Bonaire, the dutch islands of the Caribbean
Points of Interest...
Mainstreet is a unique place on Bonaire. For entertainment there is City Cafe, Dining; City Restaurant, Diving; WannaDive, Internet;
Cyber City and for a good night's sleep
there is Hotel Rochaline.
At Mainstreet we're known for our casual
atmosphere, personable staff and great service.
Mainstreet is located across the fruit market
and the famous night dive spot "Town Pier".
Experience Bonaire, an unhurried, unspoiled natural paradise with spectacular sunsets, gentle breezes and crystal-clear, turquoise waters.
Bonaire is one of five islands that make up the Netherlands Antilles. The others include St. Maarten, Curacao, Saba and St. Eustatius. Aruba used to be part of the N.A., but became independent in 1986.
Bonaire preserves the underwater world by establishing one of the first marine parks in the Caribbean. Has become such a popular destination is the wide variety of fish life and the ease of diving that the island offers. The waters are exceptionally clear of silt, calm, and Diving Bonaire is like diving the Caribbean in the way it used to be; untouched and unspoiled. Perfect for divers and snorkelers and watersports enthusiasts alike...
Can you imagine yourself making snorkel inside a cave? Don't imagine and come to Bonaire, Experiment the mystical experience... This fascinating island has for you a unique opportunity to explore these ancient wonders with their majestic cave with stalactites and stalagmites. Even offer you the amazing chance to snorkel underground in the crystal clear water housed within.
Windsurfers could not ask for a better spot than Lac Bay on the East Coast of Bonaire. Lac bay, protected by the Bonaire Marine Park rules and regulations, has the most beautiful turquoise water and balmy breezes. It is approximately 8 square kilometers and free from boat traffic.
From Boat trips to sailing to snorkeling and diving to the best tours and activities, we can find what you are looking for...
Bonaire is a small island located in the southern Caribbean known for its pioneering role in the preservation of nature , in particular the preservation of the marine environment , and for its excellent scuba diving , snorkeling , and windsurfing , among other things. Kayak in the mangroves, the gentle bay or venture out into the open ocean for a real challenge. Enjoy the nature of the land cycling or mountain biking .
Many descriptions and slogans have been written about Bonaire: Best Kept Secret, Unhurried, Unspoiled, Unforgettable ; Diver's Paradise ; and the list goes on... The fact is that all these statements are true, and then some. Another truth is the statistic that over 30% of arrivals on Bonaire are repeat visitors!
There are a number of reasons people visit our island. First timers generally have heard about the climate , the water, the sun and what there is to do. When asked, repeat visitors generally say that they did not have enough time to do all they wanted to on their first visit. If it is the third or fourth trip, the answer is basically the same but with this addition "It is the warmth and friendliness of the people" that keeps visitors returning year after year.
Bonaire has the reputation of being laid back, slower paced and very tranquil. The good news is that while this is all quite true, the island also offers a lively nightlife , fun places to visit and world class restaurants . When you first come to the island, you are a visitor, but when you leave, you are a friend.
For all information regarding the economy of Bonaire you can consult the official web site of DEZA , the Department of Economic & Labour Affairs. There, you will find information on the procedures to obtain business licenses, HORECA permits, work permits and other specific licenses, but also information for potential investors such as investment opportunities and incentives. A page dedicated to statistics will give you an overview of the development of the economic activities on the island. The quarterly economic bulletins will inform you about ongoing projects that have an impact on the economy and activities displayed by other business organizations.