What's Located Around Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino

Nearby Beaches

Blue Bay Beach

Some visitors' favorite places of interest in this region are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. Guests enjoy Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino because it really does offer the ideal mixture of convenience and seclusion. Those who plan to take advantage of its unique atmosphere, however, should be warned that it isn't directly on the beach. You will also have your pick of nearby beaches.

The personalities of each coastal spot on Curacao might be exactly suited to your style of travel; then again, some may not be as pleasing to you. These choices are each worth investigating. Click the names below to learn about amenities and other details:

Beaches Near Howard Johnson
Beach Distance Direction Location
Avila Beach 1.4 ESE Willemstad
Sonesta beach 2.0 WNW 0.3 mi. South of Piscadera
Blue Bay Beach 2.1 WNW 0.3 mi. South-Southwest of Piscadera
Mambo Beach 2.5 ESE 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Pampoen Beach 2.5 ESE 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Seaquarium Beach 3.0 ESE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Blauwbaai 3.6 WNW 1.6 mi. Northwest of Piscadera
Jan Thiel Beach 4.4 SE Jan Thiel

The most convenient one to visit is Avila Beach. Because you can find this beach a mile and a half to the east-southeast of this hotel, your group won't have to travel far to see it.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about the area's important features might like to know how far away the adjacent city or town is from the property. Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino is located in the heart of downtown Willemstad,

The following table contains a listing of areas near Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Willemstad 0.2 E
Punda 0.5 E
Willemstad 0.5 E
Waaigat Inlet 0.6 ESE
Scharloo 0.7 E
Zeelandia 2.0 E
Piscadera 2.1 WNW
Piscadera Bay 2.9 NW

Nearby Attractions

Fort Nassau

Travelers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their stay on Curacao will quickly learn that Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino makes a great home-base to start their excursions. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Landhuis Groot Kwartier, Fort Nassau, and Kura Hulanda Museum. The nearest attraction of the three is Landhuis Groot Kwartier.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are named in the following table.

Attractions Near Howard Johnson
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Landhuis Groot Kwartier Historical Site 2.5 NE 2.2 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Fort Nassau Historical Site 0.9 NE Willemstad
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum -- -- Downtown Willemstad
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Curacao Museum Museum -- -- Willemstad
The Money Museum Yotin Kortá Museum 0.5 E Scharloo
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 2.3 E Willemstad
Curacao Maritime Museum Museum 0.3 E Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Brion Monument 0.1 E Otrabanda
Willemstad Historical District Historical Site 0.3 SE Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 0.3 SE Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 0.3 SE Downtown Willemstad
Governor's Palace Historical Site 0.2 SE Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Andres Bello Monument 0.6 WNW Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 0.2 SE Downtown Willemstad
Fort Church Museum Museum 0.2 SE Punda
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 0.3 SE Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Historical Site 0.2 SSE Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery 2.2 E Willemstad
Landhuis Brievengat Historical Site -- -- 4.4 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park Park 3.5 E 3.0 mi. East of Willemstad
Hato Caves Cave 5.1 N 4.2 mi. North of Piscadera
Kueba Di Hato Cave 5.1 N 4.3 mi. North of Piscadera
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 3.1 SE 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Aquarium 3.2 SE 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Aloe Vera Plantation Plantation 6.6 E 6.1 mi. East of Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg Historical Site 5.6 ESE 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm Zoo 7.3 E 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.2 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Landhuis Ascension Museum 14.3 NW Ascencion

If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, Fort Nassau could be just what the doctor ordered. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting information about nearby hotel booking options is often a good means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You can find plenty of other destinations to learn about before reaching a decision, as this section of Curacao offers travelers an impressive selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. Consult the table below for complete details on the hotel booking possibilities you can find in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Howard Johnson
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino 0.1 ENE Otrabanda, Curacao
Renaissance Curacao Resort 0.2 SSE Downtown Willemstad, Curacao
Plaza Hotel Curaçao 0.2 SSE Downtown Willemstad, Curacao
San Marco Hotel and Casino 0.3 SE Downtown Willemstad, Curacao
Academy Hotel Curacao 0.3 SE Downtown Willemstad, Curacao
Scuba Lodge 0.5 SE Willemstad, Curacao
Holiday Beach Hotel and Casino 0.7 W Willemstad, Curacao
Veneto Casino and Holiday Beach Resort 0.7 W Willemstad, Curacao
Avila Beach Hotel 1.1 ESE Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 1.9 ESE Willemstad, Curacao

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