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Jan Thiel Beach

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Address: | Caracasbaaiweg Next to Chogogo Resort, Willemstad, Curacao

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Nice beach and good food at Zanzibar and for the fun go with Powerboat Caribbean to Klein Curacao. Nice location for swimming and diving.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Nice beach and good food at Zanzibar and for the fun go with Powerboat Caribbean to Klein Curacao. Nice location for swimming and diving.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

If you come to this "beach" with a mindset that you are going to have a beautiful sandy beach, then this may not be the beach for you. It has man made beaches, the lounging areas ok, but this beach is more of a touristy beach. Their lounge chairs are so close your touching the person next to you. Since... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This beach area seemed very "manufactured" ... because it is. Expensive and hard to find parking (was some type of fair going on which took up some of the parking spaces). It seems to be the "place to be seen" if you are into impressing people that like to be seen. Not our style - we preferred the more natural... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

My favorite one. The best bar, Zan zi bar its inside this beach. Prepare yourself to drink good wine, eat a great pizza and enjoy an amazing sunset!

Thank Bruna A
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Beautiful sandy beaches, lovely restaurants. The atmosphere was warm and friendly with plenty to do.

Thank Moriamb
Parsippany, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Perfect beach for snorkeling! Plenty of beach chairs available (for about $3 for the day) and if you are lucky, you can find a shady spot as well. There are places to rent snorkel equipment, jet skis and other water activities as well. Sand is soft on your feet, no need for water shoes to get in and enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Definitely I nicer part of the island. There is a lot to do here (eat, drink, swim, snorkel, water activities, etc.) The beach was clean.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Good safe car parking facilities, we used the Zanzibar side, hired lounges and soaked up the rays, snorked by the rocks (lots to see underwater), had lunch which was very good but a tad pricey. As with most developed Curacaon beaches there are entry fees. Enjoyable day.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is not Curacao, but just an inflated touristic experience. If you truly want to enjoy Curacao you have to go to the bays and beaches towards Westpunt

Thank RWesdorp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We took a hotel shuttle here for the afternoon mainly because we wanted to shop at the nearby grocery store to stock our mini fridge. The beach here is busy but very nice - lots of white sand and a calm bay for swimming. There are a few places that rent lounge chairs (they are in place; you don't need... More 

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