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Willemstad, Curacao
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Home to most of the shops and tourist activities in Willemstad.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“old market” (30 reviews)
Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking across the pontoon bridge- day or night - into Punda was something we did almost every day while we were there. Several nights there was street bands and dancers. During the day lots of shops, street artist and more. There was Great Wall art...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice area to grab some food or a drink and sit out on a patio. Not a whole lot else to do otherwise.

Thank A A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit and a major highlight of Curacao. Lots of souvenir shops, brand name clothing shops, and cafes/bars which really become lively at night. The floating market and the local market are must visits to sample local fruits. Local cuisine in the local...More

Thank ChristyRampersad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Punda is the heart of Curacao Mystic place... the traditional houses, which become commercial places like shops, restaurants, or bars... the people, the sounds... this is a MUST VISIT Enjoy

Thank Domingos S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This an old Dutch Colonial colony with a sense for preservation and beauty. It is colorful and respectful to its history. It is very unique compared to other Caribbean islands.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice downtown area, but not a lot of nice shops, all very touristy with tshirts, etc. The floating market is interesting, but all of the stands tend to sell the same things. I've heard it's much smaller than it used to be. Great gelato place...More

Thank LaurinFegley
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This side of town is built for the cruise ships that come in. Most of the shopping is the same as you will get in most cruise ship ports.

Thank RWG19
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this place. Its very colorful and have amazing shops. The place is also very clean and people are very nice. Had an amazing visit here.

Thank Ladysoldier5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice area to shop in - our only wish is that the shops stay open later. They close up relatively early and we ran out of time to shop. Some areas are cleaner and more kept up than others but we felt safe. Found some...More

Thank scrapbookchef
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is probably the big tourist area. The buildings are colorful. The locals are helpful and decent shopping, if that is what you wan.

Thank letsgothere55
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Response from ana t | Reviewed this property |
mambo beach is your best bet for being able to do both...
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Response from Ayresd54 | Reviewed this property |
Maximum 3 hours, not very big place