Curacao attracts the most tourists from Eastern United States, South America and the Netherlands. Curacao is one of the most visited islands in the Caribbean and has many luxurious hotels and beach resorts. Most hotels are suited for children and organise activities like swimming lessons and horseback riding and have playrooms and playgrounds. Of course all the hotels offer facilities to give you the best vacation of your life. Curacao is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts like windsurfers, kitesurfers, sailors, divers, snorklers and anglers, most hotels offer lessons and rentals. Curacao is also suited for bikers, hikers and horse back riders check out the possibilities at your hotel.
Where to stay in Curacao
A small selection of the hotels in Willemstad is: Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort five stars, Curacao Avila Beach Hotel four stars, Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino four stars, Lions Dive and Beach Resort four stars, Scuba Lodge & Suites four stars, ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member four stars, Renaissance Curacao Resort, A Marriott Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel four stars, Saint Tropez Apartments & Suites four stars, Boutique Hotel 't Klooster four stars, Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village & Spa four stars, Kontiki Beach Resort four stars, Blue Bay Golf & Beach Resort four stars, Pietermaai Boutique Hotel four stars, Sunscape Curacao Resort Spa & Casino All Inclusive four stars, Dolphin Suites three stars, Otrobanda Hotel three stars, The Ritz Studios three stars, Piscadera Seaview Apartments three stars, Curacao Airport Hotel three stars and Blue Bay Lodges - Sunny Curacao three stars.
Curaçao is one of the ABC Islands in the Caribbean, among with Aruba and Bonaire. The island is located near Venezuela (approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi)) and is considered to be outside the Caribbean's so-called "hurricane zone." Curaçao is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The island has the most beautiful beaches and clear blue waters and its tropical savannah climate means little rain and warm temperatures throughout the year. Most Coral reefs for snorkeling and scuba diving can be reached without a boat. The southern coast has many small beaches, such as Jan Thiel and Cas Abou. The coastline of Curaçao features numerous bays and inlets which serve as popular mooring locations for boats. Hundreds of artificial coral blocks that have been placed are now home to a large array of tropical fish.
Most of Curaçao's beaches are concentrated on the southern coast. Find these from Rif St. Marie up to Westpunt. The beaches on Ciracao: Playa Kalki, Playa Grote Kenapa, Playa Kleine Kenapa, Playa Jeremi, Playa Lagun, Playa Porto Mari, Cas Abao, Daaibooi Baai, Pirate Bay, Habitat Beach, Kontiki Beach, Mambo Beach, Seaquarium Beach, Jan Thiel Beach and Caracasbaai.
Dutch Forts on Curacao: Waterfort (1634), Fort Amsterdam (1635), Fort Beekenburg (1703), Piscadera Bay Fort (built between 1701–1704), Fort Nassau (1797) and Riffort (1828).