7 Great Reasons to choose a Curacao Vacation

Curacao is by far our favorite island, due to 7 great reasons to choose a Curacao vacation. Curacao offers a gorgeous Caribbean setting with breathtaking sights.  We’ve been to many Caribbean islands and traveled extensively.  Curacao is our top choice because of its diversity in geology, people, culture, beaches, food, and the sea with wonderful snorkel and dive sites.

7-great-reasons-to-choose-a-curacao-vacation-Old town Willemstad -an UNESCO World Heritage Site

Curacao is a great place for people who like variety, lots of activities, and also for those who prefer to relax on gorgeous beaches.  There are so many things to do in Curacao, including many free things to do.

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Amateur Traveler podcast – ‘Travel to Curacao’

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Are you interested in Travel to Curacao? Do you know where Curacao is located? Want to know what makes Curacao an interesting and fun vacation spot? Would you like to learn about things to do in Curacao? Just listen and a full week’s itinerary will unfold.

Wendy discusses itineraries and the best things to do in Curacao.

Here’s Amateur Traveler’s podcast (clickable link) where Wendy talks about Travel to Curacao and all the fun things to do in Curacao. Whether you prefer the ocean or the mountains, you find them both on Curacao. Whether you prefer beach activities or historic land-based touring, you’ll find it all on Curacao.

You’ll also find a variety of posts about Curacao at
https://adventurousretirement.com/blog/destination-curacao

Coral Restoration in Curacao

Coral Restoration in Curacao

I am so excited to have my article on our coral restoration in Curaçao published on Dive UK’s website. “If you love gardening and scuba diving, I have a story to tell you! Recently I traveled to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao where my husband and dive buddy, Tom, and I had the opportunity to learn about coral gardening from the Coral Restoration Foundation Curaçao. We have been diving in Curaçao on nine trips over the past 12 years. I am happy to say we are now volunteering to help restore the coral reefs in Curaçao…” 

Read the whole article – Go to ‘Dive Magazine UK – Coral Restoration Curacao‘ and check out all there is to do in Curacao.

Carnival in Curacao

Carnival In Curacao

If you missed Carnival in Curacao festivities, see what you missed.  Check out our short video to experience the fantastic sounds, sights, and costumes.  Creativity and colors are awe-inspiring.

Carnival in Curacao is a holiday!  It is evident that the people work hard on their costumes, floats, and music.  Most of Curacao shuts down to participate in or to watch the 5 days of parades and celebrations.

See it now – https://vimeo.com/channels/adventurousretirement/322070486

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Fantastic Adventure Travel – 2018 Travel Photo Review

Inspire your travel lust by viewing our adventure travel from 2018. View 42 places in a few minutes. Get motivated to see the world, or just visit vicariously. Click ‘Read more’ to access video.

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Best Curacao Beaches

Best Curacao Beaches - Porto Marie beachRecently I completed an article on the Best Curacao Beaches in collaboration with ‘GettingStamped.com.’ While I recommend that you check out the full article on their website, here are some highlights. Continue reading

Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao – Learn Where to Buy Fish from Fishermen

Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao

Curacao - Fresh fish from the local fishermanOne of my favorite things to do is buy fresh fish in Curacao from the fishermen. Not only is it a frugal way to eat great fresh fish in Curacao, it is also a cultural experience and an experience in nature. So do you want to know – Where to Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao? Continue reading

Westpunt Curacao Accommodations

Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club - Ocean View Overlook walk, in Westpunt CuracaoTom and I have stayed at 2 places in Westpunt Curacao and looked at several others Accommodations in Westpunt.  For several years, we chose to stay at what was called the 5 star resort – Kura Hulanda Beach Resort as our preferred Westpunt Curacao Accommodations – and it was 5 star in 2008.  Today, …  Continue reading