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2019
November
21,
2019
| 08:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Curacao Marriott Beach Resort has officially relaunched following the completion of a $40 million renovation project. The 336-room hotel has been renovated “to represent the latest innovative design thinking from the Marriott hotels brand,” ac...
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November
20,
2019
| 10:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
CURAÇAO, OFTEN REFERRED TO as the C of the ABC Islands (also including Aruba and Bonaire), isn’t an overly touristy spot, and perhaps that’s part of the allure. Catering to the North American traveler, the island offers simplicity in its most beautif...
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November
18,
2019
| 09:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
November 18th, 2019 - WILLEMSTAD, CURAÇAO – Those who went last year are still glowing from the magic of the Tabula Rasa Festival. The journey to the festival site, the laid back vibe, the enchanting decor, and the world-class artists are still fresh...
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November
16,
2019
| 03:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Maybe you know Willemstad. The Floating Bridge. Maybe even Mambo Beach. But there is another Curaçao, a hidden Curaçao, ripe for discovery. This is the island’s far western coast, home to its most spectacular beaches, rugged, raw stretches of s...
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October
26,
2019
| 02:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Sister island to Aruba and Bonaire, Curacao’s idyllic Dutch Caribbean shores attract many different types of visitors. From large groups on family vacations looking for a convenient beachside location and the little extra amenities that make it a bit...
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October
24,
2019
| 10:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The sparkling clear waters of Curacao, just like the more famous nearby Aruba, are an excellent place to scuba dive, snorkel and swim. Along with Bonaire, they make up the Dutch-owned ABC islands and enjoy balmy temperatures outside of the hurricane ...
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October
05,
2019
| 03:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When you think of things Curacao is best known for, most people are going to think of the mostly unrelated alcoholic syrup. But to travelers and people who love learning more about culture, that isn’t even a blip on the radar. Here are the top 5 reas...
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October
01,
2019
| 09:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For me, a vacation must include a beach. It is a simple as that. There is relaxing about the sea breeze massaging my body, the sand squeezing between my toes, and the sun covering my body. I just love being on the beach. So, I must admit that my r...
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October
01,
2019
| 03:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
WILLEMSTAD – September 30, 2019 – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is collaborating with the Government of Curaçao and Curaçao International Airport to switch fully to an online immigration card in a continuing effort to simplify travel to Curaçao. As...
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September
23,
2019
| 08:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curaçao ken je natuurlijk als paradijselijk oord met kleurrijke huisjes, kraakheldere azuurblauwe zee en stranden zo wit als verse hagel. Waar je misschien minder snel aan denkt is dat Curaçao ook een culinaire vakantiebestemming bij uitstek is en de...
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September
19,
2019
| 10:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Here is a recap of the 2019 Edition of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. We hope to see you next year. ...
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September
18,
2019
| 09:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for free things to do in Curaçao? This colorful Dutch Caribbean island is filled with an exciting kaleidoscope of fun things to do for all kinds of travelers, whether you’re on a cruise or a week-long vacation. In addition to the wealth of...
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September
09,
2019
| 09:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The 3rd edition was filled with amazing murals, meaningful art, street theatre, art installations, art expositions, live music, DJ’s, dance, delicious food, local vendors and much more! But kaya kaya is much more than a street party! Leading up to...
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September
04,
2019
| 10:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao -- known for its centuries-old, brightly colored architecture -- is located in the Caribbean Sea, about 45 miles north of Venezuela. Cruise ships dock in the Capital city of Willemstad, which had its historic cit...
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August
20,
2019
| 08:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Picture a quaint Dutch town, add a bunch of colors to it, place it in a tropical island and you’ve got yourself a Curaçao. We still can’t stop gushing about this slice of Caribbean paradise where untouched nature, dreamy turquoise waters, and colorfu...
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August
19,
2019
| 09:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Sunshine all year round, gorgeous white sand beaches and pristine turquoise waters – that’s Curacao (properly written Curaçao, pronounced cure-ah-sao). If you love snorkeling, scuba diving, or simply exploring beautiful islands around the world, Cura...
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August
14,
2019
| 04:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
I met some incredible people in Willemstad, Curacao and had an awesome time getting to know them and their beautiful island. ...
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August
08,
2019
| 06:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Kaya Kaya Street Party is back by popular demand for a third edition to bring the good vibes to Ser'i Otrobanda. Come and join us on Saturday, August the 24th 2019! As you can expect from Kaya Kaya, entrance is completely FREE. The Party Kay...
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July
30,
2019
| 10:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When I told friends and family my boyfriend and I would be visiting Curaçao during the Memorial Day holiday, the first question I got was "where is that?" Curaçao may be a little-known gem of the Caribbean compared to countries such as Jamaica and B...
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July
27,
2019
| 01:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The capital of Curaçao is steeped in history, one that dates back to 1634, when the Dutch took control from the Spanish and set up the island as a trade settlement. Today, the past is still present in the form of stunning architectural details that n...
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July
20,
2019
| 09:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for unique, street art, and 3D visuals in the Downtown core of Curacao, known as Punda, was like a hidden treasure hunt. In no other place, did I see sunflowers shoot out from the wall, parrots look so lifelike they could almost sit on my sho...
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July
18,
2019
| 05:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When you ask a random American if they know Curaçao, most will have never heard of it. If you then ask them if they know Blue Curaçao, they wholeheartedly answer yes. So does Blue Curaçao really come from the island, why is it blue, and who started i...
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July
09,
2019
| 05:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curacao, part of the ABC islands known as Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. All three islands are a Dutch Caribbean island. This is my first time visiting Curacao with the Curacao Tourist Board, and I’ve fallen in love with the culture, beaches, and the c...
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July
06,
2019
| 05:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curaçao has been on my radar for a while now and I’m excited to share that I finally got the opportunity to experience this Caribbean gem for myself back in May. From the pastel-colored colonial architecture in Willemstad to the crystal clear beaches...
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June
27,
2019
| 09:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
AS SOON AS HE smelled the cigarette, Miguel was not having it. “Hey!” he yelled at a doughy man walking up the rocky path to the top of Curaçao’sMount Christoffel. “Put that out! The hell you doing?” The man with the lit cigarette looked up lik...
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June
27,
2019
| 05:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
(Willemstad June 26, 2019) – Curaçao’s Culinary Team has successfully represented Curaçao at this year’s Taste of the Caribbean competition organized by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) in Miami. These highly motivated young chefs and...
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June
27,
2019
| 12:03 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Curacao is part of the Dutch Caribbean ABC (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao) islands. Located only 176 miles from Caracas, Venezuela and 1,192 miles from Miami, the island is a perfect paradise for sun seekers and snowbirds looking for a place to escape ...
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June
25,
2019
| 07:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When the temperature rises and the sun make its presence known, we take every minute to enjoy some time outside. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a barbecue with friends or an intimate party of 15—outside is where the memories are made. But, e...
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June
24,
2019
| 10:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Say Hello To Curaçao! I’m excited to share my little trip down to the beautiful island of Curaçao, one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets, earlier this Summer with you guys! It is one of the islands that make up the ABC islands, along with Aruba...
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June
20,
2019
| 10:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It is with great joy and also a little pride that the organization of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new acts for the upcoming edition. Black Eyed Peas and Earth, Wind & Fire have been added to the lineup on Friday 30 August, and Nicky...
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