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Dive Review of Robert White/Curacao Marriott Beach Resort in
Curaçao

May, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Robert, CO, United States
Reviewer   (5 reports)
Report Number 3346
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
All over the Caribbean, FL, Tahiti, Hawaii, Galapagos, Vancouver Island,
etc
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
80   to 81    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
50   to 75    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
?  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Shore diving  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
2 stars  
Small Critters
  2 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
4 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
1 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
3 stars   
Advanced
2 stars    
Comments  
I was with five research scientists and we decided to blow some bubbles at
the Marriott where we were staying.  This operation gets low grades for
providing unacceptable air  fills which smelled of paint but with some
organic content.  All five of us rejected the tanks.  This was the first
"reject" experience I have had in nearly 500 dives.  The staff
here was incredulous we rejected their tanks, but several other people we
spoke with on the island confirmed that there are known problems with the
filters and moisture in these tanks.  Who knows.  We were able to obtain
some replacement tanks from another dive operation adjacent to the hotel. 

There is a "house reef" adjacent to the hotel, but it suffers a
bit from pollution and degradation.  Still not bad if you only have an
afternoon or two to kill.   Reefs to the north and west (up near Sunset
Waters Beach Resort) are of far superior quality if you have the time.
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