One of a whole series of "bokas," or inlets, that help compose Shete Boka National Park, Boka Tabla marks a rugged and super-dramatic stretch of Curacao's windward northeastern seacoast. Here, waves come thundering against an underwater cave, tossing mighty whitewater up against the shouldering cliffs. Follow the short path down to the lip of the inlet to watch the breakers pummel the rock and the ephemeral waterfalls created as the surf drains off into the churning chop.
Sure, the placid Curacao beaches with their lazy palms and sun-heated sands are a dream, but there's something to be said for the raw, wild ocean scene of Boka Tabla. It makes a dramatic gateway for the scenic wonders of Shete Boka, that's for sure.
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