13 fun things to do in Curaçao right now (CNN)
The island is best known for its capital Willemstad, with its candy-colored Dutch colonial architecture lining a gorgeous bay.
In 2017, the city celebrates 20 years on the UNESCO World Heritage List. But you don’t need to wait until the official date of December 4 to celebrate. There’s a festive mood around the island, with plenty to do and see in Willemstad and beyond.
Here are 13 of the most fun things to do there:
AND YOU find us on point 11. Buy Curaçaoan arts and crafts
Finding authentic arts and crafts is an easy task in Willemstad, despite the city’s role as a cruise ship port. On the Windstraat alley, Serena’s Art Factory stocks hand-painted Chichi dolls — a folkloric representation of an older sister or wise friend — with each piece made by a local women’s group. Group and individual workshops are also offered to make your own.