Useful information about Bonaire


On Bonaire all the seasons are equal. The whole year through we have the same temperature. During the day it is around 86 degrees Fahrenheid (30 degrees Celsius) and at night it cools down to about 77 degrees Fahrenheid (25 degrees Celsius). Almost the whole year we have a passatwind which makes it very pleasant to stay here. On Bonaire it is almost always dry and when it rains they are mostly tropical rains, short and intense. Afterwards the sun always shines again. The rainy season is from half november till half januari.

Time difference

The time difference with the Nederlands in the summer is six hours and in yhe winter 5 hours. The timezone is: Atlantic-standard time Caribisch Nederland (GMT-4)


Since 10-10-2010 on Bonaire we have one currency, the American Dollar. It is possible to withdraw money in the shops and there are lots of ATM’s on the island. The first ATM you will find is on the airport of Bonaire.

Drinking water

The tap water on Bonaire is of a very good quality. Without problems you can drink the water and it tastes outstanding.


The hygiene on the island in cafes, restaurants, terraces and public places are very good.


Vaccinations aren’t necessary to travel to Bonaire. But don’t forget you personal medication!


On Bonaire you are required to carry your ID on you


Despite the tropical climate vaccinations aren’t necessary for Bonaire. The health care is very good and there is a hospital on the island.