What's Located Around Lions Dive & Beach Resort

Quite a few travelers plan to take a trip to Curacao simply because they want to experience the breath-taking beaches that the region is famous for.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Lions Dive & Beach Resort is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to enjoy the pleasant coast.

Nearby Beaches

Seaquarium Beach

Of course, since Lions Dive & Beach Resort sits directly on Seaquarium Beach, sun bathing is a popular pastime 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 vacationers who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Lions Dive
Beach Distance Direction Location
Pampoen Beach 0.5 NW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Mambo Beach 0.5 NW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Baoase Beach 1.1 NW Willemstad
Jan Thiel Beach 1.4 SE Jan Thiel
Avila Beach 1.7 NW Willemstad
Caracasbaai 2.3 E 4.9 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Barbara Beach 3.4 ESE 6.0 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad

One of the most convenient options 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

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Lions Dive & Beach Resort is situated near Otrabanda; it is to the southeast of Willemstad.

The areas that are closest to Lions Dive & Beach Resort are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Jan Thiel 1.6 ESE
Zeelandia 2.1 NNW
Scharloo 2.5 NW
Waaigat Inlet 2.5 NW
Willemstad 2.6 NW
Punda 2.7 NW
downtown Willemstad 2.9 NW
Otrabanda 3.2 NW
Brievengat 4.9 N

Nearby Attractions

Fort Nassau

Lions Dive & Beach Resort makes for an excellent locale for active travelers. There are numerous fun activities to be found when starting at this lodging. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Landhuis Groot Kwartier, Fort Nassau, and Tele Museum. The nearest attraction of the three is Landhuis Groot Kwartier.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Lions Dive
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Landhuis Groot Kwartier Historical Site 3.2 N 2.2 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Fort Nassau Historical Site 2.9 NW Willemstad
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Curacao Museum Museum -- -- Willemstad
The Money Museum Yotin Kortá Museum 2.6 NW Scharloo
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum 3.0 NW Otrabanda
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 2.1 N Willemstad
Curacao Maritime Museum Museum 2.8 NW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Brion Monument 3.0 NW Otrabanda
Willemstad Historical District Historical Site 2.8 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 2.7 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 2.7 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Governor's Palace Historical Site 2.9 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Andres Bello Monument 3.7 WNW Willemstad
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.9 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Fort Church Museum Museum 2.9 WNW Punda
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 2.8 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Waterfort Historical Site 2.9 WNW Downtown Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery 1.8 N Willemstad
Landhuis Brievengat Historical Site -- -- 4.4 mi. Northeast of Willemstad
Saliña Fiesta Park Park 1.6 NE 3.0 mi. East of Willemstad
Hato Caves Cave 7.4 NNW 4.2 mi. North of Piscadera
Kueba Di Hato Cave 7.4 NNW 4.3 mi. North of Piscadera
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 0.1 SE 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Aquarium 0.1 SSE 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Aloe Vera Plantation Plantation 4.9 NE 6.1 mi. East of Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg Historical Site 2.5 ESE 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm Zoo 5.3 NE 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.2 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, 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

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it is often a good idea to find out about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find no shortage of other places to learn about in the vicinity, as this section of Curacao is home to an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. If you'd like to get additional information on lodging options available nearby, consult the following table.

Accommodations near Lions Dive
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Royal Sea Aquarium Resort 0.1 S 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort 0.3 NW 2.3 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Sunscape Curacao 0.4 NW 2.2 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 1.0 NNW Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 1.1 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Avila Beach Hotel 1.9 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Trupial Inn Hotel & Casino 2.5 N Willemstad, Curacao
Scuba Lodge 2.5 WNW Willemstad, Curacao
Academy Hotel Curacao 2.7 WNW Downtown Willemstad, Curacao
San Marco Hotel and Casino 2.7 WNW Downtown Willemstad, Curacao

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