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Playa Porto Marie

Address: Curacao
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Ranked #25 of 129 Activities in Curacao
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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Porto Marie was a great beach. You must pay $2.50 pp and $3.50 if u wish to rent a beach decliner chair(optional). My wife did, i did not. There is a nice woman who comes around and charges the fees. There is a bar/rest steps away. Renting a car was the best decision to avoid expensive taxis. Can u imagine... More 

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toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The food at the restaurant was good. But the beach is rocky and the snorkeling is better elsewhere. Lots of loungers and not overly crowded. But a tad disappointed.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

For me, it doesn't get much better than this. Finding a great beach that also has great beach access snorkelling and great amenities anywhere in the Caribbean is not easy but this beach has it. The sand is very nice with the only noticeable rocks at the waters entrance. The resort placed large metal ball like structures in the water... More 

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Perth, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Super beach, very clean and well kept. We went twice and enjoyed it very much. Go early and be prepared for a crowd but it's well organized and the snorkeling is so good it doesn't really matter. Good sun beds and lots of shade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Beautiful beach with clear water. Perfect for snorkeling. There is a good infrastructure like restrooms, restaurant and support for scuba diving. The rocks on the way to the water are annoying though!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Easy dive entry. We did two dives here, one a night dive. Great approach, nice reef drop off. Great fish and coral to see.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Our host recommended this beach to us. You have to pay for a beach chair and access to the beach, I think it was about $17 (US) for the both of us. Bring water shoes though, the beach is quite stoney and it's hard to get in and out of the water. There's a dock that you can swim out... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Mv Ventura 6th - 20th December. We wanted a quiet beach and so chose Playe Porto Marie. We haven't visited Seaquarium Beach but chose not to go their as it sounded too comercialised and had rock breakwaters preventing waves etc. We shared a mini bus to Playa Porto Marie which was about a 30min journey which I think was $10... More 

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Hemhofen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I decided to go to this beach after read some reviews here and I was really disappointed. Mainly because is a toll beach that should be better to stay then others, but is not that much. The place is beautiful but I couldn't stay longer because of bunch of Mosquitos on my face and on other people. I did stay... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Enjoy a quiet beach with scuba shop and guarded parking lot and a scenic beach bar. Helpful friendly staff and food was tasty. Great bar to hang out with divers and having some cocktails. Wouldn't call it a high end place but who cares.

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