Direct flights from the USA are available with United Airlines from Newark and Houston. Delta Airlines has direct flights from Atlanta. It is also possible to fly via Aruba or Curaçao to Bonaire.
Bonaire - part of Leeward Antilles
Bonaire is an island in the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean Sea and is a special municipality within the country of the Netherlands.
Together with Aruba and Curaçao, it forms the group known as the ABC islands, located less than a hundred miles off the north coast of South America near the
western part of Venezuela.
Unlike much of the Caribbean region, the ABCs lie outside the hurricane belt.
Total area is about 288 sqm.
Population is nearly 18.000.
Languages: Dutch, English and Papiamento
Atlantic Standard Time (AST), one hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time and the same as Eastern Daylight Time.
Electrical current: 127V, 50Hz and 220V, 50Hz
Bonaire's seawater is distilled and purified to become one of the purest drinking waters in the world.
Entry requirements: US and Canadian citizens need a valid passport to enter Bonaire as well as a return-ticket.
Bonaire weather & climate
Bonaire is blessed with one of the gentlest climates in the Caribbean, with very little rainfall (less than 22 inches annually).
Total hours of sunshine per day are about 7 to 10 hours.
The average year round air temperature is 86 F
The average water temperature: 81 F.
The prevailing easterly trade wind that provides a constistent breeze.
Bonaire - pearl of the Caribbean
Bonaire offers scuba diving 24/7, 365 days a year and in a pristine underwater environment with access to many locations for shore and boat diving. It is an award winning diving
destination that accommodates every skill level, from beginner to advanced diver.
Enjoy the blue sea and romantic sun-sets.
Take a boot to "Klein Bonaire" or explore the mangrove channels and take a guided kayak tour, including mangrove snorkeling.
Bonaire is also a hot spot for snorkling, surfing and kitesurfing.
Discover Bonaires Flora and Fauna - dolphins, sea turtles, flamingos, parrots and thousands of sea animails and corals.
Bonaire offers a delicious cuisine of different nationalities, tastes and styles.