A wonderful sunny climate, the azure blue sea and pearly beaches. Who doesn’t dream of that? Curaçao has it all, a piece of the Netherlands in the tropics, a hospitable and always sunny island. Curaçao is the largest island in the Netherlands Antilles. Dutch is the official language. Because of its location downwind 60 km for the South American coast, the island does not suffer from hurricanes. The average air temperature is 28 degrees Celsius and the temperature of the seawater is 27 degrees Celsius. It is the ideal climate for holidays or to hibernate.
Curaçao is easily accessible from Schiphol airport. There are several daily flights from Schiphol to Curaçao. After a 9-hour flight, you will be at the Hato national airport.
The different cultures are reflected in the special architecture (the country houses of the former plantation owners). Many of these houses have been beautifully restored and are well worth a visit. The capital city of Willemstad has many historical buildings and is not for nothing placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. You can go shopping in Willemstad and there are many good and nice restaurants, where you can enjoy dinner after a day full of impressions in restaurants. The seaport of Willemstad is regularly carried out by cruise ships. A real attraction from a terrace on the trade quay.
Besides the lively bustle of Willemstad, Curaçao has a beautiful and untouched hinterland. Nature lovers can indulge in the special fauna and Flora. For diving enthusiasts, the beautiful coral reefs of the coast are a true paradise. Even with a snorkel and diving goggles it is very worthwhile. There is a world open to you. Curaçao has all the ingredients for a great stay: sports accommodations, sun, beach, conviviality, space and tranquillity, good supermarkets and good health care. Everything is there to find.
Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamentu.
The currency in Curaçao is the Dutch Antillian Guilder (NAF). The price is related to the US dollar. With your bank card you can withdraw money in many places and pay in shops/supermarkets. Credit cards are often accepted as well.
Shopping on Curaçao
you will find many supermarkets, there is even two A.H. supermarket. 15 minutes away by car from the villa is the large supermarket called Center.
Tap water is of excellent quality and fine to drink, soft and without chlorine.
The mains voltage on Curaçao is 127 volt, 50 Hertz. All connections in the Villa are 220 Volts.
The average air temperature is 28 ° Celsius. The average water temperature is 27 ° Celsius. There is always the cooling wind, the Northeast Trade.
There are many good restaurants situated all over the island with a great diversity.