​Beautiful ​diving locations in Curacao ​

Diving in Curacao
Are you looking for an unforgettable diving holiday? Or are you more into snorkeling? Curacao has plenty to offer for both. Diving in Curacao is a great experience for all.


In the Santha Martha bay you’ll find several diving spots, including the “airplane wreck”, remains of a small airplane covered with vegetation. True paradise can be found at Kabes di Baranka, where the walls are coverd in lush coral.


If you want to make a day out of it, Kokomo beach club is a nice option. Situated at the Vaerssen bay and equipped with a restaurant, bar and facilities, you can make a great reef dive from the coast. There are plenty of special and gorgeous places for diving to be found around this island. You’ll find a handy list of spots for diving in Curacao on the website of Curacao.com: https://www.curacao.com/en/directory/do/dive/dive-sites/


One thing not to miss, is a day trip to Klein Curacao. A great place for snorkeling with excellent chances of spotting a sea turtle! If you swim peacefully alongside them, you’ll have the best chance they’ll stay close. Depending on your transportation to Klein Curacao (boat, catamaran or powerboat), you might be able to borrow a snorkel and goggles. If not, make sure to bring your own set.

Diving lessons at Curacao

Are you not yet certified for diving? There are plenty of options to earn you license here. Or take an introduction course. Because there’s so much to see in the Caribbean waters, there are also plenty of dive operators to teach you. Ocean encounters has three locations on the island for you to visits, for both dive and snorkel excursions. They also offer Animal Encounters, where you will visit the Sea Aquarium Park and get the chance to see stingrays, fish, turtles but also sharks in their natural environment.


​Divers of the Caribbean is the perfect shop to get al your snorkeling and diving supplies. ​They are more than happy to help you with all your needs for an underwater adventure. Located at the historical Waterfortbogen, you’re just a few steps away from the water.


At Scubado you can dive right in, from the dock at their shop. Diving here is also accessible for all levels, which makes it a fun outing for the whole family!


Take a dive in your private pool

Feel at home @ Riccavita

After a day of diving, you might like some refreshments and where better to relax and sip on a cocktail than in your “own” villa or penthouse? Book your stay for you diving holiday at Riccavita, and enjoy the peace and quiet of an own home, while on vacation.

Riccavita is one of the most special villas in Curacao. The striking villa and penthouse, fully focused towards the ocean, is truly a gem on the south-eastern coast of Curacao. The house is bathed from morning to evening in the sun and breaths Caribbean atmosphere. The sleek architecture is in nice contrast to the attractive interior full with attention to details. The perfect combination of luxurious comfort and atmosphere makes your stay a true delight.

Overlooking the Caracas Bay, the Spanish Water and Jan Thiel Bay, you will truly relax here. Palm trees and bougainvillea’s in the garden provide a wonderful setting for the house. The villa and penthouse each have complete privacy. Of course you can enjoy the private swimming pools with outside shower, at the villa in the backyard, at the penthouse on the first floor, on the front side of the villa overlooking the ocean. The ideal place to relax in the sun or to enjoy a drink in the always balmy evenings. You will immediately feel right at home in this spacious villa. Everything exudes luxury, with an attractive open character and attention to art and nature.