Jan Thiel is located in the southeast of Curacao 9km away from the center of Willemstad. It is a lively and diverse area with beautiful nature. You will find housing, recreation and holiday celebration alongside each other. Jan Thiel is a popular area to live and offers houses and villas in the higher price ranges. Because the district is on a bay it has very nice beaches and a variety of water sports.
Living in Jan Thiel
There is great diversity in the properties of Jan Thiel. In the area there are many holiday opportunities in addition to the extensive secure residential resorts. These gated communities are often guarded 24/7 at the entrance. Boca Gentil, Marbella Resort, Cas Grandi, Vista Royal, C-Bay and Damasco are examples of such resorts. Also outside the resorts there are plenty of choices of houses, apartments, villas and penthouses. Many of the houses and lots in Jan Thiel have a beautiful view over the Spanish Water or the Salt Pans of the Caribbean Sea.
Amenities and services
On the west side of Jan Thiel 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.
Along the coast there are several hotels and resorts to be found. Chogogo and the famous Livingstone Resort These are often equipped with good restaurants and bars. Sun beds can also be hired for a nice day at the beach here. Jan Thiel Bay, the Caracas Bay and the Spanish Water are nearby; these locations are perfect for diving, snorkeling, sailing or surfing.
Also for groceries and other shopping opportunities Jan Thiel has plenty to offer. Next to a supermarket, there are shops selling souvenirs as well as smaller shops where the Curacao culture is reflected. The infrastructure of the neighborhood is well maintained. The impressive villas in this district offer wide roads, often with a sidewalk, so that pedestrians can move safely about.
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 to be found. The presence of a diving school offers opportunities to dive or learn to dive and explore. Curaçao has a beautiful underwater world, in addition to a 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 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.