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Culinary and Cocktail Adventures in Curacao

Willemstad, Curacao

5 Days / 4 Nights
for Member Pricing

Culinary and Cocktail Adventures in Curacao

Standard DreamTrip
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the production of Blue Curacao liqueur, shake up a signature cocktail and learn how to make local food favorites with 2 interactive activities that are part fun, part informative — and all delicious. (18+ only) Book by January 2.

About Your Trip

Raise a glass and toast to tasty times ahead with 2 fun and flavorful tours during this special adults-only DreamTrip. Start with a distillery tour to see how world-famous Blue Curacao is produced and learn how to mix your own signature cocktail, with an opportunity at the end to snap pics for Instagram glory. In another hands-on lesson, a pro chef will teach you how to prepare local ingredients to make delectable Caribbean cuisine — savor dishes both traditional and modern during lunch at the end of class!

What we love:

  • Your distillery tour and cocktail workshop kicks off with a guided walking tour, so you can experience historic Rif Fort, a floating bridge and Curacao’s lively Punda district from the ground up.
  • Curacao liqueur gets its distinct slightly sweet and slightly bitter taste from an important ingredient you won’t find anywhere else in the world — the unique Laraha orange, which grows exclusively on Curacao island!
  • Your fabulous resort features an infinity pool and an elevated “infinity beach” overlooking the Caribbean Sea, so no matter where you choose to take a refreshing dip during your stay, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views.

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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 5 days and 4 nights in Willemstad, Curacao, as well as:

  • Private Curacao walking tour and Chobolobo Cocktail Workshop; includes tastings, a hands-on mixology lesson, expert guide and round-trip transportation.
  • Caribbean cooking class; includes tastings, a hands-on cooking lesson, lunch with 1 glass of wine and round-trip transportation. See Itinerary for details and restrictions.
  • Welcome reception at the resort’s Blue Lobby Bar; includes 2 vouchers per person for complimentary drinks.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Guest-room taxes and fees.
  • Round-trip airport transfers.
  • A host, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)
  • A convenient “Know Before You Go” guide, with details of your trip and other helpful travel information. (Please note: This guide will be emailed to you within a week of your travel start date.)



Transportation

The closest commercial airport to the resort is Curacao International Airport (CUR), approximately 7.5 miles (12kilometers) away.

Round-trip airport transfers are included only for the following airport(s), dates and times:

  • Curacao International Airport (CUR) to the resort on February 17, timing based on flight details provided.
  • The resort to Curacao International Airport (CUR) on February 21, timing based on flight details provided.

To arrange your airport transfers, please submit flight details HERE by January 2.

Please note that airfare is not included in the trip price.


 
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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at the airport and transfer to the resort, timing based on flight details provided.
Check into the resort at any time after 4 p.m.
2-6 p.m.: Visit the welcome table in the resort lobby.
In the evening, enjoy a welcome reception at the resort’s Blue Lobby Bar; includes 2 vouchers per person for complimentary drinks*.

Day 2

Breakfast at the resort’s Nautilus restaurant.
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Private Curacao walking tour and Chobolobo Cocktail Workshop; includes tastings, a hands-on mixology lesson, expert guide and round-trip transportation.

  • 9:30 a.m.: Depart from the resort on foot and walk through Rif Fort, a historic fort that’s been converted to a shopping and dining complex.
  • From there, cross iconic Queen Emma Bridge — a floating pontoon bridge — on your way to the colorful, pedestrian-only Punda district, where your knowledgeable guide will tell you the history of different buildings and local sights.
  • In Punda, you’ll also have plenty of time to browse in quaint shops and art galleries and treat yourself to something to eat before the second half of your adventure. Lunch is not included and is at your own expense.
  • Transfer to Curacao Liqueur Distillery at Landhuis Chobolobo, a 19th-century mansion.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and learn about the history of Curacao liqueur, the unique local fruit used to flavor it, how it’s processed and more.
  • From there, you’re off to the courtyard of the mansion to sample different varieties and hear the stories behind each one.
  • Your friendly bartender(s) will then show you how to make delectable cocktails during a fun mixology workshop, guiding you to mix, shake and garnish your very own cocktail masterpiece.
  • Before you leave, you’ll have time to snap some pics of your concoction, so you can show off your handiwork to friends and family back home.
  • 3:30 p.m.: Return to the resort.

The rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 3

Breakfast at Nautilus restaurant.
Caribbean cooking class; includes tastings, a hands-on cooking lesson, lunch with 1 glass of wine and round-trip transportation. See below for details and restrictions.

  • Depart from the resort and transfer to the demonstration kitchen of Caribbean chef, Helmi Smeulders.
  • After an introduction and coffee, you’ll sample some flavorful local ingredients and learn some tips and techniques from the chef.
  • Under her supervision, you’ll participate in a hands-on class to prepare some classic and modern Caribbean dishes.
  • The class ends with a delicious lunch served with a glass of wine.
  • Transfer back to the resort.

The rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 4

Breakfast at Nautilus restaurant.
A day at your leisure. We suggest that you take advantage of all your resort has to offer. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the freshwater infinity pool, play on the elevated beach facing the Caribbean, book some pampering spa time or try your luck at the casino — the choice of fun is all yours!

Day 5


Breakfast at Nautilus restaurant.
The rest of the morning at your leisure until checkout and your flight.
Check out of the resort by noon.
Transfer to the airport, timing based on flight details provided.

Itinerary subject to change.

*The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years. Age is determined at the time of travel with valid, government-issued ID. A nonalcoholic option will be available.




Caribbean cooking class:

  • A maximum of 8 people (including children) is permitted per class.
  • Times will vary, depending on the number of bookings for this activity.
  • Exact times will be announced closer to the time of travel.
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Hotel Details

Experience a world of stylish comforts at Renaissance® Wind Creek Curacao Resort, where well-appointed guest rooms and personal service make for the perfect stay. This chic retreat also features a casino, an attached shopping venue and a prime location between the shimmering ocean and the colorful, historic city, so there’s always something fun to do and see during your stay. For something special, why not treat yourself to a couples’ massage right on the beach?

Know before you go: As you make plans for current and future travel, stay up to date on your resort’s COVID-19 protocols and other precautionary measures.

Resort features:

  • 1 restaurant, 1 lobby bar, Infinity Beach Club resto-bar and on-site Starbucks® coffee shop, plus in-room dining.
  • Outdoor infinity pool with ocean views.
  • Private outdoor spa cabanas, with massage services and manicures and pedicures available (at an additional cost).
  • 24-hour fitness center.
  • Elevated private beach, with palapa huts and lounge chairs overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
  • Wind Creek® Carnival Casino.
  • On-site shopping in the historic Rif Fort waterfront mall, adjacent to the resort.
  • Nearby 18-hole golf courses.
  • Short walk to Queen Emma Bridge and the vibrant shopping and dining district of Punda.
  • Short drive to attractions such as Hato Caves, Cuacao Sea Aquarium, Shete Boka National Park and the iconic Kenepa Grandi beach.

Resort Room accommodations with:

  • 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. Please note: Bedding type is subject to resort availability. No extra bed available.
  • Maximum occupancy 2 people (in rooms with 1 king bed) or 4 people (in rooms with 2 queen beds).
  • Minimum occupancy 1 adult.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with a view of the resort’s colorful grounds.

Island View Room accommodations with:

  • 1 king bed. Please note: Bedding type is subject to resort availability. No extra bed available.
  • Maximum occupancy 2 people.
  • Minimum occupancy 1 adult.
  • Balcony with a view of the island’s colorful Punda district.

All room types include:

  • Air conditioning.
  • Seating area.
  • Modern bathroom with sleek marble vanity and lighted makeup mirror.
  • Robes and slippers to use during your stay.
  • Hairdryer.
  • Iron and ironing board.
  • Coffee- and tea-making facilities.
  • Minifridge.
  • In-room safe.
  • USB outlets.
  • 55-inch (140-centimeter) LCD television with cable or satellite channels.
  • Complimentary basic Wi-Fi.

Check-in: 4 p.m.
Checkout: noon.
Minimum check-in age is 18.

Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao Resort
#1 Baden Powellweg
Willemstad, Curacao



Hotel Check-in Requirements:

  • By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card.
  • I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Additional Information

For peace of mind, why not consider an optional travel insurance plan through Travel Guard? Offering assistance with common travel problems like flight delays or lost luggage, Travel Guard can help you start your next adventure prepared for the unexpected!

  • Please be aware that travel insurance will be your only option for any waived penalties, or a refund, if your DreamTrip is cancelled due to restrictions in your starting location (not in your travel destination) and you are inside the cancellation window (see Terms and Conditions). Rovia will cover only those cancellations that result from restrictions in your DreamTrip destination.

Please note:

  • This DreamTrip is for adults only. Children are not allowed on this trip.
  • Be sure to contact Customer Care if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or if you have any questions about this trip.
  • At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
  • Gratuities at the hotel are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.
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Terms and Conditions

Travel is unpredictable and country restrictions due to COVID-19 change regularly; please understand that the policies below apply and you are encouraged to purchase travel protection.

Cancellation Policy*:
If you cancel 46 days or more before the start date of your trip, you will get a refund less a fee of up to US$100. If you cancel within 45 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. In the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the more restrictive of the two terms will prevail.


Name Change Policies: Name changes are generally not allowed on trips to avoid fraud, gaming and profiteering. We want to ensure that most of our travelers are members. For this DreamTrip, we do make certain exclusions, including the policy below:

We reserve the right to refuse a name change at our sole discretion. If allowed, name changes must be done no later than January 2 and are subject to a fee up to US$100. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Transfer of Booking Policies:
Transfers of bookings from one member to another member are subject to the policy below:

Booking transfers must be done no later than January 2 and are subject to a fee of up to US$100. Booking transfers after this date are not allowed.

Please note:
  • The price shown above is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.
  • Pricing shown is for each person and is based on 2 adults per room.
  • Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.
  • Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.
  • In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.
  • Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up to date before you leave! It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
  • Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.
  • Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.
  • Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.

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