Published On: Thu, Mar 15th, 2018

Curaçao is one of the 10 insanely affordable destinations for spring 2018

Handelskade-Willemstad-Curacao-IstockCuraçao is one of Smarter Travel Media’s 10 most insanely affordable destinations for spring 2018. The

Travel Media says that the best time to visit the "C" of the ABC islands is shoulder season — spring. “Pack your bags for a cheap spring break and don’t forget to try the island’s famous late-night snack of peanut sauce grilled chicken with fries.”

Why it’s a steal: With direct flights from New York, Montreal, Miami and Toronto, Curacao is accessible and affordable. Round-trip flights are as low as $300 round-trip from New York City and $500 from Philadelphia and Boston, according to Airfarewatchdog (Travel Media’s sister site).

“During spring you can easily book a four-star hotel like the Hilton Curacao for under $200, or a boutique option like the Pietermaai Boutique Hotel for under $100. Plus, the exchange rate favors U.S. citizens right now, at almost double the dollar.”

“Don’t miss: Known for its diving sites, Curacao also has a burgeoning food-truck scene that’s complemented by thriving nightlife and entertainment. Head to the Pietermaai district for sherbet-colored buildings, trendy cafes and a uniquely Curacao experience.”

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