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Jan 07
Klein Curacao

Klein Curacao Do you want to break a nice break and have a day away from the crowds on Curacao, then Klein Curacao is the perfect place to unwind. Enjoy a fantastic day on the Caribbean gem Klein Curacao. About an hour out of island Curacao. Enjoy watching turtles, tropical fish, beautiful beaches and more. […]

Jan 07
Curacao Geography

Curaçao Geography The island Curacao is located in the southern Caribbean Sea, just north of South America, about 45 miles of the coast of Venezuela. Since 1791 Curacao is one of the islands of the ‘Netherlands Antilles’, which itself is part of the Dutch Kingdom. Curacao – like Aruba and Sint Maarten – is an […]

Jan 07
Money on Curacao

Money on Curacao On Curacao the Antillean Guilder (ANG or NAF) is the official currency. Although at many places the US dollar is also excepted. The official exchange rate between US dollar and Antillean Guilder is 1,78. These currencies are monetarily connected, which should result in similar exchanges always. Be aware companies may vary this […]

Jan 07
Food On Curacao

The Curacao Kitchen Food on Curacao On Curacao, one can definitely find the food of their liking. The fast-food chains like Subway and McDonald’s are well represented and there’s a variety of supermarkets that offer both American and European products. Local food is refered to as Krioyo, prenounced as ‘Criollo’. The local cuisine is best explained as mix of Caribbean and […]

Jan 07
Curacao

Curacao Curacao is one island being part of the Royal Dutch Kingdom. It is the most populated island and located just north of Venezuela. Relax or get busy Many tourists choose – and return to – Curacao for a well earned holiday retreat with its secure sunny weather. The good food, many optional activities offered and […]

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Jan 07
Punda willemstad

Punda Willemstad Punda is of course known for the colorful trading quay everywhere on postcards. Few cameras from Curaçao tourists will be missing these colorful houses. However, in the center of Willemstad there is more than just the 8 monumental buildings that are so lush in the brochure. When you walk through the old city […]

Jan 07
Pietermaai Curacao

Hotspot Pietermaai Curacao Anyone visiting Curacao, can not miss the bustling Pietermaai district. This historic Caribbean city district is emerging and seems to continue to grow for several years. Certainly in popularity! Restorations in Pietermaai Here you will find historical restored monuments and where free-thinking entrepreneurs have gratefully moved into a vibrant city area, to further […]

Jan 07
Curacao National Anthem

Curacao National Anthem Translated Although Curacao is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the island has the status of a Country. This is not the same for all other islands within the kingdom like for example Aruba. Therefore Curacao also has its own National Anthem. Of course this national anthem is sung in Papiamentu, the local […]

Jan 07
Visit Willemstad Curacao Virtually

Visit Willemstad Curacao Virtually This drone footage was shot above Punda and Otrobanda. Get an impression of what to expect when visiting Curacao.

Jan 03
Languages on Curacao

Languages on Curacao The Spoken Languages Curacao has three official languages; Dutch, Papiamentu and English. Although many people on Curacao will also speak and understand Spanish. This mix of languages is maybe logical to explain because most of Curacao’s tourists originate from the Eastern United States, South America and Holland. The most widely spoken language […]