Curacao Celebrates LGBT Community with Get Wet Weekend
WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao - Curaçao will kick off its seventh annual Get Wet Weekend of gay (and straight!) friendly activities, Sept. 30 to Oct. 8, hosted by the Gay Plasa organization, a GLBT community group. Travelers can enjoy cultural events, get-togethers and dances galore across the island, experiencing all that Curaçao has to offer.
The party starts Friday, Sept. 30 with the Get Wet Weekend Grand Opening Meet and Greet at the Curaçao Maritime Center at 8 p.m. The weekend closes on Saturday, Oct. 8 with the popular Drag Show at the Because Entertainment Center at 8 p.m.
Visitors and locals alike will not want to miss the Navi.GAY.Tion Party on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the beautiful Porto Marie Beach at 9 p.m. or the Sunset Pool Lounge Party at the Floris Suite Hotel
"Curaçao is renowned in the Caribbean and beyond for its ’Live and Let Live’ attitude, welcoming everyone to explore its colorful culture, uncrowded beaches and pristine dive sites," says André Rojer, Curaçao Tourist Board Marketing Manager North America.
"Curaçao is also proud to hold the largest International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association
Gay-friendly accommodations and operators abound on the island.
For more information on Curaçao’s GLBT offerings, please visit www.gaycuracao.com
Selected as one of the ’Top 21 Places We’re Going in 2011, 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
Curaçao offers idyllic weather, situated on the fringe of the Hurricane Belt. To learn more about the island of Curaçao visit Curacao.com