Couples preparing for a Curacao wedding, single status forms, birth certificates, and written marriage petitions are required. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable. Check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for details.
A passport is required for entry into Curacao. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
The official language of Curacao is Dutch, but Spanish and English are widely spoken.
The official currency of Curacao is the Netherlands Antillean guilder, but US dollars are commonly accepted.
Climate & Beaches
Curacao has a warm, sunny climate year round. The average temperature is around 85 degrees F. The rainy season, from October to February, is marked by short, occasionally showers (typically at night).
Almost all of Curacao’s beaches are scattered along its southwestern coast, with sugary white sand and gentle surf. Blue Bay Beach is a popular sports center for diving and kayaking and hosts a tasty barbeque lunch on Sundays. Kenepa Beach in Willemstad has bright turquoise waters which are certainly memorable, while Playa Cas Abou is a popular and tourist-friendly beach.
Activities & Attractions
Curacao has a number of worthy excursions for visitors. The Hato Caves have an elaborate network of stalactites and stalagmites with drawings dating back 1,500 years. The Christoffel National Park has lush gardens worth exploring via hiking and biking. If you’re an experienced diver, Mushroom Forest is a star coral underwater jungle.
Willemstad, Curacao’s World Heritage city, has bright Dutch colonial buildings and a number of great shops, restaurants, and nightlife options. The island also hosts many festivals throughout the year, such as Jazz Fest or the ever-popular Carnival.