Ocean Encounters

Ocean Encounters is the one stop dive shop in Curaçao for incredible boat diving, shore diving and multi-day sleep and dive packages with the best dive resorts.

Diving in Curacao
with Ocean Encounters!

Your One Stop Dive Shop in Curaçao

Are looking for the ultimate Curaçao diving or snorkeling experience?

Whether you want to learn to dive, or you an experienced diver, our professional dive staff is ready to give you an ultimate Curaçao diving or snorkeling experience. Check out our “weekly highlights” and our PADI / SSI scuba diving courses today!
Ocean Encounters offers the ultimate Curaçao scuba diving experience combined with Sleep and Dive Packages with the Best Dive Resorts in Curaçao

Curacao Diving Vacations

Sleep and Dive Packages

With on-site facilities at the LionsDive Beach Resort and, Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino, Ocean Encounters is perfectly situated to offer you the BEST "Sleep and Dive" Vacation packages in Curaçao.
Reef Renewal Curacao at Ocean Encounters

Coral Restoration in Curacao

Dive for a Purpose Today!

Did you know that you learn how to restore vital fringing reef systems in Curaçao?
Ocean Encounters is the one stop dive shop in Curaçao for incredible boat diving, shore diving and multi-day sleep and dive packages with the best dive resorts.

Diving in Curacao with Ocean Encounters

Are looking for the ultimate Curacao diving or snorkeling experience?

Whether you want to learn to dive, or you an experienced diver, our professional dive staff is ready to give you an ultimate Curacao diving or snorkeling experience. Check out our “weekly highlights” and our PADI / SSI scuba diving courses today!

Ocean Encounters offers the ultimate Curaçao scuba diving experience combined with Sleep and Dive Packages with the Best Dive Resorts in Curaçao

Curacao Sleep and Dive Vacation Packages

With on-site facilities at the LionsDive Beach Resort and, Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino, Ocean Encounters is perfectly situated to offer you the BEST "Sleep and Dive" Vacation packages in Curaçao.

Reef Renewal Curacao at Ocean Encounters

Dive for a Purpose with Reef Renewal Curacao

Did you know that you learn how to restore vital fringing reef systems in Curaçao?
The main objective of this program is to enhance populations of endangered corals in different locations across Curaçao. In doing so, we engage the community, local schools, and visitors to our island to educate them on the importance of these vital ecosystems.

Curacao Diving News and Travel Information

Sleep and Dive Vacation Specials

Are you looking for the BEST diving resorts and hotels in Curacao that offer awesome shore diving, convenient boat diving, excellent dive facilities all combined with high quality, safety and value?

LionsDive Beach Resort and, Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino are the BEST Curacao Dive Resorts and Hotels offering individual divers, groups and families alike with complete sleep and dive vacation packages.

Start planning your next Dutch Caribbean diving vacation to Curacao today!

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Ocean Encounters is Curacao’s Premier 5-Star Dive Resort

About Us

As Curaçao’s Premier PADI and SSI Dive Shop, with four custom dive boats and quick access to some of the Caribbean’s most pristine and dramatic reefs, Ocean Encounters makes the perfect dive week vacation a reality.

All this, and it’s set on the island of Curaçao—still a well-kept secret. This Dutch Caribbean island sits right next door to Bonaire, and delivers the same underwater experience—mountains of brain, stony and elkhorn corals home to seahorses, frogfish and turtles galore—along with a vibrant downtown.

The island’s epicenter of Willemstad is like Amsterdam with palm trees, dishing up nightlife, upscale dining, shopping and a mix of Spanish and Portuguese architecture honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Dreaming, Thinking or Planning a Caribbean Dive Vacation?

The list of activities available on Curaçao is long, and includes mountain biking, golf, casinos and spas, as well as enjoying white-sand beaches. It’s an ideal destination for divers traveling with non-divers, or for divers wanting to add in more to their next getaway.

With on-site facilities at – LionsDive Beach Resort and, Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino – Ocean Encounters is committed to delivering the highest-quality dive experience. The facility is the biggest on island, catering to the highest number of repeat guests.

Divers return to Curaçao and Ocean Encounters for a handful of reasons, starting with the lineup of world class Caribbean dive sites.  Famous Curaçao dive sites – such as  Tugboat, Barracuda Point, Booby Trap, and Diver’s Leap to name only a few – offer divers a breathtaking experience because the health of the reefs and the density of schooling fish populations. 

Another big reason that divers get hooked on Ocean Encounters is the staff. Every member is an experienced PADI and/or SSI dive professional that have been hand picked to provide a superior level of service both above and below the waterline. They are expert Dive Masters, Certified Boat Captains that will guide you underwater as well as a knowledgeable resource for answering questions. Moreover, the staff continually delivers above and beyond what is expected to ensure that every guest has the ultimate dive vacation.

All this, and it’s set on the island of Curaçao—still a well-kept secret. This Dutch Caribbean island sits right next door to Bonaire, and delivers the same underwater experience—mountains of brain, stony and elkhorn corals home to seahorses, frogfish and turtles galore—along with a vibrant downtown.

The island’s epicenter of Willemstad is like Amsterdam with palm trees, dishing up nightlife, upscale dining, shopping and a mix of Spanish and Portuguese architecture honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Start planning your next Caribbean dive vacation today!

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