Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Curaçao Travel Guide

  • Photo: Gary C. Tognoni / Shutterstock

Plan Your Curaçao Vacation

The sun smiles down on Curaçao, which sits on the outer fringe of the so-called hurricane belt. Gentle trade winds help keep temperatures generally in the 1980s. Water sports—including outstanding reef diving—attract enthusiasts from all over the world. Curaçao claims 38 beaches—some long stretches of silky sand, most smaller coves suitable for picture postcards. In the countryside, the

dollhouse look of plantation houses, or landhuizen (literally, "land houses"), makes a cheerful contrast to stark cacti and austere shrubbery.

Read More

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Below the Belt Because it sits below the hurricane belt, the weather in Curaçao is almost always alluring, even during the off-season.
  2. Carnival Curaçao's biggest party draws an increasingly large crowd.
  3. Culture The island's cultural diversity is reflected in the good food from many different cultures.
  4. History You Can See Striking architecture and fascinating historic sites give you something to see when you're not shopping or sunning on the charming beaches.

When To Go

When to Go to Curaçao

High season in Curaçao mirrors that in much of the Caribbean: basically from mid-December through mid-April. In the off-season, rates will be...

Read More

Check historic weather for your trip dates:



Book Your Trip

Compare Sites:

Compare Sites:

Compare Sites:

Trending Stories
Trip Finder

Fodor's Caribbean 2016

View Details

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.