Sleeping in Airports

Curaçao Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Curaçao Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

A security guard woke me 4 hours later and said that my flight was boarding, or else I would have missed it! – Trey

CUR Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Curaçao International Airport.

What to Expect

curacao airport guideCuraçao Airport (code: CUR) operates a small, two-level terminal with 12 gates and a half dozen or so small eateries and shops. WiFi is available to help pass the time. For additional comfort, a fee-based first class lounge is available which offers showers! See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and rates.

Sleeping in Curaçao Airport

According to a traveller who attempted to sleep overnight, they were not permitted and had to leave the airport grounds.  For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hotel adjacent to the airport and others nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Curaçao Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. Airside is open according to flight schedule.

Curaçao Airport Hotels

Quick Facts

Nearest Hotel:  At the Airport
Sleep Cabins or Pods: No
Day Rooms: No
Nearby Hotels with Free Shuttles: No

When the prospect of sleeping on the floor or in a chair is giving you nightmares, there is good news for those of you who are looking to sleep at Curaçao Airport in comfort.   If you are on a layover, you will have to pass through immigration/security as there is no transit hotel. A number of nearby hotels can be found within a 15 minute drive from the airport.

  • Curaçao Airport Hotel – Located adjacent to the airport.  Free airport transfer is available.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Curaçao Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • CAP VIP Lounge – Location: airside, second floor. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Curaçao Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24 hours a day. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, Arrivals area and Dpartures lounges.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.

Banking Services – Maduro Curiels Bank (MCB) offers full-service banking at their onsite branch. Location: Arrivals Hall, near the fountain plaza Hours: 7:00AM – 3:30PM.

Currency Exchange – USD, Euro and ANG (Antillean Guilders) can be exchanged at one of two locations: Arrivals Hall (open from 1:00PM – 5:00PM) and next to MCB Bank (open 7:30AM – 7:00PM Mon-Fri, 7:30AM – 7:00PM Sat and 7:30AM – 5:00PM Sun).

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-Free shopping is available Penha (Arrivals and Departures, after baggage claim). Shops selling souvenirs, electronics, clothing and edibles are also available in landside and airside areas of the terminal. Shops, including duty-free, are open from 5:30AM or 6:00AM until last flight of the day.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on various schedules with many open from 5:30AM until last flight of the day. Food options include:
» Landside (ground floor): Auntie Anne’s ▪ Bella Italia ▪ Cinnabon ▪ Juan Valdez Cafe ▪ Mini Pancakes Amsterdam ▪ On the Rocks Bar ▪ Subway ▪ Wendy’s
» Airside (1st floor): Bar 22 ▪ E Marshe ▪ Juan Valdez Cafe.

Information Desk – Location: in the Arrivals Hall. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Seal & Go offers services. Location: Landside. Hours: 6:00AM – 8:00PM.

Medical Services – The airport offers a First Aid office (hours are according to flights) as well as a Private Medical Clinic (hours are not known).

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Pharmacy – Curacare Health and Beauty offers pharmacy services. Location: Landside. Hours: 7:00AM – 8:00PM.

Showers – Available in the VIP Lounge (See Airport Lounges above).

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

WiFi/Internet – Free WiFi is available at Curaçao Airport. Additionally, there are ten pay-per-use internet kiosks available, with two in the main hall (ground floor) and eight in the departures area (1st floor). For access, purchase a voucher at one of the Cafe Barista locations.

Curaçao airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Century • Albatross • American Airlines • Aruba Airlines • Avianca • Avior Airlines • Caribbean Airlines • Condor • Copa Airlines • Divi • EZ Air • Fly All Ways • JetBlue • KLM • Laser Airlines • Sunrise Airways • Sky High Aviation • Sunwing • Surinam Airways • TUI • Westjet • Winair • Wingo.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


City bus service is available to and from the airport. For further information, contact ABC Busbedrijf.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty. Location: Airport office building adjacent to the terminal.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis and Shuttles

Metered taxis and shared-ride shuttles are available 24-hours a day in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.