The West- and East side are complete opposites from each other. The East side of Curacao is well populated where most of the attractions, residential areas and hotels are. Willemstad is situated in the East which is divided in Punda (point) & Otrobanda (the other side). Highlights of the East side: Queen Juliana Bridge, Willemstad, Blue Curacao Liquor Factory, Scharloo Jewish Neighborhood.
The West side of Curacao is defined by hilly landscapes and valleys, a quantity of unique beach coves, former plantation homes and small fisherman villages. Also the National Christoffel park is situated at the West with for example the famous Boka Tabla Cave. Highlights of the West side: West point, Boca Tabla Cave, Knip Bay, Flamingo area, Salt flats of Jan Kok. See it all in one day!