Curaçao has been taking the crown as a holiday hotspot for years, and it is not difficult to see why. It is easy to get there and are enough activities to keep you busy. Shop, eat, drink and dance your way through the island, or opt for a more passive approach and enjoy the nature parks and beaches. If you are looking for a little, visit the following beautiful landscapes.
Top ten most beautiful beaches on Curaçao
Playa Porto Marie is one of the better beaches in Curaçao and one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean. The beach is over about 300 meters and is full of a white sand bay with blue water and beautiful sunset. The natural beauty of the beach makes it a popular destination for both tourists and the locals.
Cas Abao Beach (Playa Cas Abao)
There are many beaches in the world, but there are very few that can match the beauty of Cas Abao Strand on Curaçao. It is known as one of the most beautiful natural beaches in the world. It is located in the south of the island, near the village of Cas Abao, just 6 miles from the capital of Curaçao.
Sea Aquarium Beach
On Sea Aquarium Beach you will find a nice collection of a two -storey boulevard named Mambo Beach Blvd. The modern shops mainly offer a lot of bath that you can try after direct purchase on the beach that is literally at your feet. In addition to stores, you will also find nice eateries, restaurants and bars on the Boulevard.
Playa Kenepa Chiki/Kleine Knip
There are a number of beautiful beaches around the island of Curaçao, but the beach that attracts most visitors to this tropical island is Playa Kenepa or cut. This is a beautiful beach in the northwest of the island. Many people visit this beach to enjoy the white sand and the warm crystal blue water. The beach also offers many other fun activities such as snorkeling, diving and kayaking or supping.
Not far from Willemstad, Kokomo Beach is located in the southwest of Curaçao. From Boca Sint Michiel you follow the road to Bullenbaai to reach this nice beach. With clear blue water, nice beds, relaxed (live) music, good service and a great menu, a day at Kokomo is a great experience.
Jan Thiel Beach
If you are looking for a great all-round beach to visit, you don’t have to look beyond Jan Thiel Beach. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Curaçao.
Playa Piskado/Playa Grandi
Playa Piskado, Playa Grandi or just ‘The Fisherman’s beach’. Is the best known where you have the best chance of spotting a sea turtle.
There are many fishermen who clean their freshly caught fish on the spot. All those turtles come to that, and there are really large specimens in between. Very nice to snorkel. You can also buy the fish from the fishermen there, so that you have a delicious fresh piece of fish in the evening at dinner.
Daaibooi Bay is a small cozy beach that is very popular with the locals and with tourists who like a more natural beach. It is pleasant to stay there because Daaibooi Beach does not have the tourist atmosphere that you encounter on many other beaches. Daaibooi is still a beach that is free of charge, while it is well maintained and provided with basic facilities. It is very unspoilt with white sand and very clear water There is plenty of shade to be found among the palm trees.
Little Curacao (Klein Curaçao)
Klein Curaçao is a small uninhabited island 10 miles east of Curaçao that has the most beautiful beach than any island on the main island of Curaçao. You can sail to the island for a day with a historic sailing ship or another chartered boat trip.
Directorbaai (Shell’s Directeurs baai)
Directorbaai used to be the private beach of the directors of Shell, the Dutch royal family also used this beach. After Shell’s departure in 1985, the beach became public. If you go snorkeling you will see beautiful corals and large schools swimming along, in all shapes and sizes. Directorsbaai is also the place where the Coral Restoration Curaçao has planted new corals.