It's a bright little strip of history that is important for Curaçao. It's not a far walk from Punda and it seems like a pretty safe area. If you've got time stop by.
This part of town has some interesting history with it. Be sure to check out the nightclub called Bermuda that really rocks after midnight found behind the movie theater. The overall area is full of history and getting renovated with new paved roads and developments. There is a restaurant called Scharloo which serves great food at budget prices. I know... More
Scharloo is the old Jewish quarter of Willemstad where a number of the wealthy business built their homes. Many, but not all, of the homes on Scharlooweg have been beautifully restored. Most of the restored homes are on the north side of Scharlooweg while the "not yet restored" are typically on the south side. Given how the restoration efforts are... More
There are some beautiful houses in this area some of them restored. The Maritime museum is located here. Most of the restored houses seem to be owned by businesses so you can only look at them from the outside so driving around the neighborhood is a good way to see it.
You sit in a nice garden for lunch. A great cook prepares a simple but nice lunch for a very good price.
I spent several hours walking around Scharloo, looking at the old historic houses ( some in a state of disrepair, others have been restored). I also spent lots of time taking pictures of the very colorful smaller houses . This is a poorer area of town, having said that I never felt unsafe walking around by myself with my expensive... More
The maritime museum is located there. There are nice houses to see, but not much going on on this side of the island. It's more of a residential area, no shops or restaurants except by the water (Waaigat).
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