What’s Cracking in Curaçao


Curaçao officially reopened its borders in early 2021 and the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino is among the first to welcome guests once again to enjoy the dushi life. Travelers looking for a tropical vacation will enjoy Curaçao’s never-ending summer, laidback vibes and vibrant island life, offering the perfect outdoor escape this Spring.

With direct flights available through Miami, Newark and New York via American Airlines, JetBlue and United Airlines, Curaçao is an easy getaway for a long weekend or extended stay.

Check out the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino. This resort offers relaxed luxury in its 237 guest rooms which boast a blend of urban and natural elements including local ceramic art and a vibrant, yet subtle, color palette that was crafted as both a relaxing work space and private refuge away from home.

Following its recent renovations, the hotel also unveiled an enhanced look to its iconic Infinity Beach Club which has stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. Here, guests can relax in the refreshing infinity saltwater pool along pristine white sand enjoying cocktail service or a beachside massage. Their restaurant, Nautilus serves a combination of international cuisine with local touches and flavors of Curaçao sprinkled in, while the enhanced Blue Bar offers a variety of takes on the popular “Blue Curaçao” cocktail. At night guests can try their luck in the newly designed Wind Creek Carnival Casino, the most visited casino in Curaçao, which features 250 gaming machines. All are sanitized to local standards.

Renaissance Curaçao Resort Infinity restaurant

Located in the heart of Willemstad, the capital of the Dutch Caribbean island, Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino is just a few minutes walk from the historic Rif Fort and downtown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering extensive sightseeing, shopping, restaurants and entertainment options.


Renaissance Curaçao Resort Spa View

Those looking for adventure beyond the old town center with its pastel-colored colonial architecture will enjoy exploring the limestone Hato Caves, hiking one of the island’s National Parks, or seeing the many aquatic wonders that lay offshore with countless snorkeling and scuba diving operators at the ready. From diving shipwrecks, swimming with sea turtles, or discovering colorful corals, Curaçao is teeming with underwater life – and boasts great visibility.

In an effort to allow smooth travel for those returning to the U.S. in compliance with the CDC’s newest travel guidelines, Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino has partnered with Medical Laboratories Services (MLS) to offer a complimentary on-site antigen test at the resort for all guests who book through May 31, 2021 for stays through the end of 2021.

Prior to arrival, all visitors must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of traveling. To streamline the entry process, visitors complete a Digital Immigration Card at dicardcuracao.com, upload their negative results to the portal, and fill out a Passenger Locator Card (PLC) online within 48 hours prior to departure. Full details for Curaçao’s travel procedures can be found at dicardcuracao.com.

The Renaissance Curaçao boasts enhanced health and safety protocols per local health authorities and Marriott’s “Commitment to Clean” promise, ensuring guests and staff have a comfortable, safe visit without sacrificing exceptional hospitality. The property also recently unveiled a “Own Your Way” promotion with Marriott that allows groups to block their own private floor(s) or buy out the hotel with a minimum of 60% inventory booked. Those interested can personalize their requests by emailing at reservations@renaissancecuracao.com.