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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
Activities: Dining
Description: This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the...
This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the entrance of St. Anna Bay, a dramatic position at the harbor gateway.
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This is a nice place for shopping or just spending the evenings out. There are also restaurants and souvenir shops within the compound. The best part was the live music shows that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Newark, Delaware

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

fun village. full of life. its like there's always a party. on the weekend different kinds of band play salsa music where you can dance and enjoy. there are different places where you can drink and snack or buy some delicious ice cream. and it is very safe. the guards are easy to spot and there are also a lot... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There were plenty of food choices, and nightly entertainment made for a very nice area to sit and just relax. Prices varied at most Restaurants.

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boston mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I like going to Rif for the shops and the food. It's got a nice atmosphere and ... good parking. It's on the "Otrabanda" half of Willemstad which is worth a visit anyway. And there are several bars and restaurants of different levels right there in Riffort.

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I was able to find a good Smoothie while we sat and did some people watching. We found it to be very nice, clean, and quiet. We plan to visit the cheese shop next time we are there, just so much to do and so little of time. Dale and Naomi

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a nice place for shopping or just spending the evenings out. There are also restaurants and souvenir shops within the compound. The best part was the live music shows that took place in the open area.

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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There is very little of the old fort left here, just the outer walls facing the harbour entrance. The whole place has been "gentrified" and turned into nothing more than another shopping/restaurant stop. I am a great fan of history and historical site so was looking forward to seeing a "FORT". no such luck. Climb the walls by all means... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a very pleasant shopping area. Due to it being a touristic area, you can see that it is a little pricey. Weekends are more fun, as you can enjoy a live band on Saturday night while sitting on the terrace sipping a drink or enjoying a delicious ice-cream. The cinema around the corner attracts a lot of youngsters... More 

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Campo Grande
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Despite being a place for tourists typically worth a visit. There are some good dining options and also souvenir shops. Near the floating bridge and in the evenings also has great music!

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Rifffort a historical place is really just a dining and shopping place. They have converted the whole place for tourism, there's really not much history left. Good place if you're hungry/thirsty, but the shopping is terrible and overpriced.

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Willowick, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The shops are newer and nice. We stopped for ice cream. This is where the cruise ships come in. There is also a small fort there. Rif Fort.

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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad

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