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The sun smiles down on Curacao, which sits on the outer fringe of the so-called hurricane belt. Gentle trade winds help keep temperatures generally in the 80s. Water sports—including outstanding reef diving—attract enthusiasts from all over the world. Curacao 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.
You'll generally find that hotels at all price levels provide friendly, prompt, detail-oriented service; however, the finer points of service are in some...read more
Dine beneath the boughs of magnificent old trees, on the terraces of restored mansions and plantation houses, or on the ramparts of 18th-century forts...read more
Things To Do in Curaçao
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Below the Belt: Because it sits below the hurricane belt, the weather in Curaçao is almost always alluring, even during the off-season.... Read more
Some say the famed Curaçao liqueur is what put this spirited island on the map. Oddly, the bitter oranges used to flavor the liqueur weren't... Read more
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I get great information and enjoyment from reading all the advice and trip reports here, so I thought I'd post a link to my (rather lengthy) piece about the trip I took to Curacao at the end of February. Read more
Despite the fact that I thoroughly enjoyed the trip in Curacao, I was really lazy and didn't get to work on the photo journal of Curacao till now. Read more