On sunny Curaçao you often find yourself cooling off in the beautiful blue sea, you are certainly weekly on the beach working hard on your color and that is why a number of (small and large) towels are indispensable.
But yes, a suitcase is only just as big as the suitcase is big and it is really full once, no matter how hard you stuff. Weight and costs also play a role in your luggage when you fly.
You will be doing an internship in Curaçao for a number of months. So what's handy to take with you? And which items can you easily and reasonably cheaply buy on Curaçao? Below you can read our recommendations about what to bring and what not to bring to Curaçao.
With punctually number 1 of the items you should bring is clothing. From nice bikinis, skirts and swimming trunks to evening wear. After all, you want to be able to shine on the beach. In short; clothing, let alone fun and modern clothing, is very difficult to obtain on Curaçao. And what is there is often very pricey!
Some internships on Curaçao require you to wear certain clothes and / or shoes, such as a suit with tie, closed shoes, etc. Always check this with your contact person at your internship.
If you have not yet found an internship, we recommend it wholeheartedly CuraStage to you. They guide students and young workers in finding a tailor-made internship.
Bed linen on Curaçao
If you like to lie under your own sheets, we recommend that you bring your bedding. Because of the constant warm temperature on Curaçao, the sheets available here are a lot thinner than what you are used to in the Netherlands.
If this is not a problem for you, just leave your bedding at home. Most housing on Curaçao have clean linen on arrival. Where this is not standard, you can always book this optionally.
Towels and beach towels
On Curaçao you have a number of retail chains that are comparable to Action in the Netherlands; Homeplus and La Curaçao. These can both be found on “Zeelandia”, an industrial estate on Curaçao. Here you can buy towels in various sizes and colors very cheaply.
We do recommend that you bring at least 1 towel. This way you can upon your arrival at the student house in Curaçao After your long flight, take a fresh shower before you have to race to the store.
If you have any doubts about other items or if they are available on Curaçao, please feel free to contact us. You can do this through the contactform or send us a WhatsApp.