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Playa Porto Marie

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Address: Curacao
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$150.00*
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Our Favorite Beach

The beach is strikingly beautiful right immediately upon arrival. We were very happy with the facilities, beach chairs and umbrellas to rent. The water was an amazing blue with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2015
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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

The beach is strikingly beautiful right immediately upon arrival. We were very happy with the facilities, beach chairs and umbrellas to rent. The water was an amazing blue with interesting snorkeling options close to shore for the kids. Totally relaxing and scenic...perfect for us.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

This was our favorite beach of the whole island!! The snorkeling is outstanding, the service and food are great! It is a nature preserve so expect to pay to go to the beach, but it's worth it to help keep it protect and clean

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

This was a beautiful but fairly busy beach. Don't let that put you off because the snorkelling is fantastic! We saw loads of fish, sea snakes, eels, crabs and more fish.

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NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

One of my family members had been years before. Apparently it's not much more Built up than in past but we were ok with it. Chairs. Bar. Not much else. Great snorkeling right off the beach on both directions. Also lovely local birds.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Staff is giving you the "very welcome"-feeling from the moment you walk in. Menu offers food for all budgets. Location is beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Playa Porto Marie is a 35 to 45 minute cab ride from the cruise ship port, but worth the time and money. The taxi cost quoted at the pier was $60 one way for two of us, but upon walking a bit thru the shop and hotel area we found the taxi stand and willing drivers for only $45 one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I went twice to this beach while on my vacation. Once on a weekend which was very packed and once on a weekday which was lightly filled which was perfect. The beach isn't too big but it's beautiful and the water is beautiful. The snorkeling was amazing. There were so many fish in the water that you can swim with... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife and I visited 4 of the more notable beaches on the north half of the island and found Porto Mari to be the best. There really isn't much you can complain about here. The view is fantastic. The beach area is rather large so you don't feel too crowded. The water is perfect with decent snorkeling from shore.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Dad & I had 3 great dives at Port Mari (2 shore dives & 1 boat dive). I was able to take photos of turtle, eel, lion fish, an eagle ray, shrimp, parrot fish, angelfish, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

The best beach in Curacao. The fee of USD 7 they charge is fully worth it, you get a beach bed, wifi and parking, there is live music and it`s great and service is awesome. The terrace in the restaurant is great to see the sunset. The beach is beautiful! A must!

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