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Summer vacation in Curacao

At Bayside Boutique Hotel, we believe that summer vacations should be nothing short of extraordinary, and Curacao is the perfect destination for creating unforgettable family memories. Read on to find out why a summer vacation in Curacao is a dream come true, especially for families with children.

1. What to Do During the Summer Holidays in Curacao

Curacao offers a lot of activities and attractions that cater to all ages, making it an ideal summer getaway. Here are some must-do experiences: 
Explore Stunning Beaches: Curacao is home to over 35 beautiful beaches, each with its unique charm. Popular family-friendly beaches include Cas Abao, Kenepa Grandi, and Mambo Beach. These beaches boast crystal-clear waters, gentle waves, and plenty of shade, perfect for a day of fun in the sun. Snorkeling and swimming are safe and enjoyable activities for children, allowing them to discover vibrant marine life right off the shore. 
Visit the Curacao Sea Aquarium: A visit to the Curacao Sea Aquarium is a delightful experience for children and adults alike. Here, you can get up close with dolphins, sea lions, and sharks, and even participate in interactive programs. The aquarium’s educational shows and touch tanks provide a hands-on learning experience about marine conservation and the diverse aquatic life of the Caribbean. 
Discover Hato Caves: For a touch of adventure, explore the Hato Caves, a fascinating natural wonder with stalactites, stalagmites, and ancient petroglyphs. Guided tours are available, providing insights into the cave’s history and geology. The cool interior of the caves offers a refreshing break from the summer heat, making it a comfortable and exciting activity for families. Wander Through Willemstad The vibrant capital city of Willemstad is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its colorful colonial architecture and lively atmosphere. 
Stroll through the historic Punda and Otrobanda districts: visit the floating market, and enjoy local delicacies at the many cafes and restaurants. The city’s charm and rich history will captivate both adults and children.

2. Is Curacao fun with children? 

Absolutely! Curacao is a family-friendly destination that offers a wide range of activities suitable for children of all ages. From beach outings and water sports to animal encounters and cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone. The island’s welcoming locals and safe environment further enhance its appeal as a family vacation spot. At Bayside Boutique Hotel, we provide amenities and services tailored to families, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for both parents and children.

3. Is it too hot during summer in Curacao?

While Curacao does experience warm temperatures in the summer, averaging around 31°C, the constant trade winds help to keep the heat manageable and pleasant. The island’s tropical climate means you can expect plenty of sunshine, perfect for beach days and outdoor activities. Staying hydrated, wearing sunscreen, and taking breaks in shaded areas will ensure you remain comfortable throughout your vacation.

Clear blue skies and the Caribbean Sea! A little paradise next to our hotel at Blue Bay Beach.

4. Tips for a memorable family vacation in Curacao

Plan Ahead: Research and plan your activities in advance to make the most of your time on the island. Many attractions, such as the Sea Aquarium and Hato Caves, offer guided tours that may require reservations. 
Stay Hydrated: The tropical climate can be dehydrating, especially for young children. Carry water bottles and encourage frequent water breaks. 
Sun Protection: The Caribbean sun is strong, so make sure to apply sunscreen regularly, wear hats, and use protective clothing to avoid sunburn. 
Explore Local Cuisine: Introduce your children to the local flavors of Curacao. Many restaurants offer kid-friendly menus, and trying new foods can be an exciting part of the travel experience. 
Take It Easy: While there are many activities to enjoy, make sure to balance busy days with relaxation time. Enjoy the amenities at Bayside Boutique Hotel, such as our pool and garden areas, to recharge and unwind.


Curacao is a paradise waiting to be explored, and a summer vacation here promises adventure, relaxation, and countless family memories. We look forward to welcoming you and your family for an unforgettable summer vacation in Curacao! 

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