What's Near Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

The delightful beaches on Curacao are boasted as some of the most enjoyable sights that the island has to offer.

Visitors love that Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is located directly on Barbara Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions at this property. Once a quiet stretch of sand only frequented by locals on the weekends, Barbara Beach is not part of a luxury resort. It still remains relatively uncrowded, making it a great spot to relax and unwind. For guests who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Santa Barbara Plantation
Beach Distance Direction Location
Caracasbaai 1.2 NW 4.9 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Jan Thiel Beach 2.0 WNW Jan Thiel
Seaquarium Beach 3.5 WNW 2.5 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Pampoen Beach 3.9 WNW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Mambo Beach 3.9 WNW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Baoase Beach 4.5 WNW Willemstad

Caracasbaai is probably the most convenient option to visit near this property. With an underwater park, this beach has become very popular with snorkelers and divers. Locals also frequent this beach where access is simple and free.

Nearby Areas

Guests seeking to learn a bit more about the surrounding area's offerings may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest city or town is from the property. Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort can be found near the center of the island of Curacao, 6.6 miles east-southeast of Otrabanda; it is to the east-southeast of Willemstad.

The areas found closest to Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Nieuwpoort 1.8 SE
Jan Thiel 1.8 WNW
Little St. Joris 3.5 NE
Zeelandia 5.1 NW
Santa Catarina 5.2 N
Scharloo 5.8 WNW
Waaigat Inlet 5.8 WNW
Willemstad 6.0 WNW
Punda 6.0 WNW
downtown Willemstad 6.3 WNW

Nearby Attractions

Hato Caves

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort serves as a wonderful place to stay for active vacationers. There are numerous fun activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. Yes, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including Landhuis Brievengat, Kueba Di Hato, and Hato Caves. The closest of the three is Landhuis Brievengat.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more named in the following table.

Attractions Near Santa Barbara Plantation
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Landhuis Brievengat Historical Site -- -- 4.4 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Kueba Di Hato Cave 10.3 NW 4.3 mi. North of Piscadera
Hato Caves Cave 10.3 NW 4.2 mi. North of Piscadera
Landhuis Groot Kwartier Historical Site 5.8 NW 2.2 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 5.0 NW Willemstad
Fort Nassau Historical Site 6.1 NW Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery 4.7 NW Willemstad
Aloe Vera Plantation Plantation 4.6 N 6.1 mi. East of Willemstad
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Curacao Museum Museum -- -- Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park Park 3.5 NW 3.0 mi. East of Willemstad
The Money Museum Yotin Kortá Museum 6.0 WNW Scharloo
Curacao Maritime Museum Museum 6.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum 6.4 WNW Otrabanda
Plaza Brion Monument 6.4 WNW Otrabanda
Willemstad Historical District Historical Site 6.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 6.1 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 6.1 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Andres Bello Monument 7.1 WNW Willemstad
Governor's Palace Historical Site 6.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 6.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Fort Church Museum Museum 6.3 WNW Punda
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 6.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Historical Site 6.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm Zoo 4.4 NNE 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 3.3 WNW 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Aquarium 3.3 WNW 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg Historical Site 0.9 NW 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.9 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Landhuis Brievengat might be what the doctor ordered. 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 deciding on a place to stay, it is often smart to learn more about nearby accommodations as a means to better understand the region. You'll find no shortage of other destinations to learn about in the vicinity, as this part of Curacao houses a terrific range of hotels and resorts to choose from. The following table provides a list of the hotel booking possibilities available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Santa Barbara Plantation
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort 1.9 WNW Jan Thiel, Curacao
Papagayo Beach Resort 2.0 WNW Jan Thiel, Curacao
Chogogo Resort 2.1 WNW Jan Thiel, Curacao
Royal Sea Aquarium Resort 3.4 WNW 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Lions Dive & Beach Resort 3.4 WNW 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort 3.7 WNW 2.3 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Sunscape Curacao 3.8 WNW 2.2 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 4.2 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Celeste Hotel 4.3 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 4.5 WNW Willemstad, Curacao

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