Dive Center Scuba Do at Jan Thiel Beach
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At Jan Thiel Beach, to make it even easier to immerse yourself into the surrounding turquoise waters, Dive Center SCUBA DO (one of the oldest established PADI 5-Star Dive Resorts on Curaçao) is located right next to the beach.
About Dive Center Scuba Do
Since they opened in 1996, the brands reputation for high quality shore diving, an unblemished safety record and excellent customer service has not only become part of the company’s culture but sought after within the European dive and watersports communities.
Diving with Scuba Do at Jan Thiel Bay
The bay at Jan Thiel Beach is very easy to access since it has an uncomplicated set of stairs assisting you in and out of the water. The house reef is a typical Curacao diving and snorkeling site that starts at a sandy plateau leading to gentle sloping drop-off and a healthy reef.
You will find a big variety of hard and soft corals, donkey dung sea cucumbers, long spined black sea urchins, colourful fish and course, turtles. Inside the bay, lies the Strea – a wreck of a sailing boat which is a very nice ending to your dive or snorkeling experience.
The best treat, possibly, is where you might encounter a curious squad of squid looking directly into your eyes.
Scuba Do and BlueFinn Charters
Dive in with Scuba Do at Jan Thiel Beach
Whether you are dreaming of submerging yourself for an incredible shore dive, snorkeling the wonderful fringing reef or just relaxing under the sun while being entertained – Jan Thiel Beach in Curaçao is the place to be!
Dive in for a purpose on the the house reef of Dive Center Scuba Do because Jan Thiel is a PADI AWARE Adopt A Dive Site where we encourage you, divers and snorkelers alike, to dive in and help us protect what we love.
Sail with BlueFinn Charters to Klein Curacao
Jump on board the BlueFinn, a beautiful 75 foot Catamaran and sail to the deserted Caribbean island of Klein Curaçao! Just imagine yourself on this uninhabited island in the middle of the Caribbean sea with a pearl white beach stretching along the western shoreline.
Step a board and join the sailing trip to Klein Curacao (Little Curacao). Departure is at 8:30 AM and the sailing trip will take approximately one hour and 45 minutes, depending on weather conditions.
Once at the island, you can dive in or snorkel in the crystal clear waters or explore the island that includes a lighthouse, shipwrecks plus the incredible natural beauty and wildlife.
BlueFinn will hoist their sails at 3:00 PM, to ride on the easterly trade winds, for a relaxing sail back to the mainland of Curaçao and to arrive at Jan Thiel Bay around 5:00pm.
Use the Curacao Diving Guide
The Curacao Dive Guide has over 70 world class dive sites plotted on an interactive map that also includes the BEST dive operators and the BEST dive accommodations the island has to offer.
Largest of the ABC (including Aruba and Bonaire) Islands, Curaçao is home to some of the most bio-diverse reefs in the Caribbean. The sheltered southern coast is rich in coral, and suitable for divers of all levels, with little in the way of adverse conditions at any of the popular dive sites. Divers and snorkelers never seem to be able to stop talking about the beauty of scuba diving Curacao. Let us assure you this is with good reason.
We like to think there is no place in the world offering such great shore dives, boat dives or opportunities to enjoy the beauty of sea’s nature while snorkeling. But honestly, as you could imagine, we are a little biased.
So, we have compiled the Top 10 Reasons to Dive Curacao from an international list of travel writers, bloggers and media outlets to help us out and provide you with a fantastic overview of our beautiful island, located in the heart of the Dutch Caribbean.