Playa Manzaliña is one of the 4 deserted beaches that belong to Playa San Juan. You drive there through the country house of Playa San Juan, and you only have to pay 1x entrance where you can access all 4 beaches.
Because the beaches are fairly deserted, you have a good chance that you have the beach as a private beach
Playa Manzaliña is a beach with coral remains instead of sand. On the western side there is some sand on the beach. There is also a small cave for shade.
Facilities at Playa Manzaliña
Because Playa Manzaliña is a deserted beach, there are no facilities at all here
- The entrance to the beach is 8 guilders. You pay this at the country house when you drive to the beach
- There are no beach beds or umbrellas for hire
- There is no restaurant
You can park your car directly on the beach, that is free
How do you get to Playa Manzaliña?
Playa Manzaliña is located in the west of Curacao and is about 40 minutes drive from Willemstad.
The beach Playa Manzaliña, which is located at Playa san Juan, is located at the Bandabou nature reserve. You stick to soto and then you automatically come to Bandabou. You drive into the dirt road to the country house.
Once at the mansion you pay 8 guilders entrance, and you can drive further to 4 different beaches located there.
Beware, the road is not too good there. It is best to drive a slightly higher car, but a small car is also possible.
It is therefore best to enter 'Landhuis San Juan' on the navigation, because from here you drive to Playa San Juan.
Hotels near Playa Manzaliña
Because Playa Manzaliña is a deserted beach, there are not many hotels in the area.
Cas Abou Apartments & Villas
Cas Abou Appartements & Villas is approximately 8 minutes drive from Playa San Juan
They are nice villas and apartments located between Playa San Juan and Playa Porto Mari
You can find it easiest on Homeaway and Airbnb