Curaçao, Dutch Caribbean
The Curaçao island’s insular shelf has a sharp drop-off known as the “Blue Edge” which is often visited by Scuba diving tourists. Like its sister islands, Aruba and Bonaire, Curaçao’s warm waters and coral reefs are ideal for scuba diving, snorkeling and other water sports. The southern coast has calm waters as well as 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.
Curaçao Things to Do
With endless activities to do for all types and ages, definitely consider this Caribbean gem when choosing your next vacation destination.
Willemstad is the capital of Curacao and it’s also a UNESCO World Heritage City. St. Anna Bay divides the city into two parts, Punda (east) and Otrobanda (west) and they are both linked by the Queen Emma Bridge.
Carnival in Curaçao
Curaçao’s Carnival is one of the largest and longest-lasting Carnival spectacles of the Caribbean and one of the best times to visit the island.
Dolphin Swim & Sea Aquarium Park
Treat yourself to an entertaining dolphin swim in Curaçao Aquarium Park. Hop in the lagoon under the instructive eye of your expert dolphin trainer and interact with one of the most beloved of the ocean creatures.
Christoffel National Park
Christoffelpark is a national park, protected nature area and tourist attraction at the north-western end of the island of Curaçao surrounding Christoffelberg.
Massive coral formations extend into depths with deep-water fish patrolling the plunging walls. It is no wonder that diving is one of the most popular sports on Curacao.