is Booming right now!
Curacao Tourism is thriving like never before. Tourism is one of the main industries in the Caribbean and Curacao
certainly is no exception. According to the Tourism Board "growth"
has been exceptional over the past 6 years.
The green-eyed monster of jealousy roared its ugly head in several competing Caribbean islands. What's not to like about Curacao? Really..
Europeans (31%) and Venezuelans (25%) seem to love it. USA take one-fifth (20%) of the Curacao tourism pie and the Dutch tourists (25%). Anyways enough about the tourism..
If someone were to say "list 3 reasons why you chose Curacao as your vacation destination" chances are your answers would be different from someone else's. Your age, who you are and what you do, who your traveling companions are and even where you're from will influence your idea of the ideal getaway. That being said, there are some getaway themes that remain universal notwithstanding the circumstances of your life. Here's the generic list I came up with;
You came/come to Curacao to: Relax, have a good time in amazing weather and escape your daily routines
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Dear soon to be Curacao-visitor here's some useful information
about the Curacao Island.
is the Curacao located? Curacao
is nestled between Aruba and Bonaire and the northeast of Venezuela.
- What language is spoken
in Curacao? Dutch is the official language in Curacao.
However the locals speak "Papiamentu" a mixture of several languages:
Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French and it also has some African influences.
- How about the climate? Curacao has a warm, sunny
climate year round with an average temperature of about 27° C (mid-80° F).
- Is it safe to use their drink water? Yes, Curacao desalinizes
its seawater so the tap water is safe to drink. Imported bottled water is also
- What are the emergency numbers? Tourist emergency number:
917 (24 hours available) Ambulance: 912 and for fire/police department you can
- What's the local currency on the Curacao Island? The currency used in Curacao
is the Antillean guilder, but the US dollar is widely accepted as well. The
exchange rate varies between 1.77-1.88 ANG for 1 USD.
- What if I need a cab? Taxi services are typically
found at the airport, in downtown Willemstad (Punda & Otrobanda) the
majority of hotels and attractions.
there a maximum period for my stay? Yes, in order to be considered a tourist the maximum
length of your stay should be 30 days per visit but no more than 180 days per
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