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“Very nice beach, decent snorkeling” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Playa Santa Cruz

Playa Santa Cruz
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Western Curacao Beach Hopping and Snorkeling Tour
Ranked #36 of 107 things to do in Willemstad
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“Very nice beach, decent snorkeling”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

We have spent 10 days on Curaçao snorkeling looking for the best beach. We tried more than 10. None were perfect. This is a very good one more fish and clearer water than most. We have been a little disappointed at the clarity of water and lack of fish. We read so much about how clear the water is. I find Fiji far superior and even Hawaii in some places superior.

There is a restaurant and boat service here. I hear the food is good, closed Mondays. They rent kayaks and will drop you at dive and snorkel sites for about $20 USD. Pretty good rate. The owner goes by the name if Captain Goodlife! Very entertaining.

Visited October 2013
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“The all in one place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

One of the regular beaches of the Island and unique with his water taxi services. You can hire for drop off at dive sites or for a tour in surrounding areas.
Furthermore Captain Goodlifes wife serves in their restaurant a deliciously prepared dish containing Lion fish with orange fries and salad.
For people visiting this beach they have also Kayak and Snorkel gear.
Friday night you can pay them a visit and while watching a movie enjoy additionally some snacks and drinks.

Visited September 2013
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“Fun in the Sun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

Beauty beach, as they all are here. Get there early for a great spot... if you don't you will still get somewhere in the sun!

Visited April 2013
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