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The 5 most luxurious hotels of Curacao

Who wouldn’t want to escape the cold and rain of the Netherlands and enjoy a holiday destination in the Caribbean? White sand beaches, clear skies and palm trees. Curacao has it all, making it one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean.

The tourist industry of Curaçao has grown enormously in recent years, both in quality and quantity. You will find many luxury hotels and resorts on the island. Curious about the 5 most luxurious hotels on Curaçao? We’ll tell you all about it! We have listed the 5 most luxurious hotels and give you more information per hotel.


  • Baoase Luxury Resort (hotels and apartments)
  • LionsDive Beach Resort
  • Avila Beach Hotel
  • Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort
  • Papagayo Beach Hotel


Baoase Luxury Resort

The first luxury property on our list is the 5-star hotel which is part of the Baoase Luxury Resort. The resort was created for ultimate relaxation with its beautiful and peaceful surroundings, private beach and 23 soothing hotel rooms. Whether you choose a villa, loft or honeymoon suite, the rooms are all beautifully furnished and styled with Balinese design. In addition, the Sea View Suite has its own infinity pool, the Sea View Villa has direct access to the hotel pool and you have your own private outdoor bathroom in the Banyan Tree room. At the Baoase Luxury Resort you can relax in the spa, go sport kayaking with other guests or enjoy a culinary intimate dinner served by your own butler.


LionsDive Beach Resort

If you prefer a versatile resort with something for everyone, the LionsDive Beach Resort is perfect for your vacation. The 4-star resort rightly calls itself the nicest and most sporty hotel in Curaçao and offers its guests a wide range of activities. You can combine relaxing on the longest white sandy beach of Curaçao with swimming in the 50 meter long sports pool, an underwater exploration with diving school Ocean Encounters or a workout in the LionsDive fitness center. The hotel is built in Dutch Caribbean style and you can choose from rooms with a sea view, located next to the swimming pool or in the beautiful tropical garden.


The resort borders Mambo Beach Boulevard and is a five-minute drive from Willemstad’s colorful colonial architecture. If you choose to stay within the resort, you still have a choice of four hotel bars and restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Avila Beach Hotel

The 4-star Avila Beach Hotel is one of the most popular hotels on Curaçao. The hotel’s location in the authentic and lively Pietermaai district of Willemstad is unique and makes it the ideal home base from which to explore the island. The Avila Beach Hotel is the oldest operating hotel on Curaçao, is centrally located on the island and even has two private white sandy beaches. The luxury resort is a 15-minute walk from Mambo Beach Boulevard, the Sea Aquarium and the center of Willemstad. They also offer a shuttle service to downtown Willemstad twice a day.


The sea at the private beaches is calmed by windbreaks and is a beautiful turquoise color, making it safe, calm and enjoyable for children (as well as adults). The hotel also has an infinity pool. Avila’s rooms meet the needs of every guest and are beautifully designed, modern and comfortable, with guests choosing between a room in the modern Octagon Wing, the Caribbean Ocean Front Blues Wing or the classic La Belle Alliance Wing. The hotel has a wellness, fitness room, concert hall and two restaurants, including star chefs. Grab a bite to eat at the Caribbean Pen Restaurant & Terrace or the Blues Restaurant and enjoy local and international theater shows, stand-up comedy or concerts at the La Belle Alliance Concert Hall.


Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

Are you an avid golfer and would you like to continue your hobby in the wonderful tropical Caribbean climate? Then the 5-star Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is for you. The Santa Barbara Beach & Golf hotel offers a variety of activities and the staff provides top service with a smile. Aqua aerobics, yoga or pilates are accompanied by music. You can take part in a beach volleyball or tennis match or play golf on the 18-hole golf course overlooking Table Mountain. Embark on a hike or mountain bike ride from the hotel or take advantage of the fitness or spa facilities. It’s all possible at the sporty Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Hotel. Relax in one of the three swimming pools, on the beach in front of the hotel or in one of the 11 restaurants or bars. After all, it’s your vacation.


Papagayo Beach Hotel

The beautiful modern accommodations of the 4-star Papagayo Beach Hotel are located on a pearly white beach in Jan Thiel Bay and offer a huge range of facilities and entertainment for the whole family. The hotel and the adjacent resort have a trendy beach club, a shopping plaza, a casino and a spa & wellness center. Not surprisingly, Papagayo is a favorite hot spot for a wide variety of guests due to its combination of rest and relaxation, entertainment and activities. The hotel is a bit further away from the attractions in other places on the island, but because of the many facilities you will not be bored in Papagayo. The rooms can be found in the tropical hotel garden that borders the beach. A beach that also has an exclusive infinity pool and beach club.


After writing this blog, we already feel like traveling to beautiful Curaçao. Hopefully you have already been infected with the Curaçao virus and we will see you soon in one of these five luxury hotels on the island. Then be sure to read our blog about the best tips for your vacation to Curaçao !

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