The Dolphin Suites is a boutique hotel located in Curacao. Located about 25 minutes from Curacao International Airport, this great little resort is located near Mambo Beach and Curacao Sea Aquarium.
The Dolphin Suites is the only fully wheelchair accessible hotel in the Caribbean.
Every room at the resort is wheelchair friendly, with grab bars, roll-in showers, and either a full kitchen or kitchenette in each room. Rooms vary in size from a standard room to a 3-bedroom apartment. Connecting rooms are also available on property.
The Dolphin Suites is not an all-inclusive resort, but there are 2 meal options available. There are half-board (breakfast and dinner) or full-board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) meal plans available for purchase. The restaurants and bars are only a short distance from the hotel rooms for your convenience. They offer local options as well as typical favourites.
The Dolphin Suites offers fully accessible roundtrip airport transfers, with wheelchair tie downs; guests do not need to transfer from their wheelchair. These are available at the time of booking for a fee.
Dolphin Suites also offers medical equipment for rent during your vacation, such as: Hoyer lifts, adjustable beds, commodes and beach wheelchairs. Requests should be made prior to your arrival at the resort to ensure the equipment is available.
The Dolphin Suites has a partnership with Carin Cares, a support worker program in Curacao. The nurses and caregivers at Carin Cares will come to the Dolphin Suites and provide supportive care as needed while vacationing. They will provide aid with tasks such as bathing and dressing or helping you get around the resort. Many of them are certified nurses.
A small pool is available to enjoy with daybeds. Pool toys are available at the front desk for use in the pool. A lift is not available for the pool but there is a ledge around the edge of the pool where guests can sit and enjoy the water. In order to enjoy the pool a transfer must be made from your chair to the ledge. Beach wheelchairs are available for access to the beach and water.
Included with your stay at the Dolphin Suites is unlimited admission to the Sea Aquarium nearby. This interactive aquarium allows visitors to get closer to the sea life around Curacao. If you have ever dreamed of swimming with dolphins, here is your chance. Sea Aquarium offers swim with dolphin packages, and, as an added bonus, they have the tools and staff to make the experience ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL! Your wheelchair will not prevent you from swimming with dolphins here. Packages should be pre-purchased to ensure there is availability and so appropriate staff can be scheduled for accessible swims.
A variety of children’s activities are offered at the Dolphin Suites: arts and crafts, pool activities and a library. DVD’s are available at the front desk for both adults and kids in a variety of languages.
The Dolphin Suites is a leader in the accessible travel world with their fully wheelchair accessible resort. Don’t let limitations stop you from seeing the world. Visit Curacao and live the dream.