Curaçao Off The Beaten Path

  • Hotel "Creeping"
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  • Hotel "Creeping"
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  • Hotel "Creeping"
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Curaçao

  • 1. Blowhole & Coastal Locations

    On the northern tip of the island, down several bumpy dirt roads lies Watamula. A large hole in the rocky ground where the ocean waves crash & create powerful imagery. It is also a top dive site for...

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  • 2. Hotel "Creeping"

    The Renaissance is where I would stay on my return visit to Curacao. It has an amazing infinity pool and a terrific location near town along with a good selection of shops and places to eat and drink....

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  • 3. Coral Reefs

    Experience Curaçao's underwater beauty! The oceans life zone is found in the first 30 feet of water. This is where you will find more color, more coral, and certainly more entertainment. Try an...

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  • 4. Otrobanda Promenade

    This is actually along a well-beaten path; I enjoyed sitting in this shady spot on a daily basis. A stones throw from the Renaissance Hotel, this bench provides a great view of the majestic cruise...

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  • 5. Sheta Boka,

    I would do this day on a weekday and not the weekend. This is a full day, but you see a ton of cool sights. Get an early start, pack some snacks and lots of water. Don't forget your swim suit, beach...

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  • 6. Knip Bay

    I had read on Virtual tourist about "the most beautiful beach" someone had seen. They were not kidding. This beat Hawaii! Getting there was a little different. I figured we could take the bus up to...

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  • 7. Hato Caves

    I wanted to see the ostrich farm and aloe vera park but one of them is closed on a sunday and one is closed on a monday. But they both seems interesting. The caves where cool and you can walk around...

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  • 8. Horseback Riding

    If you book a riding trip while here in Curacao, (we booked ours through Avila Beach Hotel) maybe you could request a horse not indigenous to the island. Sherman started out riding Chopin, because...

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  • 9. Curaçao Liqueur Distillery

    The Curaçao Liqueur Factory owned by Senior & Co, is located at the Landhuis Chobolobo (just outside the heart of the bustling Salinja Shopping District). This is the real stuff: Curaçao of Curaçao,...

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  • 10. Waaigat Canal

    The Waaigat Canal leads to the large inner harbor of Willemstad where most of the commercial wharves are now located. Turning into the Waaigat Canal off of St. Anna Bay which is the outer harbor,...

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  • 11. Amstel Brewery

    Curaçao's Amstel beer is famous worldwide, which is quite extraordinary for such a small island. One of the reasons is because it's the only beer in the world to be made from distilled sea water. You...

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  • 12. Kas di Pali Maishi

    This little house is a typical example of how the African population lived after slavery was abolished. The houses usually consisted of two rooms, the kitchen being outside. The Kas di Pali Maishi is...

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  • 13. Herb Garden

    A tour through the local herb garden, called Dinah's Botanic & Historic Garden, was a good way to get to know how the locals have used the indigenous plants throughout the years. Shastri, our guide,...

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  • 14. Music

    Since Curacao is out of the hurricane belt and averages a mild 82 degree Fahrenheit temperature, it is tourist season here all year long. I visited in January and the weather was superb. As my wife...

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  • 15. Flamingos

    A flock of several hundred Flamingos can be see feeding in the salt pans of Jan Kok. They filter their food out of the water. You can see them kicking up the bottom to find snails, mosquitos and the...

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  • 16. Photo Ops

    The photograph that is on my Curacao main page was taken from near Riffort on the Otrobanda side of the harbor. I think that this is one of my better photos and I wanted to tell you how to get one of...

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  • 17. Plaza Pier

    Standing guard over the Punda side of St. Anna Bay, right in the heart of Willemstad, the Plaza Pier is nestled in the ramparts of an 18th-century waterside fort on the eastern tip of the harbor...

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  • 18. Queen Juliana Bridge

    This bridge is 185 feet abone Santa Anna Bay. Mortorists have a wonderful view of Willemstad as they pass over the bay. It is for motor vehicles only so don't even think about walking up to get a...

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  • 19. Biblioteca

    There is a library (Biblioteka) on the other side of the water from the floating market. There are some computers for tourists to use for 30 minutes and its free. Just make sure you bring an ID and a...

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  • 22. Listen for the parrots

    Every morning we had parrots in the cactus near our patio. You always could hear them chattering as they ate.

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