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All West Junior Apartment Sleep, Drive Dive Package
- Personalized Sleep, Drive and Dive Package (non-diver rates available then booking)
- 7 Nights* Accommodation in a 1 Bedroom Apartment (single, triple and non-diver accommodation rates available)
- These apartments provide an amazing combination of affordable comfort and relaxation.
- An excellent value for those seeking to Sleep, Eat, Drive, Dive and then REPEAT as necessary!
- 6 days of unlimited air for independent shore diving
- Mid-Size Truck rental or SUV including airport delivery and drop-off
- 1% of the booking fee is donated to Reef Renewal Curaçao to support coral restoration in Curaçao
CONTACT OUR DIVE TRAVEL TEAM for customized package pricing based your personal wants, needs, and desired travel dates.
- ADD Boat Diving Option: Choice of boat diving packages with GO WEST Diving (optional when booking)
- Recommended Diving Package: 3 day 2 tank boat diving package including 6 days of unlimited air for shore diving
- ADD DAN Dive Insurance (optional when booking)
- Extended stays (>7 nights) are available on request. Contact us for more information.
- Accommodation upgrades are available subject to availability.
- Contact us for SPECIAL GROUP TRAVEL SAVINGS when booking 10 or more divers!
- The "from" package price displayed is based on a diver/per person double occupancy rate and quoted in USD.
- Actual package pricing (per person) is date dependent and is subject to change without notice.
- Single occupancy rates available when booking.
- All reservation confirmations are subject to availability.
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All West Junior Apartment Package options include:
- When booking, you have the choice of boat diving packages with GO WEST Diving
- Private charters and snorkeling trips (available when booking)
- DAN Dive Medical Insurance - be prepared and add it on when booking for those "unlikely or just in case" situations.
- Stream2Sea Dive Travel Curaçao Kits - Before your dive vacation, you should consider waving goodbye to sunscreens with harsh chemicals that pollute the ocean and beach. Customize a personal dive travel pack with Stream2Sea biodegradable and EcoConscious travel size products in a convenient, hand made bag.
- Order it now with 10% off, and have it delivered FREE*, before your dive vacation!
Help Restore Curacao's Coral Reefs
Are you wanting to make a difference and truly “Dive for a Purpose”? Whether you are a resident of Curaçao or a visiting scuba diver, we invite you to immerse yourself and to create a lasting impression for future generations by “Diving for a Purpose” with Reef Renewal Curaçao!
Why? Because ultimately, if everyone works together to protect what we love it will lead to greater efficiencies in recovery and achieve long term sustainability for our coral reefs and marine habitats here in Curaçao.
Already certified but have not been scuba diving for awhile?
Your PADI or SSI scuba diving certification never expires; but if you haven’t been diving in a while, it’s better to be over-prepared than risk a problem because you forget something important.
As a good diver, you should be able to use your own own judgement to determine whether or not you would benefit from a thorough refresher program, or just need an easy check-dive to get yourself back into the water.
BUT… If you’ve been out of the water for any length of time then some form of refresher is eminently sensible. The Scuba Diving Refresher Course is a fun, engaging, and efficient way to refresh your scuba skills. You can move quickly through topics you know well, but have the ability to dive deeper into the topics where your knowledge may have lapsed.
Optional Snorkel Trips or Private Charter
Are you thinking about a snorkeling boat trips, tour or even a private charter while vacationing in Curaçao?
Then board one of GO WEST Diving's comfortable boats to enjoy our islands beauty and discover the incredible possibilities for snorkeling or scuba diving at famous sites like the Blue Room, Black Sand Beach and, of course the famous Mushroom Forest!
Whether you are looking for a customized private charter or one of their weekly afternoon snorkeling tours, GO WEST Diving is ready to ensure you have the best vacation experience possible in Curaçao.
All West Apartments and Diving
It is beautiful all over the world – but nowhere is it more beautiful than in Westpunt, at All West Apartments and Diving.
Staying at All West Apartments allows you to unplug and take a deep relaxing breath while you over look the turquoise waters of Westpunt Bay (with your favorite beverage) to plan your diving schedule! Or... not. Whatever you choose to do, at All West Apartments, you have complete freedom!
Experience Diving Freedom in Curaçao
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.
