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Willemstad
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Willemstad

Willemstad is the capital city of the Caribbean island of Curacao, located in the Lesser Antilles. The city is located on the southern coast of the island, and is home to a population of over 150,000 people. Willemstad is known for its colorful architecture, vibrant culture, and stunning beaches.

The city is divided into two main districts: Punda and Otrobanda. Punda is the older of the two, and is home to the iconic Handelskade, a waterfront promenade lined with colorful Dutch colonial-style buildings. Otrobanda is the newer district, and is home to the Queen Emma Bridge, an iconic floating bridge that connects the two districts of Willemstad.

The city has a rich history, having been founded by the Dutch in 1634. Willemstad was once a major hub for the Dutch West India Company, and it was here that the Dutch first established their Caribbean trading post. Willemstad was also the site of the Battle of the Saintes, a decisive naval battle between the British and French during the American Revolution.

Today, Willemstad is a bustling port city, with a vibrant nightlife and a wide variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes. The city is also home to several museums, including the Maritime Museum, the Jewish Cultural Historical Museum, and the Curacao Museum.

Willemstad is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors a unique blend of culture, history, and stunning beaches. With its colorful architecture, vibrant culture, and stunning beaches, Willemstad is a must-visit destination for any traveler to Curacao.

Excursion tips for a day in Willemstad

1. Visit the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge – This iconic landmark is a must-see when visiting Willemstad. Take a stroll across the floating bridge and take in the stunning views of the harbor.

2. Explore the colorful streets of the Punda and Otrobanda districts – Wander the narrow streets of Willemstad and marvel at the brightly colored colonial buildings.

3. Take a tour of the Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue – This is the oldest synagogue in the Americas, built in 1732. Learn about the Jewish history of Curacao and take in the beautiful architecture.

4. Visit Fort Amsterdam – This 17th-century fort is a great place to learn about the history of Willemstad.

5. Explore the Floating Market – The floating market is a great place to pick up some souvenirs and sample some of the local cuisine.

6. Take a boat tour of the island – Get out on the water and explore the stunning coastline of Curacao.

7. Visit the Curacao Sea Aquarium – This aquarium is home to a variety of fish and other sea creatures.

8. Go snorkeling or diving – The waters around Curacao are home to a variety of colorful coral reefs and sea life.

9. Spend some time at the beach – Curacao has some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Spend the day soaking up the sun and swimming in the crystal clear waters.

10. Take a day trip to one of the nearby islands – Take a boat trip to one of the nearby islands such as Klein Curacao or Bonaire for some more exploring.

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The climate in Willemstad

Spring (March-May): Spring in Willemstad is typically warm and humid with temperatures ranging from 26-29°C (79-84°F). During this time, there is usually a steady trade wind blowing from the east. Summer (June-August): Summer in Willemstad is hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 28-32°C (82-90°F). It is also the time of year when the most rainfall occurs. Fall (September-November): Fall in Willemstad is mild and pleasant with temperatures ranging from 25-29°C (77-84°F). There is usually a steady trade wind blowing from the east. Winter (December-February): Winter in Willemstad is mild and pleasant with temperatures ranging from 23-26°C (73-79°F). There is usually a steady trade wind blowing from the east.

Cruise weather for Willemstad

Our weather forecast for Willemstad helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 27.6 °C
38.9 m/s
51.1 m/s
53.6 %
24.1 m
84.7 %
1,011 hPa
06:19:08
19:04:39
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 27.8 °C
46.1 m/s
59.8 m/s
48.7 %
24.1 m
80.0 %
1,012 hPa
06:19:23
19:04:34
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 27.5 °C
43.6 m/s
54.7 m/s
30.3 %
24.1 m
82.5 %
1,012 hPa
06:19:38
19:04:27
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.5 °C
37.8 m/s
46.1 m/s
99.9 %
24.1 m
83.4 %
1,012 hPa
06:19:53
19:04:19
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 27.7 °C
41.0 m/s
55.1 m/s
78.4 %
24.1 m
84.1 %
1,012 hPa
06:20:08
19:04:11
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 27.6 °C
39.5 m/s
52.3 m/s
7.1 %
24.1 m
84.9 %
1,013 hPa
06:20:22
19:04:02
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.7 °C
34.6 m/s
47.2 m/s
48.3 %
24.1 m
84.3 %
1,013 hPa
06:20:36
19:03:52
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 28.1 °C
min: 27.6 °C
41.0 m/s
50.4 m/s
49.2 %
24.1 m
84.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:20:50
19:03:41
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.1 °C
min: 27.9 °C
42.1 m/s
52.2 m/s
7.1 %
24.1 m
83.6 %
1,014 hPa
06:21:04
19:03:29
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 27.7 °C
37.3 m/s
48.6 m/s
29.0 %
24.1 m
83.9 %
1,014 hPa
06:21:17
19:03:16
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 27.8 °C
42.1 m/s
57.2 m/s
33.8 %
24.1 m
85.5 %
1,013 hPa
06:21:30
19:03:02
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.9 °C
44.3 m/s
60.5 m/s
41.7 %
24.1 m
84.8 %
1,012 hPa
06:21:42
19:02:48
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.9 °C
42.8 m/s
56.0 m/s
45.0 %
24.1 m
83.7 %
1,012 hPa
06:21:55
19:02:32
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.8 °C
40.0 m/s
51.8 m/s
58.7 %
24.1 m
82.6 %
1,013 hPa
06:22:06
19:02:16
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 28 °C
42.1 m/s
52.2 m/s
42.0 %
24.0 m
82.7 %
1,013 hPa
06:22:18
19:01:59

Cruises to Willemstad

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Scheduled ship calls in Willemstad, Curaçao
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 16th 2024 Tuesday, 16th of Jul. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 17th 2024 Wednesday, 17th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Celebration 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 11:30 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Horizon 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 Rhapsody of the Seas 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Celebration 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 Enchanted Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 11:30 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Horizon 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Sep. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Sep. 2024 Rhapsody of the Seas 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Celebration 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Magic 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Sep. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 2nd 2024 Wednesday, 2nd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Rhapsody of the Seas 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 11:30 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Eclipse 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Oct. 17th 2024 Thursday, 17th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 23rd 2024 Wednesday, 23rd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Magic 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Beyond 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 27th 2024 Sunday, 27th of Oct. 2024 MS Zuiderdam 10:00 am 11:00 pm
Oct. 30th 2024 Wednesday, 30th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Nov. 3rd 2024 Sunday, 3rd of Nov. 2024 Seven Seas Grandeur 07:00 am 09:00 pm
Nov. 4th 2024 Monday, 4th of Nov. 2024 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 4th 2024 Monday, 4th of Nov. 2024 P&O Britannia 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 5th 2024 Tuesday, 5th of Nov. 2024 P&O Britannia 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 6th 2024 Wednesday, 6th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 6th 2024 Wednesday, 6th of Nov. 2024 Silver Shadow 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Nov. 7th 2024 Thursday, 7th of Nov. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Nov. 8th 2024 Friday, 8th of Nov. 2024 Royal Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Miracle 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 11th 2024 Monday, 11th of Nov. 2024 AIDAperla 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Nov. 12th 2024 Tuesday, 12th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Pride 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 12th 2024 Tuesday, 12th of Nov. 2024 Enchanted Princess 07:00 am 10:00 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Ascent 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Eclipse 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Reflection 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 16th 2024 Saturday, 16th of Nov. 2024 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 18th 2024 Monday, 18th of Nov. 2024 P&O Britannia 07:00 am 06:00 pm

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