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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Resort in
Curaçao/National Underwater Park

October, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Randy Kettering, IL, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
Report Number 7122
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Grand Cayman, St Vincent, Bequia, Mayreau, Roatan, Utila, Bahamas, Cozumel,
Mahajual MX, Dominica, Oahu, Maui, Key West, Sea of Cortez, Bonaire 
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
82   to 85    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
70   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No restrictions!   
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
2 stars
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
There was a small rinse bucket on board that would not accommodate a rig wi
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Snorkeling
3 stars  
 
 

Overall Rating

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Beginners
4 stars   
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Comments  
The hotel was under renovation and owner transfer but that was known and
not really problematic. The resort had numerous free water sport
activities, a climbing wall and even a trapeeze! for those so inclined. The
food was served both buffet style in the main dining area and sit down
style at the 3 specialty restaurants. Seating and reservations were not a
problem. Beverage service was unlimited and free (top tier liquors and beer
included). Rooms were spacious but dated and like regular hotel rooms (no
frig or microwave) but undergoing renovati ...
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