Category Archives: Bonaire

New Direct Flights from Toronto to Bonaire

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Sunwing, a Canadian low-cost airline, announced earlier this week that it will offer direct flights from Toronto to Bonaire this winter.

Starting December 17, 2017 and continuing through April 15, 2018, the weekly flight will depart Toronto on Sundays. It will be the first (and only!) direct flight to Bonaire from anywhere in Canada.

Bonaire has some of the best dive spots in the world, consistently ranking as one of the top dive destinations anywhere. It’s home to 57 different types of coral and about 350 species of fish.

Why to Visit Bonaire This Fall

why to visit bonaire this fall

Anytime is a great time to visit Bonaire, but the timing is particularly sweet this fall. The Bonaire Fall Festival: Dive-Dine-Discover program, now in its third year, will take over the island from August to November. You’ll be able to enjoy special excursions and unique culinary options from a wide range of providers.  At the end of each month, the island will also host a food festival called the Taste of Bonaire.

Chibi Chibi Restaurant at Divi Flamingo Beach Resort will offer a discount in cooperation with the Bonaire Fall Festival (buy two entrees and receive a complimentary dessert, appetizer or two glasses of house wine). Divi Dive Bonaire is also offering fall dive package specials (just click on the link and scroll down to “Packages” for details). Hope to see you soon on Bonaire!

Bonaire: One of the World’s Best Islands for Snorkeling

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Calabas Reef, just off the shore from Divi Flamingo Beach Resort

Bonaire was ranked No. 4 in a prominent Islands.com list of the world’s best islands for snorkeling, in the company of outstanding islands such as Fiji, Dominica and Maui. The list points to Bonaire’s 200-plus caves, beautiful fossilized coral and crystal-clear water. You can see the entire list here.

Bonaire, Home to One of the Natural Wonders of the Caribbean

About.com Travel recently named Bonaire’s National Marine Park one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the Caribbean. If you’ve been scuba diving or snorkeling with Divi Dive Bonaire, you’ve visited the Marine Park—it encompasses the entire island from its shoreline to a depth of 200 feet. From the vibrant diversity of underwater life that makes its home in the park, the healthiness of the area is clear. It’s considered to be the most well-protected reef system in the Caribbean.

Caribbean Islands You Should Visit Right Now

Whether you’re looking for an indulgent getaway or a taste of authentic Caribbean culture, there’s no time like the present to visit the islands. The Caribbean Journal has compiled a list of nine islands that are ideal for spring travel—some well-established tourist destinations, some on the rise.

Barbados, Bonaire and St. Croix all receive shout-outs. Barbados makes the cut for its luxury reputation as “the English-speaking St. Barts;” Bonaire, for its friendly yet trendy culture; St. Croix, for its rising foodie scene. You can see the full list here.

New Inter-Island Flights to Extend Your 2017 Vacation

2017 InselAir Flight Time Table, courtesy of InselAir

InselAir, a small airline focused on short local flights among the Caribbean islands, has just rolled out a new schedule of inter-island arrivals and departures for Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and St. Maarten. In 2017, InselAir now offers four flights per day between Bonaire and Curacao, five flights per day between Curacao and Aruba and two flights per day between Curacao and St. Maarten.

If you’re interested in extending your vacation by a few days, why not hop a plane to a neighboring island before you head home? Each Caribbean island has its own distinct culture and way of life, which can be a pleasure to discover and explore. Each Divi Resort also has its own personality—if you’ve enjoyed one of them, you might consider learning the Divi way on a new island. Whether you choose Aruba, Bonaire, St. Maarten or one of our others, we can guarantee warm hospitality that’s authentically Caribbean. Bon bini!