Curaçao

Overview

Bon Bini! Welcome to Curaçao, the island where you feel and discover the colours and the warmth of the Caribbean. Discover the island’s dazzling white beaches and its azure blue bays.


Enjoy Curaçao’s colourful carnival, harvest parade and various year-round events that are of world-class stature. Take a walk in Curaçao’s capital, Willemstad, and experience the island’s rich cultural heritage and characteristic colourful buildings that are part of the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1997.

 

Taste the richness of the famous Curaçao cuisine that originated from the many different cultures that have established themselves on the island. Our heritage is both European and African – representing more than 65 different nationalities. Most people in Curaçao therefore speak Dutch, Spanish and English – as well as the local language, Papiamentu, a colourful Creole dialect.


Experience the hidden treasure of the Caribbean. Fall in love with Curaçao’s welcoming culture, world-class diving, beaches and invigorating outdoor adventures.


The island of Curaçao welcomes you, so come and discover an island that will make you feel right at home.

 

Discover Curaçao’s colourful culture and heritage, which consists of approximately 65 different nationalities, and fall in love!

 

Enjoy your stay!

Airlines

Curaçao is served by connecting flights from gateways served by American Airlines/American Eagle, British Airways, JetBlue, KLM and United Airlines. Regional services into Curaçao are operated by Insel Air, LIAT and Rainbow International Airlines.

 

More information in the Guide to the Caribbean (pages 56-57).

Cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines are pleased to offer cruises across the world to exciting destinations such as the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, Canada and Panama. Spotlight topic

 

Several cruise lines include Curaçao on their Caribbean itineraries. More details will follow shortly.

Hotels

Curaçao offers a good range of accommodation options. More details will follow shortly.

Tour Ops

Three CTO-member tour operators serve the Curaçao. See pages 58-59 of the Guide to the Caribbean.

Itinerary

Day 1: Willemstad Walking Tour (Otrobanda and Punda); lunch at Marshe Bieu; visit Kura Hulanda Museum; shop at the Renaissance Mall;  dinner at de Gouverneur.
Day 2: Visit Dinah Veeris; visit the Curaçao Ostrich Farm; lunch at the Green House; visit the Curaçao Sea Aquarium; dinner at Equus.
Day 3: Visit the Christoffel Park and Shete Boca national park; lunch at Jaanchies; beach hopping (Playa Kenepa, Cas Abou, Porto Mari); dinner at Kome.
Day 4: Visit Serena’s Art Factory; lunch at Saint Tropez Ocean Club; visit Chobolobo Liqueur Factory, shop at Zuikertuintje Mall; dinner at Omundo.
Day 5: Climb Christoffel Mtn; lunch at Komedor Krioyo; visit Museo Tula; visit Nena Sanchez Art Gallery; dinner at Belle Terrace.

Garrett Hollander, Marketing Asst. Curaçao Tourist Board Europe