Latest blogsFrom Sunwise Bonaire
New flight schedules USA announced
The Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) has announced the flight schedules of American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines for the coming months, so our American guests can now start planning their vacations to Bonaire!5 September 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Busy autumn vacation at Schiphol AMS
After the hectic summer months, Schiphol Airport Amsterdam has now also set a maximum number of passengers per day for September and October. It is doing this after consultation with airlines.2 August 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
From 1 June: No health declaration
Travelers to Bonaire will no longer need to fill out a health statement as of June 1, 2022. It means that as of that date, no special travel conditions apply anymore for travelers to the island.25 May 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Our most recent acquisitions
Our listings portfolio continues to grow and our guests are assured of a top vacation on Bonaire, in an accommodation that suits them best.21 May 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
From 1 July: New tourist tax
Effective July 1, 2022, a tourist tax of $75 per visit to Bonaire will apply to each non-resident 13 years of age and older. Children up to and including 12 years of age who are non-residents and also residents of the other 5 islands of the former Netherlands Antilles will pay $10 per visit to the island.14 April 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Relaxation of entry conditions for Bonaire
Fully vaccinated travelers who received the second corona vaccination or booster shot, less than 270 days ago will not need to do a PCR or antigen test before traveling to Bonaire. All travelers must still fill out the health statement to come to the island. It does not matter if they are vaccinated or not.17 March 2022 - Reading time: 2 minutes
Air Belgium to Bonaire!
Air Belgium announced that it will include Bonaire as a new destination with a scheduled direct triangle flight from Brussels Airport (BRU) to BON-CUR-BRU, from the beginning of November 2022, with Bonaire thus being the first stop on the route from Brussels.14 March 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Bonaire relaxes testing policy
Effective January 16, travelers from high-risk countries no longer need to self-test upon arrival. Likewise, on the fifth day after arrival, they no longer need to have a PCR test done, now that the Omikron variant of SARS-CoV-2 has become dominant on the island.13 January 2022 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Bonaire in Top 25
National Geographic, on its Dutch-language website, has named Bonaire as “one of the best 25 destinations in the world, for 2022”!6 December 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Bonaire Ranked Best Overall Diving Destination
Nearly 6,000 recreational divers participated in Scuba Diving magazine’s 29th annual Readers’ Choice Survey to name the best diving destinations in the world, with votes counted in a variety of categories based on dive destinations visited over the past three years.19 November 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
For Sale: La Palma 66 building lot
On La Palma 66 we offer one of the very last building plots. The areas Lima, Sabal Palm and La Palma are particularly popular and that is why there are currently hardly any building plots or even existing homes for sale in those areas.16 October 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
For Sale: Water Villas Bahia 9
Off-Market Sale until 15/11/2021!
The seller is willing to allow all Sunwise relations until mid-November to be able to crown themselves the new owners of this beautiful waterfront semi-detached villa.- Reading time: 2 minutes
KLM: More capacity to Bonaire this winter!
KLM is increasing its capacity to Bonaire and the other ABC islands in the coming winter season. The Caribbean islands are more popular than ever, which means there is more demand for tickets. In addition to extra flights, larger aircraft will also be used.4 October 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
United Airlines too will be flying to Bonaire again!
On November 6th, 2021 United Airlines is finally resuming its flights from both Houston, Texas with a weekly flight to Bonaire on Saturday with return flight on Sunday, and the weekly Saturday flight from Newark, New Jersey.24 September 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Delta Airlines will start daily service to Bonaire
Delta Airlines will operate daily direct flights from Atlanta to Bonaire during the upcoming peak seasons around the Holidays and in March19 July 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
The districts and neighborhoods of Bonaire
Bonaire, with a population of less than 20,000, consists of two main towns and a number of neighborhoods. In the newer district, many vacation homes can be found.4 July 2021 - Reading time: 4 minutes
Welcome back to our North American friends!
After having to miss our North American guests for over fourteen months, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, today the first aircraft from Miami (American Airlines) and Atlanta (Delta Airlines) landed at Flamingo Airport Bonaire again!5 June 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes
KLM wants to go to the Antilles again in June
Rebooting the network! KLM chief executive Pieter Elbers said in an interview with Luchtvaartnieuws Magazine that he wants to resume scheduled services to Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Sint Maarten as of the…29 May 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes
Salty Tours Bonaire
Whether you just want to jump in the water, or just laze around with your favorite drink, the crew at Salty Tours Bonaire will always make sure it’s an unforgettable trip.15 May 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Bonaire back to ‘code yellow’!
As of coming Saturday, Dutch citizens may again go on vacation to Curaçao, Aruba, Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius and Saba. Bonaire will follow next Wednesday, May 19.12 May 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Bonaire scales back measures against ‘corona’
The risk level with regard to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, will be reduced from phase 5 to phase 4 on Bonaire.
The curfew and the alcohol ban will be lifted and all catering establishments and all stores will be allowed to open again.
Delta Airlines plans return to Bonaire in June
Delta Airlines plans to resume its schedule between Atlanta and Bonaire as of June 5. The American company Delta, a partner of KLM in SkyTeam, has scheduled two flights a week on the route, with a Boeing 737, starting on that date.20 March 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
First COVID-19 vaccines arrived on Bonaire
Today the first flight departed from European Netherlands and arrived on Bonaire and Aruba, with a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. It is the first of several shipments of vaccines that will be delivered to the various islands in the coming weeks.16 February 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
KLM continues its services on Bonaire
KLM will continue to fly to Bonaire, Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten as scheduled. This is what regional manager for the Dutch airline, Mr. Cees Ursem, told the public body of Bonaire.22 January 2021 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Flight ban on Bonaire lifted!
Today the Island Governor of Bonaire, Mr. Edison Rijna, announced that the emergency regulation which entails that flights on Bonaire may only be made from Curacao, the Netherlands and Canada, will be revoked effective immediately, Friday evening, January 15.15 January 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes