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.

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THURSDAY LIVE JAZZ NIGHT • FRIDAY 5.00 - 7.00 PM HAPPY HOUR AT THE SCHOONER BAR • SATURDAY CARIBBEAN GRILL NIGHT AT BELLE TERRACE • PENSTRAAT 130 • TEL +5999 - 461 4377 • FREE WI-FI

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.

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SATURDAY CARIBBEAN GRILL NIGHT • TASTE THE REGION FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY • PENSTRAAT 130 • TEL +5999 - 461 4377 • FREE WI-FI

BijBlauw

let us
astound you

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.

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OPEN DAILY: 07.00 - 23.00 • PIETERMAAI 82 - 84 • TEL +5999 - 5172218

Blessing

Restaurant Blessing is een uniek restaurant net buiten het centrum van Willemstad. Wij onderscheiden ons door ‘gewone’ dingen ongewoon goed te doen. Geen exclusiviteit of sterrenniveau, wel verse ingrediënten, een Ambachtelijke werkwijze en een constante hoge kwaliteit. Wij willen mensen verwennen met goede wijn ,mooie gerechten met maximaal 5 ingrediënten die tot een complete smaak komen een traktatie voor de mond. Blessing is voor ons een zege een plekje uit ons hart waar je heerlijk kunt eten ,tafelen en genieten. Uit eten moet een feestje zijn tegen een redelijke prijs.⁠⁠⁠⁠ Wij maken dat verschil door kwaliteit te leveren.

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FRIDAY BLESSINGS • ABRAHAM DE VEERSTRAAT 12 • TEL +5999 - 461 2805

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.

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THURSDAY LIVE JAZZ NIGHT • PENSTRAAT 130 • TEL +5999 - 461 4377 • FREE WI-FI

Cristal

French
& Mediterranean

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.

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OPEN MON - FRI: 12.00 - MIDNIGHT • OPEN SAT: 17.00 - MIDNIGHT • JOHAN VAN WALBEECKPLEIN 20 • TEL +5999 - 461 1639

Déjà Vu

French Vin-tage
cuisine

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.
Bon appétit!

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OPEN MON - SAT: 17.00 • SUNDAY CLOSED • PIETERMAAI 80 • TEL +5999 - 465 1029

Dushi Pietermaai Apartments

fantastic seaview

The fantastic seaview apartments are situated right in the heart of the Pietermaai District. Available for long term and short term lease.

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PIETERMAAI 1-7 • TEL +5999 - 513 5225

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.

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OPEN MON - THURS: 17.00 - 03.00 • OPEN FRI & SAT: 16.00 - 04.00 • PIETERMAAI 25 • TEL +5999 - 465 7225

Ginger

Colonial hip
& loungy

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

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OPEN DAILY: 17hr 'TILL MIDNIGHT • DAILY HAPPY HOUR 17.30u - 18.30u • NIEUWESTRAAT 32 • TEL +5999 - 4651666

Hotel ’t Klooster

Boutique hotel
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!

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Boutique hotel located in former monastry • Special local rates • Abraham de Veerstraat 12 • Tel: +59994612650 • info@hotelklooster.com

Kome

Eat, Drink
& Enjoy

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!

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OPEN FOR LUNCH MON - FRI: 12u - 14.30u • OPEN FOR DINNER TUE - SAT: 18u - 22u • WED TAPAS NIGHT, FRI 23u MARTINI TIME, THUR NIGHT WINE & CHEESE HAPPY HOUR • JOHAN VAN WALBEECKPLEIN 6 • TEL +5999 - 4650413

La Cantina del Patron

TAPAS Y MAS

The menu that the Patron has composed consists a variety of Spanish tapas, which are divided into price ranges. A big part of our products are imported from Spain. Every Thursday, the plane is packed with cheeses, Spanish hams, Peppers, Fresh Sardines, Anchovies, Octopus and a variety of products.

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GINSDAG G/T FL10 • NIEUWESTRAAT 7 • TEL +5999 - 462 6505

LUKE’S

COCKTAIL BAR

We are the first bar on Curacao to use only fresh products and, where necessary, home-made ingredients in order to serve you the best possible drink we can make! Join us for beautiful cocktails, great beers and delicious wines as well as small bites to keep you going.

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OPEN 4:00PM - 12:00PM • JULIANAPLEIN 28 • TEL +5999 - 522 8082

Miles Jazz Café

Jazz, Vinyl
& Cigars

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.

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OPEN SUN -THURS: 16.00 - 02.00 • OPEN FRI & SAT: 16.00 - 03.00 • HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY FROM 17.30 - 18.30 • SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE MUSIC • NIEUWESTRAAT 42 • TEL +5999 - 520 5200

Mundo Bizarro

Bizarre and
colorful

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!

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OPEN FOR LUNCH MON - FRI: 12u - 14.30u • OPEN FOR DINNER TUE - SAT: 18u - 22u • WED TAPAS NIGHT, FRI 23u MARTINI TIME, THUR NIGHT WINE & CHEESE HAPPY HOUR • JOHAN VAN WALBEECKPLEIN 6 • TEL +5999 - 4650413

Pietermaai Boutique Hotel

19th century
buildings

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.

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CENTRALLY LOCATED RESTORED MONUMENTS WITH HOTEL SERVICE • SPECIAL LOCAL RATES • PIETERMAAI 51 • TEL +5999 - 4650478

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!

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CHARMING TOWNHOUSE WITH 4 DESIGN APARTMENTS • PIETERMAAI 78 • TEL +5999 - 697 1838

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.

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OPEN SUN -FRI: 08.00 - MIDNIGHT • OPEN SAT: 08.00 - 01.00 • HAPPY HOUR FRIDAY 17.30 - 19.00 • MONDAY'S SUSHI & COCKTAIL NIGHT • PIETERMAAI 152 • TEL +5999 - 461 7727

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!

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LEADING BOUTIQUE HOTEL OF CURACAO • THE DIVE SCHOOL AND SHOP OF PIETERMAAI • BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & BAR • PIETERMAAI 104 • TEL +5999 - 4652575

Dive Center Pietermaai

We dive
you crazy

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

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CENTRALLY LOCATED WITH ONSITE HOTEL SCUBA LODGE & SUITES • GUIDED DIVING & COURSES AVAILABLE • PIETERMAAI 104 • TEL +5999 - 4652575

Scuba Lodge Restaurant

Oceanfront dining

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!

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LEADING BOUTIQUE HOTEL OF CURACAO • THE DIVE SCHOOL AND SHOP OF PIETERMAAI • BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & BAR • PIETERMAAI 104 • TEL +5999 - 4652575