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Know Before You Go...®

Now that you've finally made the decision to visit Bonaire, take time to explore the Hotels and Resorts or Villa Rentals, although few, to find just the right accommodations for you and your traveling companions. Further investigate the activities, dining, and places to see.

Why Bonaire?

  • Eco-resorts
  • Snorkeling, snorkeling and more snorkeling!
  • Scuba diving - shore and boat diving
  • Diving in Marine Park
  • Windsurfing, fishing and off-road biking!
  • Pink beach
  • Horseback riding and hiking

Bonaire Weather/Climate

Average Temperatures

Highs Lows
January 84 ° F 76 ° F
February 85 ° F 76 ° F
March 86 ° F 77 ° F
April 87 ° F 78 ° F
May 88 ° F 79 ° F
June 88 ° F 80 ° F
July 89 ° F 79 ° F
August 89 ° F 80 ° F
September 89 ° F 80 ° F
October 88 ° F 79 ° F
November 87 ° F 79 ° F
December 85 ° F 77 ° F

Average Rainfall

January 2.1 inches
February 1.1 inches
March 0.7 inches
April 0.9 inches
May 0.8 inches
June 0.8 inches
July 1.3 inches
August 1.7 inches
September 1.7 inches
October 3.2 inches
November 3.6 inches
December 3.7 inches

Transportation on Bonaire

Getting to Bonaire and getting around. Our transportation tips will help make your trip smoother. More good sand advice.

Entry Documents

Proof of citizenship (passport or birth certificate with a photo ID) and a return or ongoing ticket.

Airlines Flying Here

American Airlines and Continental from the U.S. KLM from Amsterdam


Flamingo Airport.

Departure Tax

$32 U.S. and $7.00 inter-island. Tickets purchased after October 1, 2010 have departure tax included in ticket price.


On the right - valid driver's license required.

Bonaire Weddings and Honeymoons

Vacationers don't just stay in Bonaire villas - they come to paradise to get married and celebrate their honeymoons! A bit more difficult than most islands. A letter to the Governor must be written several months prior, requesting temporary residency and permission to marry on the island. Copies of passports, birth certificates, proof of good conduct and marriage eligib

Know Before You Go...® - Bonaire Travel Tips

Before making their way to Bonaire villas, vacationers like to know a little bit of helpful information to make them feel more at home during their stay. Take a look at our travel tips to make your time in villas in Bonaire even more relaxing.

Capital: Kralendijk
Population: 14,000
Size: 112 square miles
Electric Current: 120/127
Time: 21:38 pm zone:-4 (GMT/UTC -4)
Official Language: Dutch; Papiamentu is widely spoken. English and Spanish is common.
Currency: Netherland Antilles guilder - U.S. dollars widely accepted.
Telephone: Local area code is 5997. From the U.S. dial 011-5997 plus the local number.