Map of Attractions in Willemstad

1 | Holland Casino

Guest at the Holland Hotel and Casino can take advantage of the on-site gaming facility. Whether you prefer the live action of table games or like to pull the slots, Holland Casino can be a fun place to blow off some steam.

Travel 5.1 miles (8.2 km) north from the center of Otrabanda to get to this casino, which is located on the same premises as Airport Hotel and Holland Casino.

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2 | Hato Caves

At 200 thousand years old, the Hato Caves were made accessible to the public in 1991 when foot paths were carved into the ground. Now this spot, which is the biggest cave on the island, is also one of the most popular natural attractions.

Visitors can find this cave on Franklin D. Rooseveltweg, a quarter mile (a quarter kilometer) from Holland Casino.

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3 | Kueba Di Hato

This cave is located less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Hato Caves .

1 | Curacao Golf Club

The course suits the abilities of a range of golfers, and beginners should especially enjoy their outing. Because of its central location and unpretentious feel, this course tends to be a favorite spot among locals.

Interested guests can find this golf course on Wilhelminalaan z/n, a short distance away north of the center of Willemstad.

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1 | Landhuis Groot Kwartier

Found on the northeastern outskirts of Willemstad, this historical site is located approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) northeast of the center of Otrabanda.

1 | Curacao Casino

With over 180 slot machines, six gaming tables the Curacao Casino is one of the largest on Curacao. Guests also have the option of spending some time in the Bingo Hall, enjoying live music on weekends, and sampling the free food and beverages that are offered to players.

Guests can find this casino within Hilton Curaçao, two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of the center of Otrabanda.

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2 | Emerald

Emerald Casino is one of the most disciplined casinos on the island. Proper formal attire is required to enter and play, you must be 18 to enter the building, and table games are strictly available on Fridays.

Situated within Curacao Marriott Beach Resort and Emerald Casino, this casino is located a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Curacao Casino.

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1 | Fort Nassau

Fort Nassau was built in 1797 and helped successfully defend the island from the British. It was decommissioned quite some time ago and since 1959 has served as a restaurant.

Travel east-northeast for less than a mile (a kilometer and a half) from the center of Otrabanda to find this historical site.

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1 | Hill Ross Casino

Open seven days a week, Hill Ross Casino is one of the more intimate gambling locales on Curacao. Enjoy complimentary beverages while you play the over 100 slot machines, or eight live game tables.

Situated at Trupial Inn Hotel & Casino, this casino is approximately two miles (approximately three kilometers) to the northeast of the center of Willemstad.

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2 | Landhuis Zeelandia

Hill Ross Casino is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) north of this historical site.

3 | Curacao Liqueur Distillery

Curacao Liqueur Distilleries is known for producing the "Curacao of Curacao" liqueur which is made from the peels of the bitter Laraha orange. Visitors are welcome to tour the grounds and see just exactly how the liqueur is made.

This distillery is located a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Landhuis Zeelandia , and is on the premises of Curacao Liqueur Distillery.

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1 | Veneto Casino

Veneto Casino has everything it takes to make for a great casino night out, including table games, slot machines, and sports betting. One can't take for granted the friendly service and the electric feeling you get when you walk in the door.

Situated on the same premises as Veneto Casino and Holiday Beach Resort, this casino is located only 0.6 miles (0.9 km) from the center of Otrabanda.

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2 | Plaza Andres Bello

This monument is toward the middle of Willemstad, a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Veneto Casino.

1 | Plaza Brion

This monument is a quarter mile (a quarter kilometer) from the center of Otrabanda.

2 | Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book

However you get your thrills -- be it via sports betting, pulling the slots, rolling the dice, or playing cards -- you can experience it all at Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book, one of the only places on Curacao that has it all.

This casino is less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Plaza Brion, and is at Otrobanda Hotel & Casino.

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3 | Kura Hulanda Casino

Travel about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book to get to this casino, which is located on Langstraat 8.

4 | Carnaval

One of the newest casinos on Curacao, Carnaval Casino is also the only Las Vegas style casino on the island. With the most luxurious and vibrant atmosphere around, you can win instantly and change your life in a moment.

Go a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the south from Kura Hulanda Casino to find this casino, which is located on the premises of Renaissance Curacao Resort.

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5 | Howard Johnson Plaza Casino

Pick your poison. Whether you're a fan of roulette, poker, or black jack, when you step into the casino at the Howard Johnson Plaza Casino, you will have the opportunity to try them all.

Situated on the premises of Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino, this casino is less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Carnaval Casino.

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6 | Royal Casino

Known as one of the best casinos on the island, Royal Casino offers something most attractions on the island don't: hope. Hope that you will leave that room at the end of the night richer than when you arrived.

Go less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Howard Johnson Plaza Casino to find this casino, which is located on the same premises as Plaza Hotel Curaçao.

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7 | Waterfort

Situated within Waterfort Restaurant, this historical site is from Royal Casino.

8 | Governor's Palace

Located at Fort Amsterdam is the opulent Governor's Palace. It wasn't always this way, but over the years expansion after expansion was made as the property served as the seat of government, a prison, and the private home of the governor.

Vacationers can find this historical site near the center of downtown Willemstad, about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Waterfort.

