The mangrove swamp that grows all round this beach is great for bird-spotting, but it does make the water rather murky, and less than a perfect spot for snorkeling. It's a broad expanse of beach though, boasting scattered palm trees, and on some days, few crowds.
There's a bar and restrooms, and a decent waterfront restaurant. You can sometimes charter a boat from the owner, the eccentrically charming Captain Goodlife, to take you out to the Blue Room cave—or even to some of the other beaches that are better for diving.
Hop on a big pink trolley train and take a trip through historic downtown Willemstad to see the... Read more