Overlooking the Caribbean waters on the west coast of Curaçao, the Coral Estate Luxury Resort is a diving and wellness resort that’s ideal for beach lovers. It boasts a stunning setting amidst cliffs and a picture-perfect stretch of sand, with outstanding diving direct from the shore.
Stylish rooms, great amenities and an enticing choice of eateries combine at this Curaçao dive resort, ensuring an unforgettable vacation. Spend your days exploring the healthy coral reefs and abundant marine life in the surrounding waters before watching spectacular sunsets and dining with your feet sunk into the sand.
There are a variety of rooms to select from that are designed to accommodate couples, dive buddies travelling together, families or groups of friends.
Deluxe Room Designed to accommodate two people, the Deluxe Rooms feature a kitchenette, separate bathroom with a rain shower and a terrace or balcony.
Family Deluxe Room These family rooms feature a kitchenette, separate bathroom with a rain shower and a terrace or balcony, as well as an additional sofa bed for children.
VIP Room Situated at the lounge pool (which is exclusively accessible to VIP Guests) these rooms come with a kitchenette, a separate bathroom with a rain shower and a terrace or balcony offering beautiful views of the ocean.
Lanais Deluxe Nestled in the resort’s tropical gardens, the Lanais Deluxe suites can cater for up to four people and feature an open-plan living room where you can experience the outdoors.
Lanais VIP The Lanais VIP suites are situated amidst the lush, tropical gardens and feature an open-plan living room with sliding doors that invite the outside in.
There are numerous swimming pools located throughout the resort, including a round-pool at the VIP studios with a private sun terrace, as well as an infinity pool offering stunning sea views. There’s also a swimming pool with canopy beds at the wellness center 8 The Experience where you can be pampered during a massage or beauty treatment.
The resort also boasts a meeting room with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and a front office where you can find all the information you need about the resort and its facilities.
There are three eateries at the Coral Estate Luxury Resort, including the Restaurant Karakter that’s situated directly on the beach. Here you can enjoy fresh smoothies, healthy salads, tapas or gourmet meals, with gorgeous views across the Caribbean and your feet sunk into the sand.
The Koraal Rooftop Terrace is a poolside restaurant with sweeping views and hosts themed nights throughout the week while Bread & More is the on-site bakery where you can grab snacks and freshly-made sandwiches.
Coral Divers is a PADI 5-star diving school and the resident dive operator at the Coral Estate Luxury Resort. They run daily one and two-tank boat dive trips to the marine-filled reefs of Curaçao, with sites catering to both beginner and experienced divers. Experience the famous Mushroom Forest and Blue Room, as well as the colorful Seldom Reef and Playa Largu.
Aside from boat dives, there are a variety of great shore dives that can be made directly from the Coral Estate Luxury Resort to get up close to the colorful reefs and fish life.
Personal guest lockers with 24/7 access are provided for you to store your equipment and a full range of dive equipment is available for rent. Coral Divers also rent snorkelling gear, kayaks and SUP boards if you’re travelling with non-divers.
If you’re just starting out, Coral Divers offers a range of introductory courses, as well as PADI Advanced, Rescue Diver and a vast selection of specialty courses. Kids can get a taste for diving during the specialized PADI Bubblemaker course or you can try something different with a Freedive training session or course.
Water temperatures in Curaçao are around 78°F (25°C) in winter and 82°F (27°C) in summer, with the average visibility ranging from 60 to 100 feet (16 to 30 meters). April to June generally experiences the calmest weather, with occasional storms between January and March, although Curaçao doesn’t usually encounter the hurricane conditions that affect much of the Caribbean.
The newly opened Activity & Concept Store at the entrance to the Coral Estate Luxury Resort organizes a variety of island tours and sporting activities for non-divers. You can embark on a day trip to the small island of Klein Curaçao that’s renowned for its snorkelling and resident turtles, with a delicious barbecue lunch included. Alternatively, join a jeep safari to the beautiful nature reserve of Christoffel Park where you can soak up breathtaking views across Curaçao while learning about its colonial history.
There are also picturesque walking routes leaving direct from the resort and the opportunity to see the famous Curaçao flamingos on the premises. Water sports enthusiasts can try their hand at Fly Boarding and SUPing while anglers can head out on a charter fishing trip.