When shore diving in Curaçao, you will find that there is hardly any current. This makes orientation and navigation simple: 30 minutes there, turn around, 30 minutes back!
Therefore most dives can be done without the use of a compass. Literally you can wake-up, drive, dive, and enjoy life! Then, wake up and hit repeat. That’s what total diving freedom is about!
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All West Junior Apartments are all Oceanfront
The All West Junior Apartments have sea view terrace or balcony, living room, one bedroom and bathroom. The Junior Apartments are completely furnished:
- Twin size beds in the bedroom
- Full size sofa bed in the living area
- Seating area outside
- Sun bed's
- Fully equipped kitchen (incl. dishes, coffee maker, stove, fridge, freezer, toaster)
- Bathroom with shower (hair dryer)
- Air-conditioning, hot water in the kitchen and bathroom
- Safe, bath towels, spare bed sheets, free wireless internet connection
- The size of the Junior Apartments is about 48m² and fits maximum 3 persons. Towel and sheet service is offered once a week.
On-site Diving Facilities include:
- Secure dive locker for all diving equipment
- Freshwater shower and rinsing tanks
- Large inventory of DIN and Yoke air tanks.
- Air tanks are refreshed daily. (Nitrox is available on request for an additional fee)
- House reef is accessible 24 hours a day!
This is the most common FAQ that we always get asked! So, unlike it’s Dutch Caribbean island neighbors of Aruba and Bonaire, Curacao is home to over 70 world class boat diving and shore diving sites along its southern coastline. Due to the natural shielding created by the unique topography of the island, Curacao has a plentiful amount of diving opportunities that includes amazing fringing coral reefs, walls and and a large variety of wreck diving.
Like Bonaire, Curacao has more than 38 dive sites that are easily accessible from shore plus most of the dive resort resorts have gorgeous house reefs to explore.
Curaçao is situated, between Aruba and Bonaire, roughly 43 miles (70km) off the North Coast of Venezuela . It is not only southern Caribbean diamond but it is a reward to any who are willing to make the trek to the heart of the Dutch Caribbean.
Since October 10, 2010, Curaçao is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of The Netherlands. Together with Aruba and Bonaire, it constitutes the “ABC” islands, or Leeward Antilles. However they are also closely tied to Saba, Sint Eustatius (Statia) and St. Maarten.
Located just 12° north of the Equator, Curaçao has a warm, sunny climate year round. The average temperature is about 27°C (81°F). Cooling trade winds blow constantly from the east, strongest in the spring months.
You can travel to Curaçao by air with direct flights from North America (Toronto, Montreal, Newwark, JFK, Charlotte and Miami), Central America (Panama), South America, the Caribbean, and Europe (Schiphol and Frankfurt) or by sea on a cruise or yacht.
Before arriving on the island, be sure to fill out your Digital Immigration (DI) Card and know what you can bring with you through customs.
There are currently over 70 world class dive sites listed in Curaçao, of which 38 are shore dives, 33 are Reef, 17 are Wall, 11 are Drift and 10 are wreck dives.
Find the perfect dive site in Curaçao for you by using the Curacao Dive Site Guide and Interactive map.
Each dive site has its own page complete with video’s, dive site recommendations and many more details.
Curacao is laid out in a way that makes the southern side of the island almost perfect for shore diving. Thanks to the geographic location, the winds in the area come from the Northeast, meaning that almost the entire southern shoreline is protected from heavy sea winds.
On the south side of the island, the fringing reef in most cases is within 60-feet (20m) from the shoreline which leads to incredible drop offs that allow divers to venture a little bit deeper into the aquatic wonderland.
Of the seventy popular dive sites the island has available, over half of them are reachable from the shore.
Nearly all these shore dive sites are clearly marked along the road way because Curaçao knows they have great shore diving. They have gone out of their way to accommodate adventurers, like you, looking to take advantage of the matchless wonder.
Dive Tip: Open heel fins and booties are recommended when shore diving in Curaçao.
The Curaçao Carnival period (February and March) is always immensely popular with all kinds of different parties and of course the many parades during the last 10 days of Carnival.
In April we have events like the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam and King’s Day, and there’s always something to do during the summer holidays.
In late August through early September, the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival is a great festival to visit.
