Relishing in a warm tropical climate just 12° north of the Equator, the island of Curacao is a celebration of breathtaking beaches and living history. Oceanfront resorts and intimate coves balance on the rim of the Caribbean ocean and introduce a rugged interior of rolling hills and intriguing cacti. Colorful structures rise from the arid landscape and immerse travelers in the 17th and 18th century world of Dutch colonialism. Travelers are treated to duty-free shopping and a blended culture of European, African and Jewish descent. The diversity of natural, modern and historic pleasures are sewn into the fabric of the island and are summed up in the slogan of Curacao- “Real. Different.”
The historic capital of Willemstad boasts 750 historic buildings, 55 resident nationalities and is one of the most photographed cityscapes in the Caribbean. Streets lined with duty-free displays of fresh produce, fine meats and quaint handicrafts wind through colonial buildings. Antiquated structures from the 17thth century have distinguished Willemstad as a unique Caribbean island. Bright colors splash along the walls of open-air cafes and harmonize with the shores that have welcomed sea vessels for ages. Needless to say, the town of Willemstad is a must-see for anyone with Caribbean aspirations.
Sunken Ships and Scenic Trails
Beyond the fine sands of Curacao’s shores is an underwater world of fascinating wrecks, long reef walls and teeming marine life. Swim to a sunken tugboat that sits upright on the ocean floor or explore the remains of a mysterious plane wreck. Scuba divers will find the warm, clear waters of Curacao to be a pleasant host for deep sea excursions. Looking back to the mainland, drier adventures are found among the resort activities, national parks and off-road safaris that challenge the ardent thrill seeker. Exciting tours and scenic trails indulge explorers in the various ecologies of the island.
Weddings and Romance
The endless beaches and colonial towns of Curacao make it a prime destination for weddings, honeymoons or spontaneous getaways. Oceanfront resorts capture the comforts of European flair while offering the unscathed shores of the Caribbean. Take a private charter to a secluded cove or find an 18th century cathedral to exchange vows. Curacao’s historic charms and surreal beauty welcome everyone seeking a romantic escape.
Uncommon VacationCuracao is a colorful blend of blue water, white sands, limestone cliffs and brilliant European edifices. Island culture is distinctly woven into the Dutch elegance that permeates from every building. Fabulous duty-free shopping and a festive nightlife surround the resorts with a fascinating native experience. Those seeking an uncommon vacation will find it on the bustling island of Curacao.
Destination information is subject to change without prior notice. Travelers are advised to use extreme caution and common sense when venturing out in any foreign destination. While luxury beach destinations can be quite alluring, remember to keep your guard up when approached by locals in any foreign area. We advise guests to attend the resort orientation upon arrival(if provided) and conduct plenty of research prior to arriving at your destination. The information provided on this site is not comprehensive and we advise travelers to utilize the official tourist board site for each resort area, the CDC, travel.state.gov and other official sources for up to date destination information.
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Resting on the warm shores of Curacao on the Piscadera Bay, the Curacao Marriott Beach Resort offers a delightful optional all inclusive package for both families and couples (5 night minimum stay may be required for AI plan). More than 240 spacious guestrooms are situated on 6 acres of oceanfront property, and enticing facilities keep the best of the Caribbean at your fingertips. Marriott’s quality optional all inclusive package includes water and land sports, tasty cuisine and an exclusive Kids Club for the little ones. Curacao Marriott Beach Resort delivers a comprehensive Caribbean vacation at an unbeatable rate.
When it’s time for adventure, take advantage of Curacao Marriott Beach Resort’s thrilling water and land recreations. Ocean lovers will delight in activities such as snorkeling and kayaking; while landlubbers discover their own thrills with resort volleyball and tennis. Afterwards, head to the steaming sauna or freshwater pool for supreme rejuvenation.
Guests utilizing the all inclusive plan bask in the variety of international flavors that are served in Curacao Marriott’s all inclusive dining venues. Indulge your taste buds in fine Italian pasta, or sink your teeth into a fresh catch from the Caribbean Sea. The variety of menu items and charming atmospheres at Curacao Marriott will appease the most varied appetites.
Engage the high rolling action in Curacao Marriott’s on-site, Emerald Casino. Traditional gaming options are offered at this popular nightly venue. Afterwards, the plush comforts of your all inclusive guest room offer a range of amenities. Private balconies afford unending inspiration over the Curacao seascape, and your items will stay secure in your in-room safe.
