Scharloo – historic part center

Scharloo is one of the four most famous neighborhoods of historic Willemstad. A walk through the Scharlooweg takes about an hour along all the beautifully renovated historic villas. Start at the Wilhelminabrug. Worth the effort! Please follow and like us:

Pietermaai – Historic part in center

Pietermaai is an upcoming district, one of the four most beautiful parts of the historic centre. Recently a lot of colourful magnificent houses has been restored. Lots of trendy restaurants, bars, hotels. The small Octagon Museum is dedicated to the life of South American liberator Simón Bólivar. Please follow and

Floating market – Punda, historic centre Willemstad

Everyday there is a floating market in Punda. Here offer farmers from Venezuela their fresh fruit and vegetables . Please follow and like us:

Harbor Willemstad Curaçao – Cruises

In yet very internationally oriented Willemstad, come daily cruises and other big (sail) ships with mostly tourists from the U.S. Near the harbor are also many (expensive) shops, restaurants and bars. Please follow and like us:

Maritime Museum and harbor tour – centre

Maritime Museum is interesting, offering a harbor tour at 2pm Wednes- and Saturday. Make reservation. There is also a small but very nice restaurant with very nice view. Please follow and like us:

Otrabanda – historic part centre – Kura Holanda

Take a look at Kura Hulanda which was restored by Jacob Gelt Dekker, a Dutch business man inspired by Curacao. The museum of the “black holocaust’is one of the most impressive museums in the whole Caribbean. Take a guided tour, you will for sure never forget. Please follow and like

Distillery at Plantation house Chobolobo (Willemstad area)

The story of Curaçao Liquor is very special story, a visit is for free and recommended. Near Schottegatseweg-Oost Willemstad you can visit for free the distillery at Plantation house Chobolobo. There is a small museum with a film about the very interesting story of Curacao liquor, starting around 1600 when

Punda – historic part in center

The lively, colorful Willemstad is the capital of Curacao and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Punda is one of the four beautiful old historic districts. Worth seeing here are Handelskade, Jewish Synagoge, the floating markets, Fort Church, Wilhelminaplein square and Postmuseum. Please follow and like us:

Shopping Boutiques

Both Punda ‘s Broad Street as Otrobanda’s Mall Renaissance Mall & Rif Fort are busy shopping areas , where many tourists and passengers on cruise ships do their holiday shopping. There are also interesting shopping centers in : Curacao Beach Boulevard Flowerpot shopping Zuikertuin Mall Promenade Shopping Center Recently, it