What's Near Royal Sea Aquarium Resort

The active and pretty beaches on Curacao are boasted as the most alluring attractions that you'll find on the island. Luckily, this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the pleasant coast. Being able to lay a blanket out in an area without groups of people nearby makes a difference in your beach going experience. This beach has a low-key and uncrowded environment because it is located outside of Curaçao's busier areas.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Royal Sea Aquarium Resort sits directly on Seaquarium Beach, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime here. 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 travelers who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Royal Sea Aquarium
Beach Distance Direction Location
Pampoen Beach 0.5 NW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Mambo Beach 0.6 NW 2.1 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Jan Thiel Beach 1.4 ESE 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

Pampoen Beach is the one that's nearest to Royal Sea Aquarium Resort. 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 won't have to cut your time at Pampoen Beach short, since there are nearby public restrooms.

Nearby Areas

Guests who'd like some more information about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Royal Sea Aquarium Resort is located in the general vicinity of Otrabanda; it's to the southeast of Willemstad.

The areas found closest to Royal Sea Aquarium Resort are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Jan Thiel 1.6 ESE
Zeelandia 2.2 NNW
Waaigat Inlet 2.5 NW
Scharloo 2.5 NW
Willemstad 2.6 NW
Punda 2.7 NW
downtown Willemstad 3.0 NW
Otrabanda 3.3 NW
Brievengat 5.0 N

Nearby Attractions

Fort Nassau

Vacationers who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on Curacao will find that Royal Sea Aquarium Resort makes a great home-base to start their excursions. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Willemstad claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Landhuis Groot Kwartier, Fort Nassau, and Kura Hulanda Museum. The nearest attraction of the three is Landhuis Groot Kwartier.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Royal Sea Aquarium
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
Kura Hulanda Museum Museum -- -- Downtown Willemstad
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Curacao Museum Museum -- -- Willemstad
The Money Museum Yotin Kortá Museum 2.6 NW Scharloo
Landhuis Zeelandia Historical Site 2.2 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 NW Downtown Willemstad
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 2.8 NW Downtown Willemstad
Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue Historical Site 2.8 NW 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 7.5 NNW 4.3 mi. North of Piscadera
Dolphin Academy Curacao Dolphin Encounter Service 0.1 E 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Aquarium 0.1 ESE 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 5.4 NE 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad
Curacao Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.1 SE 9.8 mi. Southeast of Willemstad

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, 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

Learning about nearby booking possibilities is sometimes an excellent way to get a feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find plenty of additional destinations to look at in the vicinity, as this section of Curacao offers vacationers an impressive range of hotel and resort options. See the following table to get full details about the hotel booking possibilities you can find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Royal Sea Aquarium
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Lions Dive & Beach Resort 0.1 N 2.6 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort 0.3 NNW 2.3 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
Sunscape Curacao 0.5 NW 2.2 mi. Southeast of Willemstad, Curacao
ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 1.1 NNW Willemstad, Curacao
Celeste Hotel 1.2 NNW Willemstad, Curacao
Baoase Luxury Resort 1.2 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Avila Beach Hotel 1.9 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Scuba Lodge 2.5 NW Willemstad, Curacao
Trupial Inn Hotel & Casino 2.6 N Willemstad, Curacao
Academy Hotel Curacao 2.8 NW Downtown Willemstad, Curacao

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