Newsroom Curacao | Information and Inspiration for your trip (Caribbean getaway)

2019
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...
Read more
May
31,
2019
| 10:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Essence's exclusive guide on how to see, taste and experience the hottest destinations in black travel. ...
Read more
January
30,
2019
| 02:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When you picture your dream vacation, does it involve sand or snow? For me, a perfect winter escape involves getting as far away as I can from cold weather.  ...
Read more
2018
November
10,
2018
| 05:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Where to stay and what to see on this vibrant isle ringed with golden-sand beaches and pristine coral reefs. ...
Read more
September
26,
2018
| 09:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You don’t need to go all the way to Europe to get your fix of culture. The Caribbean island of Curaçao is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands that is just a four-hour nonstop flight from JFK. ...
Read more
September
20,
2018
| 11:55 AM Europe/Amsterdam
CURAÇAO MAKES UP THE “C” in the trio of islands often referred to as the ABC Islands — Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao — located off the northern coast of Venezuela. As a Caribbean island, Curaçao has the sunshine and crystal-clear waters you’d expect, b...
Read more
August
11,
2018
| 10:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Turquoise blue waters, tranquil white-sand beaches, and shipwrecks and lighthouses to explore. It sounds like something out of an adventure tale, but it’s all there for the taking on Klein Curaçao. ...
Read more
July
10,
2018
| 06:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Last month Travis and I traveled to Curaçao in the Caribbean for a five night beach vacation. As I try to do after all of our trips, I put together this Curaçao Travel Guide in case you decide to travel to the island in the future.  ...
Read more
June
06,
2018
| 06:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Located just 40 miles north of Venezuela, the Dutch island of Curacao is known for its colorful architecture and crystal blue waters. There are a wide variety of attractions for families, seasoned travelers or anyone planning their next adventure.  ...
Read more
April
18,
2018
| 10:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For travelers seeking something a little different, this former Dutch colonial outpost offers culture and luxury. ...
Read more
February
24,
2018
| 03:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
    ...
Read more
February
20,
2018
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
We spent a day touring around the west side of Curacao to visit multiple beaches and sites on the west side of the island with Irie Tours. This is the perfect tour for you if you don’t want to rent a car and want an affordable and fun tour company to...
Read more
January
06,
2018
| 03:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you are planning a Caribbean getaway, and want to know what are the best beaches in Curacao, look no further! Here is a list of the top 14 curaçao beaches you need to visit! ...
Read more
2017
December
05,
2017
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is one of the more fascinating yet undiscovered islands in the region — from its captivating historic capital to its off-the-beaten-path beaches. To show you a bit more about why we love it here, we collected ...
Read more
November
01,
2017
| 12:10 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Much like beauty, romance is in the eyes of the beholder. Whether it’s a chilly winter evening spent snuggling under blankets or dipping into an infinity pool in a sultry tropical paradise, there are myriad honeymoon experiences that can quicken a co...
Read more
August
29,
2017
| 11:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The latest Curaçao promotion is all about the "blues" — everything from the island's azure waters to the lively late-night music scene. The beaches, in particular, are a standout, ranging from secluded coves to broad sweeps of sugar-white sand. But t...
Read more
April
29,
2017
| 03:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When you mention Curacao, most people think of a bright blue liquor that tastes like oranges—not a Caribbean island paradise. Often overshadowed by Aruba and Bonaire, the “C” of the Netherlands Antilles is a vibrant place teeming with incredible cora...
Read more
January
24,
2017
| 08:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The siren call of the Caribbean becomes tough to ignore at this time of year, with destinations like Jamaica, the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands the typical welcome respites from bitter winds and gigantic puffer coats. While these places have much...
Read more
January
17,
2017
| 05:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Two Caribbean beaches have been named among the best in the world, beating the famous sands of Hawaii, Tahiti and Greece, not to mention Brazil’s legendary Ipanema Beach.  ...
Read more
January
11,
2017
| 05:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
This past fall might have been my busiest in history, travel-wise. I bounced from one state to another state, one project to the next with little rest in between. As such, I totally haven’t had time to share my new favorite Caribbean hideaway: Curaça...
Read more
2016
December
02,
2016
| 01:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
I have a new motto: when life gets hectic, run away to Curaçao. I’m dead serious. I recently traded the stresses of New York City for the serenity of this island paradise and felt lighter of spirit and rejuvenated of body as soon as I laid eyes on it...
Read more
November
25,
2016
| 01:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
I’ve traveled to the Caribbean for all kinds of reasons—family vacations, cruises, bachelorette weekends, dive trips, you name it. And after nearly a decade as a scuba diver, I knew I was overdue to visit Curaçao, whose brilliantly clear waters make ...
Read more