Welcome to Cruise Critic! If you'd like to participate on our forums by joining in the conversation, please Register Now! Be sure to visit our FAMOUS Roll Call forums, where you can meet other cruisers sailing with you and share a tour or shore excursion and SAVE MONEY!
** Please post your recommendations ONLY in response to request...do not start a new thread. Thanks!
My family is visiting curacao in Sept on the Carnival Freedom. We are mom, dad, 2 sons 31 and 25 yrs old. Is the town and beach close enough to the ships to do alone without a tour?
Big Red Boat
RCCL Navigator of the Seas
RCCL Soverign of the Seas
RCCL Liberty of the Seas
RCCL Allure Of The Seas
It only takes about 15 minutes to walk into the town. You have to cross the pontoon bridge to get there which is quite interesting. I'm not sure how far the beach is though as we caught a taxi to the Sea Aquarium and then went to a beach next to there.
I thought i had read that Holiday Beach is 4-5 blocks from the Mega Pier???
You can walk to the Holiday Beach hotel (now called Veneto) in about 20 - 25 minutes. The road towards this area is VERY busy and the beach is NOT nice. NOT recommended at all.
Isa65 - BanTravel
July 2015 - Back2Back Carnival Victory
Oct 2015 - Carnival Splendor - Canada/New England
Nov 2015 - Carnival Liberty - Reunion Cruise Splendorifics
April 2016 - Carnival Breeze - Birthday Cruise with LOTS of friends
Oct 2016 - Carnival Vista - Mediterranean Cruise