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Dive Review of Sunset Divers in
Curaçao

August, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Anne Efron, MD, USA
Reviewer   (4 reports)
Report Number 2679
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Belize, Costa Rica, Caribbean
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm, choppy, noCurrents  
Water Temp
78   to 82    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
General guidelines for depth, return with 500 PSI or one hour dive time
(never scolded for going over, though).  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 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
3 stars
Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
Great dive operation and excellent service.  No head on the boats and
limited shade, but we had a great time diving with them.  Lots of
interesting coral and reef fish, including seahorses - great place to take
your time and look for the small stuff, but nothing bigger than a tarpon. 
We always had to pull out the creature reference book back on shore.  Saw
virtually every type of eel in the Caribbean.  The sites did start to look
alike by the end of the week, though.  Very easy access to gear and tanks
24 hours a day and the staff were always friendly and helpful.  We thought
that we would do more shore diving, like Bonaire, but other than a nice
site off the resort, we were too lazy.  The sites are far from the road and
didn't "call to us" like they did in Bonaire.  Be sure to do a
night dive.

Resort nice enough, staff eager to please.  Food okay, never bad, never
fantastic, always plenty.  A good 45 minutes from Willemstad and very few
food options near the resort, so the all inclusive is your best bet.
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