Porto Marie Beach -also Porto Mari Beach- is a beach on the Caribbean island of Curacao, located near the town of Sint Willibrordus, in the bay of Porto Marie. The beach is used as a starting point for diving and snorkeling and considered as one of the most beautiful beaches of Curacao
At Playa Porto Marie, artificial coral reefs are being experimented with in an attempt to improve the condition of the reef.
Access : Coordinates: 12.219167, -69.086389 / island daily tours : some include a stop at Playa Porto Mari / Playa Porto Mari is located on the northwestern coast of Curacao, approx. 20km north to Willemstad./ By car -bike : drive-ride north on Weg Naar Westpunt. before Daniel, turn left towards Sint Willibrordus. The road to the beach is then well marked.
Ammenities available : Showers / dive shop / lounge chair rental / rent or buy beach accessories / beachbar-restaurant / restrooms, parasols,lockers
Type of beach : Sand color White ,shaded by manchineel trees , turquoise sea / sun will set anywhere between 6-7 p.m.
Activities: book a massage / hiking trails : The Seru Matteo Trail-1.9 mile lollypop loop trail / snorkeling , wo snorkle trails that lead swimmers past several Reef Ball clusters / swimming / beach hopping / diving
Events : Off Road Triathlon , Contestants are to swim 750m, mountain bike 15km and run 5km , every October