Have you ever dreamed of a vacation on a small tropical island away from it all? If so you might be interested in the small unspoiled island of Bonaire, famed for the finest snorkeling and scuba diving in the Caribbean. Well known for its pioneering role in the preservation of nature, all surrounding waters and coral reefs have been legally protected since 1979.
For an unforgettable adventure, you may want to try sea kayaking in the protected waters of Lac bay, or the miles of flats and mangroves in the south.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find many things to do on this pristine island, including mountain biking over 300 kilometers of trails with varied terrain.
Bird watching is another popular pastime on Bonaire, which is home to 170 species of birds. Flamingoes are its most famous and can number as many as 15,000 during mating season. Drive or hike through the varied terrain of the island's 13,500 acre Washington Slagbaai National Park, a wildlife sanctuary where birds, lizards, goats and iguanas are found in their natural habitat. Also of great interest is the European influence which is obvious in the architecture and cultural heritage of the area.
Don't let the tranquil existence on Bonaire fool you because world class restaurants and lively night life abound in welcoming contrast when you are ready. Click here for more activities in Bonaire.
If you decide to make Bonaire your next vacation destination, consider renting from an owner instead of staying in a hotel. Bonaire vacation rentals include private villas, beachfront homes, cottages, studios and apartments. Try renting from an owner and you will find that many amenities and services are included and for family reunions, weddings or corporate getaways, vacation rentals in Bonaire in the Netherlands Antilles offer a more more affordable holiday than staying in a hotel. Bonaire Two Bedroom Vacation Home
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