Specializing in excellent service and family fun, Curacao Marriott Beach Resort delivers the beauty of Curacao with an impressive vacation package. Kids activities, water sports, eclectic cuisine and a sizzling casino promise adventure for the entire family. Get an instant quote at a discount rate from All Inclusive Outlet and book your trip today!
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Note: The Hilton Curacao no longer offers an All Inclusive Plan. A European Plan (accommodations only) and a Breakfast Plan is offered, and these can be booked through All Inclusive Outlet by phone only. Please be certain to select the correct vacation plan when talking with our Travel Consultants at 888-403-2822. Located right on the beach, the Hilton Curacao Hotel offers comfortable rooms and suites, amazing diving opportunities, family amenities, top service, and more. This 196-room hotel has four restaurants and two bars for a variety of dining and entertainment options, while multiple activities make sure you will never be bored during your Curacao Vacation.
Guests can enjoy an on-site PADI Five Star Gold Palm Diving Center, Encounters Diving, which offers 45 diving areas and 60 sites.
Another top facility that the Hilton offers is the casino, which is one of the largest on Curacao. With table games and over 180 slot machines, you could spend hours here.
Fitness buffs can enjoy the 2,000-square foot fitness center, and water-lovers will enjoy the Hilton's two private beachs and the infinity pool. Other activity options include fishing ($), jet skiing ($), beach volleyball, billiards ($), tennis, and more. Families with children between the ages of 4-12 have access to the Kidz Club, and other children amenities include a designated children's pool, a playground, a mini-golf course, kid's menus, cribs, highchairs, kid's activities and more.
Guests looking for some ultimate pampering should definitely check out the Color of People Spa, which offers beauty treatments, massages, and more.
The Hilton's island view and oceanview rooms offer comfort, the Hilton Serenity bed, bathroom amenities, gorgeous views, and more. The Suites and Executive Rooms offer all that plus the added amenities in the Executive Lounge, which just add to your vacation experience.
Get a free quote today from All Inclusive Outlet through our Travel Consultants and see what the Hilton Curacao has to offer for your next Caribbean vacation.
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The Renaissance Curacao offers a variety of vacation plans in addition to an all-inclusive add on. These include a Breakfast Plan, Full American Plan, Modified American Plan, and a European Plan (accommodations only).
Please be certain to specify the correct vacation plan when booking through one of our Travel Consultants. The all inclusive plan is the only plan available when booking online.
For those looking to explore the Dutch Caribbean city of Willemstad, Curacao, while still enjoying a beach resort, then the Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino is for you. This colorful resort extends the feel of the city of Willemstad with its carefully planned decor and architecture. Located right next to the Rif Fort, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Renaissance Curacao has plenty to offer guests to this historic Caribbean city. The Rif Fort was built in 1828 across Waterfort, and the two forts would work together to keep enemy ships from entering Willemstad. With it's convenient location to this historic monument, it's a must-see during your stay.
The resort is also within steps of the open-air Renaissance Mall, which offers dozens of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Shop 'til you drop at 50 stores with world and local brands and take part in the sizzling nightlife during the after-dinner hours. This area is home to Curacao's most exclusive shopping and nightlife. Or you can also test how lucky you are in the Renaissance Curacao's Carnaval Casino, and hopefully you will take home some Caribbean treasure.
The Infinity Beach Club offers fun in the sun at Renaissance Curacao's manmade beach. And for more water fun, lounge by the Infinity pool. Those looking to continue their fitness program while on vacation will enjjoy use of the fitness center, which has cardiovascular equipment and free weights, and a jogging/fitness trail. And if golf is your passion, the nearby 18-hole Blue Bay Golf Course offers up a challenge to golfers of all levels. In addition to course play, golfers can take lessons or attend a clinic at the Blue Bay Golf Academy. (Golf activities are not included with the all inclusive plan.)
The Renaissance Curacao's Aqua Spa offers body and head touch therapy treatments; facials; wraps, muds, and scrubs; baths and Vichy shower add-ons; nail care; hair care; and more (for a fee).
So for those that want an all inclusive beach vacation and the convenience of city amenities, the Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino is for you. Get your free quote today from All Inclusive Outlet.
