Culture. History. Endless Adventure...

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From deep-sea diving to exploration of the island's rich history & culture...Curaçao offers memorable experiences of every kind

 

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Experience Curaçao...

The island of Curacao offers something for everyone.  Take a submarine on a deep-sea dive at Sub-Station Curacao.  Walk across the world's only motorized floating bridge or tour the western hemisphere's oldest synagogue in continuous use in Willemstad.  Explore Curaçao's natural beauty at the island's extraordinary national parks.  Or, head out on the town to experience the island's vibrant nightlife.

It's your vacation...do it all, or nothing at all!

Tours & Excursions

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Explore Curaçao - City & East Highlights Tour 
Get to know most of Curaçao in just one tour! Enjoy a great chance for scenic photos at the most beautiful viewpoint of the Spanish Water Bay.  Savor a liqueur tasting at the Blue Curacao Liqueur Factory Plantation House. Last but not least stroll historic, Willemstad and learn all about the oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere.  Walk across the world's only motorized floating bridge (nominated for the 8th world wonder)! Take some time to shop or just have a drink at one of the bars with views of the natural harbor and colorful architecture.

Hato Caves & Paradise Beach Adventure
Combine a fun beach day with a little adventure!  You'll visit the Hato Caves where you'll explore awe-inspiring caverns that date back more than 200,000 years.  Next, you'll head to the beach where you can simply bask in the Caribbean Sun, cool off in the Caribbean Sea, or even snorkel off the beach!

Meet, Swim or Dive with Dolphins (pictured)
Have a truly memorable experience at one of the most unique aquariums in the world that houses dolphins in their natural environment. Stand waist deep in the water and pet the dolphin gently, or swim and even dive with them in the natural lagoon or open ocean where the dolphins will of interact with you!

ATV Off-Road Adventure
Discover the wild side of Curaçao by crossing off-road to the rugged North Coast of the island!  Visit a hidden cave, a beautiful lookout point and much more. The guides will show you the island's most picturesque locales, which are not accessible by car.

Catamaran Snorkel Adventure (Bounty Adventures)
Embark on a very fun Snorkel and BBQ Cruise and enjoy a wonderful day on the water!  Marvel at the villas and yachts of Curaçao that surround Spanish Water Bay before diving into the water for an afternoon snorkeling adventure at the sunken tugboat surrounded by tropical fish and colorful coral! 

Sub-Station Curaçao - Submarine Tour
Embark on a memorable journey to places where very few people have ever been! From inside the submarine you will have a clear view with visibility of over 60 feet (30m). The colorful fish, corals and old shipwrecks are an extraordinary site! 

To book Tours & Excursions, and to learn about additional options, contact our Concierge.

Culture & History

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  • Mikve Israel Emanuel Synagogue & Jewish Museum (pictured)
    Oldest synagogue in continuous use in western hemisphere. (Willemstad)
  • The 'Old Swinging Lady'
    Unique to Curacao, the walking bridge connecting Punda and Otrabanda is the world's only motorized floating bridge.  It has been nominated as the 8th Wonder of the World.
  • Kura Hulanda Museum
    An anthropological museum focusing on the predominant cultures of Curacao, chronicling the Origin of Man, the African slave trade, West African empires, Pre-Colombian gold, Mesopotamian relics and Antillean art.  Situated on the site of a former slave yard.  (Willemstad)
  • Curacao Maritime Museum
    Explore Curacao's more than 500 years of marititime history including authentic nautical charts, ship models and navigation equipment.  Guided tours are available on Wednesday and Saturdays.
  • Nena Sanchez Gallery
    Discover the extraordinary artwork of Nena Sanchez.  Her work captures the essence of Curacao with vibrant colors inspired by the island's architecture, blue skies and turqoise waters. (Punda-Willemstad)

Popular Curaçao Attractions

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Only in Curaçao

  • Ostrich Farm (pictured)
    Get up close and personal with the world's largest bird!  Feed, ride, and even eat ostrich steak and eggs!  The Ostrich Farm also features safari tours where you can see a variety of wildlife.
  • Aloe Vera Plantation
    Curacao's aloe vera plantation cultivates more than 100,000 specimens of aloe vera.  The plantation focuses on producing in the most ecological ways possible and does not use any chemical pesticides or artificial fertilizers.  CurAloe products are made here, and their bath products are used in all of Santa Barbara's rooms and suites.
  • Dinah Veeris Herb Garden
    In 1981, Dinah Veeris began research on healing herbs, and by 1991, she started her herb garden, plant by plant. She is recognized for her work in preserving Curacao's culture and the healing herbs.  
  • The Genuine Curacao Liqueur Factory
    Many are more familiar with, 'Blue Curacao' than they are the island itself.  Visit the home of, 'Blue Curacao' and learn about the liqueur's surprising history dating back to Spanish discovery in 1499. 

National Parks

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  • Christoffel Park
    Curacao's largest national park, featuring Mt. Christoffel (the island's tallest peak), hiking trails, and a wide variety of plant and animal life.  Christoffel Park is a favorite spot for bird watching.
  • Shete Boka Park
    If you enjoy getting off of the beaten track, Shete Boka is for you.  The rockey wave-exposed north coast of the island is where three species of sea turtles lay their eggs.  The park starts at the breathtaking, Boka Tabla, where huge waves thunder into an underground cavern.  Walk down to the mouth of the cavern to get up-close to the crashing waves. Then, hike along the limestone bluffs above the cavern for spectacular views of the coastline.

To see more Curaçao attractions, view our Island Map >

Casinos & Nightlife

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Curacao is well-known for its many casinos and exciting nightlife.  Below are some of the best spots to go for a night out on the town...

  • Diamond Beach Casino (Jan Thiel Village)
  • Renaissance Casine (Willemstad)
  • The Emerald Casino (Willemstad)
  • Holiday Beach Casino

Vibrant nightlife can be found all across the island on any given night.  Some of the most popular spots are in the primarily Dutch areas of the island including Mambo Beach and Jan Thiel Village.  Nightlife can range from lively clubs with multiple dance floors to a quiet beach bar where you can enjoy cocktails while watching the sunset.

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Island Shuttle & Car Rental

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Island Map

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