Pearly white beaches, palm trees and an azure blue ocean… This sounds like a paradise from a fairy tale, but it is reality on Curaçao.
Are you going on holiday to this beautiful island soon? In this article we give you the tips to make your vacation to Curaçao unforgettable, from an excursion to Klein Curacao to visiting Willemstad.
An excursion to Klein Curacao should not be missed during your trip to Curacao. Klein Curaçao is a small uninhabited island just off the coast of Curaçao. The island has an area of only 1.7 square kilometers. There are no human influences on the island, which means that there are no infrastructure or other facilities. This purity gives the island something magical. An excursion to Klein Curacao is ideal for diving and snorkelling. There are beautiful coral reefs to see. The excursion to Klein Curacao can be done by boat. There are different types of boats with which you can make an excursion to Klein Curacao. Do you prefer a luxury yacht or a catamaran? A lot is possible with us!
Are you interested in the history of the West India Company? Then a visit to the salt pans is definitely worth it. Salt was harvested on the salt pans by the many slaves. Today, salt is no longer mined, but the salt pans are the habitat of flamingos looking for food. There is therefore a considerable chance that you will encounter these beautiful animals during a visit to the salt pans.
In Santa Catharina you will find the largest ostrich farm in Curaçao. This ostrich farm is especially popular among children. During a tour on a safari truck you will learn everything about ostriches. At the end of the ride you can feed the ostriches. Finally, you can stand on an ostrich egg. Don’t worry, the egg won’t break because ostrich eggs are very strong.
Finally, the capital of course. About 140 thousand inhabitants live in Willemstad, which is 95 percent of the entire population of the island. Willemstad is perhaps best known for its colored houses and the Pontjesbrug. There is a cozy atmosphere in the city and there is plenty to do. From culinary delights in restaurants to looking around in museums, a visit to Willemstad is definitely worth it! And don’t forget to take pictures at the well-known Dushi or Curaçao letters, so you can capture your unforgettable trip to Willemstad!