Flights And Sights

Introduction to Curacao

A peaceful island vacation is easy with American Airlines flights to Curacao. One of the best-kept secrets of the Caribbean, Curacao is a colorful and friendly island. Its heritage is both European and African, and you'll hear locals speaking Dutch, Spanish, English and their own language, called Papiamentu. There are many fun things to do in Curacao, from relaxing on picture-perfect beaches to enjoying excellent snorkeling and diving or exploring a variety of shops.

Things To Do In Curacao

The beaches here are diverse yet all quite beautiful, so spending a day by the water's edge is easily one of our favorite activities in Curacao. You'll find soft white sand and gorgeous views at Blue Bay Beach, just north of Willemstad. For snorkeling and diving right off the shore, head to Caracasbaai. Although the beach itself features more pebbles than powdery white sand, it is part of an underwater park so you'll see a variety of marine life. At day's end, visit Jeremi Beach, where the sunsets are simply stunning.

Visiting the island's Hato Caves is one of the most fascinating things to do in Curacao. You'll see an elaborate network of limestone stalactites and stalagmites, along with ancient drawings and peaceful reflective pools. It's open seven days a week, and guided tours occur every hour on the hour.

If you enjoy getting in touch with nature, you'll also want to visit Cristoffel National Park. Exploring the park's eight trails is one of the most beautiful activities in Curacao. The trails range from easy strolls to challenging hikes, and all take you through exotic wildlife and gardens.

For those who love history or shopping more than hiking, never fear. Strolling through Willemstad, the capital, is as fun as it is historically informative when it comes to things to do in Curacao. It's rich in culture and diversity, with more than 750 historic buildings. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site divided in two sections, Punda and Otrobanda, which both feature excellent duty-free shopping.

This Caribbean island full of discoveries just waiting to be found. What are you waiting for? Fly to Curacao and enjoy a relaxing, welcoming island getaway where you can be as active or languid as you like. Browse our flights and plan your trip today!

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