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Playa Porto Marie

Address: Curacao
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Ranked #3 of 62 Attractions in Curacao
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We have been to some beautiful beaches in Mexico and almost always do some sort of beach break excursion on our cruises and this is right up there with West Bay beach in Roatan and Maroma Beach in Mexico - easily in our top 5 beaches we've visited. The water was perfect and I enjoyed snorkeling and swimming out the... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Very disappointing if you are looking for snorkeling or a relaxing beach. Sandy beach is long, but very narrow, and is densely packed with chairs. (Cas Abou beach is both wider and offers a much less crowded feel even with the same number of people). The snorkeling was not good at all. Very little to see compared to sites further... More 

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Ottawa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

We loved snorkeling in the clear waters. There is a small entrance and chair fee. We saw so many creatures really up close because the waters are fairly shallow.

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Londrina, Parana, Brazil
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Porto Marie has a good infrastructure, good environment control and a beautiful double reef for dive. There is also a local diving operator together with good conditions for families and no-diving participants

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Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This beach is twenty minutes from city, and you need to take a taxi or rent a car, because they don't have bus that go there. Taxi in Curacao is so expensive!!! The beach is nice, is possível to snorkelling, swimming or just relaxing!! They have only one bar/restaurant, and is so so, nothing special. And you have to pay... More 

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Kathleen, GA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What an amazing day! We rented at car at the port and drove about 30 minutes to Playa Port Marie. Roads are very well marked-easy to find. We had a group of 8-4 adults, 4 kids. 2 adults went diving. Excellent diving! The rest of the group lounged on the beach. We ate lunch here-reasonably priced for an island. Yummy... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous sandy beach for Curacao. Beautiful turquoise waters with very calm waves. Very appropriate for small children. There is a snorkeling trail, which was fun to swim along; however, there is not much coral. They are working to restore the coral. Snorkeling was the best near the rock peninsula in the middle of the beach. A good variety of fish.

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Adrian, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

After a few days at the hotel we decided to go to another beach . This on sounded good . The beach is typical of the island . Beautiful white sand and azure water . The slope is gradual so there is plenty of room to swim . Snorkeling and scuba not far from shore . Both had many participants... More 

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BH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Good structure and beautiful view. It's a place to spend a whole day. I recomend it! You should go by car!

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is one of the nicer beaches we went to when we visited in early October. The snorkeling there was great, with plenty of artificial reefs to look at. It isn't a public beach, so everything comes with a price. Entrance costs money, beach chairs cost money, etc. Overall I think it was around $12 for my wife and I... More 

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