Lions Dive and Beach Resort, Curacao – An Aerial Tour
May02

Lions Dive and Beach Resort, Curacao – An Aerial Tour

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For as long as I’ve been traveling to the Caribbean, I’ve wanted to visit Lion’s Dive and Beach Resort in Curacao, part of the “ABC” islands in the far southern reaches of the region. A big part of that was its pristine beaches and the presence of it beach bar, Hemingway. Sure, the “Dive” part of its name would have been nice … to somebody else. The appeal to me, though, was squarely...

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The Roof is on Fire: Koraal Brings the Rooftop Bar Scene to Curacao … Along With a Pool
Aug09

The Roof is on Fire: Koraal Brings the Rooftop Bar Scene to Curacao … Along With a Pool

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When Koraal Rooftop Terrace, located at Coral Estate in Curacao, was first brought to my attention, the first question that came to my mind was “They put a pool bar on a roof?” I knew there was some kind of relationship to Karakter beach bar so my curiosity took over and I had to find out why – why build a rooftop pool bar when there are so many beautiful beaches in Curacao? I was put in touch with Roos van der Haar, the marketing and...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Catching Curacao
Jun09

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Catching Curacao

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I’ve read mixed reviews on the beaches of Curacao with most people putting the blame for what they perceive as subpar beaches on the reef that makes the island a prime diving destination. While I can’t make a judgment for myself since I’ve never set foot on the “C” island of the ABC islands, this image seems to refute their claims as you’d be hard pressed to find many things wrong with this Curaco beach. I guess beauty really is in...

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Say Hello to Celeste, the Newest (Kind of) Beach Bar in Curacao
Dec15

Say Hello to Celeste, the Newest (Kind of) Beach Bar in Curacao

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The Hilton Curacao Resort recently underwent a renovation and part of that project included updates to its beach bar, now called Celeste Beach Bar. Open for lunch and specific theme nights and offering live entertainment, the Hiltons Curacao’s website describes the Celeste Beach Bar as “the ideal spot to recharge after refreshing in the magnificent ocean or in one of our shimmering swimming pools.” “The...

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Five Images of Curacao’s Chill Beach Bar That Will Ruin Your Weekend
Sep26

Five Images of Curacao’s Chill Beach Bar That Will Ruin Your Weekend

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Chill Beach Bar, located in Curacao at Lions Dive and Beach Resort, hasn’t been open for long but whoever designed it should get a round of drinks for free every day for the rest of their life. It’s beauty rests in its simplicity – a square shaped bar wrapped in colorful weathered wood panels with a thatched roof and wooden stools surrounding it, smack dab on the beach with the unbelievably clear blue waters of the...

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