Accessible Travel

Curaçao has made strides in catering to travelers with disabilities, and it's getting better. Many resorts and rental units offer accessible rooms and zero-entry swimming pools, including the Avila Beach Hotel. Many restaurants and casinos around the island are also wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair-accessible sights include the Maritime Museum, the Savonet Museum, Landhuis Chobolobo and Jan Thiel Beach.

Some other companies catering specifically to travelers with disabilities:

Dushi Taxi Natasja Gibbs caters to cruise-ship passengers, offering tours and transportation in a wheelchair-accessible van.

Joseph Cares Joseph Cares is a company that specializes in taking care of travelers with special needs – particularly providing tours, transportation and other services for disabled travelers. It offers tours of some of the islands most remote spots, as well as airport transfers and rental of medical equipment.

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