Ocean Encounters Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

Ocean Encounters at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is one of the Ocean Encounter locations around the island, and it is Curacao Tourist Board approved. One of the dive centers 5 boats will lead you on an unforgettable experience to world famous dive sites.

Offerings and Cost

Ocean Encounters at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort offers equipment rental, several dive courses, and special snorkel and dive trips to some of the best dive sites in the area, including dolphin boat dives. Lunch is included with the special trips. They also offer daily one and two tank departures, a classroom, a roof terrace, locker rooms, a freshwater shower and rinse tank, the ability to dock in front of the dive center, dive and snorkel rental equipment, kayak rentals and tours and paddle board rentals.

Tank rental is available for $12, while a Nitrox tank rental is available for $15. A BCD, a regulator, wet suit and dive light are all available for $15 each. A full dive set is available for $45.

What to Expect

Because of heavy boat traffic and safety concerns for divers, shore diving is not available or premitted at the Santa Barbara facility.

To learn more concerning diving in the Caribbean, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and newcomers to the sport, read our detailed guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.

Location and Contact Information

Located on the island of Curacao, 6.7 miles east-southeast of Otrabanda, Ocean Encounters Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort welcomes residents and tourists that are interested in diving while vacationing on this part of the island or close by. From this location, Willemstad is to the west-northwest.

Location: Curacao

Phone: (999) 461-8131

Website: http://oceanencounters.com/en/our-boats/30-ocean-encounters/hyatt/6-ocean-encounters-santa-barbara

Email: info@oceanencounters.com

 

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