Start your bike ride in Pietermaai! You can rent bikes at Van Gogh Coffees. This is what the place looks like and the address:
25 Pietermaai, Willemstad, Curaçao
Pietermaai is a trendy district known for its nice restaurants, bars, and cafes. Bike along the historic streets and soak up the energetic atmosphere. This area is also famous for its stunning houses and the popular seaside promenade where you can relax and take in the beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea.
The next stop is Punda! You can easily ride you’re bike to Punda. Punda is the oldest part of Willemstad and has colorful old buildings. Ride to the Handelskade, where you can see the pretty pastel-colored houses. Then ride through the narrow streets, like Heerenstraat, which is a famous shopping street.
Then take you’re bike to Otrobanda, Cross the Queen Emma Bridge to Otrobanda, which means ‘the other side’ in the local language. This area also has a long history and interesting architecture. Bike along the waterfront and admire the impressive buildings, such as Rif Fort and Renaissance Mall & Rif Fort. Take some time to explore the Kura Hulanda neighborhood to learn about Curaçao’s past.
Insider tip: have breakfast, lunch or dinner at Florès
The last stop is Scharloo. Scharloo is an upcoming neighborhood with colorful houses and art galleries. Ride through the streets and enjoy the unique architecture inspired by the Dutch style. You’ll also find beautiful murals and street art, which add to the vibrant and artistic atmosphere.
Remember to follow the traffic rules and be careful while biking through the four districts of Willemstad, Curaçao. It’s a good idea to bring water and sunscreen, as the weather can be hot and sunny.
A note: The district names, landmarks, and street names have been kept in their original Dutch form as they are commonly used in Willemstad.