Bonaire

This Bonaire Resort Has a New Look

 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 …

Bonaire’s Sorobon Beach Resort Has a New Look

 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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Bonaire

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: Bonaire Blond By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a dominant beer in Bonaire: Polar, which comes from nearby Venezuela, although many also prefer Heineken. But a new small-batch label is looking to make a mark: Bonaire Blond. It’s a pale …

 It’s the first thing that strikes you as you travel around the island of Bonaire: the cacti. There are thousands and thousands, not just dotting but enveloping the landscape of this little Dutch Caribbean island. And the cacti are often …

 Above: the At Sea restaurant in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to diving and snorkeling, Bonaire is right at the top of the list in the Caribbean. But it’s quietly been developing a rather significant culinary …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a new way to see Bonaire: not under the sea, but right on it. Guests at Bonaire’s Harbour Village Beach Club can find out “what SUP” on new stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) tours of the …

 Above: La Cantina in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff Some of the Caribbean’s most brilliant culinary minds have opened a second eatery. Kim van Dijk and Rick van den Broek, the brains behind At Sea Bonaire, Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean restaurant …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor So you’ve dived and snorkeled, dined and seen the sights, and now it’s time to leave Bonaire. But before you jet off, make sure you take home a memento of the Dutch Caribbean isle. These …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor BONAIRE — With a whopping 89 dive sites, 350 species of fish, and 57 types of coral, Bonaire is a bonafide diver’s paradise. But you don’t have to go deep to appreciate it. Here are …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Matěj Vácha, who sent in this snapshot of the frontier roads in Bonaire. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

 Above: the beach at the Harbour Village in Bonaire By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Bonaire’s kadushi cactus thrives in the Dutch-Caribbean territory’s arid climate, growing up to 30 feet tall. And since 2009 the night-blooming succulent has been used to …

 Above: Bonaire (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines has officially launched its new weekly Friday flight from Atlanta to Bonaire. The first new flight arrived at Bonaire’s Flamingo International Airport on Friday. Above: the first new …

 Above: the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort in Bonaire will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation project beginning in September, the property announced. Renovations of the 129-room resort will include upgrades …

 Above: Bonaire (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is adding a new weekly flight from Atlanta to Bonaire, according to the Tourism Corporation Bonaire. The flight, which will be operated on Fridays, will launch on Aug. 22 …

 The Buddy Dive Resort in Bonaire has long been a haven for divers, but it’s upping the ante in the food department with its new restaurant, “Ingridients.” The Italian-accented eatery’s flagship dish is parmesan pasta with truffle, which is prepared …

 They’re the ABC islands — Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. This Dutch Caribbean enclave at the southern tip of the Caribbean is a beautiful mix of European, Caribbean and international tastes, styles and customs. It’s also home to some beautiful small …