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Buying - Bonaire

Buying a holiday let?

It looks very tempting and many people on Bonaire do it; buy a house and let/rent it (or a portion of it) out. Maybe this is due to the success of booking sites like Airbnb in the last 10 years, but does this make sense on Bonaire? It looks very promising to buy a house or apartment and rent it out until it’s your time to come over full time or, and that happens more often, until you have your 3 or 6 months stay on the island yourself. The good news is that rental income on the is... Read more

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Buying - Bonaire

Different procedure Bonaire

Buying real estate on Bonaire might work a little different then for example in the US. On Bonaire you do not use an attorney in the process, there it is the real estate agent and the notary who together will do the job. You find the property you like to buy, and agree to the purchase and conditions. Be aware that on Bonaire both the written and a verbal agreement is binding. The real estate agent draws up a contract called “koopovereenkomst” which needs to be signed by both the buying ... Read more

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Building - Bonaire

Building on Bonaire

If you’ve been visiting Bonaire for several years you must have noticed there is building going on everywhere. This time it’s not just residential areas like Sabadeco that are expanding once again, also some huge commercial projects are kicking off. Chogogo is building a beautiful brand new resort at the Hato roundabout, the Delfins resort has entered the next phase with new builds after opening their doors in January 2018. Now a new club called Ocean Oasis opened on Bonaire and maybe at... Read more

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Background - Bonaire

Why live on Bonaire?

Honestly we do not get this question a lot, people looking for real estate and/or to buy a house on Bonaire already found out. The combination of the great Caribbean weather all year long, like 77°F to 86°F with always a nice breeze, the absence of hurricanes and the stunning beauty of the sea is often a first trigger. The turquoise warm sea is beautiful to see from the shore or a boat, though the real beauty is found under water. Bonaire is quite so often mentioned as one of the ... Read more

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Selling - Bonaire

Selling your home

For many homeowners selling their home can be a life changing event. Add to that that it often only happens a few times in their lifetime and there is a lot of money involved then you understand that it is important to get it right. Selling a house seems easier then selling your home. Hence many sellers often outsource this to someone who does not have such emotions to it, specialist, a realtor. A realtor offers to guide the whole process from A to Z, knows the way on the island and takes a... Read more

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Background - Bonaire

Bonaire: The Dutch Caribbean Island

Are you considering purchasing a property in Bonaire? Well, congratulations! The beautiful and serene island of Bonaire is truly a nature lover’s paradise populated by friendly folks. Surrounded by the crystal blue Caribbean, it’s a natural watersports haven. The superb weather and sea conditions offer amazing swimming, snorkeling, diving, and a simple beach relaxing. Introducing Bonaire Known as the world leader in environmental conservation, this place safeguards and ... Read more

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Getting to Bonaire - Travel

How to get to Bonaire

Bonaire is an Island that is blessed with a breathtaking beauty of nature, which is perfect for you to relax and feel the ambiance of peace. There are so many activities that you can do just like snorkeling, windsurfing, kite surfing and so on. Also, this island is recognized as the number one shore diving destination in the Caribbean and voted as number one for beginner diving. So, if you are planning to experience the nature of Bonaire and to enjoy your day by doing exciting activities on t... Read more