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9 | Fort Amsterdam

A UNESCO world heritage site, the 1635 Fort Amsterdam is considered to be the most important of the eight forts on Curacao -- perhaps because it actually saw battle, but it could also be that it is well-restored (yet still not the most well-restored on the island), or even that it is set in a popular district of the island and thus gets a lot of foot traffic.

From Governor's Palace, go less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) to the southeast to get to this historical site.

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10 | Dutch Reformed Church

Travel a short distance from Fort Amsterdam to get to this historical site.

11 | Willemstad Historical District

What appears to be a typical port town is actually a major historical attraction, even recognized as UNESCO World Heritage City. The town was established in 1634 and has continues to grow continuosly, thriving into a modern town with historic leanings that is split up into several distinct districts in which the architecture is a blend of European, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch in style.

Situated near the heart of downtown Willemstad, this historical site is a short distance from Dutch Reformed Church.

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12 | Downtown Casino

Located on the ground floor of the San Marco Resort, the Downtown Casino recently underwent a remodel to make it even more accessible. Now, with hundreds of games to play, guests can test their luck through the night.

Travel about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Willemstad Historical District to find this casino, which is located on the premises of San Marco Hotel and Casino.

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13 | Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue

Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue is a Jewish synagogue on Curacao that also plays a large part in promoting the history of Jewish culture on the island. Not only does this site host regular worship services, but there is also a museum, and guests are allowed to tour the grounds to learn more.

This historical site is less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Downtown Casino, and is on the premises of Jewish Cultural Historical Museum.

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14 | Jewish Cultural Historical Museum

There are two 18th century buildings that make up the Jewish Historical Museum: the Rabbi's Residence and the "Bath House." Here, visitors will find many artifacts from over 350 years of Jewish life on the island.

This museum is situated at Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue.

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15 | Curacao Maritime Museum

The history of the island is featured in this museum, along with antique nautical charts, models of ships and other artifacts that offer a glimpse back in time. Take a guided tour and walk through the harbor with a guide detailing it's history.

Guests will be able to find this museum in the heart of downtown Willemstad, a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Jewish Cultural Historical Museum.

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1 | Saliña Fiesta Park

Guests will be able to find this park on Caracasbaaiweg, approximately three and a half miles (approximately six kilometers) east of the center of Otrabanda.

1 | Santai Spa

Because every person is different, Santai Spa believes there is no one right way to massage. That is why they offer numerous treatments, borrowing treatments from around the globe.

This spa is located within Avila Beach Hotel, and is only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from Willemstad.

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1 | Sunscape Casino

Take a break from the sun and the sand by spending an evening in -- at the Sunscape Casino. This clean, cool, and brightly lit facility is inviting and thrilling, allowing guests to escape from their daily worries and dream of winning big.

This casino is located three miles (four and a half kilometers) east-southeast of the center of Otrabanda, and is on the premises of Sunscape Curacao.

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2 | Dolphin Academy Curacao

Part of the Curacao Sea Aquarium, the Dolphin Academy opened in 2002 and has been encouraging visitors to learn about and interact with dolphins ever since.

This dolphin encounter service can be found a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) from Sunscape Casino, and is within Curacao Sea Aquarium.

3 | Curacao Sea Aquarium

As an island, it is easy to understand why marine life is such an important subject. The Curacao Sea Aquarium is more than your typical aquarium.

This aquarium is less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Dolphin Academy Curacao, and is on the coast.

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1 | Diamond Beach Casino

Dream of hitting the jackpot? Spend some of your precious vacation time at Diamond Beach Casino seeing just how luck you are.

Make your way southeast for 4.0 miles (6.4 km) from the center of Willemstad to find this casino, which is situated within Papagayo Beach Resort.

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This interactive map depicts the approximate location of 34 attractions in Willemstad.

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Points of Interest Near Willemstad
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Carnaval Casino Downtown Willemstad
Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Casino 2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Willemstad
Curacao Golf and Squash Club Central Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Distillery 1.7 mi. East of Central Willemstad
Curacao Maritime Museum Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Diamond Beach Casino Jan Thiel, 4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Dolphin Academy Curacao 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Downtown Casino Downtown Willemstad
Dutch Reformed Church Downtown Willemstad
Emerald Casino Piscadera, 2.7 mi. West of Central Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Downtown Willemstad
Fort Nassau 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Willemstad
Governor's Palace Downtown Willemstad
Hato Caves 5.2 mi. North of Central Willemstad
Hill Ross Casino 1.9 mi. Northeast of Central Willemstad
Holland Casino 5.4 mi. North of Central Willemstad
Howard Johnson Plaza Casino Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Downtown Willemstad
Kueba Di Hato 5.2 mi. North of Central Willemstad
Kura Hulanda Casino Downtown Willemstad
Landhuis Groot Kwartier 2.2 mi. Northeast of Central Willemstad
Landhuis Zeelandia 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Andres Bello 0.8 mi. West of Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Brion Downtown Willemstad
Royal Casino Downtown Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park 3.0 mi. East of Central Willemstad
Santai Spa 1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Willemstad
Sunscape Casino 2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad
Veneto Casino 0.9 mi. West of Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Downtown Willemstad
Willemstad Historical District Downtown Willemstad

 

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