Willemstad

Curaçao

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Walk around this quaint harbor town and you'll think you've travelled back in time to Old Amsterdam. Admire the colorful Dutch architecture and take advantage of the excellent shopping. Relax on 17-century veranda with a drink made with the famous Curaçao liqueur. Looking for a cruise to Willemstad? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Willemstad
    Ship will DOCK at this port
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Dutch. Say "good morning" in Dutch: "goedemorgen."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Netherlands Antillean Guilder (ANG)
    Jewelry, souvenirs, native crafts and electronics. View our Port Shopping Guide.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for cave exploration, ostrich farming, beaches, sightseeing and more! Taxis and trolleys available.
    • Famous For
      A lively port, Willemstad is most easily recognizable for Handelskade, the colorful waterfront strip that serves as a reminder of its rich Dutch heritage.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Willemstad is home to Curaçao Synagogue, the oldest surviving synagogue in the Americas.
    • Tip
      Curaçao's consistent climate makes its warm waters ideal for diving, snorkeling and other water sports year round. For more tips, read How to Vacation in The Caribbean like a Celebrity (on a budget).

Willemstad TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Curacao City & VIP Beach Day

Spend hours relaxing at a beachside resort in a private VIP area reserved just for your group. On the way there, you wil...

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Off Road Dune Buggy & Beach

Explore and discover with us the wild side of Curacao! Raise your adrenaline to the highest level....

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Let’s Take a Selfie – Willemstad

Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfies in Willemstad, the charming capital city of Curacao. Your selfie experi...

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Coastal Kayak & Snorkeling

Today you can experience Curacao in a very special way. No motors or huge groups of people – just kayaking, snorkeling, ...

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Count pink flamingos instead of sheep in Bonaire.

7-Day Caribbean Round-trip San Juan: Curacao, Aruba & Bonaire

Island hop, skip and jump in paradise. Only 1 sea day on this itinerary! | The Caribbean's Leading Cruise Line, 8 Years in a Row - World Travel Awards
SHIP Norwegian Epic
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK San Juan (Puerto Rico);
Oranjestad (Aruba); Willemstad (Curaçao); Kralendijk (Bonaire); Castries (St. Lucia); Basseterre (St. Kitts);
DISEMBARK San Juan (Puerto Rico);
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14-Day Caribbean From New York To New Orleans: Curacao & Aruba

14-Day Caribbean From New York To New Orleans: Curacao & Aruba

Waterslides, swimming pools, and hot tubs all inside Aqua Park. | Indulge in fresh seafood at the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean
SHIP Norwegian Breakaway
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic); Willemstad (Curaçao); Oranjestad (Aruba); Colón (Panama); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); George Town (Grand Cayman); Cozumel (Mexico);
DISEMBARK New Orleans (Louisiana);
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Willemstad, Curaçao

11-Day Caribbean Round-trip Tampa: Curacao, Aruba & Dominican Republic

Discover paradise aboard The Caribbean's Leading Cruise Line. | Sail in luxury and style on the updated Norwegian Dawn.
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tampa (Florida);
Key West (Florida); Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Willemstad (Curaçao); Oranjestad (Aruba); George Town (Grand Cayman);
DISEMBARK Tampa (Florida);
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