Jan Thiel Beach
A beautiful bay with a very nice beach with four restaurants and a nice shopping area. The diving and snorkeling is excellent.
Mambo Beach means party time! Especially during the weekend and the holidays when many young people gather here.
Here you can enjoy yachts and sailing boats that sail by on their way to Spanish water.
Playa Cas Abao
A beautiful beach with perfect snorkeling.
On this sandy limestone beach you will discover an attractive snorkeling and diving spot. The trees and quiet surroundings create a nice atmosphere.
Playa Kenepa (Kleine Knip)
This tiny beach is easily reached by car. There are also good parking facilities.
One of the three beaches near the village of Westpunt, of which both the beach and the seabed is covered with rocks of volcanic ash.
Playa Porto Mari
A beach with parasols, bar/restaurant, large terrace, shower, toilets, beach chair rentals, and most importantly a magnificent underwater world.
A characteristic fishing village, also known as the Boca St. Michiel.
Fantastic waves crash here into an underground cave, and impressive sight!
The highest point on Curaçao lies in a beautiful natural park. Enjoy the fantastic view from a height of 350 meters.
This museum is located in a historical building dating from 1853. Here you will find antique furniture, paintings, and of course the ‘Snip’ airplane.
A 17th century country house which has been renovated and restored to the original Curaçao style.
Here you will find a large group of flamingos: beautiful birds with pink feathers. A good example of Curaçao’s subtropical climate.
Fort Amsterdam Punda
The inner court of this fort is open to visitors. The fort itself was built around the 17th century as a defense against the French and the English. An English Cannonball can still be found here.
This fort can be visited by appointment. It was used in the 18th and 19th century to withstand attacks by the English.
In these caves there are approximately 1,500 year-old cave paintings and petroglyphs, as well as stalagmites and stalactites. You can see all this with your own eyes by joining a guided tour.
This area is also known as ‘Curaçao’s Desert’, and features eight caves. Take a jeep safari or a ride on horseback and discover it.
Herb Garden ‘Den Paradera’
Dinah Veeris is well known for her knowledge of and love for herbs and their effects. Dinah’s Botanic and Historical Garden ‘Den Paradera’ is certainly worth a visit.
Jan Thiel Nature Area
This area has salt pans, panoramas, lagoons, cliffs, flamingos and the fascinating Kueba di Wela: a small cavern accessible through a hole in the ground.
Jan Thiel Riding
Just as on a mountain bike, you can make wonderful trips on horseback.
Kas di Pal’i Maishi
This museum is situated in what is known as a kunuku house, where you can see and experience how most of the islanders lived a century ago.
Museum Kura Hulanda
If there’s a spot on the island where you can get close to the historical development of the African inhabitants of Curaçao, then it’s here at the Museum Kura Hulanda
Ostriches on Curaçao?! Certainly! At the ostrich farm you can take a closer look at 800 ostriches.
One of the symbols on postcards of Curaçao: the Handels Kade.
Santa Barbara offers you a magnificent nature area, perfect for a long hike.
Santa Martha Bay
A beautiful bay, where the ocean carves its way into the mainland of Curaçao along many bends.
Would you like to see that Curaçao’s much talked about underwater world looks like without getting wet? Here you can discover Curaçao’s water fauna, feed the fish or take a dive.
The name ‘Sheta Boka’ means ‘seven inlets’. Great hikes await you here, of which the one to the point of Boka Tabla is the best.
This sunken towboat likes at 5 meters depth and is covered in coral. An ideal spot for diving and snorkeling.
A characteristic church, in an attractive Caribbean style.
Sports & Outdoor
Jan Thiel Hiking
This area is ideal for hikes because of it’s natural diversity.
Jan Thiel Mountain Biking
The ‘Jan Thiel Lagoon Router’ is a mountain biking terrain of great natural diversity covering a distance of 16km.
Discover the national park on foot, horseback, on a mountain bike or in a jeep.
At the Jan Thiel Bay there is Scuba Do a PADI diving center where extensive diving courses are given. Trips are also organized to nearby spectacular coral reefs.
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort
The Old Quarry Golf Course overlooks the Caribbean Sea and sheltered Spanish Water Bay. Book your tee time.
Santa Barbara Plantation
Old Quarry golf course. One of the finest golf courses in the Caribbean.