The Island of Bonaire Bonaire is a small island located in the Caribbean Sea. It is the B of the BES islands, together with Sint Eustatius and Saba, they make the three special municipalities of the Netherlands, the Dutch Caribbean. Bonaire is located 50 miles off of the coast of Venezuela. Our little
Sea turtles are often seen in Bonaire, while diving or snorkeling in the turquoise waters that surround the island. Bonaire is home to 3 of the world's 6 endangered or critically endangered species of marine turtles: The hawksbill, the loggerhead and the green sea turtle. Green sea turtles can often
Bonaire Downtown Walking Tour The Downtown Bonaire walking tour is the best way to discover our island at your own pace. When you’re on foot, our “Dushi” (nice) city of Kralendijk can’t slide past you faster than you can absorb it. Walking Downtown Bonaire with a certified guide will give
Bonaire Mangrove Clear Bottom Kayak Bonaire Mangrove Clear Bottom Kayak is a whole new way to understand mangroves, how necessary they are and to learn about their essential functions in an ecosystem like the one on our island. This activity starts at Lac Caai Bonaire one of the Ramsar sites of
The south of the island of Bonaire is host to the famous salt flats & mounts. An area where Cargill has been operating since 1997 producing some of the purest salts in the world Using the salt, the sea and winds of Bonaire, the salt accumulated in the impressive mounds of crystals is produced.
Washington Slagbaai National Park is located at the north area of the island of Bonaire. Established in 1969 it was the first nature sanctuary of the Netherlands Antilles (From 2010 Dutch Caribbean) with over 4000 hectares of surface. This is a safe habitat for the terrestrial species of Bonaire including parrots, flamingos and parakeets.
Those who know Bonaire are aware of how important the nature of our island is to us. The waters surrounding this small paradise in the Caribbean are no exception, proof of it is our National Marine Park, one of the oldest marine reserves in the world. From the moment you are arriving by plane
When a little rain falls in Bonaire, some areas in the north of the island turn yellow as the kibrahacha tree illuminates the scenery. The bloom of this beautiful delicate flower, lasts only 3 days so you need to hurry after the rain to go and see it, otherwise you will find
From February to the beginning of May , Bonaire celebrates a unique traditional event, the Simadan. The Simadan is a tradition in Bonaire that was born during the times when farmers haversted their crops. During these times the farmers or kunuku owners, with the help of their neighbours, friends and relatives harvest the ripe
Magazina di Rei located at the entrance of Rincon in Bonaire, is one of the places that you cannot miss if you are on our island; above all if you are looking for things to do in Bonaire to get to know our culture, history and music. The Mangazina di Rei is the second