Forbes magazine just named Curacao "One Of The Ten Must-Dive Destinations Of 2019"
Another great spot in the Caribbean is Curacao. Lots to do, well developed, great diving, beats Turkey leftovers.
For 2019 we are going to Sunscape Resort & Spa on Curacao We’ve got 2 tank boat dives and unlimited shore diving all set up for you. Add in that it’s all-inclusive and we are set for a great week.
Curacao was part of the Netherland Antilles and is now an autonomous country within the Royal Dutch Kingdom and together with its neighbors Aruba and Bonaire it constitutes the so-called 'ABC' islands or Leeward Antilles.
Curacao snorkeling and diving encompass 40 different dive areas, which cover 65 individual sites. It has been repeatedly ranked in Scuba Diving Magazine's Reader's Choice Awards. Curaçao is an autonomous country within the Royal Dutch Kingdom and together with its neighbors Aruba and Bonaire it constitutes the 'ABC' islands or Leeward Antilles.
The “Blue Edge” is a well-known drop-off popular for diving. There is warm, clear water around the island. Scuba divers and snorkelers may have visibility up to 100 feet at the Curaçao Underwater Marine Park, which stretches along 12 miles of Curaçao's southern coastline. Our diving allows you to do as many or a few as you wish. Each morning is a 2 tank boat dive. Then you can do as much diving as you want the rest of the day. Maybe wreck diving, maybe reef, maybe just drifting along. The house reef is fantastic, with restored Elkhorn and Staghorn coral locations and part of the Curacao Underwater Park. Swim, snorkel, or simply enjoy in the crystal clear tropical waters. Relax under the Caribbean sun. You may also visit the Curacao Sea Aquarium a short boat drive away.
Each room has a king-size bed or two double beds, private balcony or terrace, and beautiful view of lush gardens. Every room has A/C, a mini-bar, TV, in-room safe, and more. You can also upgrade to an Oceanview or Oceanfront room for your stay.
The all-inclusive is just that. All meals, snacks, drinks (including alcoholic) are provided. On the resort you have your choice of four à la carte restaurants, a buffet and a café. You’ll enjoy grilled seafood, Mexican, Italian, and Asian cuisine with select areas providing food and snacks 24 hours a day. Add 7 bars scattered throughout the resort if you just want a quick, refreshing drink .
Air is not included but can be found out of Roanoke a nd most other airports, often direct flights are available.
Curacao is now a part of the Netherlands. Customs is quick and painless, modern grocery stores, road improvements, in a Caribbean styoe cosmopolitan setting. But still with the Netherland Antilles charm and comfort. Willemstad is the capital of Curacao and only a short distance away. There are two shuttles daily (except Sunday) from the resort to downtown. The colorful houses and markets are a real treat to visit. Plus, they still drive on the same side of the road as we do if you want to rent a car of bicycle.
To keep things interesting, we will be offering optional side trips throughout the week. Maybe over to the Sea Aquarium to check out the exhibits ( and maybe dive). Or a trip downtown to visit the markets, have a bite, and seethe sights and colors. Possibly a trip to a Landhuizen (Country Estate) from the 18th & 19th centuries. Or an organized tour of the island.
As always, on our Thanksgiving trip you do what you want. Join us for a morning or afternoon of diving, or do both, or do neither. Strike out on your own, visit downtown, tour the island, or chill at the resort. This is YOUR vacation.
No dive buddy? No problem. We always have singles diving looking for a buddy. The problem is not finding a dive buddy, it's choosing which to go with. And if you are a non_diver we always have others that prefer to be above rather than under the water.
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