What's Located Around Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort

The gorgeous beaches on Curacao are some of the most-loved attractions on the island. Many guests are excited to learn that Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go out of the way to see what makes the area so special.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort is located right on Seaquarium Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions at this property. To access Seaquarium Beach, vacationers will have to pay a fee of $2.25(USD) per person to enter, which will give you access to great beach amenities and facilities including shopping at area boutiques, aqutic equipment at the water sports center, and beach rentals such as chairs and umbrellas. You can also enjoy wonderful swimming conditions in these placid waters. For those who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Clicking on each link below allows you to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Kontiki
Beach Distance Direction Location
Pampoen Beach 0.3 W 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Mambo Beach 0.3 W 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Avila Beach 1.4 WNW Willemstad
Jan Thiel Beach 1.6 SE Jan Thiel
Caracasbaai 2.6 ESE 4.9 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Barbara Beach 3.6 ESE 6.0 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Sonesta beach 4.8 WNW 0.3 mi. South of Piscadera
Blue Bay Beach 4.9 WNW 0.3 mi. South-Southwest of Piscadera

The most convenient option is Pampoen Beach. Next to several large hotels, Pampoen has a tendency to get somewhat crowded, particularly on weekends. Locals flock here because it's near a number of residences on the outskirts of Willemstad, and because it's free. You can spend as much time as you want at this coastal site, considering you'll find public bathrooms on-site.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are curious to know about what is close by may be wondering how close (or far) the neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort is located in the vicinity of Otrabanda; it's to the southeast of Willemstad.

The areas found closest to Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Jan Thiel 1.8 ESE
Zeelandia 1.9 N
Scharloo 2.2 NW
Waaigat Inlet 2.2 NW
Willemstad 2.3 NW
Punda 2.4 NW
downtown Willemstad 2.7 WNW
Otrabanda 3.0 WNW
Brievengat 4.7 N

Nearby Attractions

Fort Nassau

Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort is an excellent spot for active visitors. There are numerous active pursuits to be found when exploring near this lodging. You will find that this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Landhuis Groot Kwartier, Fort Nassau, and Kura Hulanda Museum, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Landhuis Groot Kwartier.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Kontiki
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Landhuis Groot Kwartier Historical Site 2.9 N 2.2 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Fort Nassau Historical Site 2.6 NW 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 2.3 NW Scharloo
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 1.9 N Willemstad
Curacao Maritime Museum Museum 2.5 NW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Brion Monument 2.8 WNW Otrabanda
Willemstad Historical District Historical Site 2.6 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 2.5 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 2.5 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Governor's Palace Historical Site 2.6 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Andres Bello Monument 3.4 WNW Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.6 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Fort Church Museum Museum 2.6 WNW Punda
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 2.6 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Historical Site 2.6 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery 1.5 N Willemstad
Landhuis Brievengat Historical Site -- -- 4.4 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park Park 1.5 NE 3.0 mi. East of Willemstad
Hato Caves Cave 7.1 NNW 4.2 mi. North of Piscadera
Kueba Di Hato Cave 7.1 NNW 4.3 mi. North of Piscadera
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 0.4 SE 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Aquarium 0.4 SE 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Aloe Vera Plantation Plantation 4.9 NE 6.1 mi. East of Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg Historical Site 2.8 ESE 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm Zoo 5.4 ENE 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.4 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Fort Nassau could be a good option. 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

When deciding where to stay, it is sometimes smart to learn about nearby lodging options in order to get a feel for the surrounding area. You'll find lots of other properties to look at in the region, as this portion of Curacao offers guests a wide selection of resort and hotel options. The following table lists the booking options found close-by.

Accommodations near Kontiki
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sunscape Curacao 0.2 NW 2.2 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Lions Dive & Beach Resort 0.3 SE 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Royal Sea Aquarium Resort 0.3 SSE 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 0.7 NNW Willemstad, Curacao
Celeste Hotel 0.9 NNW Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 0.9 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Avila Beach Hotel 1.7 WNW Willemstad, Curacao
Trupial Inn Hotel & Casino 2.3 N Willemstad, Curacao
Scuba Lodge 2.3 WNW Willemstad, Curacao
Academy Hotel Curacao 2.5 WNW Downtown Willemstad, Curacao

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