Take a break from the ordinary and explore the extraordinary on the unforgettable island of Bonaire. Good things come in small packages and this bite-sized Dutch island is full of activities for thrills and chills. Plus, it's one of the top dive destinations in the world! To contact our concierge team prior to arrival, please email email@example.com. You can also visit our lobby concierge desk upon arrival.
Dive our shores day or night to discover the natural beauty of our house reef. With our 7-Night Unlimited Shore Diving Package, you'll enjoy a 7-night stay with daily breakfast, unlimited shore diving, 6 days of unlimited tank use, round-trip airport transfers, a welcome cocktail, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
We've got all of your boat diving needs covered at Divi Dive Bonaire. Dive in to an exhilarating week of scuba diving adventures with our 7-Night, 2-Tank Boat Dive Package, which includes a 7-night stay, daily breakfast, 11 boat dives, unlimited shore diving, round-trip airport transfers, a welcome cocktail, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Get the best of both worlds with unlimited shore diving and a rental truck. We have a tank pick-up station right in the parking lot, so you can easily load your truck and explore dozens of dive sites. This package includes a 7-night stay, daily breakfast, unlimited shore diving, a 4-passenger rental truck, a welcome cocktail, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Known as the oldest marine reserve in the world, the Bonaire National Marine Park covers more than 6,000 acres and extends to 200 ft. of depth. Established in 1979, the park's mission is to preserve and protect the island's resources. Travelers must pay a nature fee to receive STINAPA tags prior to entering the park at stinapa.bonairenaturefee.org.
We've got everything you need for fun in the sun at our on-site dive shop. You'll find Divi Dive Bonaire apparel, gear rental, souvenirs, hats, and island necessities like reef-safe sunscreen, bug spray, and more. Plus, sign up for Divi Dive Bonaire's certification courses to learn how to dive or to enhance your skills.
With over 60 marked dive sites throughout the island, it's no wonder why this island is known for its world-class diving. Snorkelers can explore vibrant coral reef formations and unique wreck sites teeming with colorful creatures. An underwater oasis awaits you!
Hop aboard and sail the seas with Woodwind Cruises to explore three unique spots near Klein Bonaire. You'll have the opportunity to snorkel through colorful coral reefs where you’ll discover an abundance of awe-inspiring fish and magnificent sea turtles, all pointed out by an expert guide.
Bonaire has over 22 beaches, each with its own unique characteristics. On Bonaire and its sister island Klein Bonaire, you’ll find both soft, white sand beaches and a few shores with darker sand due to the high content of crushed shells and coral.
Glide through crystal clear waters in the mangrove forest of Lac Bay, where you’ll find three types of mangrove species, plenty of fish, vibrant sponges and coral, upside-down jellyfish, and more. With clear bottom kayaks, you won’t miss a moment of the action!
There's an endless amount of water sports to enjoy on the island! Release your inner athlete and take advantage of Bonaire's pristine waters, which are ideal for kite surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, and more.
Discover the beautiful island of Bonaire in air-conditioned comfort with the help of a knowledgeable local guide from Tropical Travel Bonaire. Stops often include 1000 Steps, Goto Lake, Museo Chich’i Tan, the famed salt pans, historic slave huts, and Jibe City.
For an exhilarating adventure you won't soon forget, book an off-roading tour to explore Bonaire's desert terrain. You'll satisfy your need for speed while touring unique island caves, old structures, and the rugged coastline.
Saddle up for a leisurely horseback ride through the desert, spotting donkeys, parrots, and iguanas along the way. If conditions allow, you might even have a chance to swim with your horse in the gorgeous Blue Lagoon Bay.
The mecca for windsurfing on the island, you simply cannot ignore the colorful sails as they glide across the water with ease at Jibe City's Sorobon Beach. Perfect for newbies and pros alike, Jibe City is the best place to learn this thrilling sport or relax with a cold beer.
Animal-lovers rejoice! You will not regret this heartwarming experience where you can hand-feed hundreds of hungry donkeys alongside your car. Purchase a few tasty treats at the sanctuary entrance and watch as these affectionate asses instantly become your best friends.
Pretty in pink, these birds of a feather flock together throughout the island. You’re most likely to spot these blushing beauties near the salt flats or at Goto Lake, but you can also get a closer look in a special section of the Donkey Sanctuary.
There's nothing more striking on Bonaire than the huge mounds of crystal-like salt set amongst the backdrop of pink ponds dotted with flamingos. Stop by to snap a few photos but be sure to keep your distance, as this area is a highly protected flamingo sanctuary.
Named for shore divers who find that the 64 steps leading from the road down to the beach seem like 1000 on the way back up, 1000 steps is one of the top dive sites on the island. Marked by a bright yellow rock, this local attraction is a must-see.
