Scuba Diving at Eel Valley in Curaçao

The Eel Valley dive site is located inside the boundaries of Curacao’s Marine Park. It is east of the new All-inclusive Sandals Royal Curacao, and just in front of its award winning “Pete Dye” Old Quarry (18-Hole) Golf Course.

This amazing dive site has a wonderful sandy plateau that is a perfect to spot little critters and rays can be found while collecting golf balls. The sand channels and big hard coral formations alternatively at Eel Valley lead to the steep drop off and a gorgeous wall.


Dive Site Recommendations

  • Dive Type: Boat diving
  • Snorkel Site: No
  • Experience Level: Drift (Min)
  • Depth: 40 -120ft (12-36m)

Special Notes


Curaçao Diving Guide and Interactive Map

Eel Valley is one of Curaçao’s Best dive sites… but there are more!

The island nation of Curaçao is home to some of the Caribbean’s best dive sites and thriving coral reefs that represent a window into the past when Caribbean reefs were healthy and vibrant everywhere.

Though this little Dutch Caribbean island is best known for its colorful colonial waterfront in Willemstad, too few know about the rainbow of vibrant coral and marine life under its waters.  That is why Dive Curacao developed this Curacao Dive Guide and Interactive map that allows you to easily plan your next Curacao diving adventure, because one day will not be enough!

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.


New Sandals All-Inclusive Resort in Curaçao

Sandals Resorts International (SRI), the world’s leading all-inclusive company, opened Sandals Royal Curacao at the Santa Barbara Plantation in Curaçao.

Discover the adjacent dive sites of Barracuda Point – located on the eastern edge of Caracasbaai, and Booby Trap – located just outside of Fuikbaai breakwater for more wonderful diving in the area of Eel Valley.


Hole #2 at the Old Quarry Golf Course that overlooks the Eel Valley dive site in Curaçao

About Sandals Resorts

Sandals Resorts offers two people in love the most romantic, Luxury Included® vacation experience in the Caribbean. With 16 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada and now Curaçao, Sandals Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet.

What does the Sandals Royal Curaçao offer?

Signature Love Nest Butler Suites® for the ultimate privacy and service; butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers; Red Lane Spa®; 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining, ensuring top-shelf liquor, premium wines, and gourmet specialty restaurants; Aqua Centers with expert PADI® certification and training; fast Wi-Fi from beach-to-bedroom and Sandals Customizable Weddings are all Sandals Resorts exclusives.

Sandals Resorts guarantees guests peace of mind from arrival to departure with the Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness, the company’s enhanced health and safety measures, designed to give guests the utmost confidence when vacationing in the Caribbean. Sandals Resorts is part of family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which includes Beaches Resorts and is the Caribbean’s leading all-inclusive resort company.


Location of Eel Valley


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