The culture of Curaçao

Back to Blogs

Fun Curaçao

Content overview

Curaçao has a rich culture that originated from different cultures. For example, the Afro-Caribbean, Dutch and even Spanish and Portuguese culture have influenced how we know the culture of Curaçao today. Read everything you need to know about the culture on Curaçao in this blog!

Use in Curacao

Because of the lovely warm weather and the relaxed atmosphere, you don't want to rush yourself on Curaçao. Everything on the island is a bit quieter than people in certain western countries are used to. The general language of Curaçao is het Papiamento. Dutch is also taught in primary and secondary schools.

The flag of Curacao

Flag of Curacao

The Curaçao flag can be recognized by the dark blue color with a bright yellow stripe through it. The two stars in the top left corner are for Curaçao itself and Klein Curaçao. The color blue symbolizes the sky and the beautiful sea that surrounds Curaçao. The yellow stripe represents the sun that shines on the island almost all year round. The flag was designed on July 2, 1984 and to this day every July 2 is the national holiday 'Dia di Bandera', the day of the flag.


Church in Curacao

The most followed faith in Curaçao is Roman Catholic. In general, the inhabitants of Curaçao attach great importance to their faith. This can be seen in the many churches scattered all over the island.

National holidays

Curaçao is a Catholic country, so all fixed Christian holidays are national holidays. Especially it carnival February is celebrated in style. Because carnival is very hot and happening every year, it attracts many tourists who watch the beautiful parades together with the local population. Other national holidays of Curaçao are:

  • May 1: Labor Day. If this day falls on a Sunday, it is celebrated on the following Monday.
  • July 2: The Day of the Flag (Dia di Bandera). On this day they commemorate the first meeting of the Curaçao Island Council
  • October 10: National Day of Curaçao (Dia di Kòrsou). This is an important holiday for the island. On this day, the population celebrates that Curaçao has become an independent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.


Tours & Activities







Fun Curaçao

Send Message

My favorites

Add item


Offer your holiday home or B&B on Fun Curaçao.

Rental vehicles

For rental companies with a K.v.K. registration in Curaçao.

Tours & Activities

A fun tour or activity in Curaçao? Offer it here.


Highlight your event or performance.

Communicate or pay

You may be asked to contact us by email, via Facebook or WhatsApp, or to make/receive a direct payment, outside of Caribbean Fun. If you do so, you will no longer be able to assist with any problems and you will not be entitled to any form of refund.

We therefore ask you to arrange all communication and payments through Caribbean Fun. This way you prevent problems and we can provide you with the best possible service.

All messages are checked and filtered out automatically. If you nevertheless receive a message that you do not fully trust, please let us know to report of the message. This is how we provide a safe platform together. 

Download the Fun Curaçao App

Discover all of Curaçao with the free Fun Curaçao App. Whether you are looking for a good restaurant, a challenging tour or activity to do, the nicest holiday homes to stay in or the most beautiful beaches to visit, you will always find what you are looking for.

Download the app
Scan the Fun Curaçao App
Verify your account

By sending a photo of yourself and an official proof of identity, it can be confirmed that it is really you. Make sure these documents are sharp and clearly visible.

As soon as your account has been verified and approved, you will receive the green “Checkmark” with your profile picture.

Download the free App
from Fun Curaçao

Download the free App
from Fun Curaçao

How was your experience?

Your review is greatly appreciated by all users of Fun Curaçao, thank you very much for this!

Accommodation, rental vehicles, tours & activities can only be reviewed by guests who have booked and paid for this through Fun Curaçao. 

Fun Curaçao
Submit photo & video

Have you taken awesome photos and/or beautiful (drone) videos during a booked tour or activity at Fun Curaçao, or perhaps of a wonderful day at the beach? 

You can use this for a review to leave behind on Fun Curaçao.

In addition, you can easily submit your images, so that your photos and / or videos are seen on the Socials of Caribbean Fun! 

Fun Curaçao
Search through all items
Download the app
Scan the Fun Curaçao App
Fun Curaçao

You or your Social Media account will be mentioned when your images are posted by Carbisch Fun! 

You can upload a maximum of 20 files of 128 MB per file. Larger files? Then use the free tool from WeTransfer, with the e-mail