Bonaire

Wellness Vacation

How to Take a Wellness Vacation to Bonaire

 It’s a new way to experience Bonaire above the water. Caribbean Wind and Sun Vacations has unveiled its new program, Wellness Vacations to Bonaire. Owner Ann Phelan has crafted vacation packages for travelers seeking a restorative getaway. The customized packages …

Best Bonaire Hotels

The 10 Best Hotels in Bonaire

 The tiny Dutch-Caribbean territory of Bonaire is big with divers, who flock to its fish-filled waters, thriving coral reefs and 89 dive sites. And there’s plenty for landlubbers to enjoy as well (see our recommendations, here). But whether you dive …

Bonaire All-Inclusive

How to Travel to Bonaire All-Inclusive

 Bonaire’s Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino is launching a new all-inclusive package available to guests starting August 2016. Vacationers will be able to pay for their hotel room, food, beverages and snorkeling adventures with one reservation for an introductory …

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At Sea Bonaire

 At Sea, one of the top restaurants in the Caribbean and the best restaurant in Bonaire, has been sold, its owners confirmed this week. The restaurant, which was named Caribbean Journal’s number one restaurant in the Caribbean in 2013, will …

 Bonaire’s Divi Flamingo Beach Resort has named a new general manager. The beachfront property has appointed Mellisa Hilgers as its newest GM. After having served as general manager of a hotel in Santa Barbara, Caliornia, Hilgers has worked with Divi …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bonaire’s leading hotel has a major new partner: world-renowned ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau. The hotel has formalized a partnership with Cousteau, who is the grandson of famed explorer Jacques Cousteau, to raise awareness for ocean …

 United is expanding in the Dutch Caribbean. The air carrier has announced that it will be offering a second nonstop flight to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. The new flights will operate every Sunday between Newark and Bonaire, in …

 Explorer Fabien Cousteau is heading to Bonaire. The aquanaut, conservationist and filmmaker (and grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau), will be conducting a seminar for local dive tourism stakeholders and taking part in a variety of scuba-diving activities. Cousteau will be on …

 Bonaire will soon be getting its first major branded hotel. Courtyard Marriott is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean, with a new hotel set to open on the Dutch Caribbean island in October of this year. The hotel will include …

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 It’s outside of the hurricane belt, meaning that the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is just as great in the summertime. It also means that you can head to this diving and foodie paradise in the Dutch Caribbean in the …

boon house bonaire

 Bonaire has a new place to stay — for now. Piet Boon Bonaire, a villa portfolio on the island, has launched a new pop-up bed and breakfast concept called The Boon House. As part of the project, Piet Boon is …

 Bonaire: that far-off Dutch Caribbean island just off Venezuela that’s famous for diving and should be famous for its food. But how do you get there? That’s where our latest Nonstop Flights feature comes in, explaining the ways to fly …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has a new director of tourism. The Tourism Corporation of Bonaire has announced the appointment of Maurice Adriaens as its new tourism director. Adriaens will be responsible for overseeing all marketing, public relations and …

 For several years, Bonaire has been developing a culinary scene that’s one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, from the world-class At Sea restaurant to creative cantinas. Now, the Dutch Caribbean island has a new addition to the scene: Barrel Wine …

 The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino has a new look. Bonaire’s only casino dive resort underwent a major multimillion-dollar renovation in 2015 that included room and bathroom upgrades, new lounging cabanas, a redesigned pool area, a newly-constructed beach and …

 While Bonaire has great diving and beautiful water, it doesn’t have a lot of beachfront hotels. The rare exception is the Sorobon Beach Resort. The 30-cottage property, which is set on Lac Bay, recently underwent a series of upgrades to …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Norma Cole, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bonaire. It’s the tiny gem of the Dutch Caribbean, a place that’s known for its world-class marine park but also has an under-the-radar culinary scene. If you’re looking to splurge and live right on the …