Willemstad Travel Guide

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Willemstad Things to Do

  • Carnaval in the evening

    times for 2010Grand Farewell Carnival Parade 5.00 P.M - 12.00 A.M RouteSTART: Rooseveltweg (At crossing Jan noordduynweg / Winstonchurchillweg) through retonde Palu Blanku continuing on Schottegatweg West through Marchena, Stoppelweg, Weg naar Welgelegen and Scheidelaar turns left entering Roodeweg through Roodeweg turns right entering...

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  • Carnaval by Daylight

    Around februari there is a carnaval parade.for up to date info you can look on the websiteinfo route 2010START: Rooseveltweg (At crossing Jan noordduynweg / Winstonchurchillweg) through retonde Palu Blanku continuing on Schottegatweg West through Marchena, Stoppelweg, Weg naar Welgelegen and Scheidelaar turns left entering Roodeweg through Roodeweg...

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  • Go Walkies

    You'll get a sense of the place almost as soon as you get there, there is a lot to do, its very tourist oriented, there are plenty of restaurants, some expensive, some not. With a place like Willamstad, its well worth just walking around the place for half a day or so, investigating every little nook and cranny, there are quite a few little shops...

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Willemstad Hotels

  • Baoase Luxury Resort

    Winterswijkstraat 2, Willemstad, 00000, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • The Scuba Lodge

    Pietermaai 104, Willemstad, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino

    The Rif Fort, Otrobanda, Willemstad, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

Willemstad Restaurants

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    by henri123 Written Feb 26, 2008

    Go there to have local food but also to sit with local people; large tables you may sit with a whole family.
    This place is covered and fresh; a very good place to have a drink also.

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    • Backpacking
    • Budget Travel
    • Family Travel

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Willemstad Favorites

  • Bridges connecting waterways

    Named after some of the most memorable Dutch queens, these stately bridges connect the many waterways of Willemstad. Queen Emma Bridge Origin—Built in 1888 by Leonard Burlington Smith, and named after Queen Emma (1890–1898), this bridge connects the Punda and Otrobanda districts. Points of interest—16 floating pontoon boats support the “Pontoon...

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  • Colours to prevent headaches

    Between the blues of the sky and sea, you'll sea the distinct colors of Curaçao's buildings—part "New World," part "Old World," and completely unique. It is said that one of the early Dutch governors, under the pretext of medical advice, outlawed buildings being painted pure white, because the reflection of the sun glaring off on them was said to...

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  • Dutch Influences

    Established in the mid-1600s, Willemstad’s covey of structures recall the quaint designs of Amsterdam, with exquisite 17th and 18th century Dutch colonial buildings not to be found anywhere else outside of the Netherlands. In time, as Willemstad’s traditional styles were modified to accommodate the island’s dry and breezy climate, Caribbean accents...

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