Winair Is Relaunching St Maarten-Bonaire Flights 

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Winair is returning Bonaire to its Caribbean flight network next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St Maarten-based carrier is once again including Bonaire in its portfolio of destinations, with the relaunch of flights between St Maarten and Bonaire with […]


Bonaire Island Keeps Eclipsing Its Pre-Pandemic Tourism Numbers 

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has been reporting surging tourism arrivals for much of 2023, a trend that has continued into the shoulder season, according to newly-released data.  Bonaire welcomed 12,609 air arrivals last month, a representing a four […]


The Biggest Rum Festival in the Dutch Caribbean


The biggest rum festival in the Dutch Caribbean is set to begin with the second edition of Bonaire Rum Week. The weeklong celebration of premium rum is an action-packed slate of oceanfront events across the island, from rum tastings to […]


The Caribbean’s Best Restaurant Is Hosting the Ultimate Rum Dinner

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It’s the Caribbean outpost of the three-Michelin-star Die Librije in Holland, and the Brass Boer restaurant in Bonaire has quickly risen to become the best restaurant in the Caribbean.  Indeed, the Brass Boer (which also just opened a location in […]

The Coolest Villa on the Dutch Caribbean Island of Bonaire

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“I’ll be here awhile, ain’t going nowhere” — I’ll Be Here Awhile, 311  You sit on the deck in the evening, or place your Adirondack chair right in the shallows of the pool, and peer out at Bonaire, watching the city […]

In Bonaire, the Ultimate Beach Rum Party

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The Caribbean’s coolest rum festival is a weeklong celebration of premium rum on the Dutch Caribbean island in Bonaire. As this year’s Bonaire Rum Week approaches, we’ll be highlighting some of the biggest events of the festival.  That includes the Rum […]

Caribbean Travel Advisor

The Top Emerging Caribbean Islands, According to Travel Agents

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From the Bahamas to Jamaica, there are a lot of well-known and well-booked Caribbean destinations. But what about the ones that still have massive growth potential? Several Caribbean specialists recently shared the islands that, while they may not be totally […]

Diving for Rum Bottles in Bonaire 


One of the Caribbean’s top dive resorts is playing host to a new undersea bottle hunt next month, part of the second edition of Bonaire Rum Week.  The weeklong rum celebration in the Dutch Caribbean will include the Buddy Dive […]

From Aruba to Punta Cana, Relaxing Hotels for a Stress-Free Caribbean Vacation 

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“Experiential travel” is one of the biggest buzz words in the industry right now, as more and more travelers look to get out beyond their hotel rooms, explore their destinations and immerse themselves in local destinations. We’ve always advocated for […]


In Bonaire, a Must-Visit Caribbean Villa Resort 

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“Everything is easy.” That’s not just an observation at Bonaire’s new Grand Windsock resort. It’s practically the property’s corporate philosophy.  At Bonaire’s first full-fledged villa resort, making things easy is the priority, beginning the moment you land at Flamingo International […]

The Caribbean Has a New Yoga Festival

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There’s a major new yoga festival coming to the Caribbean this summer.  The new Bonaire Yoga and Wellness Festival will be held June 19-25, 2023, in partnership with the Bindu Yoga and Healing Center.  The weeklong festival will include yoga […]

The Dutch Caribbean Has a Cool New Boutique Resort

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A very cool new boutique resort is opening its doors this month in the Dutch Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Belnem House Boutique Resort is officially opening its doors on April 22 on the island of Bonaire, according […]


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