What's Near Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino

Nearby Beaches

Blue Bay Beach

Travelers staying in this section of Curacao almost always enjoy a day at one of the stunning beaches. People seem to really enjoy this property's location because it's able to provide a nice mix of seclusion and convenience. Those who hope to spend a lot of time in its delightful atmosphere, however, should be warned that it doesn't lie right on the beach. There are also bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

Each place along the coast has its own distinguishing features that might be exactly suited to your style of travel; then again, some may not be as pleasing to you. You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click on the names below to see more information:

Beaches Near Howard Johnson
Beach Distance Direction Location
Avila Beach 1.4 ESE Willemstad
Baoase Beach 1.9 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

Avila Beach is the closest choice to consider near the hotel. Since this beach is a reasonable distance away, your party won't have to travel far to find a place to sit by the water.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can help you learn even more about Curaçao, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino is located in the heart of downtown Willemstad,

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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

Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino serves as a great lodging option for active tourists. There are a great deal of active pursuits to be found when starting at this accommodation. In fact, this section of Willemstad has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Landhuis Groot Kwartier, Fort Nassau, and Tele Museum. Of the three, the closest is Landhuis Groot Kwartier.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are shown in the table below.

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
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Curacao Museum Museum -- -- Willemstad
The Money Museum Yotin Kortá Museum 0.5 E Scharloo
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum 0.1 NE Otrabanda
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 looking for a chance to see something a little different, Fort Nassau might be 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

Finding info about nearby accommodation options is generally an easy means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find plenty of other properties to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Curacao offers guests a wide selection of hotel and resort options. See the table below to get a complete list of the booking possibilities you'll find in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Howard Johnson
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino 0.1 ENE Otrabanda, Curacao
Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village & Spa 0.2 N 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

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