Why we partnered?

Sustainability is something we gladly see more and more often in the travel industry. Hotels and travel agencies on Curacao are increasingly focusing on this important topic too. The Avila Beach Hotel as well, for many years. Water Refill Program Curacao’s mission is to reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles in Curacao and support the community to work together for a sustainable island. Their mission matches exactly with Avila’s mission in creating a more sustainable island and ultimately better world.


Sustainability policy Avila Beach Hotel 

The Avila Beach Hotel is the oldest operational hotel on the island and therefore the setting of many warm memories of not only (loyal) hotel guests, but also from locals. Without the support and love of the local community, Avila would have been a different Avila. And the hotel gladly repays the favor. Also, to our employees. Over 90% of Avila’s superstars are born and raised on Curacao. Our staff is indispensable to achieve our goals that match with our vision and mission. We therefore try to educate our employees and encourage them to think along in sustainable solutions. To start internally is to gain externally.


What can you do?

Together we can make a change! Lead by example in sustainability initiatives includes the entire Avila Beach Hotel team. Avila Beach Hotel wants to engage their employees in the sustainability journey by raising knowledge, getting involved so they can together make every employee a sustainability champion! And they can bring their knowledge home to pass it on.


The 'Water Refill Program Curaçao' started out as a pilot in June 2019. During the lockdown, D-TAP by D-Bottle has converted their findings into a renewed policy. Through the 'Water Refill Program', there is a broader commitment to a more sustainable Curaçao, both short term and long term. The Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations became the compass of the program.


Core values to the program are: 

1. Environmental protection

2. Social development

3. Economic Development


Based on these core values, 10 sustainability objectives have been set up. Avila Beach Hotel is going to focus on two of these 10 sustainability goals, namely 'Life below water and Life on land'.


Scan & Go D-TAP water bottle


  • Find your nearest Refill station with the QR codes

  • Discover the island with the QR codes (tourist attractions)

  • Hire a 100% electric car with the QR codes

  • Keep informed of 'up to date' island info (with the QR codes)

  • The map on the bottle guides you through Willemstad

  • Explore the best Instagram Spots in Willemstad

  • Your water stays ice cold for up to 24 hrs and hot for up to 12 hrs

  • The best gift or souvenir to bring home 

  • Worldwide refill program

  • We donate 5% to Green Phenix Curaçao 


Green Phenix Charity Partner

Green Phenix is ​​a social enterprise that converts plastic waste into new useful products and creates a circular economy in the Caribbean. Their service helps to create new jobs in Curaçao while reducing the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills and the environment. We donate 5% of our revenue to Green Phenix. 

Order your Scan & Go bottle only for Nafl. 39. (normal price Nafl. 45.) 

Our bottles keeps your water up to 24 hrs cold and 12 hrs hot. They can be (re)filled with water (for free) at different locations on the island (almost 30 locations all over the island), which can be found with the QR code, like hotels, resorts, restaurants and shops,  think Google maps for water! 

How to order the Scan & Go bottle?

  • Fill in your personal and order details
  • You will receive a confirmation email in the coming days with all further details
  • Pick up your Scan & Go water bottle(s) at the office and pay upon pick up  

Scan & GO D-TAP by D-Bottle order form 

By working together we contribute to 10 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Curaçao