December to early January is also a special time to be in Curaçao, with a bevy of parties and time-honored events like the pagaras and fireworks shows during the last week of the year, New Year’s Eve parties, the Unox New Year’s Splash, and of course Fuik Day.
Curaçao, located at 12° north of the Equator, has a warm, sunny climate year-round. The average temperature is about 27°C (81°F) with noon temperatures generally over 30°C (86°F). Trade winds blow constantly from the east, providing a welcome cooling effect.
International weather websites commonly show a chance of rain in Curaçao, due to clouds being directly over the island, but much of this rain (average yearly rainfall is 22cm) never reaches the ground.
The water has an average temperature of 27°C (81°F), which makes it ideal to cool off without getting too chilly! However, we do recommend wetsuits (short or long) to increase your comfort.
This recommendation is based on experience in order to protect against the elements over the course of multiple dives.
For shore diving and snorkeling, booties are also highly recommended.
Curaçao, as a part of the Leeward Antilles, is geographically located outside the Hurricane Belt. As on other islands, strong winds may pass, but rarely pose a threat. Of course, even though Curaçao is outside the hurricane belt, one can never guarantee perfect weather.
The Caribbean Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to November 30. For Curaçao this generally means that there is less wind than normal during this period, which makes it feel warmer than during the rest of the year.
While sometimes your hotel / resort or its neighbors may offer sufficient options for your vacation (see your hotel detail page on this site for facilities and distances), if you plan to really get around and explore the Island, renting a car at one of the many car rental agencies is the best option.
This allows you to travel freely, frequently, and on your own schedule so you won’t miss out on anything Curaçao has to offer. Most of Curaçao is accessible within a 30-45 minute drive, regardless of where you start. This may vary in peak traffic hours.
The currency used in Curaçao is the Antillean Guilder (ANG), also called the Florin. The Antillean Guilder’s exchange rate is fixed to the US Dollar at a price of 1 USD = 1.80 ANG. When exchanging money at a bank the exchange rate is 1.78 or 1.82 ANG, depending on if you’re buying or selling.
You can use US Dollars everywhere in Curaçao. In stores and restaurants and such the exchange rate used is usually 1 USD = 1.75 ANG for ease of calculation.
All major credit cards are accepted in most businesses in Curacao with the exception of gas stations. Gas stations all over Curacao only accept cash and mostly require a minimum purchase of at least $20.
ATM’s in Curaçao (recognizable by the “Bankomatiko” sign) accept major credit cards as well as debit cards. For the latter they use the Maestro, Cirrus, and Cashnet systems; if you plan to use your debit card, make sure your card has at least one of their symbols on it. You can withdraw either US Dollars or Antillean Guilders from ATMs in Curaçao.
If you plan to use your credit or debit card during your stay, be sure to inform your bank that you’ll be using your card abroad, including the dates you’ll be traveling.
Tipping is highly appreciated at all times. Individual practice is left to your own discretion however it is recommended because it shows your appreciation for the hospitality and services provided.
It is recommended that you tip at least 10% of your fare to Taxi drivers and 1 ANG per bag to Porters.
For all other services including dive staff and waiters, it is recommended that you tip between 10% and 20% of your bill.
The Decompression Chamber in Curacao is located at the Curacao Medical Center.
It is a HAUX-STARMED 2200 / 5.5 / XL type built by the German manufacturer HAUX-Life Support, GmbH with additional 2 places in the pre-chamber. It is possible to treat a patient on the bed in the chamber.
The maximum operating pressure of the chamber is 5 bar (6.5 ATA). Standard features include built-in fully automatic fire extinguishers, patient audio / video monitoring, air conditioning, computer / manual exposure control,% saturation O2%, chamber atmosphere O2% aspiration. A storage chamber tunnel is part of the chamber. The chamber is filled with air (pressurized) (not 100% oxygen as in 1-chamber chambers). 100% of medical oxygen is inhaled by patients through closed masks.
In Case of Suspected Cases of Decompression Sickness or Illness – Contact a Doctor immediately. Report the incident to the Divers Alert Network for additional advice and assistance especially if you have DAN Diving Insurance.
Curacao Ambulance Service
To contact the ambulance service, you can call 912 free of charge.
In the event of a life-threatening situation, we request that you contact 910 immediately.
Please contact our Dive Travel Team for availability and package pricing for specific travel dates.