Playa Hulu near Santa Cruz

Playa Hulu, also known as Boca Hula, named after the very secluded private beach area. This Curaçao dive site offers a fairly steep wall encrusted with a large population of healthy mountainous star corals and a variety of colorful sponges. The environment here lends itself to being home an awesome combination of macro life, as well as special stars such as seahorses and frogfish.

Playa Hulu, located next to Sponge Forest, is simply just a beautiful boat dive or possibly a shore dive depending on the availability to access this private property.

Playa Hulu Dive Site in Curaçao | Curaçao Diving Guide
Two Frogfish, photo by Stanley Bysshe

Dive Site Recommendations

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

Special Notes

Due to recreational & commercial boat traffic, an inflated surface marker buoy is mandatory when shore diving. Consult a recommended Curaçao Dive Operator for additional details & recommendations.

Location of Playa Hulu

Unlimited Diving Freedom

Are you ready to experience unlimited diving freedom in Curacao? Upon arriving at All West Apartments and Diving you will immediately feel a gentle “always summer” breeze that sways the palm trees against the beautiful backdrop of Westpunt Bay.

At All West Apartments you can take a deep breath, relax with your favorite beverage, and watch the most amazing sunsets in Curaçao while preparing your dive plan for the coming days. Here, you realize instantly looking past the swallow turquoise water that a blue line testifies how accessible the nearby reef edge is.

There are many places like this around the world however, there is no other like All West Apartments where you have complete diving freedom.

Curaçao is one of the few places in the world where you have the freedom of independent shore diving. Of the seventy popular dive sites the island has available, over half of them are reachable from the shore and most of them are also suitable for beginners.

There is hardly any current on Curaçao making orientation simple (30 minutes there, turn around, 30 minutes back) and can therefore be done without a navigation course. Simply – Park, dive, and enjoy life.

That’s what unlimited diving freedom in Curaçao is all about!

The Best Dive Sites on the Westside of Curaçao

The “Top Dive Sites of Eastern Curaçao” that are littered with wall dives, wreck dives, shore dives, and lush coral gardens. More importantly though, these sites have quickly become not only Curaçao icons, but also some of most sought after dives in the Caribbean. BUT there is another side to Curaçao that deserves exploring too. It is the West side, known to locals as “Banda Abou”.

So let’s dive into the Curaçao’s Top 10 dive sites to give you a complete perspective on the world class diving that awaits you!

It is beautiful all over the world – but nowhere is it more beautiful than here in Westpunt, at All West Apartments and Diving.