Cas Abao Beach

A pristine beach that is well loved by families with young children and watersports enthusiasts alike, this beach is often noted as one of the best on the island.

Located on the island of Curacao, in the vicinity of St. Willibrordus, Cas Abao Beach is on the West edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Cas Abao Beach stands out because it's the ideal location for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Other nearby beaches in Curaçao may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Cas Abao Beach, but tend to be busier since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

If you find that you choose beach days that provide a relaxing enclave, then think about trying out Cas Abao Beach; it's back in a much quieter area of Curacao.

Surrounded by cliffs and tropical greenery, this beach is not a quiet and secluded one; in fact it is just commercial enough to provide guests with all of their favorite beach going needs like ice cold beverages, snacks, watersports equipment, and even a masseuse.

What's Nearby


Set on the West coast of Curacao; the area hosts attractions such as Landhuis Ascension, which is three and a half miles away.

Historical attractions like Landhuis Kenepa Plantation offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Cas Abao Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Curaçao, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this coastline is located nine miles to the north-northwest of this interesting historical site.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Cas Abao Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Landhuis Ascension Museum 3.6 NE Curacao
Savonet Museum Museum 8.6 N Curacao
Landhuis Kenepa Plantation Historical Site 8.8 NNW Curacao
Tula Museum Museum 8.8 NNW Curacao
Blue Bay Golf and Beach Resort Golf Course 9.6 SE Curacao

Cities and Towns

The closest part on Curacao to Cas Abao Beach is St. Willibrordus. Keep in mind that this section in Curaçao is not overly developed, and it will be a pleasant day trip for those looking to check out the local scene.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the nearby hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels within driving distance, the ones found nearest to the water have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Cas Abao Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coral Estate 1.8 mi. SE Resort
Bayside Boutique Hotel 9.7 mi. SE Hotel


Although the area surrounding Cas Abao Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you are willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant, which is not far off the beach at all.

Nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Cas Abao Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant (999) 864-7558 Dutch, Indonesian Very Casual 0.8 mi. SE
Karakter (599) 9 864-2233 Caribbean, French Very Casual 2.2 mi. SSE
Villa Monte Bar Grill Restaurant (599-9) 516-5063 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Cas Abao Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Boca Santa Cruz, located a brief car or taxi trip away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might like Daibooibaai. It's located one and a quarter miles to the south-southeast.

You may also want to consider Playa Porto Mari, which is located within a short distance.

Curaçao has plenty to offer its visitors, and Cas Abao Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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