Indulge yourself at a luxury hotel in Curaçao with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to experience rich Dutch history and miles of silken sand. You’ll stroll through 18th-century villages and dive amongst sunken ships off Netherlands Antilles.
Luxury Curaçao beach holidays
Jagged cliffs frame Daaibooi beach with its colourful fish darting in and out of lush coral beneath the waves. On Playa Abo, lounge in the thatched shade of umbrellas as the turquoise waters lap against the shore. Sundays see daredevil divers jumping into the ocean from the soaring cliff tops at Westput. As you relax on the glorious white sands of Playa Kenepa, look out for baby sea turtles heading for the water.
Luxury things to do in Curaçao
The Curaçao Maritime Museum in downtown Willemstad is full of antique maps, compasses and model ships. Stroll through the metal archways of the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge to see cheerful gabled houses painted bright yellows, pinks and greens. Luxurious silks and flamboyant island artwork are sold in waterfront boutiques at Punda. Your private guide will accompany you to the prehistoric Indian Cave where you’ll marvel at mysterious pictograms.
Savour smoked salmon on the terrace of an 18th-century mansion beneath a canopy of stately trees. A rustic brasserie on the waterfront serves local specialties like the aphrodisiac iguana soup or keshi yena, baked Gouda cheese stuffed with spicy chicken. Dine al fresco on an opulent outdoor veranda where the sound of a rhythmic steel band mingles with a cascading waterfall.
Book a luxury hotel in Curaçao with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to bask in a serene cliff top retreat overlooking the beach. A lovingly restored colonial village in the island’s capital welcomes guests with intimate cobbled courtyards and lush gardens.