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LionsDive Beach Resort Curacao Bapor Kibra Z/N, Willemstad, Curaçao

Ocean Encounters

As Curacao’s Premier PADI and SSI Dive Shop, with four custom dive boats and quick access to some of the Caribbean’s most pristine and dramatic reefs, Ocean Encounters makes the perfect dive week vacation a reality.

All this, and it’s set on the island of Curacao—still a well-kept secret. This Dutch Caribbean island sits right next door to Bonaire, and delivers the same underwater experience—mountains of brain, stony and elkhorn corals home to seahorses, frogfish and turtles galore—along with a vibrant downtown.

The island’s epicenter of Willemstad is like Amsterdam with palm trees, dishing up nightlife, upscale dining, shopping and a mix of Spanish and Portuguese architecture honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Dreaming, Thinking or Planning a Caribbean Dive Vacation?

The list of activities available on Curaçao is long, and includes mountain biking, golf, casinos and spas, as well as enjoying white-sand beaches. It’s an ideal destination for divers traveling with non-divers, or for divers wanting to add in more to their next getaway.

With on-site facilities at – LionsDive Beach Resort and, Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino – Ocean Encounters is committed to delivering the highest-quality dive experience. The facility is the biggest on island, catering to the highest number of repeat guests.

Divers return to Curacao and Ocean Encounters for a handful of reasons, starting with the lineup of world class Caribbean dive sites.  Famous Curacao dive sites – such as  Tugboat, Barracuda Point, Booby Trap, and Diver’s Leap to name only a few – offer divers a breathtaking experience because the health of the reefs and the density of schooling fish populations.

Another big reason that divers get hooked on Ocean Encounters is the staff. Every member is an experienced PADI and/or SSI dive professional that have been hand picked to provide a superior level of service both above and below the waterline. They are expert Dive Masters, Certified Boat Captains that will guide you underwater as well as a knowledgeable resource for answering questions. Moreover, the staff continually delivers above and beyond what is expected to ensure that every guest has the ultimate dive vacation.

All this, and it’s set on the island of Curacao—still a well-kept secret. This Dutch Caribbean island sits right next door to Bonaire, and delivers the same underwater experience—mountains of brain, stony and elkhorn corals home to seahorses, frogfish and turtles galore—along with a vibrant downtown.

The island’s epicenter of Willemstad is like Amsterdam with palm trees, dishing up nightlife, upscale dining, shopping and a mix of Spanish and Portuguese architecture honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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