Come…let the beauty of Curaçao lure you to its golden shores. Where relaxation and adventure go hand-in-hand. Scuba dive, snorkel, and sink your toes into the sand. Venture to the capital city where vibrant architecture abounds and the rich influence of our Dutch heritage comes alive on every corner. We invite you to stay with us at the Hilton Curacao where you’ll be just minutes away from the island’s most popular attractions and natural wonders.
Just a few kilometers away, the Curaçao Sea Aquarium offers a window to the underwater world with more than 400 marine species from in and around Curaçao.
Meet friendly bottlenose dolphins up close in this natural saltwater environment. The Dolphin Academy offers visitors a chance to swim, snorkel, and dive with these gentle mammals in a variety of programs.
Witness the beauty and history of some of the island’s earliest inhabitants at the oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. The Mikve Israel-Emmanuel Synagogue was founded in 1651 and showcases artifacts, objects and exhibitions that chronicle the history and culture of the Jewish community in Curaçao.
Formed below sea level millions of years ago, the Hato Caves is where visitors from around the world come to discover stunning natural beauty—limestone formations, shimmering pools, waterfalls, and much more.
The first and biggest park of the local park and wildlife organization Carmabi, this is a favorite among visitors for its lovely flora and fauna. 1,200 feet above sea level, Christoffel was developed in the early 1970′s and it’s a great outing for the entire family, filled with culture and history.
For an incredible view of Curaçao’s north coast, head to Shete Boka Park where waves crash into an underground cavern. The park begins at the edge of Boka Table and includes 10 pocket beaches where 3 species of sea turtles are known to lay their eggs.
One of the biggest Ostrich farms outside of Africa, the Curaçao Ostrich and Game Farm boasts over 600 birds and is open everyday. Bring the children, hold an ostrich egg, pet a baby ostrich and see various species of these amazing creatures.
Located in the beautiful rural area of Banda’Bou, the western part of Curaçao, the Butterfly Garden is home to a selection of colorful Central and South American butterflies.
Den Paradera is a lasting tribute to Dinah Veeris, who is known for her many years of research of healing herbs and traditions. Den Paradera refers to Paraguiri Indians who long ago had the biggest herb garden at the east side of the island. Come explore this reconstructed settlement depicting rural life of an era gone by. Den Paradera means “the place where you feel at home”.
For an up-close look at the natural Aloe Vera plant, this wonderful plantation is a great excursion. The Aloe plant grows abundantly in Curaçao and is known for its healing powers. At CurAloe Ecocity, visitors are welcome to discover the many gels and other natural products that are produced using this incredible gift of nature.
One of Curaçao’s most famous sights, this unique floating market features Venezuelan merchants selling their fresh fish, products and spices from small fishing boats. Be sure to check it out when you’re in downtown Willemstad.
Tour our distillery and get a taste of the world famous Blue Curaçao, our very own liqueur. It’s an exotic, bitter orange liqueur that lures many visitors to our wonderful paradise.
Curaçao is rich in history, tradition and cultural influences. Our array of museums includes collections of contemporary art, history, religion and more from local and international artists. Some of our museums and galleries include: Curaçao Museum, Kura Hulanda Slavery Museum, Maritime Museum, Jewish Cultural Historical Museum, The National Archaeological Anthropological Museum, just to name a few.
This is the main shopping destination of Willemstad and was built in 1648. Take an enchanting stroll down the narrow streets, through quaint alleys that lead to a variety of shops.
Starting in early January and going through late February, this ancient carnival is one of the largest and longest lasting carnivals in the Caribbean. Since 1969 it has become continually more popular, with parties, masquerades, marches and all the spectacle you’d expect from an island carnival.
With more than 40 different diving areas, covering 65 individual sites like Double Reef & Superior Producer,Tugboat and Airplane wreck, Sponge Forest and Black Coral Garden, Hell’s Corner, Mushroom Forest, the Cave and much more—Curaçao is a diver’s paradise. Explore underwater habitats and environments that will astound you with their unique beauty and discover why so many divers and snorkelers keep coming back for more. For more detailed information you can email Ocean Encounters, Hilton Curacao’s on-site dive center.
Blue Bay Golf Course offers golfers of all levels a challenge and an experience unlike any other. With picturesque views of the Caribbean, gorgeous vegetation along the fairways and a course designed by William “Rocky” Rocquemore, you’ll be enthralled at every hole.
- Professional 18 holes par 72 golf course
- Total length of more than six kilometers
- Beautiful setting along the Caribbean Sea
- “Pay & Play”, no membership or golf license required
- Driving range, lessons and clinics at the Blue Bay Golf Academy
- Regular tournaments and fun events
- Inviting Clubhouse
- Well-stocked Pro Shop
From the Airport
The Hilton Curacao is located just 16 kilometers (10 miles) from the International Airport, Aeropuerto Hato. Various companies and services offer transportation to the resort and around the island.
- Rental Car 45.00 – 100 USD
- Taxi 25.00 – 35 USD
The easiest way to get around in Curacao is by car. Budget Rent a Car offers a wide selection of quality vehicles as diverse a Curacao itself and has a rental location in the business center of Hilton Curacao. With 5 convenient locations on the island they are able to fulfill your car rental needs wherever you need it, and conveniently. And what’s more, with every rental you will receive a Budget lanyard and the Tropical Treasure Discount booklet with discounts around the island! For reservations and further information please visit their website www.curacao-budgetcar.com.
The currency in Curaçao is the Netherlands Antillean guilder. Also called the Florin, abbreviated Nafl, the exchange rate is listed below. Because American currency is accepted throughout the island, it is usually unnecessary to convert to the local currency.
- US $1 = Nafl. 1.77—cash
- US $1 = Nafl. 1.78—traveler’s check
Situated in the magnificent Caribbean Sea, neighboring the island of Aruba to the east and South America to the north, Curaçao is a true tropical oasis. Warm, sunny skies dominate the weather year-round with the average temperature reaching into the 80’s (Fahrenheit). The rainy season, which is marked by short occasional rains, takes place October through February. Trade winds that blow constantly make Curaçao’s climate ideal throughout the year.