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Dive Review of Coral Divers in
Curaçao/San Willibrordo

Coral Divers: "A Good Find", Sep, 2018,

by Peter Pinkerton, NY, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10513 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We visited Oasis Coral Estate in Curacao in September 2018. It is at the location of the old Habitat. We had a great package through Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas that included a partial sea view studio apartment, a mid-size car rental, daily breakfast, and 6 days of 2 tank boat dives with unlimited shore diving.
The resort grounds are lovely with well tended landscaping and a beautiful infinity pool. The landscaping attracted beautiful birds including our resident hummingbirds.
The apartment was also nice, well appointed and roomy with good air conditioning and a view of the infinity pool and ocean.The only issue with the accommodations was the shower. It was large and lovely but the drain was the high point in the floor and there was not a lip to stop the water so the water flowed right out into the bathroom and hallway. A squeegee was provided but we always had a pile of soaking wet towels. There was a television that only worked on internet. I tried to get news from the states a couple of times but could not access any so just used the Wi-Fi on my Kindle.
The car was not a midsize but a Mini Kia Picanto with a standard tra ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Coral Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Carribbean, Maldives, Australia, Truk Lagoon, Costa Rica, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Philippines...and lots of other places!
Closest Airport Curacao Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 81-83°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dives were called after 1 hour. We dove our own profile but carry cameras and dive rather shallow and slowly so no need for restrictions.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The dive master put a rinse bucket for cameras on the boat daily but there wasn’t any at the dive shop. We used the outdoor shower and then ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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