Our Dive Center

Jan Thiel Diving is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort located in Livingstone Jan Thiel Beach Resort, Curacao. Jan Thiel Diving offers all kind different activities: shore dives, snorkeltrips, PADI dive courses, adventure tours, Klein Curacao and island tours. We can arrange anything for you!

As the shore dive specialist of Curacao we will take you to all dive sites around Curacao. This is typical Curacao diving; we drive you to one of the 60+ shore diving sites; we walk in and start diving! All in small groups with personal attention you deserve.

If this still is not satisfying enough or you are just looking for more options, we also offer Fishing trips, Lion Fish Hunting, Night diving or snorkeling, ATV Tours, Sunset trips on a catamaran or daytrips to Klein Curacao. We can basically offer everything you need. In short you do not have to be bored on our ‘dushi’ island and we hope we can welcome you for some great diving adventures.

Meet Our Staff


Cas Ortmans:

Cas Ortmans is the owner of Jan Thiel Diving. He is an enthusiastic diver and takes you to all the beautiful dive sites on Curacao. 
Besides he knows a lot about the right dive equipement, he also knows al kinds of nice facts about the island. Cas guides divingtrips all over the island, gives divingcourses and different dive-specialties.

Favorite Dive site: Divers Leap

Favorite Fish: Queen Angel Fish

Diveshop Coordinator, 

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer




Dennis van Roosmalen:

Dennis is working as a dive instructor at Jan Thiel Diving. He has a lot of patience and talks about his dives with great enthusiasm. Dennis guides divingtrips all over the island and gives divingcourses. 

Favorite Dive site: Playa Kalki

Favorite Fish: Octopus
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer



Lieke is a divemaster at Jan Thiel Diving. She is also an underwater photographer, who loves to capture your divememories
on camera. Lieke assists in courses or is available for DSD's and guided dives. She is enthousiastic and happy to show you all the magic of the underwaterworld of Curaçao!

Favorite Divesite: Carpile
Favorite Fish: Honeycumb Cowfish


Jill de Leeuw

Jill is a divemaster at Jan Thiel Diving. Whether you join her during a safe and wonderful guide dive, or go with her on your first dive ever; with Jill, it's all about giving you an amazing experience. 
Favorite Dive site: Directors Bay

Favorite Fish: Spotted Eagle Ray