Welcome to
Willemstad!


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Willemstad

The best beaches on the island are actually located west of Willemstad on the island's south coast. Fortunately, it just takes a few minutes of driving time to reach these…

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Things to
See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
Willemstad

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Activities

Once the capital of the Netherland Antilles before it dissolved in 2010, Willemstad is a sprawling city that is both the home of over 150,000 residents and a top tourist destination.…

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Shopping

Shopping in Willemstad is a unique experience. Not only will you find a lot…

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Nightlife

Casinos are the most popular options for nightlife in Willemstad, but if you don't…

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Fishing

Deep waters surround Curacao, making it easy for visitors staying in Willemstad to find prime fishing spots teeming with…

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Sailing & Boating

There is something magical about the historic Dutch-style city of Willemstad,…

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Casinos

When you visit Willemstad, plan for a night on the town, because here there are…

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Although you can wade in and begin snorkeling at pretty much any beach in Willemstad, this destination is unique because there is a designated snorkeling park that spans 12 miles of…

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Landmarks

Willemstad houses all of the island's most important historical attractions within a city structure that mixes modern with…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Bicycling is a very popular sport, and even a competitive one on Curacao. Although tourists needn't worry about any…

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Attractions

Willemstad is one of only six whole towns in the Caribbean to be ranked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This means…

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Unique in the world of diving, in Willemstad, certified divers are legally allowed to rent equipment and go out on dives on their own without the help of a local guide. There…

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Willemstad is a great town for strolling along the streets and doing some relaxed sightseeing. When it comes time to stop for a bite to eat, the options are extensive. This…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Willemstad

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Accommodations:

With nearly 800 buildings preserved as national historic landmarks in the Punda District alone, much of Willemstad retains the Dutch-Colonial era architecture for which it has come…

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Hotels

Willemstad is a sprawling city in which tourists will find many different accommodations that suit their style. The…

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Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? You might be happy to find out that the area has a pair of nature preserves nearby. Curacao…

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Willemstad

Dutch heritage and colonial style typify Willemstad, Curacao's most popular tourist destination. While it once stood as the Netherlands Antilles before its dissolution, today,…

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Travel Planning Fundamentals for
Willemstad


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Driving

Curaçao's visitors may wish to use a car to see the Christoffel National Park, the Ostrich Farm, the Curaçao…

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Willemstad has a nice mix of days spas that focus strictly on the holistic nature of massage and those that also include salons for all of your favorite beauty treatments. Men…

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Air Travel

After extensive renovations to the island's international airport, Curacao is now a more popular destination with…

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Ferries

Ferries are important in the Caribbean, often connecting countries with several different islands to one another without…

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Sailing & Boating

There is something magical about the historic Dutch-style city of Willemstad, especially when seen upon approach from the…

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