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After an update and renovation, Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa, and Casino opened up to families, couples, honeymooners, singles, and groups under the AMResorts Sunscape brand. Previously, the resort has been known as Breezes Curacao and Princess Beach Resort and Casino. With all of the luxuries provided by AMesorts and the Sunscape brand through the Unlimited Fun program, adults and children are set to have a fabulous all inclusive vacation at this resort. The resort features 1,500 feet of white, sandy beach with the beautiful Caribbean Sea sparkling beyond. This resort has the largest beachfront space of any resort on the 38-mile long and four-mile wide island.
Curacao is the perfect destination for scuba divers with over 60dive sites and the National Underwater Park and Sea Aquarium located right off shore from the Sunscape Curacao all inclusive resort. On-site PADI 5-star dive and snorkel center available for use at added cost.
Golf is located nearby and available for a fee. A fee is also charged for nearby watersports, as well as excursions. Excursions range from tours of the nearby city of Willemstad, Fort Nassau, the liqueur distillery where Blue Caracao is made; to tours of other parts of the island, to visits to the Northern Christoffel Park, Viewpoint-Boca, Grandi-Cave, Indian paintings, and Boca Pistol; to cave tours; historic and cultural drives; museum tours; and many more. The hotel's concierge can arrange tours and excursions from the concierge desk.
However, if you want to stay on property, there are plenty of activities to enjoy as part of the all inclusive rate. Beach volleyball, tennis, bocce ball, board games, guided bicycle tours, foosball, horseshoes, kayaking, paddle boats, an ocean trampoline, sea cycles, snorkeling, and windsurfing are just a few of the activities available. In 2013, the resort plans to add a waterslide and euro bungee. Nighttime fun includes parties, live music, dancing at the dance club, and shows. The casino at the resort can provide hours of fun for those seeking a chance to win big.
In 2012, the resort completely renovated guest rooms, six restaurants with new decor, gave a new look to the spa, added a swim-up bar and a new cafe, in addition to upgrading the theater, ballroom, wedding chapel, and the fitness center.
There are 341 rooms that offer Unlimited Fun. Gourmet food is served up a la carte in the restaurants along with premium liquor brands in the bars. In addition, 24-hour room service is available. Included with the all inclusive packages is plenty of daytime activities and water sports for the entire family, nightly entertainment, four swimming pools, a full-service spa and fitness center, and meeting spaces for groups or wedding parties. In addition, an Explorer's Club was added for children ages 3-12, with planned activities, along with a special area for teens called the Core Zone Teen's Club for ages 13-17. Kids also can enjoy the playground and kid's pool, and with parental permission, camping with new friends. Supervised activities in the Explorer's Club include plays, arts and crafts, movie nights, sand castle competitions, etc. Teens can enjoy sports and games until late evening.
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a fun family vacation, a scuba diving retreat, or fun with friends, the Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa, and Casino can provide what you are looking for. As always, All Inclusive Outlet can help make your dream vacation to Curacao a reality.
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All travelers between the U.S. and the Caribbean are required to carry passports beginning January 1, 2007 as mandated by the United States Department of Homeland Security and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. We encourage you to begin the passport application process early to avoid unexpected delays. Travelers should allow a minimum of eight weeks between their application submission and receipt of passport. Visas are not required.
Foreign residents of the United States and all other foreign visitors not holding a US Passport must contact the appropriate government authorities to determine the entry and visa requirements.
Vaccinations are not required unless arriving from, or traveling through, a country with a formally declared health epidemic. Consult with your doctor for final recommendations and current health requirements in Curacao.
There is a $22.00 departure tax per person for international flights.
What to Wear
Light shirts and shorts are best suited for the warm year-round weather. Some restaurants may require jackets for men and dresses for ladies.
The standard currency in Curacao is the Netherlands Antillean guilder (abbreviated as Nafl. or Ang. It is also common for U.S. dollars to circulate freely. Major credit cards are accepted at most vendors.
Driving is on the right-hand side of the road in Curacao and standard driving procedures are in place.
The electrical current in Curacao is at 127/120 VAC at 50 cycles. Most appliances made in the U.S. will work with the exception of those with internal time mechanisms.
The water on Curacao is safe to drink, bathe in and brush with.
The Curacao International Airport sends and receives flights from major airlines around the world.
Curacao is a boutique island in the southeast of the Caribbean that is framed by elaborate coral and a vibrant marine life. The shores are made up of soft white sands and striking limestone cliffs. Looking further in-land reveals a rugged landscape of rolling hills with an impressive array of cacti and desert fauna. Wild trails meander through the terrain and along the shore, welcoming horseback riders, bicyclists and hikers to the unique scenery of Curacao.
