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Dive Review of Caribbean Sea Sports/Marriott in
Curaçao/Southern area

Caribbean Sea Sports/Marriott, Jan, 2014,

by John R. Jackson, AZ, US ( 2 reports). Report 7517.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Boats small but well equipped. Crew very helpful getting divers into and out of water in presence of swells.
Websites Caribbean Sea Sports   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving St. Martin, Saba, Cozumel, Hawaii, California, Florida, Puerto Rico, Acapulco, Puerta Vallarta
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 77-82°F / 25-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Stay in group
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments Divemasters very good at finding and pointing out interesting photo subjects
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Subscriber's Comments

By Robert S Kuhn in IL, US at Feb 07, 2014 10:45 EST  
Can you provide a few more details? How many dives did you do? Did you rent gear? Any shore diving? What did you photograph? What was the visibility? What were your dive profiles? Would you do it again? Was the boat crowded? Do they provide Nitrox? Tell us more about the surge and Mantas you experienced as that is very unusual for Curacao.
By report author: John R. Jackson in AZ, US at Feb 07, 2014 18:59 EST  
5 dives, one being a shore dive. Rented BC/Reg/Shorty. Viz was great, photographed octupuses, lobster, sea horses,lots of lionfish, and many others. Dived Nitrox on the boat dives. Would dive with CSS again, boat not crowded. Briefly saw two mantas gliding by but too far to photograph. Superior Producer was good wreck dive. Other dives were onto healthy reefs. Surge was manageable during shallow parts of dives.
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