How Do You Fly To Curaçao From The UK?

We are adding another stunning Caribbean Island to our repertoire. Curaçao is full of natural and cultural wonders, and we can’t wait to share the new room categories, dining options, and more, that we’ve channelled from this into Sandals Royal Curaçao. The island is one of the lesser known, so we’ve broken down everything you need to know before you book your next Luxury Included® holiday.

Read our reasons for opening an all-inclusive resort here and how it’s easier than ever to depart from your local UK airport. Will you be joining us for our April 2022 launch party?

How do you pronounce Curaçao?

Curaçao is pronounced as Cure-ah-souw.

Where is Curaçao?

Curaçao forms part of the ABC Islands (Aruba and Bonaire), the three most-western islands of the Leeward Antilles in the Southern Caribbean Sea about 35 miles off the coast of Venezuela. Curaçao’s total area is 171 square miles, it is known to be generally flat with small hilly areas in westerns parts.

Picture: A map of the Caribbean, with Curacao highlighted. 

What is unique about Curaçao?

The capital of Curaçao, Willemstad, is a fascinating town being the only World Heritage Site in the Caribbean, with world-class museums and a great atmosphere for wandering around sightseeing. Willemstad is a beautiful location full of European colonial heritage, evident in the stunning architecture with buildings painted a riot of bright, contrasting colours. Read the Top 10 Reasons To Visit Curaçao.

Why Are Sandals Building a New Resort in Curaçao?

Sandals Resorts have been voted the World’s Leading All-Inclusive Resorts for 25 Years In-a-Row; showcasing that we strive for an impeccable experience in everything we offer our guests. Which is why our 16th resort is in Curaçao. The island is home to over 65 dive sites, with some ranked the best in the world. And when PADI® Certified guests choose to stay with us, they will be eligible to 2 free dives per day, except the days they arrive and leave.

Calm crystal-clear waters lap over 35 white sandy beaches on the island. Paired with beautiful sunny, dry climate all year long, Curaçao is the ideal location for your perfect holiday destination for anytime you are looking to escape the weather in the UK. This is only a snippet of why we have chosen to build our newest resort in Curaçao. Discover more details about Sandals’ Latest Destination.

Can you fly directly to Curaçao from UK?

To reach Curaçao, you will need to take a connecting flight. KLM offer a multitude of airport departures across the UK to Curaçao, via Amsterdam Schiphol airport. KLM fly from 16 UK airports to Amsterdam, making travelling to our brand-new resort easier than ever from your local airport.

Fly to Amsterdam, then onto Curaçao from:
. Inverness
. Aberdeen
. Glasgow
. Edinburgh
. Newcastle
. Teesside
. Leeds
. Humberside
. Manchester
. Birmingham
. Norwich
. London City and London Heathrow
. Bristol
. Southampton

The flight from Amsterdam to Curaçao is 9 hours 45 minutes. For example, the total flight time from London Heathrow is 11 hours 30 minutes, however this can be quicker from other regional airports.

Picture: A map of local UK airports that KLM depart from, connecting in Amsterdam and onto Curaçao.

Which airlines fly from the UK to Curaçao?

Sandals Resorts are proud to be partnering with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to help our guests travel comfortably to Curaçao. They offer travel in economy or business class options, aiming to enhance your on-board experience.

If travellers opt for a business class seat, they will have more privacy, comfort, high-quality food and drinks, and full attention from the cabin crew.

Which airport do you fly into for Curacao?

The only airport for the island of Curaçao is Curaçao International Airport, also known as Hato International Airport. The airport is located on the north coast of Curaçao, 12 kilometres from the capital Willemstad.

Will you be adding the beautiful island of Curaçao to your bucket list? If you would like to book your 2022 or 2023 stay, please head to our website, or call the team on 0800 742 742 to hear about our latest offers.

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