Visitors to Bonaire are drawn to the scuba diving and the untouched arid interior – 560 km of nature trails for hikers, cyclists and horseback riders to explore. Plus shopping, swimming and bird watching. It is thought there are 15,000 flamingos on Bonaire – roughly one for every inhabitant.
For the seventh consecutive year, Bonaire has been rated the Top Dive Destination Overall (Caribbean/Atlantic) in Scuba Diving magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2008. Bonaire also received the #1 rating in eight other Caribbean/Atlantic categories: Top Marine Life, Top Marine Environment, Top Macro Life, Top Shore Diving Destination, Top Destination for Underwater Photography, Top Destination for Beginners, Top Value, and Top Snorkeling. For the Readers’ Choice awards, thousands of Scuba Diving subscribers and web users rated their dive experiences on a scale of one to five.