Newsroom Curacao | Information and Inspiration for your trip (Curacao Tips)

2019
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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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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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
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
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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May
02,
2019
| 11:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
I have recently returned from a wonderful week-long holiday on the island of Curaçao. The small Caribbean island is part of the Lesser Antilles ABC islands (Aruba, Curaçao, and Bonaire) and is located 60km north of Venezuela’s coast. It’s a former Du...
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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.  ...
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January
23,
2019
| 05:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Memories are created when simple moments touch your heart. In the years that I lived on the island and the other years where I missed Curaçao, I came to pinpoint those beautiful moments that make this island steal mine and many people’s heart.  ...
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January
14,
2019
| 09:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A Dutch Caribbean island with a candy-colored capital city that last year celebrated 20 years as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Curacao sits pretty 70 miles east of Aruba and 35 miles north of Venezuela. ...
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2018
December
28,
2018
| 07:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Find plenty of beaches, culture and history on this Caribbean island located in the West Indies. ...
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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. ...
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November
05,
2018
| 05:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
International Corporation Habanos S.A. informed here it will reproduce the most important world Premium tobacco meeting, the Habano Festival, in the island of Curazao. A communiqué released this Wednesday, that Curaçao Dushi Island, recognized for...
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September
05,
2018
| 09:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Bon Bini (Welcome) to Curaçao! Living in the shadow of its more famous neighbor, Aruba, Curaçao is located just 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela. Curaçao is a long, arid island that has amazing weather year round. Not only does Curaçao offer go...
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August
20,
2018
| 09:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
During our trip to Curacao, we mostly focused on visiting Willemstad, the capital. We have plenty of beaches in Bonaire as well, so we needed some diversity. If you are visiting Curacao on a cruise ship, spending your day in Willemstad can be a wonde...
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August
16,
2018
| 08:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
I first visited two of the Dutch Caribbean islands for a business trip in 2016 – Aruba and Curaçao, with the latter being my favorite by far! Curaçao’s vibrant colors, cobble-stoned streets and stunning bridges totally bowled me over; and I knew I ha...
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August
09,
2018
| 09:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There's plenty of room to play on the island of Curacao, the largest of the Dutch Antilles. But it seems most visitors tend to congregate on cruise ships or nearby venues, dive sites, or in the casinos. When I visited, I focused, instead, on the art ...
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July
30,
2018
| 09:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curaçao is a small island (around 170 square miles) located off the north coast of Venezuela. Culturally diverse, with influences from Europe and West Africa, Curaçao is home to approximately 150,000 residents. Many tourists come to Curaçao for the s...
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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.  ...
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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...
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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! ...
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2017
December
23,
2017
| 04:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As a working dive professional, I thought I had seen it all but an experience in 2013 changed my perspective completely about the Dutch Caribbean Island of Curaçao. ...
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December
16,
2017
| 03:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Where to stay, eat, drink and shop in Curaçao. ...
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December
14,
2017
| 12:30 AM Europe/Amsterdam
On this Southern Caribbean island, an artist is transforming a ferocious local plant into a thing of beauty and grace that you can visit on your next vacation. ...
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July
17,
2017
| 11:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curacao doesn’t fit in with the rest of the Caribbean. And that’s what makes it worth visiting. South of the more popular island clusters in the Caribbean and just 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela, the island blends Dutch, Spanish, English, Portug...
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July
12,
2017
| 11:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Walking the pedestrian-only cobbled streets and alleys of Curaçao’s capital Willemstad, a UNESCO World Heritage City, it’s easy to forget you’re in the Caribbean and not a small town somewhere in the Netherlands.  ...
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June
29,
2017
| 01:02 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Life in Curaçao is a colorful mash-up of cultures. Locals speak a multitude of languages (four is the norm), thanks to its Dutch and Spanish colonial history and the influence of nearby South America. One of the best ways to get to know Curaçao is th...
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June
14,
2017
| 11:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When you’re planning a family beach vacation there are a lot of things to consider, especially when you have a family with varying ages of children. Curacao is a wonderful choice for families because it’s clean, relatively safe, easy to get to, and t...
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March
20,
2017
| 09:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There’s a lot more to enjoy on this island beyond the beaches and famous blue liqueur. The capital of Willemstad is the nexus of museums, history, and beautifully restored monuments, but this quirky little island has all kinds of hidden gems and cool...
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March
11,
2017
| 04:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
“Oh Wow! Curaçao! That’s where, exactly?” That was the general reaction I got when I mentioned I’d be going there. The Caribbean island, off the north western coast of Venezuela has been largely overshadowed by its two more popular sisters Aruba and ...
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