Curaçao Tourist Board - Archive (things to do in curacao)

2019
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
| 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
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
18,
2019
| 01:16 AM Europe/Amsterdam
You may not have heard of the southern Caribbean island of Curacao before, but it needs to be on your radar for a family vacation in the sunshine. Along with its sister islands of Aruba and Bonaire, the trio make up the Dutch, alphabet-inspired “ABC ...
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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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April
11,
2019
| 06:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The 2019 Annual Curaçao International Dive Festival is focused on building an atmosphere that will both educate and foster the enjoyment of sharing the amazing underwater experiences located right here in Curaçao. ...
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April
09,
2019
| 10:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curaçao’s April Dive Site of the Month ...
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February
05,
2019
| 08:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Director's Bay is one of Curaçao’s historic landmarks, located between the famous Tugboat wreck and Small Wall - perfectly suited for divers, snorkelers and beach goers alike. ...
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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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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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October
02,
2018
| 04:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curacao is a Caribbean island not far from Venezuela. It is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, blending Caribbean and Dutch culture in perfect proportion. The local language, Papiamentu, is a polyglot’s delight. This patois ...
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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. ...
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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...
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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
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. ...
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August
02,
2018
| 05:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The first time I visited Curaçao was for a quick weekender in July 2011. My plan was simple, to see as much of the island as possible during my short stay, explore as many bars and restaurants, and make sure I found my way to the infamous Mambo Beach...
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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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July
21,
2018
| 03:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Recently several major publications came out with their 2018 bucket lists of places to visit, things to do, and experiences to be had. We can't feature them all so we've gathered some of them together so you can see what people are writing about our ...
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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.  ...
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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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February
03,
2018
| 04:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On a very cold and snowy morning, we went to the airport for our flight to paradise island Curacao. And paradise we found! ...
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2017
December
16,
2017
| 03:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Where to stay, eat, drink and shop in Curaçao. ...
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December
07,
2017
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
When I invited luxury lifestyle guru and blogger Duane Wells for a weekend in Curacao, he might have imagined it would involve sipping drinks by the pool, shopping and spa treatments. Except Duane knows me. And in previous trips, I’ve made him sho...
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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 ...
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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
18,
2017
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
I was determined not to scream and squeal like a little girl, but I couldn’t help myself.  I was on the southern Caribbean island of Curaςao and a full grown ostrich was eating out of my bare hands. ...
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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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