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Spanish Water Overlook - Curacao
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven
N 12° 05.009 W 068° 52.237
19P E 514080 N 1335788
Quick Description: A 180 degree view of Spaanse Water ("Spanish Water") from the terrace of a local souvenir shop on the island of Curacao.
Location: Curaçao
Date Posted: 4/13/2015 12:52:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPDH
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 0

Long Description:
Caribbean Handcraft is a souvenir shop located on Kaya Kakina 8 in Jan Thiel, just a few minutes drive from Willemstad, the island's capital. The souvenir shop boasts to have a "million dollar view", and with very good reason: one gets the opportunity to see an 180 degree view of the glitsy Spanish Water area,
* The luxurious "Jan Sofat" residential region itself
* the Curacao Yacht Club
* Tafelberg ("Table Mountain")
* The inlet leading into the Caribbean Sea
* Caracas Bay
* An upper-class residential region, known as Jan Thiel (where the shop is located).

Entrance into the souvenir shop is obviously free, and one is welcome to walk straight though the shop to its terrace in the back... but once there, the casual tourist might be tempted to pick up something on its way out. :)
Describe - Highway or Road number: From the terrace of the Caribbean Handcraft souvenir shop, located on Kaya Kakina 8 in Jan Thiel

Closest town or city: Jan Thiel, near Willemstad (the capital)

Number of parking spots available: 10

Name if a website describes this location.: [Web Link]

Winter View: yes

Summer View: yes

Year around access ?: yes

Comfort station on site: no

Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: No

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