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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters/Sunscape Resort in
Caribbean (General)/Curacao

April, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Sterling Levie, NJ, US (1 report, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Excellent experience"
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Bahamas, Bermuda, East Coast from Canada to Florida, Cocos,
Galapagos, Great Barrier Reef, Palau, Banda Sea
Closest Airport
Airport, Willemstad
Getting There
From New Jersey one has to
connect thru Miami. We
experienced awful immigration
service in both directions, At
Curacao immigration the queue
was 45 minutes long.
Returning, the immigration
queue at Miami was at least 2
hours longso long that we
missed our connection and had
to stay overnight. 

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
80   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 50    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Guided dives using the usual out-and-back courses, usually 60 feet max.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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3 stars
Service and Attitude
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3 stars  

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Value for $$
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Having been diving at Bonaire many times, I wanted to try Curacao. I went
with my (non-diving) wife, my daughter, and my granddaughter. We stayed at
the Sunscape Resort, Curacaos only all-inclusive resort, for the
convenience of diving and easy availability of dining and activities for

Sunscapes design, layout and accommodations are excellent. Sunscape has
five restaurants, one of which is buffet style. The food is good but not

The resort is attractive and exceptionally well run, and the staff are
always welcoming and cheerful. It occupies a long beach that fronts a
lagoon with a dive shop and dock located at one end. it has an elaborate
system of pools along the beach. Various resort sports are available, and
theres a fitness center a ...
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