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Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel

2.5-star2.5 stars
Playa Caracasbaai 2Jan ThielCuracao, 800-491-6126Great location! See map

Jan Thiel beachfront apartment with kitchen, balcony
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Had such a great time and can't wait to get back! The staff was great from day one,…Sep 29, 2017
  • Palapa is a really nice place, beautiful view from the property,well maintenance overall.…Jul 17, 2017
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From 16 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

  • Deluxe Condo, 2 Bedrooms, Beach View, Beachfront
  • Deluxe Condo, 2 Bedrooms, Pool View, Poolside
  • Deluxe Condo, 2 Bedrooms, Garden View, Garden Area
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Marina View
  • Deluxe Condo, 1 Bedroom, Garden View, Garden Area
  • Deluxe Condo, 2 Bedrooms, Partial Ocean View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 6 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer/dryer
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Weekly housekeeping provided

Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel’s small print


This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

Deposit: USD 500.00 per stay

  • Cleaning fee: USD 95 per accommodation, per week (varies based on length of stay)
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: USD 50 (one way)
  • Utility surcharge: USD 10 per accommodation per night

Optional extras

Housekeeping and linens are available for an additional fee

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.00 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 15.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel


  • Fort Beekenburg nearby
  • Jan Thiel Beach nearby
  • Curacao Sea Aquarium nearby
  • Curacao Dolphin Academy nearby
  • Mambo Beach nearby
  • Sahara Casino in the area
  • Curaloe Aloe Vera Plantation in the area
  • Zuikertuin Mall in the area

Getting around

  • Willemstad (CUR-Hato Intl.) - 9.5 miles/15.4 km
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 8 reviews

Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel
Very Good8.0
would be perfect if not for the manager's attitude
The apartment has perfect layout if you need to have separate quarters or big family. There were some issues at arrival (no soap or shampoo, although promised), no washer machine (while stated in description), very weak water pressure in the shower. Luckily, these issues were addressed promptly. Most important, however, our room was not what we booked - we were upgraded by to "oceanview, oceanfront", but instead were placed in the "partial beachfront" view. The view was not too bad from the balcony or one of the bedrooms, but still lacked the privacy we were seeking. Using shower in Jaccuzi was a challenge, as there was no drapes to cover the windows that were facing another building. Most unpleasant was that the hotel manager insisted that this was a correct room, although the reservation said otherwise. It is strange that he thought that people are so stupid or ignorant that they do not know the difference. He also complained on couple of occasions that we did not pay too much to have the better room. He refused to give us the room we reserved for different reasons (no boss available on the weekend (later he said that he IS the boss), no room available, or "other people paid more")... We paid the "secret" member price + had an extra coupon.... Why should it be the manager's business if this is the rate they negotiated with That really was disturbing to me, otherwise I would give it a 5* review. Advice: check reservation with hotel!
A Traveler, us9 night business trip
Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel
Awesome place!
I don't know why the low rating. Our stay was amazing. The staff is awesome, the location is amazing and overall it was fantastic! Loved every second of our stay!
Marek, ca14 night romance trip

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Palapa Beach Resort, Jan Thiel

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