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Playa Lagun

Curacao
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Ranked #16 of 71 Attractions in Curacao
Type: Beaches
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Winchester, England
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312 reviews 312 reviews
71 attraction reviews
543 helpful votes 543 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

To reach Curacao's best beaches from the hotels east of Willemstad, you have to head over the high bridge overlooking the town and turn right towards the airport. Then you turn left onto the main road that traverses the centre of the island in a westerly direction. These beaches are on the south coast near the far westerly tip of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This beach is quite a drive from the hotels but definitely worth it. Easy walk in beach and some nice snorkeling. A few restaurants for a quick bite too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

snorkeling with giant turtles!!!! the cafe- restaurant on top of the cliff served very nice sate, tuna, and alcohol fre pina colada smoothies.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had a great time at this beach. We visited at least 5 or 6 beaches while on the island and this one is a gem! It has GREAT snorkeling - the best we found. Beautiful water and a nice local atmosphere. Locals frequent this beach and it is great to see all of the fishermens boats set up along... More

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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45 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

- had a chance to go to this beach twice, once a cloudy day and there was only two other people on the beach... got to see a sea turtle swim in and out of the currents! - public beach but are able to rent chairs for a small sum - neat fishing boats on the beach which give it... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is the beach dreams are made of!!! Gorgeous location - great water & snorkeling!!! Wish we spent more time here (but there were so many beaches to explore!!) Small fee to rent chairs (I think it was $5 USD) - worth it if only to have a place to dump your belongings while out in the gorgeous water! Be... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Playa Lagun is located up on the Western side of the island - you'll need a rental car to get there. The beach is narrow - a true tuck in waterway that is sheltered out a good 100 yards before the cliffs give way to the open ocean. The snorkeling is outstanding - even beats Casa Bou and Porta Mari... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As far as the beaches in the top ten listed on TA this one had the best snorkeling imo. Tug Boat still has the best on the island out of all the beaches we tried (Cas Abou, Porto Marie, Playa Kalki, Kenepa Beach, and Daaiboi) but Tug Boat doesn't have a real beach and no facilities so only for the... More

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had asked a hotel staff which beaches to go to and she said for snorkeling go to the Playa Lagun and so we did and if did not disappoint! Everything under the water was beautiful from the fish to the coral!! We can't wait to go back!!

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This beach is the absolute best beach on Curacao! It is not the cleanest but it has the absolute best snorkeling! It cost a few dollars to rent beach chairs here but it is well worth it. There are also 2 restaurants and a dive shop.

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