ScubaDivingVacation.netDiving Resorts & Hotels In Curacao

In the Southern Caribbean Sea is the tiny island of Curacao, widely known for its coral reefs and beaches on the south side that make for excellent scuba diving vacations. Diving sites are plentiful all over the island, but due to rougher waters and currents, the north shore is best left for professionals. Playa Kalki, also known as Alice in Wonderland, is a beach surrounded by limestone cliffs and a dive site where can be seen green moray eels, lobster and various coral formations. At a site called The Mushroom Forest divers marvel at mushroom-shaped star coral and explore a large underwater cave. Porto Marie is home to an underwater reef valley where live species of fish that are not usually spotted in other areas surrounding the island. Superior Producer is a wreck dive considered to be one of the best in the Caribbean where scuba divers often spot grouper and barracuda. A spectacular wall dive awaits divers at Black Rock where one also sees various species of tropical fish and coral formations. Light Tower is a more advanced dive due to frequent rough wave action and strong currents. Other popular diving sites in Curacao include the Airplane Wreck, Basora, Double Reef, Lost Anchor and Shipwreck Point.

Many companies in Curacao provide scuba diving lessons, equipment rental and guided charters to popular diving sites. Ocean Encounters, which was recently voted one of the world's best dive operators, offers dolphin boat dives and exciting dives to Mushroom Forest and East Point. Seascape and Atlantis Diving both offer PADI courses for all levels and dive excursions to popular sites such as Superior Producer. Caribbean Seasports offers boat dives, shore dives, night dives and Nitrox dives to various dive spots. There is no shortage of spectacular sites in the waters surrounding Curacao regardless of the fact that tourists diving independently or with a guided tour. Other common sights include small sharks, dolphins, turtles and sometimes whales. Various underwater plants are in abundance and reefs are colorful and varied in shape and size depending on where water sports enthusiasts choose to dive.

For non-divers who wish to see the spectacular coral formations and various species of underwater fish and plant life, The Atlantis Sea World Explorer is a passenger submarine that takes visitors below the surface safely without ever having to get wet or suit up! This tour is great for families with children and lasts about an hour and a half. Various other companies around the island also offer glass-bottom boat tours that allow people to see straight to the bottom without leaving the comfort of the tour boat.

Divers who plan scuba diving vacations in Curacao will have no problem finding a place to stay that allows them to get to popular dive sites without having to waste a lot of precious time traveling there. The Hilton Curacao Hotel is a waterfront property on the southern side of the island and is close to some of the best dive sites in the area. It is surrounded by many historical and cultural landmarks, and has two private beaches on the grounds where guests can participate in various activities such as shallow diving and snorkeling. The Curacao Marriott Beach Resort is a luxury vacation property located near the historic city of Willemstad. The Renaissance Resort is close to many sites and activities including golf. The Hyatt Regency Golf Resort and Spa is an excellent place to stay for scuba divers loving also golf and who can enjoy the relaxation of a state-of-the-art spa to help them unwind after a busy day. Breezes Curacao is located near some of the best dive sites in Curacao and possibly even in the world!

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