The oceanfront rooms at the palm-studded Lions Dive & Beach Resort (doubles from $196) are set on one of Curaçao’s most beautiful beaches.
In Aruba, stop by Smokey Joes (dinner for two $50) for a plate of sticky baby back ribs and a cold Balashi beer.
Watch the sunset at Karels Beach Bar, an open-air watering hole on the main drag in Kralendijk, Bonaire.
Bring back Bonairean sea salt from Best Pearls Bonaire. And don’t leave Curaçao without a bottle of its namesake liqueur, made from native oranges at Mansion Chobolobo.