Teamed with Aruba and Bonaire, Curacao is among the three “ABC” islands of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. As the biggest and most populated of the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao has the most occurring and probably the most “social life.” The island capital, Willemstad, is a bustling city with brightly colored Dutch architecture, and its Old Town area is a designated World Heritage site. There are loads of resorts on the island but once you permit the resorts, you’ll find a variety of scrumptious eating places and more fascinating activities. That being said, I didn’t love Curacao. I liked it and I’m glad I went but I didn’t like it the way in which different folks do. I’m more in like with it. You’ll just should go and figure it out your self!
Lodging – You can anticipate to pay about 30-55 ANG per night time for a dorm room in a hostel and about 70-110 ANG for a private room that sleeps two. You can book your hostel with Hostelworld. A night in a room that sleeps two at a 2-star finances hotel begins at one hundred ten ANG. This price contains primary hotel facilities, like television, private loos, air-conditioning, and free WiFi. Use Booking.com as they constantly return the cheapest rates. One of the simplest ways to get cheap lodging right here is to make use of Airbnb. It offers one of the best deal. You’ll be able to rent complete homes (including studio apartments) starting at 50 ANG however you’ll discover more options beginning round ninety ANG.
Food – Curacao has many upscale eating places, however for travelers on a funds there are additionally many quick meals chains and American type eateries. Sandwiches, burgers, and different low-cost Western meals value about 17-26 ANG per meal. If you happen to can, persist with local delicacies, particularly on the markets in Willemstad. My favourite spot in the primary market is Gracia Di Dios. For meals at the resorts or fancier restaurants, count on to pay 53 ANG or more for an entree with a drink. Groceries will price about one hundred twenty five ANG per week for basic foodstuffs like pasta, vegetables, chicken, rice, etc.
Transportation – A taxi from one end of Willemstad to the other will value round 18 ANG. Taxis from Willemstad to Mambo Beach are about 52 ANG. If you’re going to other points on the island, anticipate about 88 ANG. Buses are reliable and are about 2 ANG for a single fare to most elements of the island. However, buses outside the Willemstad area run very infrequently and, if you happen to miss one, you’ll be stuck ready hours. (If you happen to get stuck, many people will give you a trip back to Willemstad.) Renting a car is one of the best resort in curacao ways to get round and will cost about eighty ANG per day.
Activities – Like most Caribbean islands, Curacao is well-liked with divers, snorkelers, and fishermen. These kinds of organized activities price around 220 ANG. The Christoffel Park entrance price is 21 ANG and the Sea Aquarium is 37 ANG.