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Harbour Village


Harbour Village is Bonaire's premier resort located on a superb, white sand beach, a few metres from the warm Caribbean Sea. Over 200 metres of soft, white sand, shaded by tall palm trees, contrasting with the bright blue of the calm ocean. This excellent resort is set in beautiful tropical gardens, one mile north of Kralendijk, Bonaire's capital. Harbour Village combines Bonaire's unpretentious, peaceful nature with discreet luxury, and has won awards for being one of the best hotels in the Caribbean. Harbour Village faces the ocean and is bordered on one side by a marina. The rooms are just 100 metres from the ocean, whilst the suites are on the beach front, a few metres form the water's edge. The accommodation is all ground or first floor, nothing higher. There are no high-rise buildings on Bonaire. Harbour Village has excellent accommodation with high quality furnishings, numerous amenities and first class customer service. Harbour Village's luxury accommodation and peaceful surroundings offers a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere for you to enjoy your holiday to the full.

Guests at Harbour Village can enjoy some of the world's best diving and snorkelling – a fantastic underwater world just a few paces from their door. Harbour Village even has its own wreck. Our Confidence is a 60 foot, Danish fishing boat, 25 metres from the beach. Snorkellers will enjoy this too – but "wreck diving" doesn't come any easier than this! Harbour Village is a few minutes walk from a few other small resorts, each with their own bars and restaurants. Bonaire is a very safe island, guests can enjoy the relaxed, sociable nightlife nearby. Harbour Village is one mile form the main town, Kralendijk, which has many excellent restaurants and bars.



                                  Harbour Village has won awards as one of the best hotels in the Caribbean.
                 
Bonaire's premier resort sits on a beautiful private beach, facing the bright blue Caribbean Sea
                                 Luxurious accommodation, many amenities and first class customer service.
                     This exclusive resort has a wonderful location, close to town but in a quiet residential area.


               


Accommodation

All accommodation is ground or first floor in colonial Caribbean style buildings. Marina and Courtyard rooms are 100 metres from the ocean. The suites are on the white sand beach, about 30 metres from the ocean. All rooms have colonial plantation style Bauer teak furniture, with French doors with mosquito mesh screens opening onto terraces or patios. In a list of specifications it is hard to express just how beautiful and luxurious these rooms are.


Courtyard Rooms - are beautifully appointed, air conditioned rooms with a nautical theme and are around 35 sq.m.  These rooms have a King size bed, or two double beds, with luxury memory-foam mattress toppers.  The bathroom has Italian tiling, a walk in shower, hairdryer and bathrobes. The room also has a coffee maker, I-Luv IPod Docking station, LCD cable TV, complimentary wi-fi, a small safe, telephone, ironing facilities and a small fridge. Beach towels are also in the room and changed daily. Courtyard rooms are ground or first floor, around the courtyard and close to the peaceful pool area.

Marina Front Rooms - are beautifully appointed, air conditioned rooms, decorated with a nautical theme and are around 35 sq.m. These rooms have a King size bed, or two double beds, with luxury memory-foam mattress toppers.  The bathroom has Italian tiling, a walk in shower, hairdryer and bathrobes.  The room also has a coffee maker, I-Luv Ipod Docking Station, a small safe, ironing facilities, LCD cable TV, telephone, complimentary wi-fi and a small fridge.  Beach towels are also in the room and changed daily. Marina rooms are ground or first floor, overlooking the private marina, resident's deck and gardens.


One Bedroom Beach Front Suites - have beautiful décor, colonial plantation style, with high quality teak furniture and fittings and European tiled floors. These suites are around 90 sq.m. and fully air conditioned.  The spacious living room has a Queen size sofa bed, ceiling fan, ironing facilities, LCD cable TV, iLuv ipod docking station, complimentary wi-fi, telephone and safe. The kitchen area has a wet bar with mini-fridge, coffee maker and microwave. The bedroom has a King size bed with a Sealy Plush Posturepedic® mattress. The large bathroom has a European vintage style claw foot bath or oversized bath plus separate walk in shower and luxury vanity furnishings, a hairdryer and bathrobes. Beach towels are also in the suite and changed daily. The suites have a wonderful private lanai or terrace with a hammock. These suites are directly on the beach front. First floor suites have a magnificent view of the ocean just a few feet below. Ground floor suites lead directly onto the beach with the ocean just a few steps away from your door.

Two Bedroom Beach Font Suites - have beautiful décor, colonial plantation style, with high quality teak furniture and fittings and
European tiled floors. Two bedroom suites have a total area of around 120 sq. m. and are fully air conditioned.  The spacious living room has a Queen size sofa bed, ceiling fan, ironing facilities, LCD cable TV, iLuv ipod docking station, complimentary wi-fi, telephone and safe. The kitchen area has a wet bar with mini-fridge, coffee maker and microwave. The master bedroom has a King size bed with a Sealy Plush Posturepedic® mattress and en suite. the second bedroom has two double beds with en suite. Bathrooms have European vintage style claw foot bath or oversized bath plus separate walk in shower and luxury vanity furnishings, hairdryer and bathrobes. Beach towels are also in the suite and changed daily. The suites have a wonderful private lanai or terrace with a hammock. These suites are directly on the beach front. First floor suites have a magnificent view of the ocean just a few feet below. Ground floor suites lead directly onto the beach with the ocean just a few steps away from your door.


