Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort


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Contact Details:

Livingstone Jan Thiel
Jan Thiel Resort Eastern z / n
Curacao, Dutch Caribbean

T: (+599 9) 747 03 32

F: (+ 599 9) 767 96 00

E: info@livingstoneresort.com


Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort blends island style with modern comfort creating a relaxing and friendly atmosphere for your stay. Our resort features one of the largest swimming pools in the area with complimentary lounge chairs and umbrellas, two restaurants and a bar, car rental, a full-service dive shop, ample parking, dedicated parking for select units and more.

Apartments and villas feature spacious, open floor plans with fully-equipped kitchens, a dining set, and comfortable living spaces. Hotel rooms are modern and feature bathrooms with walk-in showers and rain showerheads. All our accommodations also have a furnished patio or balcony. Each private villa has an oversized patio perfect for gatherings to enjoy the beautiful island scenery and the magnificent weather.

Guests staying with us also enjoy complimentary access to the private Jan Thiel Beach & Plaza just steps from the resort. This popular and lively locale features a full-service beach club complete with loungers, umbrellas and beach beds, a variety of watersports, excellent conditions for diving and snorkeling and a beach area that resembles a swimming pool. This area is also home to several restaurants and bars, a spa, fitness center, casino, grocery store, and shops.

Alamo Car rental

The National (Alamo) Car rental is conveniently located on site. The office is situated in the lobby across from the reception desk. Cars available range from mini-economy size to a 9-passenger van.

Visit www.nationalcuracao.com or www.alamo-curacao.com for details. Reservations are recommended. National (Alamo) Car Rental Tel. (+5999) 869 44 33 Fax. (+5999) 869 00 20.

Car rental hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-12pm and 1-4:30pm; Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-12pm. Hours of operation subject to change without prior notice.


Our staff warmly welcomes guests at the resort’s main building, an open-air reception area built in authentic local style. The reception desk is open from 7am-10pm. Upon check-in, a bell boy will assist guests with their luggage delivery. After 10pm, guests can contact security at the entrance of the resort for any questions or assistance they may need. Check-in after-hours is also done at the security gate. The telephone number is (+5999) 747 32 57.

Complimentary towel service for beach and pool use is also available at the reception desk. One towel is offered per guest with towel pass issued at check-in.

Additional services available during reception desk hours (7am-10pm) include:

  • Complimentary Hair Dryer (upon request at reception)
  • Iron and Ironing Board (upon request at reception)
  • Crib Rental Service ($5 per night)
  • High Chair Rental Service ($5 per night)
  • Complimentary Beach Towel Service
  • Complimentary passes to Jan Thiel Beach
  • Babysitting Service (24-hour advance-notice required; fees apply)
  • Courtesy computer available at the reception desk

Hours of operations and listed prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort has a PADI and SSI full-service dive center located on property in the main building. Jan Thiel Diving offers equipment rentals and training for beginner and advanced divers alike. Guests looking to learn to dive or expand their training can learn from professional and experienced instructors while exploring the stunning and colorful underwater world of Curacao – an unforgettable experience!

Decide for yourself where you want to dive, or let our local instructors show you exciting, new dive sites. Experienced divers can rent the equipment at the shop and explore dive sites around the island on their own. We will gladly assist with recommendations and must-see sites. Boat dives are also available upon request. Reservations are required.

For questions or to make a reservation, email info@livingstoneresort.com or call +5999 663 16 15 or +5999 513 07 82. You may also visit us online at http://janthielresort.com/dive/.

Activities Desk

Visit the activities desk in the lobby to take advantage of our staff’s expert knowledge of great tours, popular excursions, day trips, and hidden gems on the island. We can also arrange for once-in-a-lifetime experiences like swimming with the dolphins, sunset cruises, adventurous catamaran or boat trips, and reservations at exclusive restaurants.

Children's Program

Parents vacationing with children will enjoy our children’s program offered in July and August. Kids love an assortment of crafts, games and fun activities led by resort staff every day. We also have a separate children’s swimming pool and a playground. Babysitting service is available upon request with 24-hours advance notice. Additional fees apply.

Swimming Pools

Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort is home to one of the largest freshwater swimming pools in the area. It’s the perfect spot to spend a quiet morning or to cool off and grab a snack and cocktails after a day of exploring. We also have a separate children’s pool perfect for little travelers. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pool hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hours of operations subject to change without prior notice.

Laundry Facilities

Coin-operated laundry machines are available for guests and are located on the ground floor of the main building. Coins may be purchased at the reception desk. Purchase includes detergent.

Other facilities

  • Guarded gate entrance staffed 24/7
  • U.S. 110v outlets in accommodation living areas and European 220v outlets in bathrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the resort including all accommodations
  • Public phone available at the reception area
  • Courtesy room for showering is available (subject to availability)
  • Local bus service to Willemstad and several tourist areas, bus stop at resort’s main entrance; Available 6:30am-10pm Monday-Saturday, reduced service on Sundays
  • 2 grocery stores nearby; one within walking distance and Vreugdenhil Grocery is a little bit further away and offers a complimentary shuttle service
  • Free parking available for resort guests only
  • Complimentary passes to Jan Thiel Beach

Facilities Nearby

Our resort is conveniently situated just a two-minute walk from the popular Jan Thiel Beach & Plaza. This area features a beach club on one of the island’s most beautiful stretches of waterfront, complete with beach beds, umbrellas and loungers for rent, a wide selection of water sports and activities, restaurants and bars, spirited happy hours, a health club, shopping, a casino, ice cream parlor and a spa. Guests staying at Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort receive complimentary passes.

  • Albert Heijn Grocery
  • Beach
  • Beach Chairs & Umbrella Rental
  • Beach Clubs
  • Beach Massage (Zayith Care)
  • Beach Pedicure (Zee en Zon)
  • Beach Tennis
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Casino (Diamond Beach Casino)
  • Cycling
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Diving School/ Facility and Shop
  • Fishing
  • Flyboarding
  • Hair Braiding (Andrea’s Hair Braiding)
  • Handmade sandals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ice Cream Parlor Bella Italia
  • Marina
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Sailing
  • Shops
  • Shuttle Bus to Various
  • Tour locations
  • Shuttle Bus to Willemstad
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa & Wellness complex (Laman Spa & Wellness)
  • Sports & Health Club (The Challenge)