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Lac Bay

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Address: Lac Bay, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Mangroves and a small fishing village on the eastern part of the island.

Mangroves and a small fishing village on the eastern part of the island.

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During a recent cruise, we visited Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire. Using a rented golf cart, we toured Bonaire on our own. We had read about Lac Bay and based on others reviews... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cordova, Maryland
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La Grange, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place if you are into kite surfing, or want to watch the action. It's not a great beach for kids, and there is little beach if you just want to lay out. Great for drinking and people watching, but it gets overly crowded with cruise people.

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Cordova, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent cruise, we visited Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire. Using a rented golf cart, we toured Bonaire on our own. We had read about Lac Bay and based on others reviews, wanted to see it for ourselves. We were quite pleased with what we found -- crystal clear and calm waters surrounded by a beautiful white sand beach. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch at the windsurfing place..very fun.. cool beach feel..food was excellent.. and got to sit right on the waterfront and watch people of all different skill level windsurfing.. beautiful place.. give it a try..enjoy!

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Victoria, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

white sandy beach, shallow warm water, great winds for windsurfing. Not suitable for snorkeling or diving.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is actually the beach part with the wind surfers and the peninsula part called Cai. We like to stop at lac bay and get a drink on our last day. This last trip we went to Cai. The road to Cai is mostly poorly maintained dirt and takes a really long time to get to a 5 mph. The... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we didn't arrive at Kite City Sorobon Beach on Lac Bay until around 9am it was a bit breezy and the 20 minute shallow walk to the reef for snorkeling turned into a very challenging, sometimes neck high event, for my friend who is probably 5'3" tall. It was a real struggle through currents to get to the reef.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 6th trip to Bonaire from Washington State in the past 18 years, so obviously we love it, considering the long plane ride. Most people come to Bonaire for the world-class diving, but for me, it's windsurfing in the warm, shallow waters of Lac Bay on the windward side of the island. Think 81 degree, crystal clear water... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and his wife have been coming to Bonaire for years for scuba diving, which they love. But, their favorite place to 'hang out' is at Lac Bay, watching the windsurfers. So, when DW and I decided to visit Bonaire, Lac Bay was a 'must see'. It is simply beautiful...shallow water (waist / chest high) for almost as far... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five stars if you are a windsurfer or if you are off a cruise boat and wish to learn windsurfing in a couple of hours.

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Clinton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This will be our 14th trip to Bonaire, and we spend most of it at Lac Bay. Usually windsurfing, but also SUP, and snorkeling. Great atmosphere, friendly people and good food.

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