In Curaçao you can have it all.
The largest of the Dutch “ABC” islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao) off the coast of Venezuela, Curaçao is one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets. Most beaches are in coves and bays on the sheltered southwestern coast, where the tranquil water is perfect for snorkeling.
How to get there?
Fly to Hato International Airport in Plaza Margareth Abraham, cose to Willemstad.
How is weather?
In Curacao the climate is semiarid tropical; with temperatures between 23ºC and 32ºC. The rainy season begins in September and finishes in January.
What is the official currency?
The Antillean guilder, also called the florin. But U.S. dollars circulate freely.
What language is spoken in Curaçao?
Language in Curaçao is greatly diversified, due to that the island has been infused with many international cultures.mThe majority speak Papiamentu, which is a Creole language influenced by Portuguese, English, Spanish, and Dutch. But many of the locals speak at least 3, English, Spanish and Dutch.
What outdoor activities can you do?
Dip below the surface in any Curaçao’s 40 prime dive areas to find coral reefs teeming with yellowtail, snapper, parrotfish and angelfish.
Explore tropical gardens, trails, limestone cliffs and faces with 4,446 acre Christoffel National Park, formed from three plantations.
Take a day trip to Klein Curaçao, an uninhabited island where you can snorkel, dive, and spot dolphins, turtles and manta rays.
How to spend your afternoons?
Launch a shopping expedition in the heart of cosmopolitan Willemstad, named a UNESCO World Heritage site for tis multi-colored 16th-century Dutch arquitecture. In the pedestrianized streets and alleys of the Punda district, you’ll find duty-free deals on everything from French perfume to Italian leather.
After dark, the action moves to jazz clubs, casinos, and waterfront restaurants.
Did you know?
Laraha – the unique ingredient of Curaçao liqueur – descends from the sweet, juicy Valencia oranges Spanish settlers brought un 1499. See how the liqueur is made at a century-old Landhuis Chobolobo distillery.
Where can you stay?
At the family resort –Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino