One of Ocean Encounter's locations, Lion's Dive & Beach Resort is the perfect launch spot to discover the Caribbean. This location offers daily two tank and one tank dive departures, free WiFi, two classrooms with video equipment, a shaded courtyard, 40 double lockers, a large marina, fresh water showers and rinse tanks, an equipment repair station, rental dive and snorkel equipment and a booking desk.
Start of your dive adventure with training from the introductory to Dive Master courses offered by Ocean Encounter. Their daily dive trips are offered in both one and two tank dives, and they also have weekly specialty dives. No need for a guide? No problem. The dive shop has all of your solo dive needs as well, and they are Curacao Tourist Board approved.
A two tank boat dive is $100 in advance or $110 on the island; a one tank boat dive is $62 in advance or $65 on the island. A night boat dive with one tank is available for $73 in advance or $77 on the island, while a guided night shore dive is $55 in advance or $60 on the island.
Ocean Encounter's five dive boats are called the Galaxy, the Princess, the Phoenix, the Star, and the Sharky. They range in size from 24 feet long to 48 feet long, and are available for a variety of dive needs.
To learn more about diving in the Caribbean, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and "pros" read this detailed Caribbean diving page.
Ocean Encounters at Lions Dive Hotel, a part of Lions Dive & Beach Resort, is found near Otrabanda; it is to the southeast of Willemstad.
Location: Bapor Kibra, the vicinity of Willemstad, Curacao
Phone: (999) 461-1831
Secondary Phone: (999) 465-5756
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