In celebration of the diverse and gay friendly community, the beautiful island of Curaçao will kick off its eighth annual Get Wet Weekend of gay and straight friendly activities on September 27-30 hosted by Curacao Gayplasa Foundation, a local GLBT community group. Travelers can enjoy cultural and dance celebrations along with get-togethers to celebrate and rejoice all that Curaçao has to offer for the whole community.
The exciting weekend kicks off on Thursday, September 27 at 89PM with a traditional "Meet and Greet" Official Opening celebration at the historic Hotel't Klooster, followed by an all white "Get White" Illumination party at G-Lounge, located in downtown Punda in Willemstad.
Friday brings about a "Spoil Me" cocktail event at Rainbow Lounge located in the Floris Suite Hotel, followed by an entertaining after-party at Otra Cosa Bar in downtown Willemstad.
On Saturday the 29th, visitors and locals alike will not want to miss the exhilarating beach edition of the "NaviGAYtion" beachparty at the Wet & Wild Beach Club from 9PM to 2AM.
The weekend concludes on Sunday, September 30th, at the relaxing "Starfish" pool party at the iconic Floris Suite Hotel.
"The phrase 'Live and Let Live' describes Curaçao's distinguished attitude for welcoming everyone to explore its colorful history and culture along with its uncrowded beaches and pristine dive sites," says André Rojer, Curaçao Tourist Board Marketing Manager North America. "Curaçao is very proud to hold the largest International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) membership in all of the Caribbean."
Curaçao welcomes all visitors to explore its colorful history and culture, uncrowded beaches, pristine dive sites and exciting night life.
IGLTA Member Hotels across the island are offering special rates to kick off the weekend!
Floris Suite Hotel
The Avila Hotel offers a complimentary upgrade to an Octagon DELUXE Room (valued at $336/night plus taxes and charges) when an Octagon PREFERRED Room is booked (valued at $235/night plus taxes and charges). To get the Avila's "Get Wet" special, reservations must be made by calling 800-747-8162.
Hotel Kurá Hulanda, Spa & Casino
The Hotel Kurá Hulanda, Spa & Casino is also offering a special "Get Wet" offer at $165 per room, plus tax and service charge, based on single or double occupancy and including buffet breakfast for two. Reservations must be made by calling 877-264-3106 or e-mailing email@example.com and asking for the "Get Wet Special."
Rooi Catootje Villa
Rooi Catootje Villa is offering 25% off regular rates, offering villas for $192 USD per night during Get Wet Weekend in Curaçao! With a minimum of three nights (3) for six (6) people in a three (3) room villa, this means each person's stay will cost only $32 USD per night. (Excluding 6% sales tax and a fee of $110) For reservations and more information, please visit RooiCatootjeVilla.com today!
Curaçao is proud to hold the largest International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) membership in all of the Caribbean. Gay-friendly accommodations and operators abound on the island, including Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino, Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club, Avila Hotel, Hilton Curaçao, Floris Suite Hotel, Lions Dive & Beach Resort, Papagayo Beach Resort, Waterside Apartments, Plaza Hotel Curaçao & Casino, Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa & Marina, Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, Baoase Luxury Resort Curaçao, Caribbean Sea Sports, Flamingo Villa and Coral Estate Villas, International Accommodations & Concierge Services, Dutch Antilles Express (DAE), among others, all of which are proud members of IGLTA.
For more details, times, prices about Curaçao’s “Get Wet weekend” check back here later or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request a FREE Curaçao information package, please visit www.curacao.com or call 1.800.328.7222 for any questions you might have.
Selected as the ‘Favorite Caribbean Destination’ by About.com, ‘Top Destination 2012’ by Frommer’s, one of the ‘Top 21 Places We’re Going in 2011’ by Fodor’s, one of the ‘Hottest Destinations for 2011’ by AOL Travel and one of the ‘Destinations to Watch in 2011’ by SmarterTravel, Curaçao is a unique Caribbean island paradise, boasting 35 uncrowded beaches, and an eclectic mix of history and culture. Explore the vibrant, culturally diverse capital city of Willemstad – a UNESCO World Heritage site – with its distinctive architecture, museums, monuments and world-class shopping. Indulge in Curaçao’s vast selection of flavorful restaurants, with a mix of sophisticated international and tasty local cuisines. Discover Curaçao’s abundant natural beauty, pristine dive sites and spectacular snorkeling at secluded beaches – including Cas Abao Beach, selected as one of the ‘Top 10 Beach Destinations for 2011’ by SmarterTravel. Curaçao offers idyllic weather, situated outside of the Hurricane Belt.