Marie Newberry's Dive Log
Vaersen Bay on 6/1/2012
Jun 1, 2012, 12:00 AM
This dive site is now at Kokomo beach. The beach has been cleaned up and there is a dive shop, beach bar, bathrooms, and beach chairs on site. It costs to dive there now, but it is minimal. We rented the tanks from the dive shop, and using the restrooms and their rinse tank was included in the fee. It is a nice dive with an easy swim to the reef. Lots of good things to see there.
Playa Manzalino on 10/30/2011
We went to this site in Aug 2011 for the first time even though we have been to Curacao many times. We had 4 divers. We alternated 2 divers and 2 people on the beach to watch the car. It was a great dive site. We drove down to the beach, geared up at the car, and walked in. Not a very far swim out to the reef. Very easy. No current that day. Great diving. Make sure if you go, it has not rained lately, because the road is dirt, and in one place, it has a very steep hill. A 4 wheel drive truck is a plus. There was only one other couple on the beach, and no other divers. Worth the 5 Guilders to get in.
Wet Suit City on 10/30/2011
We were diving here in Aug of 2011. We had stayed at the old Sunset Waters Resort/Divers there many times before it went out of business. The diving was still great. I forgot how easy it was. You can now park at the beach, gear up at your car, and walk in. Very short swim out of lagoon and to the airplane. We went to the left out of the lagoon. Very nice elephant ear sponges and purple stovepipe sponges. A turtle hung out with us for a while. He liked the sponges too! We had 4 divers. 2 dove while 2 watched the truck. Great beach to look for shells during surface intervals.