Caribbean Tourism

Beaches & Watersports

Kralendijk

Kralendijk meaning coral dike, the capital of Bonaire, is a small, sleepy town with colourful buildings one or two storeys high. It is often referred to locally as simply ‘Playa’, because of its historic position as the main landing place. The town is just a few blocks long with some streets projecting inland. In 1999 a seaside promenade project was...

Beaches & Watersports

Bonaire is not noted for its beaches; the sand is usually full of coral and rather hard on the feet, and those on the leeward coast are narrow. Beaches in front of some hotels have been helped with extra sand. However, they do offer peace and quiet, and you will not get pestered by people trying to sell you things. Recommended are Sorobon (a private, nudist...