Word has it that the Rif Fort Bar serves the biggest cocktails anywhere in Curacao. While attempting to verify that statement, appreciate the lounge's historical surroundings: It's one of several establishments housed in the Rif Fort, built back in the early 1800s to repel pirates and other belligerents attempting to breach the Willemstad harbor.
You can raise a toast to that history with the bar's signature Rif Fortini cocktail, or whatever particular poison you prefer. Meantime, the tapas-style menu provides appetizers and small plates to go along with your sipping.
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