Today in curaçao 31o

Discover Curaçao

Curaçao is a Dutch Caribbean Island nestled between Aruba and Bonaire and is easy to reach with only 35 miles away of the coast of South America, with daily direct flights from Amsterdam, New York, Miami, Canada and South America.

Curaçao is located outside the hurricane belt, which make it convenient to visit our island all year round and makes it perfect for a short or long stay!

 

A day spent on our DUSHI island is one well spent!

Explore the island
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    The population of Curaçao consist of more than 50 different nationalities, each with its own culture, traditions and gastronomy.

…That Curaçao is a favorite diving destination with right along the coastline magnificent coral reefs. Even snorkeling you can admire the underwater world and along the south coast are 65 recognized dive sites where you can dive into the depths along the reef wall, an unforgettable spectacle of flora and fauna.

 

… That the center of Willemstad, the most fascinating city in the Caribbean, is listed on the World Heritage of Unesco. For example, the Queen Emma bridge, known as the “Swinging Old Lady ‘, which is supported by 16 pontoon boats, with 170 meters the longest in the world.

 

… That you’re not traveling to Curaçao only for the sun and beach but also for its rich culture, agriculture and authentic plantation houses, museums and contemporary artists such as Nena Sanchez, known for its Blue Goddess paintings and painted furniture.

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    History and culture

    Curaçao is well known for its rich history & culture, colorful architecture, historical buildings, beautiful landscapes, breathtaking diving/snorkeling sites, amazing wide sand beaches and width variety of activities.

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    Paradise beaches and diving

    Curaçao has over 40 stunning beaches, each with their own charm. Most of the beaches are concentrated on the southern coast of the west side. The white sandy beaches, clear blue and calm waters with pleasant temperatures of 80F/27°C make Curaçao the perfect paradise get away.

    Did you know that Curaçao has one of the best scuba diving and snorkeling sites in the world, due to its crystal clear waters that offer a visibility up to a 150 feet of our underwater paradise consisting of coral reefs and sponge formations with thousands of beautiful tropical fish.

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    There’s always something to do in Curaçao!

    Whether you are visiting Curaçao on holiday or business purposes, Curaçao has a lot to offer. We have more than 300 local and international restaurants, an exciting night life, several shopping centers and a variation of recreation activities for the young and elder.

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    Profile of Curaçao

    Capital: Willemstad
    Population: +/- 150.000
    Size: 38 miles (62 kilometers) long and 3-5 miles (5-14 kilometers) across

    Language: Dutch and Papiamentu are both our official languages. Spanish and English are also widely spoken.
    Currency: Antillean Guilder, but also dollars are excepted everywhere. 1 USD is 1.75 Antillean Guilder
    Temperature: Average temperature is 80F/27ºC