the fringing reef in most cases is within 60-feet (20m) from the shoreline which leads to incredible drop offs that allow divers to venture a little bit deeper into the aquatic wonderland.  Of the seventy popular dive sites the island has available, over half of them are reachable from the shore, and nearly all these shore dive sites are clearly marked along the road way.

Curacao Shore Diving | A Unique Caribbean Haven | Dive Travel Curacao
The fringing reefs of Curaçao offers the adventurous diver world-class night diving.

Curaçao Snorkeling Trips and Tours

About one-third of the southern coast of Curaçao is Curaçao Underwater Marine Park, a protected marine park, with a couple of wrecks, wall diving, and more.  Curaçao is the perfect place for every level of snorkelers at all ages to explore the easily accessible, and abundant, marine life found in these crystal-clear waters.

Essential Snorkeling Experiences

For snorkelers, one of the most popular spots is the famous sunken tugboat of Caracasbaai located in only 5 meters (15-feet) of water or the breathtaking Blue Room near Santa Cruz. Another essential experience for divers and snorkelers alike is a boat trip to Klein Curaçao where you can explore healthy hard and soft corals, not to mention lots of other marine life with Dive Travel Curacao.

Frequently Asked Questions about Scuba Diving Curaçao | Dive Curacao
Curaçao has some of most diverse reefs in the Caribbean

Discover more Things to Do in Curaçao

Whether you love adventure, hiking, biking, sailing, shopping or just simply want to chill out on the beach, we can assure you, Curaçao is a Caribbean destination that has it all… and maybe more! Simply, it is your choice to experience it all, but it is also a perfect choice to do nothing at all too!

Top 10 Things to Do and Attractions

Things to Do in Curacao | Dive Travel Curaçao

Events and Festivals

Dive right into a year long schedule of incredible Curacao Events and Festivals including the amazing Flavors of Curacao… where you will discover authentic tastes combined with a colorful history and diverse cultural heritage are the perfect mix to make your mouth water… especially after a mind blowing day of scuba diving!!

Curaçao is Unique and Different!

Curaçao is unique and clearly distinguishing itself from other world class destinations by focusing on not only the blue factors but also highlighting the topside richness of our island so you can feel it for yourself, to experience the true essence of Curacao through the culture, language, music, history and a deeply rooted community passion for the environment.

Punda Vibes Curacao | Dive Travel Curaçao
More than just a street gathering, Punda Vibes celebrates, every Thursday night, the history and heritage of Willemstad with the help of Curacao’s culture cultivators and locals. The event gives new light to the streets and alleys, promoting a homegrown love and appreciation of the locale’s diversity.

Boat Trips

Jump aboard a catamaran or charter a baby yacht and enjoy a boat trip to Klein Curaçao where you can spend the morning snorkeling or swimming in the bright blue waters off the beach, or suntanning in one of the public palapas. Your captain will be preparing a bbq feast for lunch, complete with a choice of beverages. You will then finish the day cruising back to the mainland of Curaçao, basking in the glow of late afternoon sun.

Curacao - Explore the Heart of the Dutch Caribbean | Dive News Curaçao
Dive in and Explore Klein Curaçao, during one of the Special Trips from Ocean Encounters

Essential Things to Do on Curaçao

The above example is just one of many boat trips that can be booked.  Other essential things to do while on Curaçao could include private charters or a boat trip to west-side where you can experience the famous Blue Room, where the light is breathtaking.

Scuba Diving in Curacao | Caribbean Dive Travel | Dive Curaçao
Enjoy private boat trips - Sailing Curacao - We live it. You'll love it

Sailing Trips with Maxie Sailing

The weather on Curacao is perfect for sailing all seasons. Explore the beautiful Curacao beaches and the blue Caribbean Sea with Maxie Sailing. Exclusive sailing, cruising, swimming, snorkeling and diving. If you wish to personalize your own private boat trips, let us know!

The Galaxie

The Galaxie sailing yacht is 15 meters accommodating a maximum of 6 guests max and 2 crew. The hospitable crew provides all the comfort you need including private cabins and a full service galley to ensure you the best Caribbean getaway.

Curaçao Island Tours

Experience our island like a true local, as you follow Curaçao guides on off-road adventures, sailing along the coastline, beach hopping, or on your own customized tour for your group.  We assure you, there is no shortage of hidden gems to see, or friendly locals eager to share them with you.

Ready to Explore?

The only thing better than trying to navigate Curaçao on your own is allowing local guides to show you the all the secrets spots and telling you the incredible stories that go along with them.

Frequently Asked Questions about Curaçao – Dive Travel FAQ’s

As travelers, we all have questions about the destination we would like to visit. Understanding this, please contact us here at Dive Curaçao and click the link below for the database of Curaçao FAQ’s, allowing you to get a more complete story about our beautiful Dutch Caribbean island.

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