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Jan Thiel Beach

| Caracasbaaiweg Next to Chogogo Resort, Willemstad, Curacao
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Great place, not real beach

It is nice, but it is not a real beach. Behind all bars and restaurant a small beach can be find... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul B
ok but not wow

Which so many beaches this is also a nice one to go but doest not have the wow factor. you can get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“nice beach” (29 reviews)
“beach volley” (3 reviews)
| Caracasbaaiweg Next to Chogogo Resort, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is nice, but it is not a real beach. Behind all bars and restaurant a small beach can be find. However, this place has no beds etc. So all restaurants have an improvised 'beach' which is more of wood and directly facing the ocean!...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Which so many beaches this is also a nice one to go but doest not have the wow factor. you can get some chairs, nice restaurants but to much people for me.

Thank wouter94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a nice beach and lots of people this is a great place. It was too busy for our taste and very touristy. We checked it out after a couple hours snorkeling at Tugboat and we were pretty anxious to leave after about...More

Thank Breck B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I fell in love with this place. Fantastic beach, great for snorkelling. Lots to do and lots to see. Close to restaurant and all amenities. Within walking distance from hotels or villas. Marvelous.

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like your beach crowded, artificial and full of Dutch tourist then this is the place for YOU! To be fair, there are a lot of food options available and a dive shop. However, there is nothing to see snorkeling or diving inside the...More

Thank 1984Diver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice, clean beach area with several great restaurants to choose from. MInimal entry fee with plenty of parking space. Cozy during the day, vibrant during the night.

Thank Tomppa H
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

In my opinion, this is a resort style beach. There were a lot of beach chairs and cabanas, all which were very coliseum stationed next to each other. There were several place to get a bite and bars that made great cocktails (but the drinks...More

Thank Katy G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is by far my favorite central beach on the island. I usually don't like commercial beaches, I like them as natural as possible, but this place is alright. They keep the place clean, if you want to eat or drink, they have plenty of...More

2  Thank rvolkerts
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

There are different options for private Jan Thiel beach. Jan Thiel itself or Papagayo beach club. There are a few restaurants, the one in Jan Thiel is called Zein beach club and it is the one I ll reviewed. I went there by myself, it...More

Thank Matías G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The actual beach here is not huge, but there is plenty of room above the beach with lounge chairs and cabanas. The service on the beach is good - we ordered bottled water and pina coladas. There is a spot you can swim out to...More

1  Thank Susan G
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2 January 2017|
Response from Luiz Eduardo S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will need a day pass, not expensive at all. I from a place (BRAZIL) where beaches are free of charge and I delighted paid for it. Not that far, but I advice to rent a car once buses will not reach it. Renting a car... More