Bonaire is a Caribbean experience unmatched in its distinct qualities. It’s an island paradise where sun, sea and seclusion are abundant. Imagine quiet beaches surrounded by craggy cliffs; stunning scenery of unusual plants and trees cooled by the constant trade winds. Where you can dive into the clearest water and most pristine reefs of the Caribbean. Bonaire offers solitude, excitement, nature and so much more. After reading this blog you will definitely want to start planning your next trip!
Steeped in culture and history, Bonaire blends its past perfectly with today, creating a modern and upbeat atmosphere along with old-world charm. It’s an island of natural surroundings and genuine people. It is a place where visitors can enjoy its many offerings from sunrise to sunset. Bonaire provides an endless list of exhilarating excursions, fascinating people and activities suitable for all ages and interests. The sights, the people, the adventures that await you are all uniquely Bonaire. Bon Bini!
An Island Culture Rooted in its History
Bonaire was claimed by the Spanish in 1499, beginning a rich and colorful history and distinct heritage that blended Amerindian, African and European cultures. Bonaire’s cultural legacy is on display at Mangazina di Rei, one of Bonaire’s oldest buildings, serving as a living historical museum, cultural park and learning center.
Throughout the year, Bonaire hosts a variety of activities such as special holiday events, music festivals, cultural markets, arts and crafts shows, culinary events and the Bonaire Carnival celebrated in the island style of Mardi Gras. They all reflect the unusual history and genuine warmth of the Bonaire’s diverse people.
Cuisine with Influences from Around the World
Bonaire’s culinary scene will surprise and delight discerning palates with restaurants serving creative and traditional menus of local Creole, South American, East Indian and European cuisines. All with a Caribbean flair using fresh ingredients. You’ll find restaurants for any taste and budget, from international award-winners to small local snack bars serving the Bonaire equivalent to fast food. Add to the flavor of your Bonaire visit with a free tour and sampling of unusual liqueurs and spirits at the Cadushy Distillery.
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