Curaçao Chosen as the Favorite Caribbean Destination for 2012 by the readers of About.com, one of the Top 10 Destinations for 2012 by Frommer’s and a 2012 Honeymoon Hot Spot by Condé Nast Traveler, the bustling island of Curaçao has become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean. The “C” in the Dutch ABC islands, Curacao is the largest, most populous, and most cosmopolitan of the former Lesser Antilles. It has in the colorful capital of Willemstad a picturesque trove of colonial Dutch architecture and a World Heritage Site. Like Aruba, Curacao boasts warm, friendly people, but it also offers a rich history, a vibrant art scene and world-class diving. Curaçao has nearly 40 beaches, ranging from tranquil bays to secluded coves with endless views on the beautiful deep blue Caribbean Sea. Make your travel arrangements today and visit our “Dushi Korsou” (Sweet Curaçao)!
Fast Facts Time: UTC-4 Capital: Willemstad Weather: Average temperature 81°F (27°C) with light winds. Electricity: 220V/110V (both European/U.S. standard) Languages: Papiamentu, Dutch, English, Spanish Currency: Netherlands Antillean Guilder (Dollar and credit cards – American Express, Visa, MasterCard – widely accepted)
For Information on the island of Curacao please check out the website of the Curacao Tourism Bureau.