What's Near Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

The handsome beaches on Curacao are undoubtedly the most enticing outdoor sights that you'll find in the region. Therefore, most guests are delighted that this property is on the water, so you won't have to go far to have an amazing view of the water.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort was built directly on Barbara Beach, sun bathing is a popular pastime here. 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 vacationers who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near Santa Barbara Plantation
Beach Distance Direction Location
Caracasbaai 1.2 NW 4.9 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Jan Thiel Beach 2.1 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 4.0 WNW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

The nearest one is Caracasbaai. 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

Visitors who are curious about the area's important features might want to know how many miles the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort lies near the heart of the island of Curacao, 6.7 miles east-southeast of Otrabanda; it is to the east-southeast of Willemstad.

The table below lists some of the areas near Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Nieuwpoort 1.8 ESE
Jan Thiel 1.9 WNW
Little St. Joris 3.5 NE
Zeelandia 5.2 NW
Santa Catarina 5.3 N
Scharloo 5.9 WNW
Waaigat Inlet 5.9 WNW
Willemstad 6.0 WNW
Punda 6.1 WNW
downtown Willemstad 6.4 WNW

Nearby Attractions

Hato Caves

Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay on Curacao will quickly learn that Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is in a lovely location that's both active and serene. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Landhuis Brievengat, Kueba Di Hato, and Hato Caves. Of the three, the closest is Landhuis Brievengat.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are 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 5.9 NW 2.2 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 5.0 NW Willemstad
Fort Nassau Historical Site 6.2 NW Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery 4.8 NW Willemstad
Aloe Vera Plantation Plantation 4.7 N 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 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
Plaza Brion Monument 6.4 WNW Otrabanda
Willemstad Historical District Historical Site 6.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 6.2 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 6.2 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 6.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Historical Site 6.3 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm Zoo 4.5 NNE 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 3.4 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 3.8 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Landhuis Brievengat might be the right choice for you. 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 is often helpful to learn about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find no shortage of additional properties to consider in the vicinity, as this part of Curacao houses a wide variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. View the following table to get a full list of hotel booking options located nearby.

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 3.9 WNW 2.2 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 4.3 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Celeste Hotel 4.4 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 4.6 WNW Willemstad, Curacao

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