This vintage landhouse once served as the hub of a colonial plantation dedicated to raising sheep and the trade of native divi-divi seedpods. There's dramatic history symbolized by this long-standing landmark: In 1795, slaves who worked this plantation revolted in an uprising ultimately put down in Santa Cruz.
The building and its associated terraces seem to call forth Curacao's colonial era, and the on-site museum provides some of the details. Meanwhile, the sandy beaches of the Kleine Knip and Grote Knip coves aren't far away.
The Curacao Sea Aquarium's surely one of the island's best-known attractions, and for good reason;... Read more