Travel back in time at this 130-year-old Bonairian home and heritage museum, where you can see how locals lived over the years. Learn more about the island's heritage while enjoying a local snack and lemonade prepared by the home's owner.
Downtown Kralendijk is known for its friendly atmosphere, award-winning restaurants, and a plethora of shops. Venture out during the day for family fun or enjoy a night on the town with friends. You'll find Dutch beer at most eateries, as well as hand-crafted Caribbean cocktails, fine wine, authentic Bonairian cuisine, and more.
There are several lighthouses on the island. Some are located in town while others are set amongst the backdrop of Bonaire's blue waters. Stop by one, two, or all of the lighthouses to snap a few photos and learn more about the history of the island.
Constructed in the 1850s during a time of slavery, Bonaire's slave huts were sleeping quarters for slaves working in the salt ponds. Four brightly colored obelisks were constructed to help ships navigate the area to gather the goods for export.
There's an abundance of birds to discover on Bonaire, each more vibrant and beautiful than the last! Keep your eyes peeled for all sorts of tropical species, including parrots, parakeets, orioles, and more.
Divi Dive Bonaire is your one-stop shop for all of your scuba diving and snorkeling needs. Our PADI five-star dive operation offers incredible boat and shore diving, a full array of dive courses, custom dive boats, gear storage lockers, camera wash bins, a fully equipped dive shop, and an experienced dive crew with more than 100 years of collective diving experience.
At Divi Flamingo, we are THE dive group experts! Whether you're divers on the hunt for the next thrilling adventure or a large family searching for the perfect island getaway, we will make your travel dreams a reality!
Test your luck at our popular on-site casino! Perfect your poker face, try to beat the dealer in a game of Blackjack, or play a quick round of roulette to win some cash. Our casino is open late so you grow your jackpot well into the night.
Step into the calm atmosphere of The Touch Day Spa and let your worries wash away. Enjoy relaxing massages, rejuvenating facials, soothing manicures and pedicures, and more. You'll leave feeing refreshed and ready to take on the day!
Start your Bonaire adventure with one of Tropical Travel’s fun island activities! Try a Mangrove Kayak & Snorkel trip, or a Cave Tour and Glass Bottom Boat tour, and everyone will have fun on the Donkey Tour in a Tuktuk!
We're dedicated to nourishing our pristine coral reefs and conserving our natural resources. That's why we've joined the efforts of the Reef Renewal Project Bonaire, a nonprofit organization working to protect and restore Bonaire’s coral reefs through an active, large-scale reef restoration program.
Learn more about traveling to Bonaire or visit our Flamingo FAQs page for additional information. We look forward to welcoming you to the island soon!
More Questions? We've Got Answers!
Why should you choose Bonaire for your next vacation? It’s one of the top dive destinations in the world with vibrant coral reefs, a variety of marine life, and turquoise blue water. Plus, we were recently honored with five awards from Scuba Diving Magazine’s 2021 Readers Choice Awards for best overall dive resort, quality of dive boats, quality of rental gear, quality of facilities, and quality of dive training and courses.
It's All Included
We offer an all-inclusive package that includes unlimited food and drinks, plus access to non-motorized water sports!
Soak Up The Sun
Bonaire is located outside of the hurricane belt and temperatures remain constant year-round, averaging about 81°F (28.5°C) each day.
The official currency on Bonaire is the US dollar and most banks on Bonaire are open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Know Before You Go
Before traveling to the beautiful island of Bonaire, it is important to be fully informed of all rules and regulations. Please visit our helpful FAQs page to review guidelines for entry.
What to Wear
Bonaire is laid-back and informal. Evening wear is typically casual. It is not permitted to remove any part of your swimwear on the beach or around resort pools.
On Bonaire, vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road and international traffic signals are used. Foreign and international driver's licenses are valid.
Drinking Water Safety
There is no need to purchase bottled water on Bonaire as the island’s water is pure and safe to drink.
The current is 127V, 50 cycles, and most 110V and 120V devices will work on Bonaire. The island has a higher voltage than the US, so anything plugged in should be monitored.
Shop 'Til You Drop
Find out what you can and can't bring back from the islands: U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens. European and British Citizens: please visit your country’s official customs website.
At Your Service
Cash gratuities and/or tips are accepted and appreciated if you received exceptional service from a staff member.
Speak My Language
On Bonaire, most inhabitants are fluent in English, Dutch, Spanish, and Papiamento. Dutch is the official language of Bonaire, as it’s a Dutch colony.
Smoking at our resort is only allowed on private patios and balconies and in designated smoking areas. Smoking is not allowed on the piers or anywhere near the dive shop.
According to the most recent census, 20,000 people live on Bonaire, which is located 55 miles/86 km north of Venezuela and 86 miles/94 km east of Aruba.
What's the Time?
Bonaire follows Atlantic Standard Time year-round. During the fall and winter, 12 p.m. on the east coast of the United States is 1 p.m. on the island.