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Tropical Bonaire is a delightful quiet island in the Caribbean Sea and very accessible for wheelchairs
On all wide sidewalks there are proper ramps present. The roads are mostly asphalted, in general they are easily accessible and everything can be reached over a short distance.



Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino

Consists of 129 studios and apartments, 8 of which are adapted for wheelchairs. The joyful Caribbean colors of this popular hotel immediately draw attention. Snorkel off the pier and discover the wondrous underwater world or subscribe to a course at the diving school. Bar ‘Balashi’ is the cozy center point of the resort and on Fridays is ‘the place to be’ for the happy hour.

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Studio RoRo

Is a luxurious detached bungalow, suitable for 2 to 3 persons.
A fully adapted wheelchair studio, equipped with all comfort.
Location on 10 minutes distance from the sea and 15 minutes from the center of Kralendijk.

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    Challenge Resorts & Travel has made a selection of resorts and hotels on the island Bonaire for you.
    All selected accommodations are accessible with walking frame, wheelchairs and scoot mopeds.

    Bonaire is mostly known with divers because of one of the most beautiful reefs in the Caribbean area with special, colorful fish and crystal clear water. For divers and snorkelers the waters around Bonaire are therefore a true paradise. But not just for them, since Bonaire belongs to the 10 best surf spots in the world! Even if you are not diving or snorkeling, the island is so worthy of the effort and you will enjoy the nature and the beauty all around. Bonaire is thinly populated and high rises are forbidden, thus preserving its charm and preventing that tourism can be a disturbing factor at any time.

    During a day on the beach it is a delightful spot to relax, enjoy the sun and the sea with a tropical breeze. At night you will enjoy a delicious meal in one of the many restaurants on the boulevard that are easily accessible by wheelchair or scoot moped, with a view on the setting sun over the Caribbean Sea. On Bonaire there is a tropical climate, and because of the always present and gently cooling trade wind it is rarely too hot.

    Optional accessories
    • Wheelchair
    • Scoot moped
    • high/low bed
    • a weight lift

    Home care
    • Home and medical care can be arrange.


    Excursion and activities
    Bonaire is 39 km long and maximum 12 km wide. You can explore the island through several possibilities. There are bus services between Kralendijk and Rincón and surrounding quarters, but there is no set schedule. Taxis are very suitable too. It is of course possible to rent a car yourself from one of the many rental companies or to rent a bicycle, moped or scooter in Kralendijk or at one of the many hotels.

    In addition there is the option of adjusted transport with a wheelchair bus. The experienced drivers assist you and will take you on a slow and quiet trip.

    In brief: plenty of options to see the always present flamingos. To go by canoe in to mangroves or to enjoy nature at the National Park. Also the historic sightseeing opportunities in the little town of Kralendijk and the slave houses on the south side of the island are worth a visit during your holiday on Bonaire.

    Diving
    Concerning the ‘under-water-nature’, Bonaire is one of the most beautiful islands in the entire Caribbean and far beyond. For divers and snorkelers the waters around Bonaire are therefore a true paradise. But not just for them, Bonaire belongs to the 10 best surfing locations in the world!

    Bonaire offers you many different kinds of restaurants in various price ranges. In view of the location in fish rich waters, it will be obvious that fish takes an important place in the daily menu of the Bonerian.

    Population
    The people on Bonaire speak mostly Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento.

    Electricity
    110 Volt; an adapter comes in handy.

    Food and drink
    There are very many different eating options on Bonaire, from European to Chinese. The tap water is good and drinkable.

    Financial matters
    the American dollar is the official currency of Bonaire. On many locations the Euro is accepted, but change is given in dollars. There are many exchange points where Euros can be exchanged for in dollars.

    ATM’s can mostly be found in the various shopping malls. Credit cards are accepted almost anywhere.

    Climate
    Tropical climate; a lot of sunshine and a cooling north-east trade wind. Average temperature is 30°C.

    Time difference
    Bonaire is GMT/UTC Offset – 4h, Bonaire does not utilize Daylight Saving Time.

    Transport
    Bonaire is 39 km long and maximum 12 km wide. Exploring the island is possible through a number of ways. There are bus services between Kralendijk and Rincón and Kralendijk and surrounding quarters, but there is no set schedule. Taxis are very suitable too. It is of course possible to rent a car yourself from one of the many rental companies or to rent a bicycle, moped or scooter in Kralendijk or at one of the many hotels.

    In addition there is the option of adapted transport with a wheelchair bus. The experienced chauffeurs assist you and will take you on a slow and quiet drive.

    Enjoy Bonaire

    Butterfly Farm: watch the video of the butterfly farm on Bonaire with easy access for wheelchair and scoot moped.

    Imagine passing through a tropical rain forest surrounded by trees, flowers, over small bridges and underneath waterfalls. You are surrounded by butterflies, a true butterfly paradise. Hundreds of different species of butterflies can be found, including the rarest species in the world!

    Diving for the handicapped!

    This incredible training opportunity offers a new alternative method to improve the mental and physical condition.

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    Contact

    Email:
    info@challengeresorts.org

    Telephone:
    +31 624 60 62 69 (NL)
    +49 260 7795 4900 (DE)

    Our Mission

    Stretching boundaries for people who are physically challenged or need care, devices and mobility equipment on their vacations.

    WE STAND FOR

    • Accompaniment from beginning to the end
    • Fully qualified care available
    • Advantageous fees
    • Specialized in the Carribbean and European destinations
    • Modern Resorts with high standards
    • Adventurous excursions