Books recommended for travelers heading to Curacao and which are likely to be of interest to visitors who are going specifically to Willemstad as well as to visitors who are including Willemstad on a more inclusive Curacao or Caribbean tour include:
·         “The Story of Papamientu: A Study in Slavery and Language” by Gary C. Fouse.   This book details the development of the interesting language of the people of Curacao .   More information on the development of this language can be learned at .   The book can be located at .
·         “The Dive Sites of Aruba, Bonair and Curacao: Comprehensive Coverage of  Diving and Snorkeling” by Jack Jackson.  Not only does this guide provide top diving information for the Curacao area but it also has beautiful photography to compliment its information. .
·         “ Curacao 1962” by Jan Timmin.  This book details one of the most interesting historic events occurring in the twentieth century in Curacao: the famous chess tournament which occurred during Cold War times and included the famous Bobby Fischer. .
·         “ Aruba, Bonair, and Curacao” by Madeleine Greey and Donald Nausbaum.  This is an about-to-be-released book which travelers can enjoy both before and after their trip because it is a photographic collection of all of the best images of the island.  It will excited visitors about their trip before they go and inspire nostalgic memories in them upon their return. .
·         “Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonair and Curacao” by Lynne M. Sullivan.  This book offers extensive information on adventurous activities including horseback riding, diving, snorkeling and sailing in and around Curacao. .