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Nature of Netherlands Antilles - national parks and reserves for active recreation

St. Marteen, Simpson Bay The main attraction of the Netherlands Antilles is its amazing nature. This feature is peculiar for every island in this state. Most tourists who come here on vacation, choose this place for their holidays because of the white beaches and the warm Caribbean sea. You can swim there all year round. Once you see the coast by your own eyes, you realize that you were right. Each island has a large number of beaches and bays. Everyone can find a suitable option, ranging from a flat sea to bays, where it’s deep almost at the shore.
The Netherlands Antilles located in the Caribbean, are becoming more popular each year. This place has a lot of advantages, from natural beauty to low …
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The Caribbean Sea keeps its main beauty in secret, and not everyone could see it. However, it is worth to take an equipment for diving. With its help, you could see all the secret places of interest of the Antilles. You can admire various reefs, all kinds of corals, colorful algae and a huge number of fauna, including turtles, sharks, barracudas, and whales. All this can be seen with your own eyes. You can go underwater under the supervision of an experienced diver, as there are several dive clubs and a lot of places for diving on each island. In addition to sea beauties, you can see manmade structures, including sunken ships, which rest on the bottom.
After inspecting the underwater world, one can explore the nature of the land. The Antilles also have something to surprise. Most of the islands are of volcanic origin, so, there are hills and amazing mountain trails. The highest point of all the islands is located on Sabo. Mount Scenery is 862 meters above sea level. Several trekking routes to the top of the mountain are laid. One of them is a subject of the most popular tour that is 1064 steps long. During this walk, you can enjoy the amazing vegetation, among which there are both traditional plants and pseudo-alpine meadows. It is still unknown how the latest appeared. There is an opinion that they emerged because of the French that lived here for a long time. Copyright
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Other islands have their own natural features. For example, a large number of unique animals and birds, including pink flamingos and white-tailed deer. You can watch these representatives of fauna without any problems since their freedom is not limited in any way. Local people who care about the green world and seek to preserve its original appearance. The Antilles formed an amazing unity of man and nature. Tourists should follow all the rules since violations can be punished with serious fines and even arrests.
St. Barts The best care for nature is expressed in specially created national parks, which anyone can visit. Sint-Christopheles National Park, which occupies the entire northwest of Curacao, is known far beyond the Caribbean region due to several caves with rock carvings of the Indians who have lived here before. There is also a fishing village and a private plantation. Many different species of animals live here.
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Bonaire National Park and Saba Marine Park are noteworthy. These include the marine ecosystem and are a kind of reserve for numerous marine inhabitants. If Bonaire is surrounded by a picturesque reef, then Saba is essentially a large inactive volcano. Only its top can be seen. The main part of the volcano is hidden in the depths. That's why the coast of Saba is quite steep. Due to this feature, coastal waters are full of corals. Authorities decided to create the reserve that protects many unique and rare species of corals on an area of ​​more than 43 hectares.
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Fort Amsterdam built in 1635 remains the irreplaceable symbol of the city. This is the oldest building in town, around which Willemstad began to form. There are also equally interesting cultural institutions in the city. The most notable one is the Curaçao Museum. Its present location is a beautiful 19th-century building. Works by famous artists of our time are presented in spacious halls of the mansion. Part of the museum halls is occupied by an antique furniture collection. Next to the … Read more
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Next to the courthouse is the Historical Museum, which introduces outstanding events in the island’s life and the culture of Aboriginal people. The museum exhibition is vast and varied; it may take several hours to get acknowledged with its exhibits. Several defensive structures have also survived in the Dutch capital. The Fort Amsterdam is an interesting object. The ancient Fort Willem was completely destroyed; today there is a television tower on the site of its ruins. The island is … Read more
An important object of the tour is the Senior winery that all guests of the island try to visit. It produces the Curacao liquor. Visitors of the winery will have an opportunity to observe the process of drink production. Winery is located in the beautiful 19th-century mansion. Traditionally the tour ends with liquor tasting. In the neighborhood of the capital there is the famous natural attraction – Hatok caves. Curious travelers are attracted to these places by the prospect of seeing huge … Read more
The oldest town on the island is Rincon. It was founded by Spanish colonizers at the beginning of the 16th century. Today, you can see beautiful old constructions in the traditional Dutch style in the town. The town has an inimitable atmosphere of the past. Walking across its winding streets may turn into an interesting excursion and really impress you. Remarkably, there is only one telephone box and only one gas station in Rincon. They are quite interesting too. There is wonderful small … Read more

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