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Velp, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Kontiki Beach Resort is a paradise on earth; very nice accomodations in a very natural environment. Nearby a lovely beach and beachclub. We felt ourselves very welcome from arriving till leaving. The housekeeping was superb

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for writing a review and sharing you wonderful picture. Great to hear that Kontiki Beach is the best resort you've ever been and is described as paradise on earth. I'm very glad that you felt very welcome with us and that you've fully enjoyed our tropical garden, the beach and accommodation. Hopefully we may welcome you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for a short get away. It started good but went down hill from there. Let me start by saying that this is not a resort. We went to sit on the beach and were told we need to pay to sit in the chairs. Well, there were no other places to sit,... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Catia, Thank you for providing us with feedback on some issues. When being a guest at Kontiki Beach the use of beach chairs are without charge and we are certain that there are enough chairs available for each of our guests. We are doing our best to find out what caused this misunderstanding. I'm sorry to hear that your... More 

Millsboro, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Hands down the most amazing place ever. Location was A++ Loved my almost private salt water pool it was so nice stepping off my private deck onto my own lounge bed beside of the tropical pool! The staff was absolutely the best. Our trip was delayed 2 days due to cancelled flights and from the moment we arrived the staff... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Frederick, Thank you for sharing your positive experience and beautiful pictures. Wonderful that you've noticed how much privacy our resort has to offer and how much attention the Kontiki Team pays to our guests. Great to hear that you've had the most amazing stay ever and really appreciated the fact that we are an Eco-friendly resort. Hopefully we may... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We decided to come to Curaçao for a short getaway to do some diving. We picked kontiki beach resort for our stay and were very pleased with the decision. The entire staff is very friendly and they had everything ready for us even though we arrived late. We did not spend much time at the resort although the time we... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your positive experience at Kontiki Beach Resort. Great to hear you've fully enjoyed your stay and were happy with the decision of staying with us. Very good that you've received friendly service during your entire stay and found great entertainment in the near area. I'm delighted to hear that you would stay again at... More 

London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

First impressions of this resort were excellent. We were greeted from our taxi with fresh coconuts to drink and a service that was far above what I experienced at the Holiday Inn in Aruba. The setting is idealic. Each room is in a block of four in a two-storey hut. Rooms have either a balcony or terrace with chairs. We... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lovell, Thank you for writing such an extended review. I'm glad to see that you've experienced excellent service and helpful staff during your stay and found enough peace and privacy in our tropical garden and pools. Great to see that you were also very satisfied about the room and the private terrace that comes with it. Thank you for... More 

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Kontiki Beach was a very excellent hotel. We enjoyed our stay very much. Our room was very nice and luxious. The diners at Cabana beach were excellent. The hospitality was very good. We loved the beautiful garden with the swimmingpools very much. Everything was very clean an proper. The personal were very kindly.

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Francien, Thank you for sharing your positive experience at Kontiki Beach Resort. Great that you've experienced luxury during your stay and good service from the Kontiki Team. That you've enjoyed excellent dining at Cabana beach and loved to spend time in our Tropical garden and swimming pools is a pleasure to see. I'm glad that you've experienced the resort... More 

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Simply perfect. From the beautiful views, to the exceptional staff, to the lounge, to the magnificent private lagoons... Kontiki is nothing short of perfection. The staff had us set up with everything we needed on day 1, including an awesome motor scooter from TMF Rentals that helped us to explore everything the island had to offer. Everyone made us feel... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Keith, Thank you for writing a detailed review and sharing your pictures. Very good that you've experienced privacy in your room and on the resort as well. Great that you were able to enjoy our tropical gardens and natural pools and that the room had everything you needed to relax. I'm glad you've found the perfect balance between a... More 

Aspen, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

my boyfriend and I recently spent 8 nights at Kontiki. I really cannot stress enough what a perfect time we had, but I'll try! First, the staff. We both work in a high-end hotel so we're used to 5 star expectations, but these guys blew it out of the park. From the front desk staff, to maintenance, and everyone in... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for writing such a detailed review and sharing your beautiful pictures. I'm very glad to hear we were able to offer you the most unique hotel experience you've ever had and that you were really impressed as high-end hotel employees. That you've fully enjoyed our tropical garden and that the entire Kontiki Team was experienced as... More 

Houston, Texas
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153 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Overall, we had a very pleasant stay at the Kontiki Beach Resort. First off, I will say that the staff (in particular Guy, Mark and Fleur) were outstanding, as were the accommodations and overall setting. The hotel feels like a tropical oasis with many pools, lounge areas, and lush greenery. Pros and cons of the hotel are as follows... PROS:... More 

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TerencevdValk, General Manager at Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Thank you for taking some time to share your experience. I'm glad to hear that you've experienced outstanding service from the Kontiki Team and that you've fully enjoyed our accommodations, tropical garden and natural pools running through. Great that you were satisfied on the amenities of the resort itself. Thank you for your feedback on some issues and... More 

Nacka, Sweden
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We stayed for one week on vacation, first time in Curacao but not last! This hotel was even better than our expectations after watching the beautiful pictures and videos on the home page. The service was excellent - we got cold towels and coconut drinks 1 minute after our arrival, and the whole week we were supported and taken care... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the most beautiful island in the Caribbean, on the most desirable beach of tropical Curacao you will find Kontiki Beach Resort. This luxury resort offers everything to make your holiday an unforgettable experience. You are welcome for a memorable and exotic stay. The resort has an extraordinary set up and is built with natural materials. Complex and vegetation, architecture and nature, all combined harmoniously into a relaxing atmosphere. The tropical superior is a wonderfully luxurious, renovated room. The extras of the tropical superior (full service) will not be available in this room. The tropical superior (full service) is a wonderfully luxurious, renovated room for extra comfort. In the tropical superior (full service) you can expect the following extras: bathrobes and slippers, mini-bar in a cold beach bag on day of arrival, a free luxurious lounge bed at beach club cabana, daily turn-down service (except on day of arrival). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort

Address: | Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad, Curacao (Formerly Kontiki Dive and Beach Resort Curacao)
Region: Caribbean > Curacao > Willemstad
Price Range: $288 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Kontiki Dive And Beach Resort Curacao Hotel Willemstad
Van Der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort Curacao/Willemstad
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Willemstad
#2 Luxury Hotel in Willemstad
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“We had 14-22 with a very nice view at the Caribean Sea! We think the rooms starting with 24- are the ones with the best view”
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 of 5 bubbles 768bentev, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you plan to turn in early each evening, do not ask for a room on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Rainmanmo, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms farthest away from Cabana beach will be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferrW7851CL, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms probably are very private and secluded with a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Reduced price for a single room would be excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 253henriettak, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
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