What's Near Papagayo Beach Resort

Nearby Beaches

Jan Thiel Beach

Travelers visiting this area of Curacao usually enjoy the water at one of the stunning beaches. Having them available nearby will make this area particularly desirable.

Each of the access points on Curacao have their own unique features; even differences between their amenities can make a difference in which beach you choose to visit. Every one of the options near Papagayo Beach Resort (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the following names to learn more:

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
Baoase Beach 2.5 WNW Willemstad
Avila Beach 3.1 WNW Willemstad

The closest option is Jan Thiel Beach. Since this beach is a moderate traveling distance away, you won't have to journey far to enjoy an endless sparkling backdrop. 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

Vacationers who are curious about the surrounding area's offerings might like to know how far away the adjacent town or city is from their accommodations. Papagayo Beach Resort is located in Jan Thiel, a neighborhood on Curacao; it's to the southeast of Willemstad.

The areas found closest to Papagayo Beach Resort are listed 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 a wonderful spot for active travelers. There are an abundance of activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. You will find that this section of Curacao has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Landhuis Brievengat, Kueba Di Hato, and Hato Caves. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Landhuis Brievengat.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those listed 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
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
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum 4.4 WNW Otrabanda
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 a place where you can while away some free time, Landhuis Brievengat could be a good option. 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

Finding info about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes a good means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. You'll find lots of additional places to consider before reaching a decision, as this part of Curacao has a wide selection of resort and hotel options. Have a look at the following table to find a complete list of lodging options that are found in the vicinity.

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 2.5 WNW Willemstad, Curacao

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