Map of Attractions on Curacao

1 | Tula Museum

The Tula Museum is fittingly located at Landhuis Kenepa. This once plantation was home to the largest population of slaves on Curacao, and it was here that the rebellion that led to emancipation was launched by a slave named Tula.

Go a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) north-northeast from the center of Lagun to reach this museum, which is located on the premises of Landhuis Kenepa Plantation.

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2 | Landhuis Kenepa Plantation

Landhuis Kenepa Plantation, named for the fruit of the Kenepatree tree, was once the largest slave holding plantation on Curacao. In 1795, the slaves led a revolt that led to the abolition of slavery on the island.

This historical site is located within traveling range of Westpunt, and is from Tula Museum.

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1 | Den Paradera

Den Paradera is a garden of healing herbs as put together by Dinah Veeris. Veeris studied at the California School for Herbal Studies, and put Den Pardera together after interviewing the elderly in her community to learn about old healing traditions.

This park can be found within driving range of Westpunt, and is three miles (five kilometers) to the northeast of the center of Lagun.

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1 | Christoffel National Park

Since its establishment in 1978, Christoffel National Park has become a safe refuge for hundreds of native species that are scarcely seen anywhere on the rest of Curacao. Luckily, this conservation area and its rich ecosystem is open to visitors who seek to explore the side of Curacao away from the beaches and tourist attractions, and is sure to please anyone who takes the time necessary to fully appreciate this massive reserve.

This nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve is located 3.3 miles (5.3 km) to the east of the center of Lagun, and is on Savonet z/n.

Full details are available here.

1 | Landhuis Ascension

Landhuis Ascencion is a plantation house that was built in 1672. In 1965 it became a training center for the Royal Navy, but in recent years it has been restored to show how life was lived on the island in the 17th century.

Visitors can find this museum on Ascencion Mansion, approximately four miles (approximately six kilometers) north of the center of St. Willibrordus.

Further information can be found here.

1 | Blue Bay

The course makes skillful use of the area's natural features. Rocks, sand and water all factor in, and elevation changes are frequent.

Travelers will be able to find this golf course on Landhuis Blauw z/n, 0.8 miles (1.3 km) southeast of the center of Sint Michiel.

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Willemstad

Willemstad is one of only six whole towns in the Caribbean to be ranked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This means a few very important things, but tourists it means there is so many historic landmarks and sites to see that it can hard to fit them all into one vacation. In addition to the cultural significance this town has on Curacao, as home to several casinos it has entertainment value as well.… more…

You can click here for an interactive map of this area. Another alternative is to read additional information with regard to attractions in Willemstad on this page.

1 | Aloe Vera Plantation

Curacao is a leading producer in aloe vera, and visitors can take some time to explore one of the production plants and garden from which aloe vera is harvested. This Aloe Vera Plantation in particular focuses on keeping eco-friendly practices.

Make your way south west for about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) from the center of Santa Catarina to get to this plantation, which is situated on the eastern outskirts of the vicinity of Willemstad.

Additional details can be found here.

2 | Curacao Ostrich Farm

One of the most unique natural attractions in the Caribbean is the Curacao Ostrich Farm, where you can learn about and interact with the long-necked bird.

Travelers will find this zoo on Groot St. Joris West z/n, 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from Aloe Vera Plantation.

Further info is available here.

1 | Fort Beekenburg

Travelers will be able to find this historical site six miles (nine and a half kilometers) to the east-southeast of the center of Otrabanda.

1 | Old Quarry Golf Course

Beginning at the resort, the course winds along the Caribbean coast, then makes its way to the calm bay known locally as "Spanish Water." Elevated greens and undulating fairways add to the difficulty, and wind can sometimes play a factor, as one might expect from a seaside layout. Nevertheless, the course lends itself to a range of golfing abilities.

This golf course can be found southeast of Curacao, and is within Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort.

Additional information can be found here.

1 | Curacao Marine Park

Stretching from the Breezes Hotel to the eastern tip of the island is this unofficially protected area. Currently, the law does not make it a designated marine preserve, but they are working towards that goal and continue to remain vigilant in keeping the area pristine.

Head approximately ten miles (15 and a half kilometers) to the southeast from the center of Willemstad to get to this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

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The interactive map above indicates the approximate location of 40 attractions on Curacao.

To zoom into a closer look at a specific part of the map, or to learn concerning individual places shown on the map, click on the colored map pins. A second option is to use the following table to interact with the map. To try this, simply click on the colored map pin in the first column, or you can click on the location description shown in the third column.

Points of Interest Near Curacao
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Aloe Vera Plantation The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Blue Bay Golf and Beach Resort 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Sint Michiel
Carnaval Casino Downtown Willemstad
Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book Downtown Willemstad
Christoffel National Park 3.3 mi. East of Central Lagun
Curacao Casino 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda
Curacao Golf and Squash Club The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo 1.7 mi. East of Central Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park 9.8 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Curacao Maritime Museum Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Curacao Sea Aquarium 3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Otrabanda
Den Paradera 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Lagun
Diamond Beach Casino 4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Dolphin Academy Curacao 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Downtown Casino Downtown Willemstad
Dutch Reformed Church Downtown Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Downtown Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg 5.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Otrabanda
Fort Nassau 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Willemstad
Governor's Palace Downtown Willemstad
Hato Caves The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Hill Ross Casino Willemstad, Southeastern part of Curacao
Holland Casino The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Howard Johnson Plaza Casino Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Downtown Willemstad
Kueba Di Hato The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Landhuis Ascension 3.8 mi. North of Central St. Willibrordus
Landhuis Groot Kwartier The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao
Landhuis Kenepa Plantation 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Lagun
Landhuis Zeelandia 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Downtown Willemstad
Old Quarry Golf Course Southeastern part of Curacao
Plaza Brion Downtown Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park 3.7 mi. East of Central Otrabanda
Sunscape Casino 2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Tula Museum 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Lagun
Veneto Casino 0.9 mi. West of Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Downtown Willemstad
Willemstad Historical District Downtown Willemstad

 

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