Fodor's Expert Review Avila Beach Hotel

130 Penstraat, Willemstad, n/a Curaçao, Curaçao Fodor's Choice

This beautifully restored, seafront, colonial estate—where the Dutch royal family stays on visits—has state-of-the-art amenities, modern luxury, and a lively, contemporary vibe that keep it from ever feeling dated. Each of its three separate wings has a unique appeal; the Blues Wing is a romantic adults-only space perched over the sea, while the spacious suites in the Belle Alliance wing are great for families. The Octagon Tower's compact rooms will appeal to business travelers; it's also the location of the Cloud Nine Spa and fitness center. Two beaches protected by manmade breakwaters offer great snorkeling, too. There's also a small on-site museum where Simón Bolívar's sisters once lived.

PROS

  • Superb on-site dining and entertainment
  • Wonderful staff
  • Gorgeous location with calm protected waters that offer great snorkeling

CONS

  • Main beach can become crowded
  • Not all rooms are ocean view
  • Limited number of rooms for people with disabilities

QUICK FACTS

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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 5999-788--1949

HOTEL DETAILS

165 rooms, 11 apartments.
Rate Includes: No Meals

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