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Where Venezuelan merchants dock and sell their fresh fish, produce and spices.
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The downtown area of Willemstad is very small. The floating market is only a few minutes walk from the bridge so you should at least take a look. During the week in the day time it acts as an old fashioned drive-thru to the locals....More

Thank toshley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting market to see. Good variety of fresh produce, just inspect it really good before you buy it.

Thank shelleybrandt71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a tour by a local. The fisshermen were gutting their fresh catch right there on the street. Vendors were selling a variety of fresh produce. We stopped our car and a vendor walked up and sold us bananas and avocados.. I proably...More

Thank daycareprovider
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Willemstad and decided to take a walk by the floating market. It was colorful but not much to see. We included it with a walk around town.

Thank Angelica G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

On a walking tour of Willemstad we spent some time at this floating market. Most of the boats are from Venezuela and the people are very nice.. most speak English or get the hand gestures. Very fun place to check out.

Thank thespottedtraveler
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Interesting if combined with Emma bridge and/or other attractions. Just a few boats with their stalls on the pavement seling fruit, vegetables and fish. If you don't have much time in Curacao this is not a must see attraction.

Thank MARIA C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The floating market is located on the Waaigat waterway a couple of blocks from the Old Market. Venezuelan boats bring fresh vegetables and fish and sell them from stalls on the quay in front of their boats. It is quite colorful and a good photo...More

Thank FunOnly
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh produce market however the vendors are quite pushy when u drive along. But they are a colorful sort and can barter prices if u really interested. Juicy mangoes ,lovely pawpaws,great oranges etc all just amazing when u are on a Caribbean holiday

2  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The people selling their fruit actually live in the boats that are floating along the canal their produce is on the sidewalk. Lots of fruit to choose from and friendly people.

Thank Oilsandsgal
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is a place that is definitely worth a visit to. All kinds of shopping options are here. Several places to stop at for a bite to eat or to grab a beer.

Thank cdawg6016
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Orlyc1010
Till what time it's open?
27 December 2016|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
6am till 2pm most days.closed on sundays
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Diane M
We are interested in visiting the Floating Market on our next cruise to Willemstad, Curacao. We saw something about the Floating Market on the Travel Channel, and would like to see it in person. Is the cruise port terminal near the Floating market? Or do we need to take a taxi?
26 June 2016|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
A slight walk across the pontoon bridge and to the left
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