Curacao is the vacation destination with a difference. The fun shines on 38 beaches dotting the coastline like pearls, waiting for sunbathers, divers, and snorkelers. Nature lovers can climb Mount Christoffel, and explore the “living” Hato Caves. Architecture and history buffs will want to visit our splendid country mansions and explore historic Willemstad's charming streets and pedestrian malls, home to many of our museums and landmarks. Divers and snorkelers will find an underwater paradise of “Mushroom Forests” and “Car Piles”, and sports lovers can try everything from deep sea fishing to golfing, jogging and tennis. After hours you can dance the night away to the beat of soca, salsa, meringue and rock & roll, or try your luck at a casino.On land or on the sea, Curacao has a variety of sports to tempt all but the most stubborn couch potato. Water sports enthusiasts, of course, are in their true element here. Curacao has some of the best snorkeling and diving in the Caribbean, as well as great deep sea fishing and sailing.Windsurfing conditions are excellent for advanced board surfers The seaquarium beach and several hotels have water sports centers, some hotels also have tennis courts. Golfers can play a few rounds on the sand greens of the Curacao Golf and Squash Club or at the Bluebay Golf Resort. Hikers will want to spend time at Christoffel and Shete Boca Parks. Joggers may enjoy the Koredo, a 2.5 kilometer seaside track just north of town.