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Home to most of the shops and tourist activities in Willemstad.
Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed yesterday

This town was super cute and the artists who live there have decorated some of the alleyways in really cool ways. There are lots of artist shops, in addition to tourist shops along the main road opposite the Queen Emma bridge. Punda Vibes is definitely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Once you cross the floating bridge, you arrive at the shopping mecca of Curacao. There are so many shops all lined up as well as restaurants and coffee shops. There are well known American shops as well as local shops where you can purchase gifts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Punda is the oldest part of the capital of Curacao, Willemstad. Punda’s quaint streets and alleys, full of life and color, lead you to some of the best shopping on the island. Very friendly people. A must go!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ArlettePrince
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Punda is one side of the city center of Willemstad. It has lovely coloured houses, which makes it so nice to walk around. Lot’s of nice terraces where you can enjoy cocktails, local food or international food. At night you will find live music in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RodneyAmsterdam
Reviewed 5 days ago

A fun place with plenty of places to eat, interesting sights and shops. The floating pedestrian bridge was a great place to experience the New Year's Eve celebration including the fireworks. The predominate Dutch architecture is intricate and unique with a mix of old abandoned...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greg M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely place with plenty of places to eat and lots of shops. The bridge is interesting when it moves for the boats.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My uncle lives there!!!!!! I was there for about 10 days! I just returned from Curacao this week for my uncle's wedding!!! Spent new year's and my birthday there (1/3)!! Family and friends sang for me on the floating bridge! So many beautiful things to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jessie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected more or a Caribbean feel but this is not so. The Dutch style and influence is predominate and it is all so very modern. Prices are quite steep and shops are mostly owned by Dutch nationals.A great divide between the huge modern exclusive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a day when there was no cruise ship, so there wasn't much of anything to do, and things were really overpriced. The architecture and colorful buildings are worth a look though.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of the landscape and inevitable, but not the most exciting place to visit. Easy to park and inexpensive. Would visit the little restaurants on top of the city market. Tasty food!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from BML111 | Reviewed this property |
We had no trouble finding a taxi at any time. By the way, it was strongly recommended by our tour guide, a local, that if you are out past 9pm on the island, that you take taxi anywhere you want to go for safety reasons.
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