What's Located Around Papagayo Beach Resort

Nearby Beaches

Jan Thiel Beach

Among the most anticipated places to visit in all of Curaçao are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. Here, you shouldn't be too far from nearby beaches.

Each of the beaches in this region have different personalities, which might or might not be just right for you. The following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Papagayo
Beach Distance Direction Location
Jan Thiel Beach 0.2 SW Jan Thiel
Caracasbaai 1.0 E 4.9 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Seaquarium Beach 1.5 WNW 2.5 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Pampoen Beach 1.9 WNW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Mambo Beach 1.9 WNW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Barbara Beach 2.0 ESE 6.0 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Avila Beach 3.1 WNW Willemstad

Jan Thiel Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near this property. Since you can find this beach a short distance to the south west of this resort, you really won't have to journey far to enjoy a beautiful shoreline. A well-developed European-style beach built up with all the essentials and non-essentials for a fun day on the beach, Jan Thiel Beach is always busy with tourists lounging, participating in watersports, and enjoy the dining opportunities.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are interested to know about what's in the surrounding area may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their location. Papagayo Beach Resort is located in Jan Thiel, a neighborhood on Curacao; it is to the southeast of Willemstad.

The areas that are closest to Papagayo Beach Resort are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Zeelandia 3.3 NW
Nieuwpoort 3.8 ESE
Scharloo 3.8 NW
Waaigat Inlet 3.8 WNW
Willemstad 4.0 NW
Punda 4.0 NW
downtown Willemstad 4.3 WNW
Little St. Joris 4.3 ENE
Otrabanda 4.6 WNW

Nearby Attractions

Hato Caves

Papagayo Beach Resort is an excellent place to stay for active travelers. There are plenty of active pursuits to be found when exploring near this lodging. You will soon notice that this section of Curacao has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Landhuis Brievengat, Kueba Di Hato, and Hato Caves. The nearest attraction of the three is Landhuis Brievengat.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Papagayo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Landhuis Brievengat Historical Site -- -- 4.4 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Kueba Di Hato Cave 8.5 NW 4.3 mi. North of Piscadera
Hato Caves Cave 8.5 NW 4.2 mi. North of Piscadera
Landhuis Groot Kwartier Historical Site 4.1 NNW 2.2 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 3.1 NW Willemstad
Fort Nassau Historical Site 4.2 NW Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery 2.8 NW Willemstad
Aloe Vera Plantation Plantation 4.4 NE 6.1 mi. East of Willemstad
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum -- -- Downtown Willemstad
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Curacao Museum Museum -- -- Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park Park 1.9 N 3.0 mi. East of Willemstad
The Money Museum Yotin Kortá Museum 4.0 NW Scharloo
Curacao Maritime Museum Museum 4.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Brion Monument 4.4 WNW Otrabanda
Willemstad Historical District Historical Site 4.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 4.1 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 4.1 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Andres Bello Monument 5.1 WNW Willemstad
Governor's Palace Historical Site 4.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 4.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Fort Church Museum Museum 4.3 WNW Punda
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 4.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Historical Site 4.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm Zoo 4.7 NE 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 1.3 WNW 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Aquarium 1.3 WNW 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg Historical Site 1.1 ESE 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.8 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, Landhuis Brievengat might be a good choice. Landhuis Brievengat was built around the middle of the 18th century, and was one of the largest plantations on the island. In 1877 the home was destroyed in a hurricane, but the National Trust restored it to its former glory, and now it stands as a history museum.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it can often be helpful to learn about nearby accommodations as a means to get a feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find lots of additional properties to look at prior to making a decision, as this portion of Curacao offers guests an impressive variety of hotel and resort options. If you'd like to find more info on the booking options available in the region, consult the table below.

Accommodations near Papagayo
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Chogogo Resort 0.1 NW Jan Thiel, Curacao
Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort 0.1 SE Jan Thiel, Curacao
Royal Sea Aquarium Resort 1.4 WNW 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Lions Dive & Beach Resort 1.4 WNW 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort 1.6 WNW 2.3 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Sunscape Curacao 1.8 WNW 2.2 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort 2.0 ESE 6.0 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 2.3 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Celeste Hotel 2.4 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 2.6 WNW Willemstad, Curacao

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