Daibooibaai

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There are several facilities available to patrons of Daibooibaai beach including deck chairs, which are available during the weekends, and wooden umbrellas. These popular do shores tend to get crowded with locals at times, especially on Sundays.

Located on the island of Curacao, in the vicinity of St. Willibrordus, Daibooibaai is on the West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Curaçao. While Daibooibaai may be a little harder to reach, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

How to Access The Beach

On the northern part of the island, it's a ways from Willemstad, but you can get here in the car simply enough from there by heading west on Weg Naar Westpunt. Take that to the town of Sint Willibrordus where you'll take your second left after passing Weg Naar San Sebastian. Take your second left once more, and follow the road as is it curves right all the way to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Daibooibaai features crystal clear water with giant cliffs rising out of their depths providing visitors with some truly stunning views. Beachgoers can spot varying vibrant corals that cover the steel-grey rocks that protrude from these waters. Several hiking trails can be found on the cliffs surrounding the beach, and because it yet remains undeveloped, there is a huge variety of wildlife on show here.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch. On some days, it may be possible to get lunch from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. These popular shores tend to get crowded with locals on the weekends, especially on Sundays.

Daibooibaai brings visitors a quiet and peaceful environment, since the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the West coast of Curacao; it's located near attractions like Landhuis Ascension, which is four and a half miles to the north-northeast of this spot.

Historical attractions such as Landhuis Kenepa Plantation offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at Daibooibaai, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Curaçao's past, without having to go too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, this shore is within driving distance from this place of historical significance.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Daibooibaai
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Landhuis Ascension Museum 4.4 NNE Curacao
Blue Bay Golf and Beach Resort Golf Course 8.5 SE Curacao
Holland Casino Casino 9.2 E Curacao
Savonet Museum Museum 9.7 N Curacao
Landhuis Kenepa Plantation Historical Site 10.0 NNW Curacao

Cities and Towns

The nearest region of Curacao to Daibooibaai is St. Willibrordus. Keep in mind that Otrabanda is not exactly a bustling area, so for those wishing to see more of the area, St. Willibrordus could be a great choice for a day trip.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Daibooibaai is not located near many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Although travelers will not find very many accommodations in the immediate vicinity, those options closest to the beach are shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Daibooibaai
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coral Estate 0.7 mi. SE Resort
Airport Hotel and Holland Casino 9.2 mi. E Hotel

Food

Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant, which is just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Daibooibaai
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant (999) 864-7558 Dutch, Indonesian Very Casual 0.5 mi. N
Karakter (599) 9 864-2233 Caribbean, French Very Casual 1.0 mi. SSE
Villa Monte Bar Grill Restaurant (599-9) 516-5063 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Daibooibaai on Curacao.

You might also enjoy Boca Santa Cruz, found a quick car or cab ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might find that Cas Abao Beach is just right. You'll find it one and a quarter miles to the north-northwest.

Travelers may also want to consider Playa Porto Mari, which is located a half mile to the north.

You may find that Daibooibaai is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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