Caribbean Tourism

Golf & Other Sports

Golf

The Curaçao Golf and Squash Club at Wilhelminalaan, Emmastad, has a 10-hole sand golf course open 0800-1230, green fee US$15 for 18-hole round, and two squash courts, US$7, open 0800-1800, T7373590.


Tennis

The large hotels have tennis courts: the Holiday Beach, Marriott and the Princess Beach have a pro. Santa Catharina Sport and Country Club, T7677028, F7677026, has six hard tennis courts, a swimming pool, bar and restaurant.

Horse Riding

Rancho Alegre, T8681181, does horse riding for US$20 per hour, including transport. Ashari’s Ranch offers horses for hire by the hour inland (US$20), or 1½ hours including a swim at the beach (US$30), open 1000-1900, Groot Piscadera Kaya A-23, T8690533, beginners as well as experienced riders, playground for children.

Bowling

There is bowling on the island, Curaçao Bowling Club, Chuchubiweg 10, T7379275, six lanes, US$11 per hour, reservations advised.


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