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You have a great snorkeling in Curacao, you will see the beautiful fish and you just come across a turtle! Curacao has beautiful bays and beaches that time and again amazing to see. There are also many things that can be visited such as the sea aquarium where you can swim with dolphins, houses and parks to the west coast the famous "Boka Tabla" where the water on the rocks banging and not forgetting the famous city: Willemstad with colored houses and pontoon bridge.

 

Below you will find general information about Curacao

Curacao is a long, dry and slightly hilly island. It measures about 64 km from northwest to southeast, between the other islands, Aruba and Bonaire to the west to the east. Also called the ABC islands. At its widest point is 16 km wide Curacao. With 472 square kilometer surface area, Curaçao is the largest of the Netherlands Antilles.

The north coast of Curacao is rough and rocky, with high waves. Along the south coast are the beautiful beaches. Eleven kilometers long in total, in the lee of the island itself. Curaçao has excellent public roads. In good condition and well marked. You will not easily get lost anyway but that is difficult on an island where the coast is never more than 8 km away. The south coast consists of bays and coves and long beaches stretching to the west. However, the largest bay is located on the south-east from Willemstad, the capital and main port of the island. Here live the most inhabitants of Curacao, approximately 130,000 on the island.

On the north coast is a constant, strong wind. The coastline with limestone rock formations on a base of volcanic rock, is ferocious and wild. Here are some small villages interspersed with candlesticks houses of the old plantations.

The western tip of the island consists of expansive, hilly terrain that is largely owned by the Christoffel National Park called. This National Park covers 1,820 hectares and includes Mount Christoffel, with 377 meters, Curacao's highest point.

The eastern tip of the island is flat and barren with a few small roads that lead to small coves.

With an average rainfall of 510 mm per year, Curacao is a dry island. The drinking water on the island is also provided by a large desalination plant on the south coast.

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