Floating Market, Willemstad

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Sample fresh regional dishes at Floating Market, where stalls and vendors operate out of boats as well as along the embankment. Curacao imports most of its food from surrounding islands and South American countries like Venezuela and Colombia; the boats that make up this market sell abundant quantities of fresh seafood, fruit, and other goods from those countries. Get into some Caribbean flavors with yuka, plantains, passion fruit, sugarcane, key limes, large avocados, and peppers. Make Floating Market a part of your Willemstad vacation plans using our Willemstad sightseeing planning app .
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  • We visited Williamstead in early January via cruise. On arrival, we were taken by how clean and neat the Crouse terminal, and town is kept. Walking the floating bridge is a must. We enjoyed walking th...  more »
  • The floating market, a figure of speech, of course. A walk along the street, the boats and floating boats anchored on the edge, merchants offer their fresh produce on the wide sidewalk. We must negotiate the price and wash products especially well before consuming. Interesting and original to see, but nothing special, the already seen, nothing attractive. A short visit, a blink of an eye, it's okay. To see but without detour. Enjoy your visit
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  • Most of the vendors are willing to negotiate price. I went here daily to get my fill on passion fruit. Great price and fresh! No onesold hot peppers. You have to go to centrum supermarket to find thos...  more »
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  • Fresh fruits and vegetables from Venezuela. We actually purchased a few mangoes here, the mangoes was delicious, there was a language barrier but we had fun with it. They accept USA dollars.
  • As awesome place to get some fresh produce and dive into the local culture!
  • Nothing great here but I have it 4 stars because it is unique. Don't know about other place where they have a floating market.
  • It's exactly what the name says. A market with fruits and vegetables with boats supplying the goods directly behind the stands. Plus there are a few souvenir shops in close proximity of the market.
  • Go there and have a nice time. Make nice pics. You will remember that day for ever.

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