“Get Wet” in Curaçao! In celebration of the diverse and gay friendly community, the beautiful island of Curaçao will kick off its eighth annual Get Wet Weekend of gay and straight friendly activities on September 27-30 hosted by the Gay Plasa organization, a GLBT community group. Travelers can enjoy cultural and dance celebrations along with get-togethers to celebrate and rejoice all that Curaçao has to offer for the whole community.
The exciting weekend kicks off on Thursday, September 27 at 9PM with a traditional “Meet and Greet” Official Opening celebration at the historic Hotel‘t Klooster, followed by an all white “Get White” Illumination party at G-Lounge, located in downtown Punda in Willemstad. Friday brings about a “Spoil Me" cocktail event at Rainbow Lounge located in the Floris Suite Hotel, followed by an entertaining after-party at Otra Cosa Bar in downtown Willemstad. On Saturday the 29th, visitors and locals alike will not want to miss the exhilarating beach edition of the “NaviGAYtion” party at the Wet & Wild Beach Club from 9PM to 2AM. The weekend concludes on Sunday, September 30, at the relaxing “Get Spoiled” pool party at the iconic Floris Suite Hotel.
“The phrase ‘Live and Let Live’ describes Curaçao’s distinguished attitude for welcoming everyone to explore its colorful history and culture along with its uncrowded beaches and pristine dive sites,” says André Rojer, Curaçao Tourist Board Marketing Manager North America. “Curaçao is very proud to hold the largest International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) membership in all of the Caribbean.”
Gay-friendly accommodations and operators abound on the island, including the Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino, Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club, Avila Hotel, Hilton Curaçao, Floris Suite Hotel, Papagayo Beach Resort, Waterside Apartments, Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa & Marina, Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, Baoase Luxury Resort Curaçao, Caribbean Sea Sports, Flamingo Villa and Coral Estate Villas, Villa Rooi Catootje, The Natural Curaçao and B&B Sombré di Kabana. Curaçao is also home of the only IGLTA member airline of the Caribbean, the Dutch Antilles Express. These accommodations and operators are among more on the island that are also proud members of the IGLTA.
For more information on Curaçao’s GLBT offerings, please visit www.gaycuracao.com. For more information on the island of Curaçao, or to request a FREE Curaçao information package, please visit www.curacao.com or call toll free 1.800.328.7222.
Back to Specials