Known for its incredible beaches and vast expanses of coral reefs, there are more things to do in Curacao than you can imagine. This beautiful Caribbean island bathed in the rays of the sun throughout the year, boasts a calm and beautiful blue sea around it, home to a great variety of marine flora and fauna, and in the heart of the island, its capital Willemstad It stands out for the beauty of the Dutch architecture in pastel colors and various attractions and activities such as visiting its famous liquor distillery or interesting museums.
The natural wonders of the island are also present in national parks such as Christoffel Park and Shete Boka Park, and if you are looking for a bit of entertainment, then head to the Curacao Sea Aquarium, which is one of the few in the world that has created natural environments for its marine inhabitants. Of course, you will also find a wide variety of boutiques and souvenir shops, as well as excellent international restaurants and traditional food.
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In Curacao you will always find the perfect beach to lie back and relax, and also to do incredibly fun water activities. Seaquarium Beach is a beautiful pristine beach surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars, perfect for families to visit during the day, and at night you can enjoy movie nights and concerts. Playa Forti is perfect to spend some time on, swim and then have a good snack and a dish of the Creole cuisine. Playa Kenepa/Knip Beach will be your favorites to swim while admiring the stunning views.
Welcome to the vibrant nightlife of Curacao. At night, you will witness how everything comes alive when the sun goes down, making way to a great diversity of entertainment, music and the sound of the sea accompanied by the starry night. Roll the dices at the incredible casinos such as Carnaval, Diamond and Veneto. Listen to great music, dance and have a tasty cocktail at bars and clubs like Emporio Curacao, Club Vanilla and 27 Bar & Terrace. Have a nice chat with a new friend at Miles Jazz Café or at Iguana Cafe. Go to the movies or visit the theater to enjoy different shows and performances.
Get ready for a fabulous shopping in Curacao, where duty-free is almost everywhere. First you can take a walk on Punda and Otrobanda’s Breedestraat and get great deals at any of the many shops you will find there. Mambo Beach Boulevard presents tourists with an innovative concept combining perfectly the best beach of Curacao, amazing shopping, dining and entertainment. At Renaissance Mall & Rif Fort you will have a myriad of great options in jewelry, clothing, accessories, beauty products and more.
The list of historic sites and landmarks of Curacao is long enough to keep you entertained during your vacations in this paradise island. You can begin by strolling around Willemstad to visit the Historic District, Punda and Otobanda, or Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue, downtown Willemstad, which is a must for all tourists. From there, head to Fort Amsterdam, a place built to protect the city many decades ago, and now home to the Governor’s Palace. Another interesting spot is the Dutch Reformed Church that will immediately call your attention for it has a British cannonball embedded in it.
During your vacation in Curacao, there are definitively many must-visit attractions that cannot be missed, for instance you can go to the Floating Market and enjoy a feast of colors and a variety of fresh products brought to the island by different points of the Caribbean on fishing boats. Then you can visit Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge, for it is really close to the market. And if you want to see some beach attractions, you have to visit Klein Curacao, an island with no population where diving, partying, etc., is always a great adventure.
The paradise island of Curacao invites you to explore its natural marvels such as Shete Boka National Park and Christoffel National Park two majestic and quiet places that have a lot to offer for nature lovers. And in that same line we recommend you to visit the Hato Caves which were formed millions of years ago under the sea, and which have incredible treasures for your eyes. But if you want to know the amazing animals of the island then you should go to the Curacao Ostrich Farm and the Curacao Sea Aquarium to make friends with their incredible creatures and learn about them.
The colors and savor of Curacao will welcome you at any of the various restaurants boasting the best and most original dishes from the national traditional with creole flavor cuisine. There, you will also find the freshest of fish and seafood cooked on a barbeque, fine cuts of meat, delicious salads as well as international delights like sushi. Get ready to taste a bit of Curacao through the many delicacies available for you to enjoy a nice typical "snack" while sipping a glass of the famous Curacao liqueur to enhance your experience.