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Dive Review of Sunset Divers-WARNING!/Sunset Waters-WARNING! in
Curaçao

Sunset Divers-WARNING!/Sunset Waters-WARNING!, Jul, 2009,

by Bruce Newman, RJ, Brazil (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 4910.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Sunset Divers ceased operations Saturday July 18, 2009; Sunset Waters probably closing, did not honor reservations in the last week.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather Seas
Water Temp to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation N/A Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments One of my favorite dive operators, Sunset Divers, has closed due to lack of payment from the resort over four months. I have not yet heard if, where and when Sunset Divers will reopen.

An e-mail to Sunset Waters manager in the US (Frank Chihak) was returned with an auto-reply that he "no longer represents" the resort. The US reservations manager, Cory Acosts, replied:

"Sunset Waters has not been able to honor last wks reservations …….it is just a matter of time before we may be closing our doors …….

Until everything is resolved , we will probably close …………Pls make other travel arrangements.

I am also waiting for further information from our corporate offices……………"

and listed names, e-mails and phones for the managing partners and the senior accountant.

The websites for Sunset Divers and Sunset Waters have not, as of July 20, 2009, been updated to indicate any of the recent events. Divers beware!
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