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 spring and summer months, for less.
A number of hotels in Bonaire are now offering serious savings for summer stays, from classic dive hotels to upscale resorts.
The island’s Buddy Dive Resort is offering weekly rates at $952.73 per person, including a six-boat dive package with three extra one-tank afternoon boat dives, along with a 50 percent food credit.
Flagship hotel Captain Don’s is offering a special that includes an instant $100 room credit on seven-night, six or 12 boat dive packages, which start at $920 per person for a two-bedroom bungalow for four.
For a more luxurious experience, the Harbour Village Beach Club is offering an early booking bonus that includes a dive free special, offering complimentary diving when booking seven nights in select accommodations.
The Bonaire Oceanfront Apartments is offering a handful of “wellness vacation” packages from May to June; they include seven-night stays with yoga, meditation, a demo dive and a 60 minute massage, starting at $499 per person.