Klien Curacao

On this small island - a half mile from tip to tip - the beach runs around the entire perimeter. The western section is more popular with visitors as this is where you'll find the islands only facilities. Day trips are available; charter boats taking about 2 hours each way. With fantastic visibility above and below the water, sea turtles, dolphins, and other exciting marine creatures are commonly seen. The lighthouse on this small island is an additional interesting feature.

Positioned in the heart of the island of Klein Curacao, Klien Curacao is on the South coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying nearby. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; beaches less-traveled like Klien Curacao allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach
You'll need to take a boattrip out to this mostly deserted island 15 miles off the southeast coast of mainland Curacao.

Amenities and Ambiance

Snorkeling and diving are real treats at Klien Curacao, where beginners and experts can find something to their liking. If you are a novice, you'll want to stick to the western side where the water is protected and calmer. The sand on the beach is powdery, fine, and endlessly walkable. Don't forget the sunscreen though as shaded areas are extremely scarce.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Luckily, umbrellas will be available for use to guests hoping for relief from the sultry island sun.

Guests that are hoping to enjoy the comforts provided at this location, need not worry; Klien Curacao is situated in an area that is generally considered off the beaten path. Taking that into consideration, there's no need to plan ahead what part of the day you show up, since there is very little possibility you be forced to cope with too many additional visitors who will also want access to the conveniences that are there.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South coast of Klein Curacao. It is near some interesting sites like Curacao Marine Park, which is located 11 and a half miles away, and it is among the attractions in the area.

History-focused attractions such as Fort Beekenburg are a great compliment to the natural beauty of Klien Curacao, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Curaçao, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this site can be found 16 miles from this destination of historical interest.

If you can't wait to see as many of Curaçao's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Klien Curacao
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.5 W Curacao
Old Quarry Golf Course Golf Course 14.3 WNW Curacao
Fort Beekenburg Historical Site 15.8 WNW Curacao
Serena's Art Factory Art Gallery 16.1 NW Curacao
Diamond Beach Casino Casino 17.0 WNW Curacao

Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but Willemstad is the closest populated region. although you may find some smaller residential areas nearer to the beach.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well.

Don't anticipate finding any of Curaçao's large resorts and hotels close to this beach, though if you're trying to avoid hoards of travelers, the shortage of accommodations will certainly be welcomed.


You might not find any places to eat close to this location, so you might want to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Klien Curacao isn't the only beach worth checking out on Klein Curacao.

Another location you might enjoy is Barbara Beach, found 15 miles to the west-northwest. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might like Daibooibaai. It's found 33 and a half miles to the west-northwest.

You might also want to visit Caracasbaai, located 16 miles away.

Perhaps Klien Curacao is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Curaçao you might like.


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