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

Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Resort, Oct, 2012,

by Randy Kettering, IL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7123.

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
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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was a small rinse bucket on board that would not accommodate a rig wi ... 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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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