Rif Sint Marie at Coral Estates Luxury Resort
Explore the wonders of the underwater world at Rif Sint Marie, the captivating dive site situated within the Coral Estates Luxury Resort in Curaçao. This marine haven is the designated house reef for Coral Divers Curaçao, promising an extraordinary aquatic experience.
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling at Rif Sint Marie
The vibrant and thriving reef showcases a spectrum of marine life, including parrotfish, puffer fish, trumpet fish, barracudas, and graceful sea turtles, all gracefully navigating around the intricate coral heads. Keep an eye out for larger deep-water denizens that frequently make appearances in this aquatic paradise.
For shore divers and snorkelers, a friendly check-in with Coral Divers Curaçao is recommended before utilizing the pier and accessing the reef. Immerse yourself in the underwater realm of Rif Sint Marie, where every dive or snorkel promises a glimpse into the thriving biodiversity beneath the surface.
Dive Site Recommendations
- Dive Type: Shore diving
- Snorkel Site: Yes
- Experience Level: Open Water (Min)
- Depth: 40 -120ft (12-36m)
Coral Estates Luxury Resort and Rif Sint Marie
Embarking on a journey to Rif Sint Marie begins with the entrance to Coral Estates Luxury Resort, where a serene and distinctive atmosphere envelops you as you traverse the rugged landscape. The deep blue sea shimmering ahead creates a sense of tranquility, setting the stage for a peaceful and undisturbed getaway. Inhale the invigorating sea air, unwind, and let your holiday unfold.
Curaçao’s sunny climate, pristine sandy beaches, and the mesmerizing sea, displaying countless shades of blue, make it an ideal destination for both beach enthusiasts and divers alike. With an average year-round temperature of 28-30 degrees Celsius, Curaçao provides the perfect climate to escape the chill of winter or enjoy a getaway at any time of the year.
Discover Hidden Gems
Prepare to uncover an island adorned with hidden gems, friendly locals, delectable cuisine, a rich culture, and captivating architecture, ensuring an instant sense of relaxation upon arrival. The resort, nestled amidst cliffs overlooking the dazzling blue ocean, offers a range of facilities, with the beach just steps away from your accommodation.
Indulge in the delights of the rooftop bar, Koraal, offering delectable bites and evening dinners, accompanied by an infinity pool with panoramic views of the sea. For beachside dining, head to restaurant Karakter for a delightful experience. Additionally, the onsite spa and wellness center awaits to pamper you, and Coral Divers promises unforgettable underwater adventures.
The surrounding area of Rif Sint Marie and Coral Estates Luxury Resort is steeped in history and beauty. This unique resort, set on a beautiful plantation in Curacao, features private villas, offering a tranquil escape. Located on the southwest coast of Curaçao, the resort is centrally positioned, close to essential facilities, supermarkets, and Hato International Airport.
For those seeking more adventures, Blue Bay Beach and Golf Resort, the historic capital Willemstad, and the charming fishing village of Westpunt are within a convenient 20-30 minute drive. Explore the diverse attractions of Curaçao, where there is no prescribed way to experience the myriad offerings.
Surrounded by natural beauty, Coral Estates Luxury Resort boasts the Caribbean Sea on one side and the picturesque saliña (inner lake) on the other. The saliña, once part of the salt pans, is a habitat for flamingos that gracefully forage for food. This rustic area near the village of Sint Willibrordus, with its iconic large church, covers almost 900 acres, ensuring spacious lots with natural vegetation. Only 30% of the resort has been developed, preserving the natural levels that guarantee sea views from nearly every villa.
Sun, sea and beaches near Coral Estates
Beyond the resort, discover the sun, sea, and pristine beaches, with Coral Estates Luxury Resort having its own beach and several natural gems nearby, such as Porto Marie, Cas Abao, Daaibooi, Playa Kenepa Grandi, and Klein Kenepa. Embark on a journey of exploration, as Curaçao unfolds its treasures, both beneath the waves and on the sun-kissed shores.