There is so much more to do on Curacao than sun, sea, and sand. I invite you to discover 3 must-visit attractions that will allow you to learn about the history and culture of the island. These 3 attractions are Curacao Sea Aquarium, Landhuis Chobolobo, and Serena’s Art Factory. With the help of the CHATA (Curacao Hospitality & Tourism Association) organization, they are working on creating awareness around the different point of interests the island has to offer. By visiting these must experience activities you will have the opportunity to receive a commemorative postcard, which depicts the various things to see and do on the island. This postcard will surely inspire you to create new memories on your adventure around the island.
Explore the marine life of the island at the Curacao Sea Aquarium
You can easily spend a few hours at the Sea Aquarium of Curacao as this is the perfect place for everyone to experience the marine life of the island. Dedicated to the well-being of Curacao’s marine ecosystem, the team of the Sea Aquarium will share with you, educative information while interacting with animals in a natural setting. The aquaria are in immediate contact with the open sea creating a unique environment for you to meet and greet various Caribbean underwater world animals. Be amazed by the wonders of the sea as you peek through the Ocean Lens, feed the flamingos or get a wet kiss on the cheek by a Dolphin!
Get crafty at Serena’s Art Factory
This wonderful atelier is located in the wild nature of the east side of the island and is truly an inspiring place to immerse yourself in the creativeness of the artistic community of Curacao. Serena’s Art Factory is home to the famous Chichi® sculpture which represents the oldest sister in a Curacao family. This traditional and cultural figure is known for her dedication towards her loved ones. You can visit the Art Factory free of charge and see how Chichi® gets made in the atelier. Shop for a colorful souvenir to bring back home, or you can dive furthermore into the experience by scheduling a workshop for yourself, and create your very own Chichi®.
Taste the history of Curacao at Landhuis Chobolobo
You cannot leave the island without visiting the world-famous Blue Curacao Liqueur distillery. While visiting the Landhuis Chobolobo, you will learn about the history of Curacao and the craftsmanship of the Senior genuine Curacao liqueur. It is a great place to end a day of exploration as you can do a free tasting of the delicious variations of the liqueurs and indulge yourself in a signature cocktail or try locallymade gelato. You could also be part of an interesting workshop to become an expert in making signature cocktails with the genuine liqueurs of Senior & Co.
Don’t forget to pick up a postcard as you visit one of these amazing attractions during your stay on the island of Curacao. Also available at the Hato Caves!
Article written by Jessica Gallant
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