Got your tickets printed out and your luggage zipped up? Read on for a few basic Willemstad tips before you go.
A large city, Willemstad promises plenty of excitement no matter your interests.
Would you like to meet the locals? That shouldn't be a problem. 130,000 people call this area of Curacao home.
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You're on vacation! It's the best time to splurge on life's little luxuries. Spend a couple of nights at the Baoase Luxury Resort (Winterswijkstraat 2) or the Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino All Inclusive (Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. #78) and enjoy excellent service and a decadent room. If you'd rather spend your money on unforgettable Willemstad experiences, make a reservation at the De Plantage (Jan Thiel Kavel 2) or the Alablanca Apartments, Residents Inn (Kaya Toni Kunchi 15 A).
Suitcase all packed? Excellent — hop on the plane to Hato International Airport (CUR). Once you land, you'll be only 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the north from the middle of Willemstad.
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Collecting a car directly from Hato International Airport means you'll be out of the air and onto the freeway in no time at all. You'll stumble across Sixt only a brief walk away. Payless is another top choice.
Consider renting a car from Budget at Renaissance Curacao Resort. They are conveniently located right in the city center. Another option is Avis at Mega Pier.
Many have said that knowledge is power. With that in mind, you're sure to feel a little more powerful when you're done with Postal Museum. Need some more ideas? Try to envisage the army of fighters who were tasked with guarding Fort Amsterdam. The horror of past combats are still etched on its mighty walls. But that's not all. Picture the army of fighters who were once tasked with safeguarding Fort Nassau. The fury of past battles can still be found on its mighty walls.
Traveling isn't just about unwinding; it's about taking a trip outside your comfort zone and discovering different things. Are you ready for some new experiences?
There are so many activities to pick from in Willemstad. Here are our top recommendations:
Checked out all the highlights in Willemstad itself? If you have a couple more days on your hands, there is plenty more available in the surrounding area. Lagun is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) away. Tourists frequently come here to get to Grote Knip Beach.
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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is situated on Curaçao's south coast, right on the beach, where guests can learn to scuba-dive, snorkel, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard. The island's capital, Willemstad, is 30 minutes away and easily accessible. The airport is a scenic 40 minute drive from the hotel.
Facing the Caribbean Sea and east of downtown Willemstad's shopping, dining, and sightseeing, this multi-section hotel is centered around an 18th-century Dutch Colonial mansion.
A 5-minute walk from resort's historic Rif Fort, Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino overlooks the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea from picturesque Willemstad. Guests can bus around the island from the nearby station, or hike across Christoffel National Park, a vast reserve only 30 minutes away by car.
This family-friendly Willemstad hotel is located on the waterfront, within 2 mi (3 km) of Mambo Beach and Curacao Sea Aquarium. Parke Tropikal Zoo and Zuikertuin Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Piscadera, this romantic resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sambil Curacao, Curacao Museum, and Renaissance Shopping Mall. Rif Fort and Museum Kura Hulanda are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Hato Caves and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from University of the Netherlands Antilles (UNA). Blue Bay and Sambil Curacao are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in the heart of Willemstad, this luxury resort is within a 10-minute walk of Museum Kura Hulanda, Fort Amsterdam, and Postal Museum. Governors Palace and Fort Nassau are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Willemstad, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within a 10-minute walk of Mambo Beach and Curacao Sea Aquarium. Zuikertuin Mall and Curacao Maritime Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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