When to Go

  • Dec–Apr High season, where accommodations fill up and prices are significantly higher.
  • Jan & Feb Carnival (Karnaval) is Bonaire's biggest celebration – a week or more of music and costumes, parades and parties. It culminates the weekend before Ash Wednesday, with the final parade and effigy-burning taking place on the Tuesday.
  • Sep–Dec Although Bonaire is below the hurricane belt, the island does experience an increase in rain and cooler temperatures.