Latest blogsFrom Sunwise Bonaire
Major breakthrough against coral bleaching
Much of the coral on Bonaire is in danger of disappearing, putting the economies of diving tourism locations, such as our island, in danger.15 May 2020 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Flight ban on Bonaire extended
Ministers Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) and De Jonge (Public Health, Welfare and Sport) have informed the House of Representatives of the extension of the flight bans to the BES islands…- Reading time: < 1 minutes
Bonaire in 100 photos – Wayaká
Washington Slagbaai’s Wayaká area hosts three different beaches, consequently named Wayaká I, II and III. Though they are different, all are great for both diving and snorkeling.14 May 2020 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
On the way back?
At a press conference of the tourism minister, it became clear that Aruba focuses on reopening the external economy, from 1 July 2020.11 May 2020 - Reading time: 2 minutes
The Red Hill Hike
Bonaire is known for its beautiful underwater world, but it has more to offer than that! From pretty beaches with green palm trees to desserts with big cacti, Bonaire has is all! If you are a fan of hiking Bonaire has a lot of beautiful hikes you can discover!8 May 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes
New website and corporate identity
Today we introduce our new corporate identity and our new website!
With the new designs, Sunwise focuses on the future and for our future and current guests, we believe this means a more recognizable logo and a website that is more accessible, easier to navigate and more intuitive.
New traffic rules on Bonaire!
As of tomorrow, August 1, 2019, the amended Road Traffic Ordinance will enter into force on Bonaire. The island is getting busier, due to increasing tourism figures and the growth of the population.
So, it’s time for an adjustment of the traffic rules, because busier roads require (slightly) stricter rules.
New Airline Schedules Bonaire 2018-2019
Considerable expansion of possibilities! Not too long ago it could be quite complicated to get to our small island in the Caribbean Sea. The major airlines only flew occasionally to Bonaire, but luckily…29 November 2018 - Reading time: 2 minutes
Review restaurant At Sea Bonaire
Delicious! Just arrived on Bonaire and looking for a restaurant, with the time zone difference in our head. At Sea was the 1st restaurant we came across. We were actually a bit…19 August 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Review Cuba Compagnie Bonaire
A taste of Havana! For those who can not travel to Cuba here is a taste of Havana. They make a really good Mojito with Cuban rum to get you started. Great…11 August 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Review Foodies Bonaire
Excellent lunch! Foodies is relatively new to Bonaire and is located on one of the nicer spots of the island. Nice setting combined with really good food and great service. We had…8 August 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
How can I successfully rent out my holiday home?
To rent or not to rent? Your (second) home on Bonaire is your own little piece of paradise in a tropical location. Here you can escape from the daily worries, or just…2 August 2018 - Reading time: 3 minutes
Electric Tribe Festival Bonaire a big succes!
Last Saturday, July 7, finally the time had come: the long-announced, first-ever festival with electronic music on Bonaire, finally opened its gates on the Kunuku Arawak site.9 July 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
The weather Bonaire, a dull weather forecast daily
Little temperature differences and temperatures below twenty degrees C, 68F, are hardly ever measured!18 May 2018 - Reading time: 3 minutes
Review Capriccio Bonaire
Always the best in Bonaire! Last week our visit was great again. The plate of anti pasti was amazing. The atmosphere and the staf is nice and the wines are great and…29 April 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
KLM service to Bonaire extended
Until the summer of 2018 Tourism Corporation Bonaire and Koninklijke LuchtvaartMaatschappij (KLM) announced that its winter flight is now extended till October 23rd, 2018. KLM included in its flight itinerary, a new…2 February 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Second season Sunwing Canada confirmed!
Tot de zomer van 2018 Sunwing (not to be confused with Sunwise 🙂 ) has confirmed the second winter season 2018/2019 to Bonaire. Tourism Corporation Bonaire is in conversations with Sunwing in order…- Reading time: < 1 minutes
Divi Divi Air introduce their new Twin-Otter planes
Tot de zomer van 2018 Divi Divi Air introduced their new DHC-6 Twin-Otter aircraft on January 29th, 2018 during an official inaugural flight. The aircraft has19 seats which is still a relatively…1 February 2018 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
They are finally there: the KLM WorldDealWeeks!
Discount on holiday rentals At the same time the KLM WereldDealWeken (WorldDealWeeks) are running and the TUIfly actions that most of the time run simultaneously, most of our holiday home owner clients…6 September 2017 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
TUIfly more often from Schiphol to Bonaire
TUIfly more often from Schiphol to Bonaire. This week we received a message from Tourism Corporation Bonaire that TUIfly will increase the number of flights to four a week, with effect from next November 1st.10 August 2017 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Brightest Perseid meteor shower ever!
Brightest of all! A meteor shower is about to take place on the 12th of August, but it’s not just a regular meteor shower. Astronomers suppose that this will be the brightest meteor…7 August 2017 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Coral Spawning 2017
Synchronized swimming is crucial!
Scientists still don’t know how the adult corals manage to release their gametes exactly at the same time, but this “synchronized swimming” is crucial, because the gametes of most coral species have a shelf life of only a few hours. That huge snowstorm increases the chance of fertilization.
Great news for island hoppers!
Divi has been a nice alternative for some time, but because the airline only flew with Britten-Norman Islanders, which only can contain 8-9 people and the fact that Divi only flew 5 to 6 times a day (only with daylight), the possibilities were limited.11 July 2017 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
Review Sebastian’s Restaurant Bonaire
Sebastian’s is for the time being, the best restaurant on the island! It is located between the ‘Laguna Marina’ the manmade lagoon, that also houses the Plaza Resort, and Kralendijk.31 January 2017 - Reading time: < 1 minutes
The traffic rules on Bonaire, not very complicated!
For visitors from North America or European countries who are already used to driving on the right side of the road, driving on Bonaire might be very easy, but because the island does not yet have any traffic lights and Bonaire uses a large part of the international road signs, it is not very complicated for guests from other countries to participate in traffic here either. Some of the texts on the plates are in Dutch, so this can sometimes raise questions for non-native speakers.5 March 2016 - Reading time: 3 minutes