Living in Cas Grandi
Cas Grandi is on the south-easterly half of Curacao. The residential area is easily accessible by car. The district Cas Grandi (which actually means big house in Papiamentu / Spanish) is approximately a 15 minutes drive from the center of Willemstad and 30 minutes from the airport. In Cas Grandi there are beautiful large villas that are very popular with holidaymakers and people who want to move to Curacao for a longer period.
Amenities and services
On the west side of Cas Grandi you will find a beautiful part of nature, the ancient salt pans, here you will regularly find flamingos. This area is perfect for walking, running or mountain biking. For the adventurous type, there can also be Buggies or quads rented.
The nearest beach is less than 10 minutes away from the residential area, as well as a large supermarket, a bakery and delicious restaurants. Cas Grandi is situated on a hill on the outskirts of the Spanish water with spectacular views. In addition to stunning views of Table Mountain and the Spanish Water you are also assured of a constant refreshing breeze.
Along the south coast of the island are a number of beautiful bays and beaches, these bays can be good for diving and snorkeling. However, the north coast consists mainly of a rugged plain of coral limestone, covered with low thorny vegetation. Driven by the northeast trade winds of the Caribbean you will notice waves crashing against the shore. As a result, in several places you will find beautiful caves.
Jan Thiel guarantees a perfect day at the beach, for example in Zanzibar, Zest of Papagayo Beach Club. The beaches are equipped with palapas and palm trees, so there is also plenty of shade for the necessary cooling to be found. The presence of a diving school offers opportunities to dive or to learn how to dive and explore. Curacao has a beautiful underwater world.
In addition to the beach or scuba diving, there are also plenty of opportunities for fishing enthusiasts, the Blue Finn leaves regularly from Zanzibar for a seafood trip.
In the evenings, you can enjoy the full flavor of the nightlife of Jan Thiel Beach and the vibrant tropical atmosphere. Often there are live performances in one of the beach bars which guarantees a delicious Caribbean evening with accompanying music.