There are so many things to do on our beautiful island, too many to list but we have made an overview of a few websites which you can consult to discover more about what to do and where to go…
Klein Curacao is a beautiful uninhabited island which can be visited on day trip by boat, catamaran or private yacht.
Curaçao has an active art scene with local and internationally renowned artists. Most artists are represented at one of the local art galleries. The three leading galleries, Gallery Alma Blou, Landhuis Bloemhof and Mon Art Gallery are conveniently located and easy to reach.
Artist also often exhibit their work at lesser known galleries, museums and other institutions.
On land as well as underwater Curacao has beautiful natural treasures to offer.
Visit our national park, or book a guided Jeep tour along the natural side of the island.
Discover the island on guided hiking tours, mountain-bike tours, horseback tours or discover hidden beaches and underwater caves by kayak or boat.
Music is everywhere on our island, each season has it’s own local type of music.
Please visit our youtube channel where we feature a Curacao Music playlist to discover more local sounds.
Enjoy the water and learn: Kitesurfing, wakeboarding, wave surfing, windsurfing.
Besides being a great water sport and dive location, Curacao is also the home of many of the worlds best Baseball players. Get a feel for the top local sport by visiting a game, or visiting a sports-bar whenever a local hero is playing in the major league.
We are committed to welcoming all visitors to the island, Gaycuracao.com highlights the many tourism partners on island that are members of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association and provides a listing of places to gather and meet other gay travelers, as well as locals.
Vegetarian and Vegan Food
The Vegan movement is growing, all Vegan initiatives gather every few months for the Curacao Vegan Food Festival. On their page you will find a list of all vegan eateries around the island.
There are many public and private initiatives to tackle social problems on the island.
Two of the most noticeable problems, which you might encounter during your stay are pollution and stray animals. We want our guests to know our island community is working together to improve the island for everyone!
While on Curaçao Dutch is the official language, Papiamentu is the local language. You will find that most people also speak Spanish and English. You will definitely get a nice smile by trying a few words in Papiamentu.
Learn more: papiamentu.com
CURACAO Important Phone Numbers
Police and Fire Department: 911
Tourist Emergency Number: 917
Coast Guard: 913
POLITUR (Tourism Police)
Curaçao Beach Boulevard (BLVD)
Sea Aquarium Beach, Curaçao
+ (5999) 735 0044 politurcuracao.cw
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Breedestraat 193(0), Willemstad
Tel: +(5999) 462-4900 sehos.cw
Curaçao Dialysis Center
Tel: +(5999) 434-7777 curacao-dialysis.com
Centro Dental Mahaai
Anjelierweg 6, Willemstad
Tel: +(5999) 737-0285 tandarts.cw
Address: Caracasbaaiweg 274
Phone nr. General: +5999 736-0530
Express line: +5999 738-9111
Mon-Fri: 07:30 – 12:30 and 14:30 – 17:30
Mambo Beach Boulevard
Contact: +5999 465-0643
Working days: Monday to Saturday
Opening hours: 8.00 to 18.00
Avoid the sun in the midday hours (11:00 – 16:00). The sun on Curacao is a lot brighter than in most parts of the world. Use high factor of sun cream and do so at least half an hour before. Drink enough water and stay hydrated, make sure to take a bottle of water with you on walks and sport activities.
January 1st: New Year’s Day
Dates vary: Carnival
Dates vary: Good Friday
Dates vary: Easter
April 27: King’s Day
May 1: Labor Day
Dates vary: Ascension
July 2: Day of the Flag
October 10: Curaçao Day
December 25: Christmas Day
December 26: Boxing day