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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.

Positioned near the middle of the island of Curacao, near St. Willibrordus, Daibooibaai is on the West edge of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; secluded parts of the coast like Daibooibaai might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

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.

There is also a snack bar here. If available, you could also try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. These popular shores tend to get crowded with locals on the weekends, especially on Sundays.

Daibooibaai grants an idyllic and tranquil getaway, especially since the surrounding region isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the West coast of Curacao. It is near Landhuis Ascension, which is found four and a half miles away, and it is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

History-focused attractions such as Landhuis Kenepa Plantation are a great compliment to the natural beauty of Daibooibaai, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Curaçao, without having to stray too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, this shore will be found a rather short taxi ride away from this place of historical significance.

If you can't wait to see as many of Curaçao's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions 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 part on Curacao to Daibooibaai is St. Willibrordus. It should be noted that St. Willibrordus is not overly developed, and it will be a nice day out for visitors wishing to get a better feel for the area.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Although beach-goers won't find that many hotels in the region, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Daibooibaai
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coral Estate 0.7 mi. SE Resort
Bayside Boutique Hotel 8.6 mi. SE Hotel
Airport Hotel and Holland Casino 9.2 mi. E Hotel


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you are prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant, which is a half mile to the north of it.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

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, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Curacao, and Daibooibaai is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Boca Santa Cruz, located a short taxi ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Cas Abao Beach. It's found one and a quarter miles to the north-northwest.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Playa Porto Mari, located within a short distance.

Daibooibaai could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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