Willemstad is and has always been a melting pot of cultures, which is reflected in its amazing culinary variety, mix of musical influences and a drinks ranging from food truck smoothies to high-end cocktail bars.
For anything between a quick lunch or a fine dinner, check the following hot spots:
For the best shopping you will succeed in Otrobanda and Punda, although it must be said that Scharloo Abao is coming up. Make a day of it by crossing the floating bridge to see a wide variety of options from bargain deals to brand stores, fashion to art.
Find your perfect purchase at one of the following hot spots:
Punda – Art & souvenirs at Handelskade, Windstraat, Hanchi Snoa & Columbusstraat
Otrobanda – Art, souvenirs & fashion at Riffort Shopping Mall
Otrobanda – Bargain deals in fashion & home supplies – Breedestraat (O)
Scharloo – Art & souvenirs at Skalo Abao
Activities & Events
There are a variety of activities & events in Willemstad throughout the year – some, like harvest fest ‘Seú’, that are rooted in the plantation and African history of Curaçao. In the post COVID-19 world we will be celebrating Carnival again and hope to see back epic events such as The Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival, The Curaçao Blues Festival, The Curaçao Rotterdam Film Festival, Kaya Kaya and many more.