Resort Amenities

  •     Complimentary Kayaks and Sunfish boats
  •     Fitness Room
  •     Beach chairs and towels
  •     Yoga and fitness classes
  •     Body treatment room.
  •     Spa Services (charge)
  •     La Balandra restaurant 
  •     First class international marina 
  •     Wi-fi in rooms and on the beach 
  •     Dry cleaning and laundry services
  •     24 hour security.
  •     24 hour diving facilities
  •     Business centre

La Balandra Restaurant and Bar is built in the style of an antique Spanish ship and looks like it is about to set sail, with its prow pointing out to sea. Great location but more importantly excellent food.
The Kasa Coral pool, located beachside, is ideal for sunbathing and swimming.
Harbour Village's private, white-sand beach has hammocks, lounge chairs and beach service from La Balandra Restaurant. 
Fitness Centre- state-of-the art fitness centre with treadmills, stair climbers, stationary bikes, universal gym, free weights and more.
The Spa - offers a full range of treatments - massage, facial and salon treatments etc. A private cascade pool and pool deck offer a tranquil retreat before or after a treatment.
Member's Lounge – overlooks the marina, large screen cable TV, DVD player, lending library, pool table and foosball table.
Water Sports - the water sports centre is a PADI 5 Star Resort facility offering diving instruction, boat dive services, dive and snorkelling equipment, kayaks and sailing dinghies.


Diving and Snorkelling

Bonaire is famous for its wonderful diving and snorkelling and is officially recognised as having the most pristine coral reef and the most species of fish in the Caribbean by the NOAA. Bonaire is consistently voted "Best Overall Dive Destination" by divers. The Reef Environmental Education Foundation lists 8 out of Bonaire's dive sites in their top 10 in terms of species richness in the Caribbean. Divers and snorkellers can enjoy the Caribbean Sea a few metres from their room. Just off shore, lies "Our Confidence" a small wreck close to "Something Special" one of Bonaire's 80 dive sites.
 
Click the diving and or snorkelling links above for a map and information about the fantastic underwater world around Bonaire.

On Bonaire most diving is shore diving and snorkellers can enjoy the shore entry sites too. 51 shore diving sites means you can dive/snorkel when you like and pretty much where you like. Our famous DDD offers give the best possible price for a diving holiday and all divers can enjoy the freedom of our unlimited air package, making as many shore dives as they want, to suit their own capabilities and comfort levels. "Unlimited air" means what is says. As much air as you want. Bonaire is a small island, refills are never far away. To make the most of this freedom, to get to all the shore entry sites and explore the island, most visitors hire a vehicle. Driving is easy and on Bonaire you are never more than 20 minutes from Harbour Village or 5 minutes from the ocean. We can arrange vehicle hire at a lower rate than you would pay on island. Custom built dive boats are available, of course, for divers and snorkellers, comfortable and well equipped for the very short ride to the dive sites. Boats take very small groups, usually 6 to 8 divers and snorkellers and at most sites there will be just you and few (new) friends. This means boats can get booked up very easily.
Booking your diving, vehicle hire or other services for your holiday with us, will save you money and it will then be part of an ATOL protected holiday itinerary. That service will be ready and waiting for you on island and avoid possible disappointment.


Diving Itineraries

We work closely with the dive centre at Harbour Village which has a full range of equipment for sale or hire, instruction courses for all levels including complete beginners and day/night guided dives. We have two excellent diving itineraries to offer guests at Harbour Village : "Dive into Luxury" and the "Club Dive Special" which can be booked at a better rate through us. This ensures your diving is reserved, and becomes part of an ATOL protected holiday itinerary. These itineraries include diving and a breakfast at a reduced price. 
Dive into Luxury 

This itinerary includes:  accommodation of your choice, welcome drink, one tank boat dive per day, tanks, weights and belts, unlimited air for shore diving, chilled juices on boat dives, full buffet breakfast each day, airport transfers as well as all the facilities and amenities at Harbour Village resort.
Club Dive Special
This itinerary includes : accommodation in a Courtyard or Marina room, welcome drink, full buffet breakfast each day, one tank boat dive per day, tanks, weights and belts, chilled juices on boat dives, unlimited air for shore diving, return airport transfers, as well as all the facilities and amenities at Harbour Village resort. 

You can, if you wish, add extra boat dives to either itinerary. Our itineraries include return flights of course.
Divers are asked for a contribution of $25, and snorkellers $10, to the Bonaire Marine Park for the protection of the reef and the ocean. Payable at your dive centre. Wear your tag with pride. This contribution entitles you to free entrance to the Slagbaai National Park.
NB tanks are A clamp and, if you have DIN fittings, you will need to bring a converter with you - or hire one on island.



           
                


 
 
 





 

               



              


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