All about Curaçao
Curaçao is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast. The Country of Curaçao, which includes the main island plus the small, uninhabited island of Klein Curaçao (“Little Curaçao”), is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its capital is Willemstad. Curaçao is the largest and most populous of the three ABC islands (for Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao) of the Lesser Antilles, specifically the Leeward Antilles. It has a land area of 444 square kilometres
The island can extensively be enjoyed in a culinary, sportive and cultural way. Curacao is a diver’s island. With an area of 38 miles long and about 3 to 9 miles wide, Curacao is the largest island of the Dutch Antilles. Curacao is located in the southwest of the Caribbean Sea at 45 miles from Venezuela, a nine hours flight from Amsterdam and about three hours from Miami, USA. Because of this location, Curacao is outside the hurricane belt. The average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius and the cool breeze from the consistent East wind, provide a pleasant climate on Curacao. The official languages on Curacao are Papiamento, Dutch and English.
Whether you already live on Curacao, want to live here or just want to enjoy your holiday here, you will be always amazed by the diversity of this colorful island. Enjoy the beautiful beaches, pleasant temperatures, the interesting culture, bustling nightlife, beautiful historic buildings, rich flora, fauna, and much more! For more information, please visit: www.Curacao.com
There is more to explore on Curaçao
Check out some of our favorites:
- Hato Caves, with the cave paintings in limestone.
- Ostrich farm learn all about the Ostrich and have small taste of Africa on Curaçao.
- Aloe Vera plantation the most versatile plant on Curaçao.
- National Park Christoffelpark, where the wildlife is still preserved.
- Sheta boka and Boka Tabla Caves at West Point.
- Herb garden where Dinah Veeris will teach and tell you all about herbs.
- Flamingo area by the salt flats of Jan Kok.
- Chobolobo (where they brew the Blue Curaçao liquor).
- Sea aquarium, where you can swim with the dolphins, experience a dolphin show or just make beautiful pictures.
- Little Curacao, a little island near Curacao where you can swim with turtles.
- The beautiful white sand beaches all over the West coast of Curaçao.
- Snorkelling and diving and discover the colourful coral and tropical fishes in the clear blue water.