Seventh annual event brings gay- and straight-friendly events and parties across the island, Sept. 30 to Oct. 8, 2011
Curaçao invites you to “Get Wet”! The island 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 on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.
“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 (IGLTA) membership in all of the Caribbean.”
Gay-friendly accommodations and operators abound on the island, including Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino, Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club, Avila Hotel, Hilton Curaçao, Floris Suite Hotel, Lions Dive & Beach Resort, Papagayo Beach Resort, Waterside Apartments, Plaza Hotel Curaçao & Casino, Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa & Marina, Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, Baoase Luxury Resort Curaçao, Caribbean Sea Sports, Flamingo Villa and Coral Estate Villas, International Accommodations & Concierge Services, among others, all of which are proud members of IGLTA.
For more information on Curaçao’s GLBT offerings, please visit gaycuracao.com. For more information on the island of Curaçao, or to request a FREE Curaçao information package, please visit curacao.com.