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The most instagrammable spots on Curacao

From its vibrant street art scene, its natural landscapes characterized by cacti, and distinguish colorful architecture, the island of Curacao is the perfect destination to fill up your Instagram feed. Every street corner or beach stop will surprise you with new spots to take pictures. This Caribbean gem is simply all-around photogenic. Grab your camera and be ready to capture astonishing memories of your stay on the island of Curacao in picture!

 

 

Handelskade from Queen Emma Bridge

This iconic panorama should be on everyone’s Instagram feed! As you walk across the pontoon bridge, you will find yourself surrounded by magnificent monuments. With the Handelskade as a backdrop, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most photographed spot of the island with its famous Penha Building.

 

 

 

Punda wings

Add another #pundawings post to the most photographed mural in Punda! This famous wall art created by a local artist, can be found at the street called: Hanchi Angel Job. Have fun, and take some creative pictures with this interactive mural.

 

 

 

 

The ‘’Curacao’’ and ‘’Dushi’’ sign in Willemstad

If you haven’t taken a picture of it then you haven’t been there, right? While visiting the island you must absolutely strike a pose in front of the unmissable Curacao sign. As you will probably have learned a few Papiamento words during your stay, why not show it off with another photo of the most popular word of the local language with the Dushi sign!

 

 

 

The colorful steps of Otrobanda

There are no such things as too many colors in Curacao! Like Avita Damberg said after completing this artistic creation in the neighborhood of Otrobanda, with each step you become happier and reach your destination in a happy way. This flamboyant spot is definitely a fun place to photoengrave.

 

 

 

Scharloo murals

This district of downtown has had a major makeover in the last few years thanks to the creativity of local artists. This artsy neighborhood is covered with amazing murals from the walls of a parking lot to buildings on various street corners. Don’t miss out on taking a picture in front of the famous Three o’clock romance art piece of the painter, Francis Sling.

 

 

 

 

Cas Abao Beach

Voted as one of the 21 best beaches of the world by National Geographic, Cas Abao Beach is an idyllic place to take beautiful pictures. You will easily influence others to visit this stunning place as your photos will be characterized by turquoise water and a white sandy beach.

 

 

 

Klein Curacao

Little Curacao is a real treat for social media fanatics! There are so many picture opportunities on this tiny island. From the abandoned pink light house to the dramatic ship wreck, and the endless beach, Klein Curacao is a heavenly destination. Turtles are also very present in the water surrounding the island. So, do not forget to bring your underwater camera to immortalize this wonderful experience.

 

 

 

 

Kokomo swing

Take a pic as you swing at Kokomo beach. It is not every day that you can swing over crystal clear water at a sublime Caribbean beach! This beach offers a breathtaking environment where you can relax and have fun all day long making it an inspiring place to capture in picture.

 

 

 

Pietermaai District

You can easily spend hours wandering in the alleys of the trendy district of Pietermaai. From the cobblestone street of Nieuwestraat, the colorful architecture of its heritage buildings, the street art, and its easy access to the ocean, it’s an incredible area of the island to do a photo shoot!

 

 

 

The Mount Christoffel

Do you want to take a picture on the summit of the tallest mountain of Curacao? If so, put on your cute outdoorsy outfit and dare to reach the highest peak of the island! This hike is a must-do experience as you will get the chance to immerse yourself in the true nature of the island. The top of Mount Christoffel is awaiting you with its natural beauty and 365 degrees view of the west side of the island.

 

 

 

Grote Knip & Kleine knip

These two well-known beaches of the west side of the island are defined by landscapes worthy of a postcard. The combination of white sandy beaches and 50 shades of blue will take your breath away. It’s hard not to spend the whole day sunbathing or even cliff jumping within this divine Insta-worthy surrounding.

 

 

 

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Turn Yourself into Art

Exploring the beautiful murals in the artsy neighborhood Scharloo? Drop by at Curaçao’s 1st & top Henna artist in her colorful boutique called Nigrita. At Bargestraat 28 you’ll find Nicolle Lourens working wonders by turning her client’s skin into creative displays of temporary tattoos using natural henna or fruit based Jagua gel. These tattoos can last from a few days to a couple of weeks. She is also a tattoo artist in fine line permanent tattoos. So, if you want a unique Henna inspired tattoo design Nicolle will create it for you. She is a favorite among locals and visitors, not only for her tattoos but also for hosting artsy henna high tea parties, cozy waist bead workshops and her collection of colorful driftwood art pieces. Nicolle believes that through her art she can create Joy, beauty, and confidence in the life of others.

 

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www.nigrita.biz

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Road trip in style with Mister Paradise

Exploring Curacao’s most instagrammable spots really requires a car, and if you want to road trip in style, then rent one of the vintage Suzuki Samurai compact jeeps. These highly instagrammable, nineties jeeps come in cool art colors, you’ll blend right into the best instagrammable spots! It will really provide you with an awesome ‘wind-in-your-hair’, vintage experience. Grab your camera and go exploring! Contact Mister Paradise to book the ultimate island ride.

 

 

www.mister-paradise.com

+5999 515 8004

 

 

Article written by Jessica Gallant

 

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