Things to See and Do While Staying at Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino

Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino provides a nice variety of recreational options, which active travelers will definitely want to take advantage of during their time in Curaçao.

There is one pool at Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino. Hanging out at the pool probably isn't the most anticipated activity on your list, but it still offers an easy enough way to spend your downtime at the hotel. In fact, even when there is a pool, most guests are so attracted to Curaçao's beaches that they don't use the hotel's pool at all. The nearest beach to Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino is Avila Beach, which is a mile and a half away. For a different way to relax in the water, you can also enjoy the whirlpool on-site.


Even though Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino doesn't feature a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Nearby golf courses are Blue Bay Golf and Beach Resort, Old Quarry Golf Course, and Curacao Golf and Squash Club. Each is within seven miles and the most proximate of the collection is Curacao Golf and Squash Club. There are 10 holes at this course. The course is a par 70. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at (599-9) 737-3590.

Family Activities

Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino encourages families to stay with them, although you may not be impressed by a wide selection of amenities designed for children. If it is important that you find a hotel to stay with more features that that appeal to kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Many parents understand the rarity of some time spent without kids. Here, they offer parents the opportunity to explore by themselves, because they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino offers live enterainment, so even when visitors stay at the accommodation for the night the excitement can come to them. Guests can usually catch live entertainment occasionally. However, the frequency may vary. If you'd like to learn more details, contact the hotel at 599-9-462-7800.

Plus, there are a couple of bars so guests never have to go far to try island cocktails before or after dinner.

For a change in late-night scenery, you should consider venturing out to another accommodation in the surrounding area, like those displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino Downtown Willemstad 1 check
Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village & Spa Downtown Willemstad 1 --
Renaissance Curacao Resort Downtown Willemstad 4 --
Plaza Hotel Curaçao Downtown Willemstad 3 check
San Marco Hotel and Casino Downtown Willemstad -- --
Academy Hotel Curacao Downtown Willemstad -- --
Scuba Lodge 0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown Willemstad 1 --
Holiday Beach Hotel and Casino 0.8 mi. West of Downtown Willemstad 1 --
Veneto Casino and Holiday Beach Resort 0.9 mi. West of Downtown Willemstad 2 check
Avila Beach Hotel 1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Willemstad 2 check
Baoase Luxury Resort 1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Willemstad 1 --
Royal Palm Resort Piscadera, 2.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Willemstad -- --

At the on-site casino you might just have to try your hand at a game of chance. Also located nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Casino Awasa Sports & Race Book. It is about 0.1 miles east-northeast of Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino.


Not every property in Curaçao can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino is one of the limited number of properties that does offer its patrons an unbeatable way to get properly pampered. The list below shows some of the services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


Though you'll find a lot of activities right on this property, visitors hoping to do some exploring will certainly appreciate the many interesting things to do on Curacao. Whether you're looking to spend time on the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you'll encounter lots of other chances for recreation in the region. Check out these pages to learn more regarding sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities.


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