3 must-do activities on Curaçao
Curacao has the sun, sea and white beaches, but there are also many other great things to do! Especially for you we have made a selection of the best activities on Curacao that you should not miss.
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Jan Thiel is a large tourist area on Curacao. On Jan Thiel you will find a very diverse range of restaurants and a beautiful beach. At this beach there are excellent facilities for the perfect holiday. Relaxing on a beach chair or actively watching the wonderful underwater world of Curacao by snorkeling or diving. Jan Thiel has a nature reserve ‘the salt pans’. Here you can walk, jog, ride a bike and admire the flamingos if you are lucky. The Caracas Bay is also worth a visit.
Witte stranden, wuivende palmbomen, aqua blauwe zee, 18 holes golfbaan met spectaculaire vergezichten, flamingo’s, pelikanen, diverse restaurants, events, happy hours, zwembaden, kidsclub, duikschool , beachshop, tennisbanen, rust, privacy en romantische zonsondergangen… ‘what do we say more’? Blue Bay Beach and Golf Resort heeft het allemaal.
Brakkeput ligt een kleine 5 minuten van Jan thiel. Vele woningen zijn hoog Brakkeput is only 5 minutes away from Jan Thiel. Many holiday homes are located high on the hill because of this you have a beautifull view over the spanish water and Table Mountain and you can enjoy the always wonderfull tradewind. In addition, you are close to all major tourist attractions of Curaçao: beaches, shops, restaurants, (sub) water sports and the beautiful nature. The restaurant Brakkeput Mei-Mei, located in a beautiful country house, and the boathouse with a unique view are definitely worth a visit.
Westpunt is located on the north-western point of Curaçao (Banda Bou), where you will find beautiful nature, beautiful beaches, quiet bays and good restaurants. Westpunt is an ideal holiday destination for people who seek peace, love nature and want to stay close to the beautiful coves of Curacao. This also makes Westpunt the ideal base for divers. The sheta boka park and the Christoffel park are close by and you should definitely have eaten at the restaurant ‘Jaanchies’ and at restaurant playa forti you have a great view.
Jan Sofat is a luxurious, gated community, situated at the end of a main road and adjacent to the Spanish Water. You enter Jan Sofat through a gate that is manned 24/7. Most villas have a beautiful view over the Spanish Water, Table Mountain and the Caribbean Sea. The facilities, such as beaches (Jan Thiel), shops and restaurants are only a few minutes away by car, while Willemstad is 15 minutes away by car. The Spanish Water is ideal for water sports such as sailing, windsurfing and water skiing / wakeboarding.
The original buildings in the heart of Punda are architectural gems and part of Willemstad is listed on the Unesco World Heritage List. The two historic districts of Punda and Otrobanda are located onthe Sint. Anna Bay and are connected by the unique pontoon bridge (pontjesbrug). Where you also have a beautifull view on the big ‘Juliana bridge’. Punda is the most important shopping center of Willemstad with numerous shops. In Punda you will find the ‘floating market’ where products like fish and fruit are sold from boats.
The district Cas Grandi (large house) is located on the edge of the Spanish Water, near the Jan Sofat district and close to Jan Thiel Beach. Cas Grandi is a beautiful and quiet residential area where many people also live permanently. Most amenities such as Jan Thiel Beach, Santa Barbara Beach and Sea Aquarium beach, shops and restaurants (Brakkeput Mei- Mei / Boathouse) are only a few minutes drive away. Willemstad is 15 minutes away by car.