Rif Sint Marie at Coral Estates Luxury Resort
Rif Sint Marie is located at Coral Estate Luxury Resort and it is the house reef of Coral Divers Curaçao.
The reef is healthy – look for parrotfish, puffer fish, trumpet fish, barracudas, sea turtles and numerous small reef fish around the coral heads. Larger deep-water fish can often be spotted here.
Shore divers should check in with Coral Divers Curaçao before using the pier and to access the reef.
Traveler Tip: Looking for great food and drinks and a unique relaxing atmosphere? Stop searching! During daytime Karakter offers a unique beach experience with comfortable lounge chairs, cushions, a lot of shade and the best service.
Diving in at Rif Sint Marie
Upon entering Coral Estates Luxury Resort you instantly feel the quiet and unique atmosphere as you drive across the rugged landscape. The mesmerizing shimmer of the deep blue sea ahead promises a relaxing and undisturbed getaway.
Simply breathe in the fresh sea air, relax and let your holiday begin.
Curaçao has a sunny climate, beautiful sandy beaches and a sea reflecting uncountable shades of blue. This makes it the perfect destination for beach lovers and divers.
The average year-round temperature is 28-30 degrees Celsius, the ideal climate to escape to during the cold winter season or any time of the year. Be ready to discover an island with many hidden gems, friendly people, tasty food, an abundant culture and rich architecture.
You will instantly feel relaxed just by being here. The resort offers many facilities in a stunning setting of cliffs overlooking a dazzling blue ocean and the beach is just steps away from your room. The rooftop bar Koraal offers delicious bites during the day and dinner in the evening and an infinity pool overlooking the sea.
Head to restaurant Karakter on the beach for breakfast, lunch and dinner and visit the onsite spa and wellness center where the staff is waiting to spoil you.
Of course, the on-site diving center, Coral Divers, will show you unforgettable diving and snorkeling spots too.
Dive Site Recommendations
- Dive Type: Shore
- Snorkel Site: Yes
- Experience Level: Open Water (Min)
- Depth: 40 -120ft (12-36m)
Due to recreational & commercial boat traffic, an inflated surface marker buoy is mandatory when shore diving. Consult Coral Divers or a recommended Curaçao Dive Operator for additional details and local advice.
Location of Rif Sint Marie
Area Surrounding Rif Sint Marie and Coral Estates Luxury Resort
Coral Estates is a beautiful and historical plantation in Curacao that is a unique resort with beautiful private villas.
Located on the southwest coast of Curaçao, the resort is centrally located and close to many essential facilities such as supermarkets and Hato International Airport.
If you are looking for things to do in Curaçao, then the Blue Bay Beach and Golf Resort or the historic capital Willemstad is only 20-30 minutes east. Alternative, the unique fishing village of Westpunt is only 30 minutes west.
Whatever you decide, there are plenty of things to do in Curaçao and really no right way to experience them. Start exploring more things to do by clicking here.
Gorgeous natural surroundings with the Caribbean Sea on one side, and the saliña (an inner lake) on the other side. The saliña is part of the former salt pans, an area where you can spot flamingos in their natural habitat. They search for food here.
It is a beautiful and rustic area near the village of Sint Willibrordus with the large church as a landmark. The resort covers almost 900 acres and has spacious lots with natural vegetation. Only 30% has been built on. The natural levels the villas are built on, make sure that almost every villa offers sea view.
Sun, sea and beaches near Coral Estates
Coral Estates Luxury Resort has its own beach but there are several beautiful natural beaches nearby too, like Porto Marie, Cas Abao, Daaibooi, Playa Kenepa Grandi and Klein Kenepa.