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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters Diving/Lions Dive Beach Resort in

February, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Marty Kalb, OH, US
Reviewer   (3 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Curacao: Lions Dive Beach Resort: Ocean Encounters"
Report Number 8830 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
25+ years throughout the Caribbean. Bonaire,Cozumel,Grand Cayman,Cayman
Brac,St.Croix,Virgin Gorda, Curacao, Barbados,St Martin,
Antigua,(snorkeling Galapagos ) 
Closest Airport
Only one on Island
Getting There
American Airlines has regular
flights from Miami Florida

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 40    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Divers with computers were encouraged to follow their own profiles. Divers
without computers were asked to stay near or above the dive masters.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Photography is easy. Slow current. Excellent visibility at close range
fairly good up to 25-30 feet. Lots of small stuff. There is a camera
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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2 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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3 stars   
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The big draw for a dive trip to Curacao is the excellent condition of the
coral and the variety and density of marine life. Taking into consideration
the fact that when you select a resort and a related dive operation the
sites you will invariably visit will be no more then 20 to 30 minutes from
the operators pier. That said Lions Dive resort and in house Ocean
Encounters are located on the south west side of the island. So my remarks
do not concern other parts of the many other reefs and dive sites located
further north ...
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