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Finding the Perfect Beach on Bonaire

Whether you prefer the tranquility of an untouched white-sand beach lapped by gentle waves, or a protected cove perfect for reef diving just offshore, there’s a beach for you on Bonaire.

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Waves crashing on the shore
The beach of 1000 Steps thanks its name to the limestone stairs you have to descend to get there. Though the name might sound a bit intimidating, the stairs only...
People flying kites and enjoying the white sand beach
Atlantis Beach is home to the kite boarders, and it is a lot of fun to observe the colorful kiters in action. Take a lesson or go for a long...
Ocean rock
In Belnem district, south of the airport, is a very small beach. This sandy beach is at the base of a three-meter (10 ft.) cliff with stairs leading down to...
Ocean shore overlooking rocks and plants
Boka Kokolishi is a black sand beach, so named after the tiny black snails whose crushed shell skeletons give the sand its dark hue. It is a beach where pulpit-like...
Dark yellow buildings on the ocean shore
When visiting Washington Slagbaai National Park, a stop at Boka Slagbaai Beach can be the ideal complement to hiking in the picturesque hills. The offshore coral gardens at this beach...
Abandoned boat near a large pile on the shore
Cai is a beautiful beach area hidden in the eastern part of Bonaire’s mangroves. Though the ride here might be a bumpy one, the view that awaits you is breathtaking....
Small beach with wooden pier in the background
A three-minute stroll from Kralendijk’s center leads you to Chachacha beach, located near the island’s southern cruise dock. Named after a woman who once lived across the street, the small...
White sand beach and deep blue ocean
Uninhabited Klein Bonaire lures visitors ashore for a day trip. The gorgeous white sand beach and gently lapping waves are a fantasy come true and there is so much to...
Palm tree lined ocean shore
Pink Beach gets its color from the crushed shells of millions of microscopic bright pink sea creatures called foraminifera. Pink Beach is an excellent beach to visit if you want...
Waves crashing on the shore
Bonaire’s National Park is host to Playa Benge, a beautiful beach area situated between cliffs of ancient limestone rocks. This site is great for both diving and snorkeling, and the...
Waves crashing on the shore
A visit to Washington-Slagbaai National Park is not complete without a stop at beautiful Playa Chikitu. An idyllic cove on the windward side of the island, dangerous rip tides and...
Aerial view of ocean
Playa Frans offers small areas of sand amidst rockier terrain. This beach on the North Point of the island is somewhat hard to get to, but the effort is worth...
Sign with the beach name by the ocean shore
Situated in Washington Slagbaai National Park, Playa Funchi is Bonaire’s most western beach. Though the beach itself might be a bit rocky, its beautiful blue sea makes a great snorkeling...
Palm trees near the shore during sunset
Playa Lechi is a large, white sandy public beach, covered in palm trees to provide you with shade from the hot Caribbean sun. Situated next to Eden Beach Resort, the...
Multiple people enjoying the beach
Playa Palu di Mangel, meaning Beach of Almond Trees, is situated by the airport. This makes it a great place to see arriving planes fly over and land just a...
Waves crashing on the shore
This beach, partly sand, partly coral stones, thanks its name to its size; if you lay seven people head to toe, you are close to the length of the beach....
Mulitple people by the shore with surfboards
Sorobon, located on the eastern side near Lac Bay, is one of Bonaire’s treasures. Many local fishing boats are at the Fishermen’s Pier and the beach has several lanais for...
White sand beach and deep blue ocean
Te Amo is a beautiful, white sandy public beach situated near Bonaire’s airport. Its location provides spectacular sights of arriving airplanes on this otherwise tranquil area. The sandy shoreline makes...
Multiple people enjoying the beach
Washington Slagbaai’s Wakayá area hosts three different beaches, consequently named Wayaká I, II and III. Though they are different, all are great for both diving and snorkeling. The small, but...

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