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
The south of the island is host to the famous Bonaire salt flats. 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. The Salt pyramids of
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
When going around Bonaire, on the way to Rincon or Washington Slagbaai National Park you can pass by Dos Pos. It is located in the north of Bonaire, east of Gotomeer, and it is characterised by numerous small hills, sheltered valleys, and includes a small freshwater pond. Dos Pos has been designated by the
Seru Largo is one of the highest hills in Bonaire, it means "large hill". The impressive cross at the top of the hill was built between 1999 and 2000 by the members of the Catholic Church with funds given by the inhabitants of Bonaire. The words written in Papiamentu "Christu Ayera, Awe, Semper"
Rincon, is the oldest village in continual existence in the Dutch Caribbean. It was stablished by the spanish at the beginning of the 16th century but in fact, the Arawak indians had already used the valley for one of their settlements before the Spanish arrived on the island,. When the dutch arrived, they
Bonaire has around 22 beaches, some are covered with fine white sand, and others instead are covered with corals or hard rock which makes it difficult to enter the water, but it's also the promise of lush marine life. Pink Beach, well known among local people, and mentioned by many, is one of