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The top 10 most beautiful beaches of Curaçao


Curaçao, a beautiful small island in the southern Caribbean Sea. A country that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and is therefore a beautiful holiday destination for many Dutch people. The temperatures are wonderful for all four seasons and it is a paradise of beautiful beaches, the most beautiful views and an abundance of culture. Are you planning to go on holiday to Curaçao? And do you want to enjoy the most beautiful beaches on the island? In this blog you can read all about the most beautiful beaches of Curacao where you can relax.


blue bay

Blauwbaai, or Blue Bay Beach, is part of a luxury resort. The beach is accessible to everyone and there are plenty of facilities. There is an indoor bar, restaurant, snack bar and beach shop. There is also a diving school on the beach. Here you can take a kayak or Catamaran and take sailing lessons. Do you want some extra relaxation during your day at the beach? Then you can even take a body massage at Blauwbaai. There is plenty to do for children, such as two swimming pools and a playground. Blue Bay is located exactly in the west of the island and can be seen on the map near St. Michael.


Playa Santa Cruz

Despite the fact that Playa Santa Cruz is one of the most beautiful beaches of Curacao, it is not very well known. The advantage is that it is not often crowded and mainly local people come. It is a long sandy beach with palm trees, palapas toilets and a snack bar. Are you looking for a little more adventure during your beach day? Then you could visit the Blue Room, this is a cave illuminated by the sun. You only get there through the entrance that is a few centimeters under water. In this cave you can swim and enjoy the beautiful underwater world. You can be taken to the Blue Room by water taxi.


Big Cut

De Grote Knip is one of the most famous beaches of Curacao. The beach is a 40-minute drive from Willemstad and is well known among the locals. Known by the locals, it is often very busy on weekends. It is also one of the few beaches where there is still free access. In addition to the cozy atmosphere, it is a beach with light blue water and fine sand. Ideal for snorkelling or floating on the water. You can bring your own food and drinks, but there is a small restaurant. It is a bit of a drive, but once you are there you can completely relax and enjoy the view.


Jan Thiel Beach

Jan Thiel Beach may not be the beach with the best views, but it is the beach with the most to experience. There are five different restaurants, 3 beach clubs, shops, various events and there is plenty to do. You pay an entrance fee for the beach and there are various beach chairs and beds to rent. Be there early if you want to go to Jan Thiel Beach because the beach quickly fills up.


Mambo Beach

Mambo Beach is a beach with several beach clubs and restaurants. You can not only relax here, but also eat, shop and go out. There are many beach clubs, restaurants and boutiques. So you don’t have to worry about getting bored on your beach day. Mambo Beach has a large boulevard and it is surrounded by a number of resorts and hotels. You have to pay entrance fees and you can rent beach beds. It is one of the tourist beaches of Curacao and it is a long way along the coast from Willemstad.


Klein Curacao

Klein Curaçao is an uninhabited island 13 kilometers from the coast. You can get there with different boats such as the Rastamaran. The beach has a beautiful white sand and crystal clear water. In addition to enjoying the view, you can also dive and snorkel. You will not only find fish but also turtles and maybe dolphins. There is no range and there are few facilities, but the area is more than worth it and you will find yourself in paradise for a day.


Kokomo Beach

Kokomo Beach is a beach club located in a bay called Vaersenbaai. This bay is a 15-minute drive from Willemstad. Access to Kokomo Beach is free, but you have to pay to rent a sunbed. The beach is a bit rocky here and there, but the sea is still a beautiful clear blue. You can have lunch and dinner in the restaurant, lounges or on the beach. There is also a diving school where you can rent diving equipment. On Sundays there is Family Day, when a live band plays and you can enjoy the best drinks during a happy hour.


Playa Kalkic

Playa Kalki is located in the northernmost tip of Curacao. The beach itself is not very special and also quite narrow, but it is a very nice location for snorkeling. You will also find the most beautiful fish and sea snakes there. There are not many facilities but you can have a look at the restaurant of a resort called Kura Hulanda above the beach. It is 45 kilometers from Willemstad so you have to give something for it but it is completely worth it.


Playa Marie Pampoen

Marie Pampoen is a small beach with sand and pebbles. The palm trees provide a real holiday atmosphere and the necessary shade. The beach is free and you can bring your own stuff, but there are also two restaurants. It is a real fishing beach, so you can see all the fishing boats. There are no beds for rent, but you can use picnic tables.


Cas Abou

Cas Abou is a real tropical beach. The beautiful white beaches and clear blue water will make you think you are in paradise. You can completely relax and there are few facilities available. You can enjoy a massage in a massage hut and get a snack at a snack bar. Would you rather do something active? Then you can go behind a speedboat on a big banana. You have to pay to enter and it is open daily from 08:00 to 18:00.


Despite the fact that Curaçao is a small island, there is plenty to do and you can visit the most beautiful places and views! Do you want to know the best places to eat in addition to the most beautiful beaches? You can read all about it in the top 5 best places to eat .

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