Avila Beach Hotel
PO Box 791, Penstraat 130, Willemstad, Curacao
011 (599-9) 461-4377
Positioned directly on the beach, the European-style Avila Hotel on Curacao Island is within a short 5 minute drive of the historical capital city of Willemstad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Curacao is located in the southwestern Caribbean and is just 35 miles north of Venezuela and a two-and-one-half hour flight from Miami. Shopping in downtown Punda, the Curacao Museum and Maritime Museum are within one-half mile of the hotel. The seaquarium with its dolphin encounters and the famous Mambo Beach are within three miles. The unique Octagon Museum is located on the hotel premises. Hato International Airport and Hato Caves are 15 miles from the hotel. A former governor's mansion that was constructed in the late 18th century, this property weaves Old World ambiance with contemporary amenities and style. Guests may select from two private beaches that feature complimentary chaise and beach towel services. Other complimentary features include the lighted tennis courts and shuttle service to and from Willemstad (weekdays only). Business travelers will appreciate the on-site business center and conference rooms. To accommodate guests' needs, the hotel also provides on-site car rental and the staff is always happy to provide dinner and sightseeing recommendations. The new Santai Spa proudly offers a variety of massage therapies and treatments. Santai means "relaxation" in Indonesian and we believe this is the true way to reach a personal wellness-sense. Santai to us means 'the art of giving'. Allow us to pamper you with our caring hands. There is a steam room, sauna and jacuzzi, where you can relax after your workout or while you wait for your appointment with your therapist. Work off any stress that may have accumulated during the day's meeting or shopping. The Avila Wellness Center has high tech equipment by Technogym with the latest techniques, built-in TV's and personal chips to keep track of your workout. There is also a certified personal trainer available on premises. On-site dining includes the romantic, open-air Belle Terrace that overlooks the Caribbean Sea and serves international, Danish and local island cuisine. Blues, an open-air jazz bar and restaurant located at the end of a weathered-wood pier. Floor-to-ceiling windows facing the Caribbean Sea. Bandstand on platform above bar. Friday night tapas and live jazz on Thursday and Saturday nights.Blues serves succulent lobster & seafood dishes, ans special cocktails. The Avila Cafe serves a sumptuous buffet breakfast and later in the day, sandwiches, salads and pastries in a charming patio atmosphere. The new Pool Bar at our Infinity Pool, offers guests an extensive range of tropical refreshments and a well thought-out selection of light & healthy snacks throughout the day. And the Schooner Bar resembles a wooden boat half-buried in the white sands of Avila Beach with one of the best happy hours on the island. This 150-guestroom resort features rooms with balconies, wireless and hardwired Internet access, minibars, private bathrooms, refrigerators, and in-room safe deposit boxes that can hold your laptop. Visitors will enjoy discovering Curacao's allures from the vantage point of beautiful Avila Hotel. Check-in: 4:00PM and Check-out: 12 Noon.