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“A very nice beach.”
Review of Playa Porto Marie

Playa Porto Marie
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$150.00*
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Western Curacao Buggy Adventure
Ranked #6 of 149 things to do in Curacao
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed April 11, 2013

This was one of the nicest beaches in Curacao. We were glad we found it as a lot of the beaches are small and rocky. This beach had lots of fine white sand and the snorkeling was OK. The sun bed were comfortable and there was lots of shade.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Outstanding beach nestled into nature. Excellent snorkeling. Very good restaurant at the beach. Beach chairs available at reasonable rental price. We spent many hours there and love it.

Thank SPAZPATTY
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

Driving out to Porto, one would never expect this gem in the rough. Stop by the Flamingos on the way, there won't be as many there in the afternoon, they are marked on the map by a red star maybe 5 miles short of the bay. When you pull up you see this quaint little bay in a picture perfect setting. The water is all shades of blue due to varying depths, the beach is a bit rough with pieces of coral. The snorkelling is excellent, the visibility is probably 40 feet! They rent snorkeling equipment, chairs, umbrella's, etc.
The surf is gentle and water temperature makes it easy to slip into the water to snorkel for long periods of time. Many, many fish. The beach is clean, restaurant food is good, bar is nice, servce is excellent, very friendly staff. They rent scuba gear and snorkelling equipment. There is plenty of shade for most untill about 2 pm, then it gets hot and a bit harder to stay in the shade. The bathrooms weren't the cleanest and showers had bees around them....I won't forget the beauty of this beach yet it is the only one we had time for. With as cute as the town is, and the great snorkelling, it makes one want to return rather than stay only one day off a ship. We rented a car with little problems from Avis except the cigarette lighters didn't work so the GPS we rented didn't either. I tried second car and one of the two lighters worked in it, but the process to rent(with a reservation) was so slow(45 minutes) we chose to give up on the GPS rather than change cars....We had planned to drive around more and see more of the island but once we saw this beach we stayed!

Thank GTrooper
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

This protect bay is perfect to send the day at. Beautiful white sand beach, gentle wave action, lots of lounge chairs plus shade when you are ready for shade. Great open air restaurant and a full service dive center. The Porto Marie reef is not to be missed. We encountered several Morey Eels, a Turtle, Spotted Stingray and a fist population that would make you think you were in an Aquarium. This was our 9th trip to Curacao and we go to Porto Marie at least twice on each of our trips. Not far from town, but fewer crowds.

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Reviewed March 28, 2013

We loved this reef. Simply stunning. The beach is very nice with many facilities. There are lockers for your gear and a nice bar.

Thank Behemotka
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