Bluegrass Dive Club
Lexington, Kentucky

March 28th-April 4th, 2009 - Curašao, Netherlands Antilles

This page has been moved from "Upcoming Events" and will eventually be turned into a "Trip Review" page.

Trip Leader:

For Questions Regarding Trip
Doug Geddes
(859) 224-3197  


For Questions Regarding Payments
George Fleischmann
(859) 873-9539


March 28th to April 4th, 2009 - Saturday to Saturday


Habitat Curašao
Habitat Curacao Resort
Coral Estate, Rif St. Marie
Curašao, Netherlands Antilles
Phone: (5999) 864 8304
Fax: (5999) 864 8464
Please address your questions to the Trip Leader or Treasurer before calling the resort or reservations office.

Dive Operator:

"Easy Divers" at Habitat Curašao
Located on the resort property


These cost figures are accurate (except those marked estimate) but not to the penny.  Some are rounded.  Your final cost will be determined by the club treasurer.

Diver Rate Includes:
  Breakfast daily
  4 days of 2 boat dives per day
  6 days of unlimited shore diving
  Tanks, weights and weight belt
Non-Diver Rate Includes:
  All of the above except diving
Not Included:
  Bar tab
  Equipment rental
  $40 airport transfer - note: see truck/van rental

There are three types of rooms available as follows:
Ocean View: All Ocean View rooms are air-conditioned and feature two queen-size beds, private bath, telephone, cable television, in-room safe, kitchenette and an outdoor patio or balcony. This premiere accommodation is the top choice of honeymooners, spa-goers and those who enjoy a view of the ocean while spending extra time relaxing on their private patio or balcony.)
Garden View: Garden View rooms are all air-conditioning with two queen-size beds, private bath, telephone, cable television, in-room safe, kitchenette and an outdoor patio or balcony. These comfortable and attractively- decorated rooms are also the closest to the pool and restaurant area.
Lanai Villas: Habitat's Lanai Villas are perfect for families and groups. A Lanai Villa has two air-conditioned bedrooms, each with its own private bath, telephone, cable television and a shared outdoor patio with a living area and kitchenette. One bedroom has a queen-size bed and the other has two twin-size beds. There are no connecting doors between each bedroom, but the shared outdoor patio is covered and allows you to walk from one bedroom to the other.

Children under 13 are free in a room with two paying adults.

 Cabin Type

Sgl/Dbl Rate Cost pp
Lanai Villa each with 2 bedroom, one with queen bed and the other has two twin beds.

Prices listed are for a complete Lanai (2 bedrooms) with Double (1 person in each bedroom), Triple (1 person in one bedroom and 2 in the other), or Quad (2 persons in each bedroom)
Quad Diver $684
Quad non-Diver  $399
Triple Diver $767
Triple non-Diver  $482
Double Diver $958
Double non-Diver  $673
Ocean View with 2 queen beds  Double Diver $1,006
 Double non-Diver $721
Single Diver $1,622
Single non-Diver $1,337
Garden View with 2 queen beds  Double Diver $929
 Double non-Diver $644
Single Diver $1,468
Single non-Diver $1,183
Departure tax TBD
Trip administration fee $10
Airfare (estimate only at this time) $800
Truck rental for week (Taxes and Insurance extra and paid locally)
- Note: If you rent a truck it will be available at the airport and save you the $40 per person airport transfer charge
- Cars are available at the resort on a daily basis for $56/day
Nitrox Unlimited TBD
Per Tank TBD
Click here ===> To access BGDC Trip Refund Policy

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Flag of the Netherlands Antilles
Flag of Curašao

Links to information on:

Habitat Curašao - Accommodations in Curašao
Easy Divers -
Dive Operator at Habitat Curašao Resort
Delta Airlines - Flight transportation
Origin and History of Curašao
U.S. State Department - Consular Information Sheet - Netherlands Antilles
Centers for Disease Control - Health information for Netherlands Antilles
Time in Netherlands Antilles - AST - 0400 UTC - Curašao is in the Atlantic Time Zone observing "Standard" time which makes them the same as Eastern Daylight Savings time.  In other words - the same time as Lexington.
Weather in Curašao
CIA World Factbook -
Netherlands Antilles


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