Products & Services


At Mensing’s Caminada you’ll find a wide range of office, educational and stationery supplies for use in your business, school and home including paper, notebooks, files and folders, organizers, sticky notes, staplers, perforators, calculators, and writing implements. We carry many famous international brands from Europe and North America such as Cross, Parker, Pilot, Sharpie, Stabilo, Paper Mate, BIC, Esselte, Bruynzeel, Leitz and Paperblanks as well as bags and accessories from Totto. In addition, Mensing’s is proud to be the island’s exclusive retailer of Carioca coloring products from Italy and Perona backpacks and school supplies from Spain.

 Visit our exclusive One Stop Shop for Back to School supplies from June through August and you’ll find everything on your back to school list from trendy items to basic essentials including notebooks, various schoolbags &  back packs, lunch boxes and pencil cases.  


Mensing's boasts the largest bookstore on the island. Breeze through our aisles and discover our comprehensive collection of books for adults, young adults and children. Whether you're looking for a summer romance novel, a page-turning thriller or a popular self-help book, you can find best sellers, literary fiction, non-fiction, travel guides and local interest books in Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento. We receive new releases every week from the Netherlands and the USA so you’re always bound to find a new, favorite read on our shelves. 

We also have a special section that contains a large collection of books about Curaçao. Here you will find books by local authors as well as coffee table books depicting the spectacular sights and scenes of Curaçao that make for wonderful gifts or mementoes.

If you are looking for a book on a particular topic or for one that is no longer in stock, we would be pleased to order it for you! This includes school and college textbooks. Simply click here for our online order form. Please note that we require a 50% down payment on all orders. 


We have the largest selection of periodicals on the island and we stock a variety of weekly, monthly and quarterly magazines in Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento.

Our magazines arrive weekly from both the Netherlands and the USA. If you want to make sure that you get your favorite magazine before it sells out, you can sign up for our free magazine reservation service in the store. We will make sure your issue is reserved for regular pick up and kept at the cash register.


Our expanded toy department features many educational items such as baby and toddler play toys, board games, building blocks, and puzzles.

We carry international brands such as Lego, Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fischer-Price, Jumbo, King, Hasbro, Mattel, Play-Doh, and Melissa & Doug.


We carry an extensive selection of greetings cards from companies such as Hallmark, American Greetings, Blue Mountain and Designer Greetings. You will find a wide array of birthday, birth, baptism, wedding, farewell and sympathy cards in English, Dutch, Spanish and even some in Papiamento. In addition to the year-round assortment of greeting cards, we also feature seasonal cards for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduation, Christmas, and other important occasions.

Furthermore, you will find an assortment of picturesque island postcards in the card section.


Despite this digital age, Mensing’s still carries a small selection of music CD's. The collection consists mainly of local releases, “Golden Oldies,” classical, jazz, gospel and children’s CD's, as well as international popular releases.

We also carry electronic items such as HP, DELL and Lenovo laptops and an assortment of headphones and “earbuds.” 


At Mensing’s you can find gifts for every gender, age and occasion — from fancy writing sets, books, journals and educational toys to key chains, photo frames, jewelry, watches, leather wallets and fashion bags.

We carry a wide assortment of beautiful, yet practical gadgets including purse hangers, mirrors and pill box sets, credit card cases, smartphone chargers and batteries and make up accessories. We also have a selection of home décor items  such as coffee mugs and decorative Mason jars. We constantly receive new and unusual items so if you want to keep up to date and give original gifts, you should visit our store regularly.


As part of our commitment to our One Stop Shop philosophy, we are pleased to offer our customers the following in-store services and card and ticket sales:  

Free reservations

Free reservation of magazines in all languages. Just sign up in the store, at the cash register and rest assured that your favorite read will await you every week or month.

Pre-paid telephone & iTunes cards

We sell Chippie, Digicel, and Tilin cards for pre-paid phones. We also offer iTunes cards in denominations of $10 (NAf. 22,-), $15 (NAf. 33,-), $25 (NAf.55,-), and $50 (NAf.105,-). Please note that we can only accept cash or debit card payments for phone card and iTunes card purchases.

Post stamps

We sell stamps so there’s no need to make an extra trip to the post office once you’ve bought our greeting cards and postcards. For your added convenience, there is a mail box just outside the Mensing’s building. Mail collection is daily at 10:00 am.

Copy service

For only 30 cents per page (A4 size) we can make single-sided black and white copies of your important documents. Double-sided black and white copies cost 50 cents per