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Lovely, charming

It is a lovely place to walk around or for a few sundowners. The vibe is relaxed and the 'kade... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roger H
Great place to enjoy a drink or bite to eat on the terrace

The colourfull buildings are so nice, there is this nice terrace where you sit next to the water... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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Harborfront street lined with brightly painted 18th century buildings that today, house boutiques, art galleries and sidewalk cafes.
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible0%
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely place to walk around or for a few sundowners. The vibe is relaxed and the 'kade' views are just nice. I truly like it here.

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The colourfull buildings are so nice, there is this nice terrace where you sit next to the water watching the bridge opening up and big ships sail by. All while you can enjoy a nice lunch or drink. There are also some nice shops along...More

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
Reviewed 30 May 2017

it was a cruise stop. we printed directions for a walking tour of the city. Saw many interesting sights. Most interesting was the glass work in the bank and getting in and out of the bank was interesting. We followed the route and stopped for...More

1  Thank JEAN1999
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I loved this scene.. colorful and individual Dutch buildings.. Lots of shops, retaurants, fruit and vegetable market.. lots for the eyes to take in here..

1  Thank TropicalSunBeam
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is one of the most recognized areas of the Caribbean and no wonder as it is photographed very often! The coloured buildings are a sight to behold, and make sure you walk by all of them - each has it's own 'personality' and story...More

1  Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Curacao is so beautiful, buildings are painted with bright pastel colors,friendly people not stalking at you to buy something like other islands

1  Thank LUIS A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Loved all the pastel colored buildings. Ate lunch at a sidewalk cafe w/wonderful views of the pontoon bridge and even got to see it open and close so a large yacht could pass through.

1  Thank JBMatson7117
Reviewed 22 April 2017

While in Curacao we visited Willemstad. The Handleskade is just like it looks in photos. Make sure to visit!

1  Thank harleygirl1066
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We loved this boardwalk for the colorful lights at night that was so serene and beautiful. The Pontoon bridge is fantastic as it moves aside to allow the Cruise ships in. Many restaurants and ice cream shops line the Boardwalk as well as street vendors...More

2  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A picturesque shopping area by the waterfront. The buildings are painted in pastel colors and have unique architecture. The Queen Emma Bridge is lit up and the sidewalks are lively. A fun place to walk around and take in the sights.

Thank NOnni_4
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Dayna C
14 July 2015|
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Response from Edisonia K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It depends on three (3) factors: what you want to see (where you want to go), how much you want to spend and how much time you have. If you have one to two days and want to enjoy most attractions available, it may take... More