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Playa Lagun

Address: Curacao
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Ranked #10 of 61 Attractions in Curacao
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We stopped by playa Lagun after we spent the morning at kenepa beach. We grabbed a quick bite ( quick as in Curacao quick ;) ) and headed down to snorkel. We were advised the best time to snorkel for the turtles was in later afternoon ( after 4) - we didn't see any but we were there closer to... More

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netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Nice beach, you could rent some beach chairs for 7.50 ANG, even got a drink for that at one of the restaurants. Could for swimming and snorkelling, I would not reccommend it for diving There is a dive shop where I rented a tank, but you have to swin quite far for the coral and the cliffs are very high,... More

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We heard about this beach from en employee at our hotel in Willemstad, and found a quit clean beach and lots of corals and fish in the bay. We didn't see any turtles although there are said to be turtles at lagoon, but lots of other interesting animals. There are beach beds for hire (5$) and a cafee on the... More

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Oklahoma City, OK USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice place to go shore diving. There is a dive shop in the parking lot of the beach. They have lockers, you can safely leave your car parked in front of the dive shop, use lockers to lockup your valuables, rent some tanks and go diving. The dive involved a rather long swim out out to the reef 7-10 minutes... More

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We go to Lagun every year. The beach is small, maybe 70 yards long, but quite beautiful. The water is crystal blue which is great for snorkeling. They cleared a lot of the rocks away so it is very easy to enter the water. They improved the trash problem so the beach is very clean. It is fun to watch... More

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montreal,
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7 reviews 7 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We are not very experienced snorklers, but this spot was one of our best experience ever. I have never seen so many species. The place was quiet on a week day in February. And you MUST try the restaurant at top of the cliff. Second best meal in our life. Seafood and salads were fresh and delicious. Can't wait to... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

very nice small beache with chairs and shadowed space. afternoon ard. 4.30 pm visited from turtles. cliff restaurant Bahia invites to nice dinner after a fine beach day

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I actually enjoyed this beach a lot. It was a bit dirtier than the others, and it was crowded when we went, which for a small beach doesn't leave too much space for you to setup your towels. However, I was able to pick up a WiFi from a resort above the beach which allowed me to check on tripadvisor... More

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Winchester, England
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320 reviews 320 reviews
72 attraction reviews
599 helpful votes 599 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

To reach Curacao's best beaches from the hotels east of Willemstad, you have to head over the high bridge overlooking the town and turn right towards the airport. Then you turn left onto the main road that traverses the centre of the island in a westerly direction. These beaches are on the south coast near the far westerly tip of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This beach is quite a drive from the hotels but definitely worth it. Easy walk in beach and some nice snorkeling. A few restaurants for a quick bite too!

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