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Floating Market, Willemstad

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Sample fresh regional dishes at Floating Market, where stalls and vendors operate out of boats as well as along the embankment. Curacao imports most of its food from surrounding islands and South American countries like Venezuela and Colombia; the boats that make up this market sell abundant quantities of fresh seafood, fruit, and other goods from those countries. Get into some Caribbean flavors with yuka, plantains, passion fruit, sugarcane, key limes, large avocados, and peppers. Make Floating Market a part of your Willemstad vacation plans using our Willemstad sightseeing planning app.
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  • We were so sad to see that our favorite market was no longer on our last trip. The floating market was operated mainly by Venezuelans who arrived daily by boat with local fruits, seafood, crafts and....  more »
  • Was really sad on our recent visit to Willemstad to see that the floating market no longer exists. What used to be a vibrant food market along the river, run mainly by the Venezuelan community is.....  more »
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  • For a couple of months there was no floating market due to Venezuelan embargo on export of fresh fruits and vegetables. In the meantime the embargo has been lifted and the boats with produce from Venezuela are slowly coming back. So please stop by to see the floating market for yourself. Enjoy!
  • Good produce. Prices are higher and selection less than it was as most if not all are Venezuelan

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