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11 epic experiences that prove Curaçao should be your next Caribbean vacation

CURAÇAO MAKES UP THE “C”   in the trio of islands often referred to as the ABC Islands —   Aruba , Bonaire, and Curaçao — located off the northern coast of   Venezuela . As a Caribbean island, Curaçao has the sunshine and   crystal-clear waters   you’d expect, but if you want more from your vacation than a perfect tan, the island is also loaded with adrenaline-pumping activities that you won’t find anywhere else.   1. Embark on a deep-dive submarine. Photo:  Substation Curacao /Facebook Descend 1,000 feet below sea level for a look at the dark underworld of the ocean — as well as some of the predatory sharks of the Caribbean.  Substation Curaçao  has a shark-centered deep-dive excursion that is dedicated to spotting local shark species, including big-eyed Cuban dog sharks, sevengill sharks, and green murray sharks. Travelers will embark upon their undersea journeys in the...
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The 5 Most Insta-Worthy Places Around Willemstad Curaçao

Known for the pastel-colored colonial Dutch buildings, historical Willemstad makes you feel as if you are transported to The Netherlands while experiencing the blue waters and temperate climate of the Caribbean. The capital of the island nation of Curacao was named an UNESCO world heritage site in 1997, and it is easy to see why. I had the chance to explore this beautiful city and want to highlight the spots that took my breath away! If you are headed to Curacao, make sure you visit these 5 most Insta-worthy places around Willemstad!   Renaissance Curaçao Resort The Renaissance Curaçao Resort is not only the perfect place to stay during your vacation, but the beautiful facade makes it the perfect photo backdrop. Built around the historic Rif Fort – a 19th-century fort constructed to protect the island from pirates and other enemies – the exterior of the Renaissance Curaçao Resort emulates Dutch architecture while...
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Cozy in Curaçao: Going Dutch in the Caribbean

A multi-lingual melting pot of nationalities from around the world, the Dutch island is also one of a just a few Caribbean countries located outside the Atlantic hurricane belt making weddings and honeymoons a breeze to book year ‘round. From a sunset on the beach ceremony to a more formal affair in a resort ballroom, couples have a myriad of choices to celebrate their special day. For couples opting for a religious ceremony, there are many churches dotting the island and for those marrying in the Jewish faith, Mikve Israel-Emanuel in Willemstad is the oldest synagogue in continuous use in the Americas. “To proceed with a legal wedding, it’s highly suggested to use a planner to assist with the process,” recommends Gianina Atalita, sales and marketing coordinator, Curaçao Tourist Board in North America, “most large hotels and resorts have a wedding planner on-property and our website is also full of...
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Off The Beaten Path: Things To Do In Curaçao

Bon Bini (Welcome) to Curaçao! Living in the shadow of its more famous neighbor, Aruba, Curaçao is located just 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela. Curaçao is a long, arid island that has amazing weather year round. Not only does Curaçao offer gorgeous beaches and turquoise waters, but a rich history and unusual adventures! While Aruba hosts around 1.5 Million tourists each year, Curaçao sees only 500,000 visitors, making it more off the beaten path. You will still find beautiful resorts and beaches, but there are also tons of other activities to do while visiting this lesser-known Carribean island. Care to find out what unusual things there are to do on the island?? Then keep on reading! Here is a list of my favorite off the beaten path things to do in Curaçao! Cliff Jump At Playa Kenepa   Between Westpunt and Lagun, you will find one of the islands most low-key...
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