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Kenepa Beach

Kenepa Beach, Willemstad, Curacao
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Inlet on the less-developed western side of the island.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (157 reviews)
“grote knip” (39 reviews)
“public beach” (39 reviews)
Kenepa Beach, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach, loved the color of the sea.. only problem is that there is way too many people here and sometimes it gets a little bit annoying.

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach and scenery is beautiful unfortunately got more sun burned than hoped as the parasols are not much protection. The beach area of cleaned up would make it even nicer.

Thank sweeman2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kenepa Beach is the beach that tourism for Curacao advertises. It is truly breathtaking and beautiful!

1  Thank Tumbelyna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach was beautiful! Some of the clearest blue waters I have ever seen and I have been to a lot of different islands

1  Thank Michelemb182
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a stop on a beach hopping bus tour. Amazing place. Small cliffs for jumping into water. Small concession stand (cash only!) serves lunch drinks and beer.

Thank YoMama225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is somewhat tucked away but no harder to get to than other cove beaches. It is free and there are some tourist amenities. The water was crystal clear and the waves were fairly gentle.

Thank PierTom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Save your money and go somewhere else. The people are all but rude,we had two descent meals in a week. The rest of the meals compared to fast food in the US and the national air line is the biggest joke all.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kenepa is definitely worth the 45min ride from Willemstad!! Most gorgeous beach on the island! Go early in the morning before the tours start coming after 11am. Perfect for snorkeling and swimming in the clearest water! There are rocks on the bottom but they are...More

Thank CC W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to explore the island and took a drive to this western beach location. There are only two ways to get there by car a northern route or a southern one...we took the northern one which had road construction and that was rough riding...More

Thank Ripsrocker R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grote Knip (pronounced Kenepa) was rated as the best beach on the island so we didnt want to miss out. Of the few we visited, Knip was the most breathtaking. White sandy beach, not very large, cliff views up a few steps, and not very...More

Thank Carlos R
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I am in Curacao now. the hotel beach is beautiful however the water is very choppy, lots of waves. is the water calmer here?
19 May 2017|
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Response from xygb7dklt | Reviewed this property |
This is a natural sand beach with clear calm water. Great for snorkeling. Enjoy!
HI..i will be in curacao on march 23 thursday. i would like to go to Kenepa Beach/ or Grande Knip ( i think this is the same beach) ...can you tell me if they have a snack bar during the week? i read the restaurant is only open on weekends? tks! also ...are there bathrooms?
8 March 2017|
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Response from Margaret S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are bathrooms and there is a snack bar but limited snacks. Should be ok for a lunch but don't plan for a big meal there. Kenepa and big Kip are the same. If you get a chance check out little Kip (Kenepa) about 15... More