Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine October 2020 - Page 116

Kenepa Beach
Rif Fort
Plasa Bieu
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Kenepa Beach

Kenepa Beach in Willemstad is a favourite . Consisting of 2 beaches , Grote Knip and Klein Knip , you ’ ll find calm , aquamarine waters , safe and inviting . Parents can comfortably relax while the children paddle around . Snorkel , sunbathe ? Whatever ’ s your pleasure , you can have it at one or both of these beaches .
Photo Credit : Curacao Tourist Board

Rif Fort

Situated at the entrance of St . Anna Bay , this military fort built in 1828 once protected the harbour for almost a century . With walls nearly a foot thick , the fort was considered to be bomb-proof . Today , it houses a museum and trendy shopping area with restaurants , bars and entertainment .
Photo Credit : Jerrye & Roy Klotz , MD .
Photo Credit : Curacao Tourist Board

Plasa Bieu

Inside what is called the “ Old Market ”, you ’ ll find authentic food in kitchens manned by locals who hold the secrets to delectable island cooking . Generous servings are plated and eagerly consumed by locals and tourists alike . On the menu are traditional dishes such as stewed goat , rice and peas , fried plantain , pumpkin pancakes and funchi . You ’ ll sit on rustic benches in their food court amidst the cacophony of voices , but some say these are the best meals on the island !
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