Curacao is just 12 degrees north of the equator and stays in the mid 80’s year round. The annual rainfall averages to only 22 inches.
When first discovered in 1499 by the Spanish lieutenant Alonso de Ojeda, Curacao was inhabited by the Amerindian Arawaks. Eventual abandonment by the Spanish left the island completely open for Dutch claim. The bustling slave trade and immigrants from Holland slowly turned Curacao into a country of numerous backgrounds and peoples. Oil was discovered in the early 1900’s and led to a big economic boom as well as further integration as an international melting pot. The diverse culture and natural beauty of the island have since laid the foundation for increased tourism from America and around the world.
The varied cultures of Curacao have fashioned a joyful and friendly people that are seen in every bazaar and nightly event. Dance to calypso tunes during the famous Curacao carnival or enjoy nightly entertainment within the resort areas. Duty-free shopping compliments the Dutch structures that line the city streets, creating cultural ethos only found in Curacao.
Curacao is on Atlantic Standard Time, which is one hour later than U.S. Eastern Standard Time and four hours earlier than Greenwich Mean Time (GMT –4).
More than 35 beaches stretch across the shores of Curacao and treat vacationers to a collection of fine white sands, clear blue waters and gentle Caribbean trade winds. Curacao is a versatile beach destination with everything from abandoned coves to active beaches. The fine edge of Curacao is perfect for every kind of family or romantic outing.
Fresh seafood is the foundation for local dining in Curacao and is aptly found on the ocean front venues within the major resort areas. European methods mix with the island spices and create a distinctive cuisine that captures the Caribbean. Other flavors from around the world are also available through a host of international and specialty restaurants. Bite into fresh lobster or savor the taste of genuine sushi. The culinary options on Curacao reflect its diverse culture.
The rugged countryside, arid terrain and historic richness of Curacao provide unique opportunities for adventure on the island. Jeep safaris roam deep into the different ecologies of Curacao and present the famous displays of old plantations and abandoned mills. Trails spread throughout the landscape and welcome avid hikers, horseback riders and extreme mountain bikers into dramatic backdrops. The vast majority of Curacao is as wild as when it was discovered, affording more than enough adventure for those up to the challenge.
Sports and Recreations
Curacao’s clear waters and rolling hills have naturally made it a haven for island sports and recreations. Mysterious ships and vibrant coral welcome scuba divers into a diverse ocean world. Large catches and exciting voyages are secured on Curacao’s deep-sea fishing charters. Manicured fairways traverse the coastline and offer golfers a variety of courses in paradise. No matter your forte, the resources of Curacao will more than suffice.
Nightlife on Curacao is an electric display of island culture, local talent and in-house shows. Live calypso sets the stage as colorful dresses, smiling faces and travelers from around the world join in the island’s festivities. The fabulous carnival season is a celebration of diversity and is one of the Caribbean’s most spectacular events. Even in the “off season,” the carnival spirit is seen and heard on the mark of the setting sun.
From endless white sands to hundreds of historic sites, the small island of Curacao is a haven for destination weddings and honeymoon escapes. Soft shores teeming with activity and intimate coves without a trace of humanity are among the places for your Caribbean romance. Rising in between the beaches are old forts, ancient churches and roads that meander through 300-year old Dutch structures. Sip fine wines at sunset or find an evening hideaway on a beachfront cabana. The all inclusive wedding packages and resort specialists on Curacao can help with the finest detail of your romantic plans.
- A written marriage petition needs to be sent to the town hall with the signatures of both partners and two wedding dates with times.
- Birth Certificates with the name of the parents.
- International declaration of single status by the civil registration of your hometown and an apostille/legalization.
- If divorced or widowed, a copy of the divorce decree or death certificate as well as an apostille/ legalization of proof is required.
- Documents must be no older than 6 months by the time of the wedding.
- All documents need to be with your wedding planner at least 2 months before the wedding date.
- A 3 days wait from the time of arrival on Curacao to the time of the wedding is required.
- Witnesses brought from outside Curacao must be 21 years old. Their full names, address and date of birth must also be registered. A copy of a valid passport and application for temporary residence are also required from the witness.
- Civil fees for marriage on Curacao are approximately $225 (U.S)