Situated overlooking an impressive stretch of sand, the Sunscape Curaçao Resort is an all-inclusive dive resort on the southwest coast of Curaçao. It’s just a stone’s throw from the exceptional dive sites for which this Dutch Caribbean island is renowned while offering a plethora of activities for non-divers.
Spend your days exploring the coral-adorned walls and sunken wrecks that litter the sea floor, then return to the resort for an outstanding choice of dining options and evening entertainment. Adults-only facilities mean that couples can retreat while there is a kids’ club and plenty of family-friendly activities for those travelling with children.
Each of the spacious guest rooms and suites at the Sunscape Curaçao Resort features mahogany furnishings, flatscreen TVs and desks, together with views of the lush tropical gardens or the Caribbean Sea. Interconnecting suites and family rooms are ideal for those travelling with kids, with all accommodation having minibars and being non-smoking.
Deluxe Garden View Located in the Royal Tower, Heron and Ibis wings, the Deluxe Garden View rooms feature a king-size bed or two double beds, as well as a private terrace overlooking the lush gardens.
Deluxe Ocean View Located in the Royal Tower, Seagull and Pelican wings, the Deluxe Ocean View rooms feature a king-size bed or two double beds, as well as a private terrace overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Sun Club Ocean View Located in the Flamingo Wing, the Sun Club Ocean View rooms feature a king-size bed or two double beds, as well as a sitting area and private terrace overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Premium Deluxe Ocean Front Located in the Plover Wing, the Premium Deluxe Ocean Front rooms feature a king-size bed or two double beds, as well as a private balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea and easy beach access.
Sun Club Junior Suite Ocean View Located in the Royal Tower, the Sun Club Junior Suite Ocean Views feature a double bed and a sofa bed, as well as a sitting area, a fully-equipped kitchenette and a balcony with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.
Sun Club Honeymoon Junior Suite Ocean View Located in the Royal Tower, Pelican and the Flamingo wings, the Sun Club Honeymoon Junior Suite Ocean Views feature a king-size bed and a sofa bed, as well as a balcony with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.
Sun Club Suite Ocean Front Located in the Royal Tower, the Sun Club Suite Ocean Fronts feature a double bed and two-seater sofa bed, as well as a large sitting area overlooking the ocean and a private terrace.
Sun Club Master Suite Ocean Front Located in the Royal Tower, the Sun Club Master Suite Ocean Fronts feature a king-size bed in each of the two rooms and a two-seater sofa bed, as well as a spacious bathroom with a bathtub. There’s a large living area, a dining space and a fully-equipped kitchenette, all with a beachfront setting.
Presidential Suite Ocean Front Boasting the best sea views, the Presidential Suite Ocean Front features a king-size bed and a two-seater sofa bed, as well as a dining room and a direct connection to the Sun Club Master Suite Oceanfront.
The Sunscape Curaçao Resort boasts four pools where guests can relax when they’re not diving, including an adults-only whirlpool. There are two tennis courts and a rock climbing wall, as well as a children’s play area.
In addition to the on-site casino at this Curaçao dive resort, there’s also a currency exchange service and an ATM, with Wi-Fi available for an additional charge.
The Sunscape Curaçao Resort features four a la carte restaurants, a buffet and a cafe where you can dine on cuisine from around the globe. Sample fresh, locally-caught seafood with views of the Caribbean Sea at the Bluewater Grill or feast on authentic Italian fare at Da Mario. Pan-Asian delicacies are on the menu at Himitsu while the World Cafe features an open-air buffet serving an enticing range of international dishes.
Pastries and deli snacks are available throughout the day at the Coco Cafe and there are seven bars where you can grab alcoholic drinks, sodas and natural fruit juices. Aside from the Manatees swim-up bar, there’s also a dedicated sports bar known as Starlight at the Sunscape Curaçao Resort and the ever-popular Barracuda beach bar.
Ocean Encounters is a PADI 5-Star dive and snorkel center and the in-house operator at this Curaçao dive resort. It offers two-tank boat trips every morning to the best dive sites Curaçao has to offer, with an additional tank dive each afternoon. There are more than 60 pristine dive sites to explore in the surrounding waters, including the Mushroom Forest, the Blue Room and Klein Curaçao.
Curaçao is renowned for its spectacular coral reefs, walls and sunken ships, with exceptional visibility the norm. Most of the dive sites are also well protected from strong currents, making it an ideal location for new divers or those still honing their skills to get in the water.
A comprehensive list of PADI dive courses are also offered by Ocean Encounters, ranging from Open Water to Advanced, Rescue and Master Scuba Diver. A full line of quality rental equipment is also available for divers to utilize, including wetsuits, BCDs, regulators and dive computers.
Curaçao experiences consistently good weather throughout the year, with occasional winter squalls from January to March. Temperatures generally hover between 80-86°F (26-30°C) and the majority of rainfall is experienced between October and February.
The waters are consistently warm year-round, with an average temperature of 78°F (25°C) in winter and 82°F (27°C) in summer. Visibility is exceptionally good, ranging from 60-100 feet (16-30 meters).
If you’re travelling with non-divers, they can join one of the afternoon snorkelling excursions that depart directly from the resort or embark on a day trip to the secluded island of Klein Curaçao. Kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and a range of other water sports are also available at the Sunscape Curaçao Resort, together with tennis, beach volleyball and rock climbing.
The Explorer’s Club is designed to keep kids busy in a safe and supervised environment, with a variety of activities organized throughout the day. If you’re interested in exploring downtown Willemstad, there’s also a complimentary shuttle service provided each day from this Curaçao dive resort.