Curacao is an island in the Caribbean, 75 miles north coast of Venezuela . The island is a dependency of the independent kingdom of Holland. It is an island in the Netherlands Antilles , two island groups in the Caribbean Sea – one includes Curacao and Bonaire , north of Venezuela , the other is east of the Virgin Islands.
Curacao is among the group known as the “ABC Islands” Alongside Aruba and Bonaire . This trio is located near Venezuela , and are Considered to be outside the Caribbean’s so-called “hurricane zones.” That this means-vacations to the island Rarely are disrupted by tropical storms Such.
One of the most notable things about the island is ITS cultures. This Dutch island features the pastel colors and building styles you’d find in the Netherlands . However, the people of the island have Developed cultures, and even a language, of Their Own. Papiamentu (Often spelled Papiamento ) is the island’s native Creole .