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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Resort Curacao in
Curaçao/Sunscape Resort Curacao

Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Resort Curacao: "Good times with Ocean Encounters in Curacao", Jan, 2019,

by Richard J Lunsford Jr, KY, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 10843.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bonaire (> 150 dives), Cozumel (28 dives), Key Largo (20 dives), Jupiter, Fl (17 dives), Belize via live-aboard (26 dives), Caymans via live-aboard (25 dives), Turks & Caicos via live-aboard (27 dive), St. Croix (15 dives), North Carolina (9 dives), California Channel Islands (24 dives), a few more.
Closest Airport Hato Getting There Flew American Airlines Nashville to North Carolina to Curacao. Longest flight close to 4-hours.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 77 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Didn't seem to enforce. Recommended max. depth 60-feet/18-meters, Typical dive times between 50 minutes and an hour.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Separate bucket for cameras. Back at the resort, a number of rinse tanks, one for cameras and regulators. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments 7-Day stay as part of a ScubaBoard Surge 2019 event. Was in garden view room 5102. Clean room, beautiful grounds, nice medium beach, 5-year old loved the pools, beach and kids' club (staff were good with her; she often asked to go), resort staff pleasant and friendly, food good (I doubt their restaurants would compete well as free-standing establishments in mainland U.S. cities, but fine for us - if you're a 'foodie' might not be your thing), as others reported getting sodas at restaurants can take time, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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