Caribbean Tourism

Shopping

Bonaire is not a major shopping centre, though some shops do stock high quality low duty goods. Sales tax is 5%. The Harbourside Shopping Mall contains small boutiques and a 1 hr photo processing shop, Kodalux, T7178123.


Photo Tours at Plaza Resort Bonaire, also offers full underwater facilities and equipment rental. Local arts and crafts are largely sea-based and fabrics. The state owned Fundashon Arte Industri Bonairano and the privately owned Caribbean Arts and Crafts shop are both in Kralendijk for souvenirs.

See also the Bonaire Art Gallery, Kaya LD Gerharts 10. A local music group, Piedra di Boneiru, which plays on local, native instruments, has recorded 2 CDs, available locally, of Bonairean and Antillean songs. The largest supermarket is Cultimara, T7178278, with groceries and some household goods, or there are several minimarkets. Sand Dollar Grocery, open daily, is located in a small plaza in front of the Sand Dollar Beach Club along with Lovers Ice Cream Parlour. Near the Divi Flamingo a turning opposite leads to Joke’s grocery and mini-market.


More . . .

Introduction

Bonaire, a diver's and bird watcher's paradise, is the island that is attuned to all things natural. The entire coastline is a living mass...

Bonaire, just north of the Venezuelan coast, offers real riches for lovers of life undersea.

Bonaire, just north of the Venezuelan coast, offers real riches for lovers of life undersea. Bonaire is definitely for divers; snorkelers,...

BONAIRE: HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES: Air Jamaica, American Airlines/American Eagle, Air ALM. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. AIRPORTS: Flamingo International Airport....

BONAIRE: MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS: ABN/AMRO Bank. Banco di Caribe. Interbank. Maduro & Curiel's Bank. McLaughlin Bank BANKING HOURS: Monday to Friday varying...

BONAIRE: COUNTRY PROFILE AND MAP

GEOGRAPHY: Bonaire is the most eastern island of the Dutch Caribbean, located 86 mls east of Aruba and 38 mls east of Curacao. The island...

BONAIRE: WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING: Restaurants available - Local. Seafood. Italian. Gourmet. International. Indonesian. Chinese. Fast Food. A service charge of 10-15...

BONAIRE: USEFUL INFORMATION

TOURIST OFFICES: Bonaire - Main Office Tourism Corporation Bonaire Kaya Grandi #2 Kralendijk, Bonaire Netherlands Antilles Tel: +(599) 717-...