Curaçao

Shete Boka National Park

West point, phone +5999/864-0444, (http://carmabi.org). a national park also run by the by the carmabi foundation, shete boka is home to the "7 boca's" including boca tabla and boca pistol also known as "the shooting pistol" in season, some of the boca's serve as sea turtle breeding grounds.

Curacao Sea Aquarium
Bapor Kibra z/n

Bapor kibra z/n, phone: +5999/461-6666, (http://curacao-sea-aquari...). home of the dolphin academy. this is one of the most popular attractions in curacao. if you wish to do a dolphin activity book as early as possible! $entry price depends on activity you choose but paying for an activity (such as something at the dolphin academy gets you entry to all of the aquarium.

Hato Caves
Franklin D. Rooseveltweg z/n

F.d. rooseveltweg z/n, phone: +5999/868-0379. open 7 days a week, with tours 2 times a day. coral and limestone caves that was carved out below the sea and born when the sea level dropped. there are beautiful stalactite and stalagmite formations as well as water pools and a waterfall. the cave is also home to a colony long nose fruit bats. because of the colony, photography is limited and not allowed in certain chambers.

Christoffel National Park

West point , phone: +5999/864-0363, (http://carmabi.org). a national park that is run by the by the carmabi foundation. christoffel national park is home to boca grandi, indian caves where you can see paintings left by the arawak indians and mount christoffel. at 1292 feet high, mount christoffel is the highest point in curacao.

Beaches

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Daaibooi Baai

Is near habitat in rif st. marie. limited facilities. huts, restrooms, grill area. beautiful protected cove with calm waters. avg depth: 20m

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Barbara Beach
Santa Barbara Plantation z/n

Barbara Beach Private beach and future home to the Hyatt Hotel.

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Caracasbaai
Caracasbaaiweg z/n

Caracasbaai

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Jan Thiel Beach
Kaya Damasco

Jan Thiel Beach

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Playa Jeremi
Jeremi

Is a small secluded beach slightly north of lagun. there are no facilities here.

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Playa Lagun

Is a secluded bay towards the western end of the island in the town of lagun. it is a small sandy beach on a rectangular shaped bay with tall cliffs on each side. the waters adjacent to the cliffs is excellent place for snorkeling. both sides of the bay along the cliffs are teaming with a wide variety of marine life and corals. the left side of the bay has a greater variety of underwater structure for a better experience. the beach has the discover diving curaã§ao (http://discoverdiving.nl/...) dive shop which also has a small restaurant.

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Playa Porto Mari

(http://playaportomari.com) is a large beach with a full service restaurant, and a complete dive shop including fresh water showers and restrooms operated by porto mari sports (http://portomarisports.co...)

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Cas Abao
Curacao

Is a beach on a plantation. it is a long stretched sandy beach with lots of facilities including huts, beach chairs, restaurant, fresh water showers and bathrooms. (http://casaboudiveandwate...)

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Playa Kalki

Also know as alice in wonderland, is located at the far west end of the island past the town of westpunt. kura hulanda lodge (http://kurahulanda.com/lo...) has a restaurant at the beach and ocean encounters west (http://oceanencounterswes...) which is a full service dive shop. for a small fee, you have use of a dive locker for storage of personal items while diving/snorkeling and use of fresh water showers and equipment cleaning area.

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Seaquarium Beach
Bapor kibra z/n

Seaquarium Beach

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Mambo Beach
Bapor Kibra z/n

Mambo Beach (http://mambocuracao.com/#...) Is next door to Kontiki beach and is the place where locals and tourists alike visit for the nightlife partying here.

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Kontiki Beach

Kontiki Beach is is about a ten minute drive east from downtown Willemstad near Breezes hotel. Kontiki is a full service beach offering watersports, shops, beachbar and a restaurant. It is also serviced by Ocean Encounters (http://curacao-toucandivi...) dive center. Can get very crowded.

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Habitat Beach

Is located in rif st. marie on the sw coast. it is curacao's newest beach and has a full service dive operator, diveversity (http://diveversity.com), habitat dive hotel (http://habitatcuracaoreso...), oceans restaurant, and in the gated community of coral estate (http://coral-estate.com/).

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Hook's Hut

Hook's Hut (http://hookshut.com/eng/i...) is located on the Piscadera Bay. The location is a short drive a few miles west of downtown Willemstad near The Marriott and Hilton hotels. It has many beach amenities including showers/bathrooms, Hook's dive center and an excellent full service restaurant.

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Playa Kleine Kenapa

Also known as little knip is another beach past the town of lagun. it is a nice secluded beach with plenty of shade trees if you desire to stay out of the direct sun. the bar/restaurant on this site operates on a sporadic schedule, so visit prepared.

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Playa Grote Kenapa

Also known as big knip is a large sand beach west of the town of lagun.

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Curaçao's beaches are concentrated on the southern coast, especially the western side. Find these from Rif St. Marie up to Westpunt.