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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

Hotel category
5 Star
Rooms
380
Wellness/Spa
YES
Internet
YES ($)
5 star dive center
Onsite
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • 5* beachfront resort in southern Curacao
  • Luxurious pool and white sand beach
  • Clear, shallow lagoon- great for swimming!
  • Spa, fitness center, tennis courts
  • Beach and poolside service (cocktails, lunch. snacks)
  • Variety of quality in-house restaurants
  • Great location within minutes' walk of nightlife, restaurants

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 45 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 30 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is a 5* beachfront destination, overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

The resort boasts multiple pools, a spa, fitness center, golf course and tennis courts. The surrounding the pool you will find sun loungers and padded day beds with ocean views. 

The white sand beach in front of the resort gives way to a crystal clear, shallow lagoon. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or delicious lunch at your sun lounger, with beach and poolside service. 

There are three restaurants on the property, each offering fine dining in an ambient setting. Within minutes' walk of the resort you will find even more restaurants and nightlife options to choose from!

 

 

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What to see

Language:
English is widely used
Currency:
The Netherlands Antillean guilder or US$
Time:
GMT -5
Climate:
Tropical
Natural hazards:
Not in the hurricane belt
Diving season:
12 months
Water temperature:
24-26C
Air Temperature
26-28C

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* IDC Resort in tropical Curacao
  • 60+ dive sites with 20-30m visibility year-round
  • Lively reefs, wrecks, turtles, macro life
  • Great night diving straight from the shore!
  • Full range of PADI recreational, professional and Tec courses

Description

Epsilon Curacao - Santa Barbara is a PADI 5* IDC Resort on the south east coast of Curacao Island. 

There is over 60 dive locations around the island, featuring lively reefs, turtles, lots of macro life and a large variety of corals. Pierbaai Reef - in front of the dive center - is a fantastic location for night diving.

The island boasts year-round idyllic Caribbean conditions for divers with an average 20-30m visibility and sea temperature of 26°C. 

The dive center offers a huge range of PADI training, from a Discover Scuba Dive all the way through to Instructor Development and Tec courses. 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Underwater Propulsion Vehicle
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Other Specialties
  • Technical Diving Courses

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort
  • Padi 100% Aware

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Dive boat facilities

  • Toilet
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Dry Area
  • Camera Rinse Tanks
  • Seating Area
  • Shaded Space
  • Drinking Water
  • Custom Built
  • Fresh Water Shower
  • Ladder

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Live Music
  • Jet Skiing
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Sauna
  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball

How to get there

Arrival

  • The resort will arrange to pick you up from Curacao International Airport (advance notice required, additional cost). 
  • The journey will take around 45 minutes. 
  • Check in time is 4pm.

Departure

  • Check out time is 12pm.
  • The resort will arrange a transfer to take you back to the airport (advance notice required, additional cost).

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