Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village and Spa
The 65 buildings that comprise Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village and Spa are the Museum Kura Hulanda's largest exhibit: a superb collection of 18th and 19th century architecture. This Dutch Colonial historic district is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sonesta Kura Hulanda is a 82-room luxury boutique resort located within a village complex known as Project Kura Hulanda, an initiative of Jacob Gelt Dekker. This historic and environmental preservation project is funded by the Jade Foundation, which was established by Jacob Gelt Dekker and John Padget. Within this village complex are several outstanding properties in addition to the hotel, which comprise the project that spans 8-blocks. These properties include a 21st century conference center, the Museum Kura Hulanda (a world-acclaimed anthropological museum) and the Jacob Gelt Dekker Institute (a widely respected organization for advanced cultural studies). Meticulously restored 18th and 19th century Dutch Colonial Caribbean buildings around several glorious courtyards (Kura Hulanda is Papiamentu- Curacao's native tongue- for Dutch courtyard) comprise the village of Hotel Kura Hulanda. 80 outstanding guestrooms marry historic luxury with 21st century necessities. Furnishings are extraordinarily unique: hand-carved mahogany and teak, antiques and superb replicas and hand-woven linens from India. Delicately woven mosquito netting drapes four-poster beds providing comfort and romance.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village and Spa
- Langestraat 8 Otrabanda
A brief 15-minute ride from the airport, Hotel Kura Hulanda is nestled above the glorious St. Anna Bay in central Willemstad (the capital city of Curacao) near the Queen Emma Bridge.
Fine Dining on Site
Choose from 5 venues: Jaipur Restaurant is nestled above the Eco-Pond pool where the gentle rush of the waterfall blends with the background music. The Astrolab Observatory Restaurant was named one of "the 50 top new restaurants" by Conde Nast Traveler, May 2002 issue and has received the AAA Four Diamond Award. The Kura Hulanda Museum Restaurant is an open air restaurant serving light lunches and delicious dinners. Start your day at News Cafe with croissants, bagels, pastries and an assortment of coffees, teas and juices.
There are two pools: The eco pond pool, a grotto surrounded by natural rock formations fed by waterfalls, and the more traditional Bolivar pool.
Hotel Kura Hulanda's beach club is a quick eight-minute ride from the hotel by complimentary transportation. The setting is an intimate white sand beach, perfect for a stroll or sunbathing.
Preferencial treatment and transportation to the nearby 18-hole par 72 Rocky Roquemore Golf Course helps one make an early tee time.
The Indian Bridal suite will inspire couples to get married again and again just to experience this lush sterling silver surrounding. The handcrafted furniture is made of hammered sterling silver including the headboard, night tables, chairs and dressing table. Truly a suite fit for a Maharajah and Maharani.
Guest Review Highlights
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Business Center
- - Meeting Space
- - Executive Retreat
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fitness Center
- - High Speed Internet
- - Pool, Outdoor
- - Spa Facility
- - Tennis Courts on Site
- - Beach
- - Biking, Touring
- - Casino Gambling
- - Dining
- - Golfing
- - Hiking
- - Horseback Riding
- - Jet Skiing
- - Scuba Diving
- - Shopping
- - Theatre & Museums
- - Water Skiing
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