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Address: Bonaire
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Salt water flats in southern Bonaire.

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Amazing to see, quite spectacular

Going seeing the Pekelmeer salt mountains and salt flats was a must. I last saw them 14 years ago and seeing them again does not fail to impress. Don't underestimate the size of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
BorntocruiseUK
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going seeing the Pekelmeer salt mountains and salt flats was a must. I last saw them 14 years ago and seeing them again does not fail to impress. Don't underestimate the size of these salt mountains they are huge. The pink water is amazing to see. Pool after pool. Just by stopping at the side of the road, you can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

One of our favorite drives is south end of Bonaire. The salt domes and salt pounds are fascinating, with changing colors and shadows. Farther around are the slave huts and a lighthouse.. Some years we have been lucky enough to see salt being loaded onto a ship.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

We hired a tour guide in the square to take us to see the flamingos. Instead of going north like the ladies in the square told us we would see the flamingos, our guide took us south. He took us by the airport, which looks like a pink flamingo, past various beaches to the salt marshes and the towers of... More 

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Dacula, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

It is fascinating to look at the massive mounds of salt and learn about how the process works. The crystalizing ponds are an unusual pink color, adding to their intrigue.

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Christoffel National Park, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

The pekelmeer is an historical part of Bonaire with a very nice view. While enjoying the salt hills, salt foam, the pink colored water at one side, there is a beatiful beach at the other side. Divers can enjoy nice views of the under water world.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

A cool thing to see while driving around the southern tip of Bonaire! Bought both bath salts and cooking salt from a store in town- very affordable and high quality!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you're in Bonaire, and looking to see stuff, this is worth a look. Whether on a tour or by taxi, it's interesting to see another side of Bonaire. Taxi drivers do tours of Bonaire and will take you wherever you want to go on the island for a set hourly rate. If you're touring the south side of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

Saly flats, salt mountains, pink lakes, and of course lots of sunshine. Also some most interesting former slave quarters. A must when in Bonaire.

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Franklin Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2012

we were driving to pink sand beach and other snorkeling and came across the salt mountains we had read about . it's very close to the some snorkeling places and the slave huts. We came during rainy season and snorkeled in the light rain .. the snorkeling was good.

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

You can see from a distance the saltmountains but around you have the lake in pink and blue. Amazing view ! The drive in the south of the island is great and you can see the difference between the see on both sides of the island.

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