For some, a vacation is a chance to lay on a beach all-day, every day. For others, vacation is hiking through the jungle or dining on delicious cuisine. And then there are the travelers who visit a destination to experience an event. There’s something extremely exciting about going to a festival or celebration somewhere exotic and far from home.
Curacao is exactly that – exotic and far from home. The island also features pristine beaches, delightful weather, and plenty of delicious cuisines. Oh, and a lineup of exciting events all season long. So there’s no need to look any further for your next getaway, Curacao’s got it all. All you need to do is decide which event you want to attend.
What to do in Curacao this Fall
Amnesia Music Festival | September 16
With the tagline “Amnesia is a state of mind” it’s impossible not to be intrigued. Amnesia Music Festival is the biggest and most innovative dance festival in Curaçao. Dance the day and night away beachside as you listen to five different music artists. Get more information and watch the promotional video here.
Curaçao Pride 2017 | September 27 – October 1
Whichever other Pride Festivals you may have attended, few compare to Curaçao’s four-day long Pride extravaganza. If you always dreamed of partying on a Caribbean island, sipping cocktails under waving palm trees and enjoying the best DJ’s, then this is your chance! Over the course of four days, event goers will enjoy parties, activities, and performances from local and international artists. Get all the details here.
Curaçao Day | October 10
Have you ever visited a different country during its independence day (or its version thereof)? It’s really neat! On October 10th, Curaçao celebrates the day it obtained its autonomous status within the Dutch Kingdom.
Corks & Forks 2017 | November 1
It’s time for another edition of Corks & Forks at Landhuis Brakkeput Mei Mei. Landhuis Brakkeput Mei Mei is a restaurant located at the front of a 18th-century plantation. Enjoy great food and wines in the garden of the restaurant’s mansion. At Corks & Forks, festival goers stroll around the beautiful garden noshing on delicious cuisine and drinking wines from around the world, all the while enjoying live music and art. More information here.
KLM Curaçao Marathon | November 26
Returning for its fourth year, the KLM marathon attracts runners from over thirty countries. This year the event takes place at the end of November, with the race beginning at the Lions Dive & Beach Resort and concluding on the beach with an awards ceremony and star-studded after party. To sign-up and learn more, visit here.
How to choose? Will it be dancing and DJ’s? Or perhaps you’re salivating at the thought of cuisine and wine? Or does the idea of celebrating pride in Curacao entice you? No matter which event you choose, you can find your luxury accommodations at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort. Enjoy the event and vacation at the same time, a stay at Santa Barbara means easy, private beach access, stunning views around every turn, miles of on-site hiking, and access to a plethora of on, and off, site activities.