Curaçao & Bonaire
Curaçao & Bonaire belong to the Dutch ABC Islands (Aruba-Bonaire-Curaçao). Located south in the Caribbean Sea and north of the Venezuela coast, separated from each other by 80 Km of Caribbean waters very pleasant to sail on.
Curaçao is an autonomous country linked to the Kingdom of the Netherlands of 444 Km2 formed by Curaçao main island, which has about 150,000 inhabitants, and by Klein Curaçao (small Curaçao), completely uninhabited. Willemstad is the capital of the country, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, full of shiny colours and a mix between histories and cultures, all well enlivened with a pure Caribbean atmosphere.
Bonaire is an overseas territory of the Netherlands, with an area of 294 km2. It is formed by Bonaire main island, with 17,400 inhabitants, and by Klein Bonaire (small Bonaire), totally uninhabited and a submarine paradise. Kralendijk is the island’s capital, also really colourful and with Caribbean rhythm.
The geographic situation of the ABC islands gives them excellent turquoise waters and white sand beaches to relax and escape from the routine. You will find some deserted beaches and some of them with small restaurants to enjoy local seafood and ambiance.
Our elegant sail boat will wait for you at Curaçao. She is perfectly equipped and crewed by experienced professionals, captain and chef. You will sail around Curaçao waters, reaching Klein Curaçao and then the neighbouring islands of Bonaire and Klein Bonaire. You will enjoy the pristine waters and the virgin beaches of the four visited islands.
After the sailing days, you will return to Curaçao to finish your holiday staying at the best boutique resort of the island, an exclusive 5 stars classified as ���The ruby of the Caribbean”. You will be staying in high class suites with its own private beach which will give you absolute privacy. Our resort was recognized as one of the 25 most luxurious resorts of the Caribbean by the Caribbean Journal in 2013 and awarded as one of the Top Ten Hotels by Condé Nast Traveller magazine in 2010.
Golf. Curaçao has a famous golf course designed by the well known Pete Dye and opened in 2010. The course is a challenge to players of all handicaps. Designed along the coast, between hills and valleys, you will play enjoying spectacular views from the sea and the Spanish Waters bay from the capital of Curaçao.
Diving and Snorkelling. Massive and healthy coral formations, large schools of fish, shark diversity, rays, turtles, sponges, caves, a sunken ship…
Fishing. Excursions to high sea to catch barracudas, tunas and wahoos, and also to calm waters for dolphin fishes and marlins.
Water activities. Jet ski and water ski.
Visits around the island. Excursions to Shete Boka National Park and Christoffel Park.
In this trip, due to flights connections there is no technical stop, arriving to Curaçao straight from Europe
The ABC islands have great tropical weather all year round, being nice to go there any time of the year. Between October and February, some occasional rains can fall, usually at night time. The average annual temperature is 29⁰C. The average seawater temperature is around 27.5⁰C.
Essential. Passport (valid and to expire not less than six months after entering the country), high protection sun cream, sun glasses, swim suits, hat or cap, mosquito repellent.
Language. Dutch is the official language, while Papiamentu is the most used for local people. English is also common and Spanish can also be heard.
Time difference. UTC -4:00, 5 hours less in relation to Spain (6h in summer time).
Currency. Florín (ANG). Aprox. 1€=2ANG, 1$=1’8ANG. Dollars are accepted in many places.
Banks/ATM/Credit card. There are banks and ATMs at the airport and at the biggest towns. Most credit cards are accepted. But, we highly recommend taking enough money with you.
Electricity. Current here is 220/240V. You will not need any adaptor, as they are European type.