Destination guide

The charming area of Willemstad awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Willemstad. Travellers to this romantic city praise the snorkelling, casino gaming and shopping. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Willemstad

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Willemstad for its snorkelling and scuba diving. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Willemstad has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parke Tropikal Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Curacao Sea Aquarium (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Blue Bay Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Curaloe Aloe Vera Plantation (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • L Aldea Rainforest Mystery (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Curacao Ostrich Farm (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Willemstad

Travellers speak highly of Willemstad for its snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Willemstad

Travellers enjoy Willemstad for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Willemstad is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mambo Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Blue Bay Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Blue Bay (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Jan Thiel Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Hato Caves (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Caracas Bay (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Willemstad

Fly into Willemstad (CUR-Hato Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Willemstad?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 681 holiday rentals near Willemstad. From 256 Villas to 109 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Willemstad for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Willemstad?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Willemstad:

  • Piscadera: 98 holiday homes
  • Nieuw Nederland: 55 holiday homes
  • Rooi Catochi: 19 holiday homes
  • Cas Grandi: 44 holiday homes
  • Punda: 46 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Willemstad?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Willemstad. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Curacao Ostrich Farm: 667 holiday rentals
  • Renaissance Shopping Mall: 710 holiday rentals
  • Parke Tropikal Zoo: 712 holiday rentals
  • Old Quarry Golf Course: 655 holiday rentals
  • Governors Palace: 706 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Willemstad listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Willemstad?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 256 Villas in Willemstad. Our other popular types of Willemstad holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 109 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 257 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Willemstad?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 503 holiday homes with pool available in Willemstad. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.