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.

This casino is located on the same premises as Airport Hotel and Holland Casino, and is five miles (eight kilometers) to the north of the center of Otrabanda.

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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.

Make your way a quarter mile (a quarter kilometer) from Holland Casino to find this cave, which is located on Franklin D. Rooseveltweg.

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3 | Kueba Di Hato

From Hato Caves , go less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) east-northeast to find this cave.

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.

This golf course is on Wilhelminalaan z/n, and is a short distance away north of the center of Willemstad.

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1 | Landhuis Groot Kwartier

Interested guests will find this historical site on the northeastern outskirts of Willemstad, 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.

This casino can be found on the same premises as Hilton Curaçao, and is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of the center of Otrabanda.

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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.

This historical site can be found in the city of Willemstad, less than a mile from the center of Otrabanda.

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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.

This casino is 1.9 miles (3.1 km) to the northeast of Willemstad, and is on the premises of Trupial Inn Hotel & Casino.

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2 | Landhuis Zeelandia

This historical site is located on the eastern outskirts of Willemstad, 0.4 miles (0.6 km) from Hill Ross Casino.

3 | Curacao Liqueur Factory

Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo 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 at 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.

This casino is located a short distance away to the west of Willemstad, and is on the same premises as Veneto Casino and Holiday Beach Resort.

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1 | Plaza Brion

Interested visitors will find this monument near the heart of downtown Willemstad, 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.

Travel less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Plaza Brion to reach this casino, which is situated at Otrobanda Hotel & Casino.

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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.

Situated on the premises of Renaissance Curacao Resort, this casino is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book.

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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.

Go less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Carnaval Casino to get to this casino, which is located at Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino.

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7 | Waterfort

This historical site is located less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Howard Johnson Plaza Casino, and is on the same premises as Waterfort Restaurant.

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.

You will find this historical site on Plaza Piar, 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.

Governor's Palace is located less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) to the northwest of this historical site.

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10 | Dutch Reformed Church

Situated in the heart of downtown Willemstad, this historical site is located a short distance from Fort Amsterdam.

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.

This historical site is situated 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.

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

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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.

Travel less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Downtown Casino to reach this historical site, which is located at 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.

Interested guests can find this museum on the premises of 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.

This museum is situated a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Jewish Cultural Historical Museum, and is on van der Brandhofstraat 7.

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1 | Saliña Fiesta Park

Interested guests can find this park in the vicinity of Willemstad, approximately three and a half miles (approximately six kilometers) to the east of the center of Otrabanda.

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 at Sunscape Curacao, and is three miles (four and a half kilometers) east-southeast of the center of Otrabanda.

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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.

Travelers will be able to find this dolphin encounter service on the premises of Curacao Sea Aquarium, only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) southeast of Sunscape Casino.

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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.

Situated on the water, this aquarium is located less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Dolphin Academy Curacao.

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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.

You will be able to find this casino at Papagayo Beach Resort, approximately four miles (approximately six and a half kilometers) southeast of the center of Willemstad.

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This map displays the approximate location of 29 attractions in Willemstad.

Use your mouse to click on each location in order to get info about the points shown on the map, or to zoom in to have a closer look at that location. A second option is to use the following table to interact with the map. If you are interested in a specific place, click on the colored map dot in the first column, or click on the location summary in the far right column.

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 Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo 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
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
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 Brion Downtown Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park 3.0 mi. East of Central 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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