Small shops, bars, restaurants & hotels have found their home in Pietermaai District. Together they create a lively, cozy and safe part of Curaçao. Not all neglected monuments are restored yet, but that is what gives Pietermaai that special vivid and raw edge. In short, the right location for people looking for
something really different.
Avila Beach Hotel
FEEL THE WARMTH
With its central downtown location, two private beaches, an excellent international acclaim and over 65 years of experience the Avila Beach Hotel truly is a must visit hotspot on Curaçao. The Avila Beach Hotel regularly organizes concerts & events. In the past they’ve welcomed famous artists like Percy Sledge, Peabo Bryson, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Candy Dulfer plus many others and they continue to do so in the future. Their restaurants are often the venue for unique brunch & dinner events, also with well known Dutch Michelin Chefs such as Ron Blaauw.
Belle Terrace restaurant
FOOD WITH A VIEW
Avila’s Belle Terrace is a unique open-air location with an exceptional classic atmosphere. Seated underneath the spectacular Flamboyant tree, you do not only taste the delicious dishes but, also the traditional atmosphere of the Avila Beach Hotel. The restaurant features an exquisite à la carte menu in the evening where you can taste everything that our region has to offer.
BijBlauw is a stylish boutique hotel located in Pietermaai, one of the liveliest districts of Willemstad where you walk within 10 minutes to downtown. Its perfect location overlooking the Caribbean Ocean, the unique hotel rooms, the fashion store for women ánd the dining experience at the restaurant ensure maximum enjoyment on Curacao.
Blues Bar & Restaurant
Where the food is hot
and the music is cool
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with beautiful jazz & blues sound in the background. Enjoy our grilled specialties, beautiful sunset and the best live jazz and blues music of the island. Blues Bar & Restaurant on Curacao is thé place for local and international jazz fans. Blues... Where the food is hot and the music is cool.
Café de Tijd
& brown cafe
This cozy café in the heart of downtown is the perfect spot to play a game of pool, darts, dice or enjoy the variety in music and the great atmosphere.
You can do it all.
Owners Stefan and Talitha believe that good food and good service should go hand in hand. Our dishes are made of fresh ingredients and homemade products. Restaurant Cristal serves cold and warm lunches (also take out), fine dining and exclusive bites to enjoy with a perfect glass of wine.
An old photo album as your menu, beautiful wines, homemade desserts, a bridge with love locks, creative and authentic French dishes… Déjà Vu is a true dining experience.
Dushi Pietermaai Apartments
The fantastic seaview apartments are situated right in the heart of the Pietermaai District. Available for long term and short term lease.
Eetcafé Old Dutch
Authentic Dutch bar
Eatery Old Dutch, your favorite pub on curacao. Good quality at affordable prices, we serve the best shoarma on the island, you can watch live soccer( check our facebook site for games ) , play darts or billiards or just for a cosy drink.
Delicious seafood in a cozy environment, where culinary connoisseurs can find a new home. Since it opened in January 2009, Fishalicious may be relatively new but under the inspiring leadership of Michelle and her partner Auke from Urk (a well known fishermen’s village in The Netherlands), who like no other knows everything about fish.
A hidden gem for a dinner party with delicious Carib Asian dishes and appetizers. This new, hot spot is hidden in a courtyard in the trendy Pietermaai District. Definitely worth some extra effort to find it.
Carib Asian Cuisine
Hotel ‘t Klooster
Cozy & relaxed
Hotel ’t Klooster is a unique historic location in Pietermaai District. The cosy courtyard with its plunge pool, Brasserie Chapter in the former chapel and the personal attention you will get from our staff will guarantee a pleasant experience!
Kapsalon Jolanda Wils
Hairsalon Jolanda Wils is a trendy and stylish salon, located in the heart of the Pietermaai District. It is the perfect address for getting you hair styled according to the latest international trends by applying the most recent techniques for cutting and colouring. The young staff and hip environment provide of the best inspiration for your new hairstyle.
Pietermaai Kiosk & More
One spot for all your daily needs. Fresh fruits, fresh salads, fresh smoothies and lovely coffee. Small convenience store as well.
A beautifully restored building in the Pietermai District, Kome Restaurant (“Kome” the Papiamentu word for “Eat”) serves a wonderful variety of foods, drinks and desserts. This is the place where everyone wants to be, with an atmosphere that gives you an appetite and a smile. Enjoy our open kitchen while watching our chef’s prepare your meal giving you a night to remember!
Miles Jazz Café
Miles, named after Jazz legend Miles Davis, is a cozy Jazz Cafe in the Nieuwestraat located in the colonial center of the Pietermaai District. Enjoy laid back Jazz music from real vinyl turntables and tasty drinks in a relaxing atmosphere. Saturday Night Live is a well known event with great local and international musicians.
Mundo bizarro is a major hit because of its bizarre, colorful, old fashioned, Cuban style interior. Entrees and snacks of the chef are deliciously spectacular. The bar/ lounge specializes in fresh mojitos and has an amazing assortment of great wines. Daily happy hours and weekly live music sessions set the stage for the perfect night out.
Mundo Bizarro, a must see when you visit the island!
These apartments are situated in different historical city buildings, where history and modern facilities are melted together. A stay at Pietermaai Apartments will take you back in time where old Dutch architecture is recognizable but conducted to the tropical climate.
PM78 Urban Oasis Apartments
Exclusive & personal
Enjoy the breathtaking ocean front 5 star Apartment with private pool and beach area. On the first floor, you’ll find the City Apartment and Junior Suite: relaxing on your balcony with view to the inland water “Het Waaigat” and the colored historic mansions. Or Feel yourself at home with lots of privacy in the ocean view penthouse. Your hosts, David and Cindy, offer great attention to detail and service.
Looking forward to welcome you with Prosecco and fresh fruits!
Saint Tropez Ocean Club & Suites
sit, relax & enjoy
the beautiful view
Saint Tropez Ocean club is a place for everyone to visit, whether you are a tourist, student or a local client; everyone is welcome! Come and enjoy a delicious cocktail, including one of the best Mojitos on Curacao, while the sunsets at Saint Tropez Ocean club. This is an amazing experience, very romantic and most of all in Style.
Boutique Hotel Scuba Lodge & Suites
Authentic boutique hotel
right at sea
Scuba Lodge & Suites is the perfect spot to enjoy the comforts of home in a wonderful tropical atmosphere surrounded by Caribbean history in all its splendor. Whether you are a diver or a non-diver we offer a luxurious stay with an enthusiastic staff that is going to make your holiday unforgettable!
Dive Center Pietermaai
Dive Center Pietermaai is the best and most personal diving school of the island. Small groups and good understanding of all individual needs. With professional and honest advice we will help you choose exactly what is right for you. Located at Boutique Hotel Scuba Lodge & Suites
Scuba Lodge Restaurant
Kick off your flip-flops and enjoy the sun setting in the ocean with a refreshing drink. Dine in a romantic setting among the torches while you make your choice from our all-day menu, or join our famous BBQ Night on Thursday. Our ocean front restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7:30AM till late at night!
Student rooms with a view
Located in the heart of Pietermaai District , with stunning views of the Waaigat, is the Ruyterkade 58. 22 spacious rooms with air conditioning on both floors and a common room with a view of the water provide the right basis for an unforgettable internship in Curacao. The rooms are fully furnished, the showers and toilets are shared with your roommates. Each room is equipped with an air conditioning.