- Sitting on the waterfront watching that dang bridge. No matter how many times you see the Queen Emma Bridge, a floating pontoon bridge, motor its way across the Sint Anna Bay, it's a real showstopper every time. Find a waterside table and order something cool to drink while taking in the outstanding architecture that lines the waterfront. If you're lucky enough to see a cruise ship pass through the narrow inlet, it's a spectacular sight indeed.
- Exploring the many memorable museums. Unlike some other Caribbean islands where culture and history play a distant second to fun in the sun, Curaçao has a wealth of rich history that has been well-preserved in its many museums, including the Kurá Hulanda Museum, the Curaçao Museum, and the Maritime Museum. While exhausting, they are worth a visit, as is a walking tour or a narrated trip aboard the pink trolley that trundles through this historic town.
- Partying like it's my birthday. The good people of Curaçao take their parties very seriously and seem determined to have a good time. The nightlife here is great because the locals like to relax as much as, or possibly more than, the tourists. Live music can be found in varied venues, including Blues on the waterfront, on the sands of Mambo Beach, or on the dance floor of Asia de Cuba in town. Wherever you find it, let the music move you.
- Being dazzled by dancing dolphins. The Curaçao Seaquarium is one of the best in the Caribbean, taking advantage of natural coves to accommodate an impressive array of native marine life. Touch tanks, feeding opportunities, and dive encounters allow visitors to get up close and personal with these amazing creatures in a unique way. The educational programs and large enclosures demonstrate that education and animal care are as important as impressing the visitors.
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