Curacao is a fascinating small island which will be new to many people, an interesting, "undiscovered" location for your holiday. This delightful island has 38 small bays most have a soft sand beach – and visitors of all ages can enjoy a range of fun activities in, on or out of the ocean. The island has a wilderness style National park for people who want to explore the natural world of Curacao. The capital Willemstad is a UNESCO heritage site with over 700 listed buildings – like stepping back in time – the brightly painted 17th and 18th century houses are a Curacao trademark. The ocean is warm and clear, and full of life making it one of the best snorkelling and diving destinations in the world. Curacao is peaceful and easy going – like the Caribbean used to be
- lots of different things to see and do – to keep everyone happy.
Curacao has rich cultural heritage - the capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Curacao has many small beaches and some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world.
No mass tourism means it is an ideal place to relax or enjoy the many activities.
Curacao is a new and exciting destination with a lot to offer you.
Curacao is the authentic Caribbean, largely undeveloped - "undiscovered" for many - unspoilt, with a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. The local people are friendly and helpful - you can completely relax on this fascinating island. No hassle, no fuss – a holiday on Curacao is a refreshing change from the usual tourist traps. Curacao has protected its natural environment and its culture - and resisted over-development. There is no mass tourism - no theme parks, no fun fairs and no major tourist developments on the island. Curacao has no intrusive "tourist industry". With our help, you can find, and enjoy all those places of interest and things to do, in your own time and our own pace.
Willemstad, the capital, is a UNESCO world heritage site with 700 protected buildings, and it is a joy to wander around this delightful city. Most of the island outside the city is undeveloped and untouched. The west coast is 38 miles of beautiful coastline – with 38 secluded coves and sandy beaches. Perfect for relaxing, shore diving and snorkelling. The nightlife on Curacao is typically low key, relaxed and friendly. Salsa is a way of life, with a few rum punches this could soon be a new passion ! Due to the rich diversity of its culture, Curaçao has a wide range of excellent restaurants, many different types of cuisine on offer.
Ocean conditions are perfect for water sports, scuba diving and snorkelling. The absence of serious currents - fantastic visibility and a fringing reef always around 25 metres from shore - means that Curacao is perfect for all levels of divers and snorkellers. The ocean and reef around the island are legally protected – making Curacao one of the best diving and snorkelling sites in the world. Curacao has a super reef in wonderful condition - plus the world renowned "mushroom forest" - one of the top ten dive sites in the world. Curacao has over 38 shore diving sites and the ocean conditions and marine life are fantastic ! Click the diving page for lots more information about the diving and the services we can offer you.
Warm and sunny with a cooling breeze that keeps you fresh and comfortable. Curacao is outside the hurricane belt. Perfect weather means that no matter what kind of holiday you prefer, you can enjoy it to the full. When is a good time to go ? . . .Anytime is a good time to go!
In an article on safety, Destination Travel on msnbc.com says
"The safest destinations around the world - where you can travel without worry, and feel super-secure. …. we analyzed piles of data, from U.S. State Department warnings on crime……and the latest United Nations survey on global crime trends to the Mercer rankings of the world's safest cities, and include the Dutch ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) on a list of the world's safest places to travel"
We are the only UK travel specialist for the Dutch Caribbean. For many people our islands are "undiscovered" destinations – exciting new holiday destinations. We are regular visitors and love talking about the islands. We would be delighted to discuss any plans you have for a holiday to this very special part of the world. We can answer any questions from personal experience. Our local knowledge and extensive choice means that we can advise – and tailor make – the holiday itinerary that suits you best – to your requirements and wishes. We have a wider choice of accommodation and services in the Dutch Caribbean than any other travel company. We are the preferred tour operator for many resorts and have the best prices and offers. Quotes for holidays are given with no obligation. Select one of the links above to get more information about Curacao or another of "our" wonderful islands. You will find picture galleries on each island page. View our brochure online by clicking the image in the right hand column.