Climate: Sunshine year-round with great air temperatures at 28°C / 84°F in the winter (Dec. to Mar.) and 31°C / 89°C in the summer (Apr. – Nov.)
Water Temperature: 25 – 29°C / 78 – 84°F
Time: UTC -5:00 (ET)
Language: Dutch is the official language. Local Papiamentu, English and Spanish are widely spoken.
Currency: NA Florin or Guilder. Travelers checks, credit cards and the US Dollar also accepted everywhere.
Electricity: 127 Volts. U.S. appliances will work; converters are available at some hotels.
Marriage Requirements: Please contact the local tourism board for instructions and requirements.
Airport(s): Flamingo International Airport (BON)
Hyperbaric Chamber: Foundation Recompression Chamber Bonaire
BONAIRE CONTINUALLY DOMINATES SCUBA DIVING MAGAZINE’S READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
**Bonaire Excels With Multiple Awards Including #1 Top Overall Diving in the Caribbean/Atlantic** The island of Bonaire has repeatedly swept top honors receiving more #1 Ratings than any other destination in the Caribbean, while continuing its reign as one of the world’s top dive destinations. Among the multiple awards received are: Top Health of Marine Environment, Top Macro Life and Top Shore Diving, Overall Destination, Value for Diving Dollar, Beginner Diving, Snorkeling, Visibility, Marine Life and Underwater Photography.
Destination Spotlight: Bonaire
Just 50 miles north of Venezuela and about 38 miles east of Curacao, lies a 24-mile long island with some of most beautiful and well protected dive sites in the world. We're talking about Bonaire, of course. And if you haven't experienced it for yourself just yet, this post might be the nudge you've been waiting for!
We've got the skinny on real 24/7 diving (we knew you'd love that), exquisi...Read Blog
Picture Yourself in Bonaire!
The growth of digital photography has changed everything, especially for recreational scuba divers (and Kodak shareholders). Seems like just a few years ago, underwater photography was a luxury. It cost a lot of money. The equipment was big and bulky. And, most photographers relied on trial and error when shooting print or slide film making it rather cumbersome to capture shots worth kee...Read Blog
Why QiGong On Bonaire?
Why QiGong On Bonaire?
How do you define wellness? How is it beneficial to all we do? Do you practice it?
We support all efforts to help divers enhance their skills and enjoy every underwater experience. But in our opinion, the most important factor is being healthy as this alone allows you to continue diving. So to assist your diving longevity and capability, we want to acquaint you with...Read Blog