January 25, 2023
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Bonaire

Kralendijk 82°F Partly cloudy

Bonaire!
Bon Bini! Mi Stima Bonaire

Bonaire is an island municipality of the Netherlands, lies off Venezuela’s coast in the southern Caribbean. It’s reef lined coast is protected by Bonaire National Marine Park. Beyond its rich marine life, the island shelters lizards, donkeys and birds within its immense Washington Slagbaai National Park, marked by beaches, lagoons, caverns and desert-like hills. 

Cruise ships dock in Kralendijk which is the capital of Bonaire. Kralendijk is semi-modern with paved streets and they are in good shape. Once you get further into the island, the streets are very narrow but maintained fairly decent. You drive on the right hand side of the road on Bonaire. Once you exit the cruise port, there’s a very small shopping area but no Dufry store to walk through. Kralendijk is a short walk to the left of the cruise terminal if you wish to walk into town. 

Size: 111.2 mi²

Languages: Papiamento, Dutch, English

Currency: US Dollar

Cruise Port: Kralendijk

Our time in Bonaire! (Blog entries)

Bonaire 2022

Bonaire 2022

Bonaire June 1, 2022 This was our first time to Bonaire in all of our cruises. I am so glad we were able to book the ABC islands.  When I booked this cruise, I knew

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Things to do in Bonaire

Eating in Bonaire (Me Ke Kome)

There are lots of restaurants and places to eat at in Bonaire, especially in Kralendijk. You won’t have trouble finding something to eat no matter where you go. 

Local Cuisine

Mi Banana – Caribbean, Latin, Seafood

Eddy’s Bar – Caribbean, Seafood

Posada Para Mira – Caribbean, Soups

Irie Jamaican Cuisine – Caribbean, Jamaican

CHEFS Bonaire – Seafood, European

Capriccio – Italian, European

Yhanni’s Arepas – Caribbean, Venezuelan

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