Curaçao Is Open for Tourism Again

curacao air belgiumThe Baoase Luxury Resort, Curacao's leading hotel.

The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is open for tourism once again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. 

On Jan. 1, Curaçao officially reopened to all international travelers, following a limited reopening. 

“Our borders are now fully open #WelcomeBack to our global visitors,” the Curacao Tourist Board said in a statement. 

And yes, that includes travelers from the United States. During its phased reopening, the island had only been allowing travelers from a handful of U.S. states. 

curacao tourism open

Now, it’s open to everyone who complies with the island’s entry protocols. 

So what does that mean for travelers?

All travelers to Curaçao have to complete a digital immigration card that can be found here. 

Within 48 hours before departure, each visitor needs toil out a {passenger Locator Card, and carry a printed document as proof. 

Each visitor has to also show a negative result from a PCR test (nasal only, not saliva) within 72 hours before departure and carry printed proof with them. 

Children six years and younger without symptoms, whose parents both have proof of a negative test, do not need to take a PCR test, according to tourism officials.

All travelers to the island need to be “adequately insured for medical care” and additional costs of travel; all visitors who have been in contact with a person who tested positive within 14 days of their trip will be placed in mandatory quarantine. 

The Dreams Curacao resort.

The Dutch Caribbean island has implemented a series of guidelines for the tourism industry called “A Dushi Stay, the Healthy Way” that cover all aspects of the tourism and on-island experience.

As for the island’s hotels, the vast majority are opening and operating, from the island’s leading luxury hotel, the Baoase Luxury Resort, to the new Dreams Curacao Resort, among others. 

For more, visit Curaçao

— CJ


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