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The best pictures on a sunny day but go there even if you have limited time and weather is not great

To be fair if it`s raining or very clouded you will just see the technicalities of the salt... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
LaraKZ
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Prague, Czech Republic
southend of the island- Lots to see

We rented a golf cart and this was one of the stops we wanted to see. Pekelmeer is on the south tip... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
amanda5805
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Duncan, Canada
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Salt water flats in southern Bonaire.
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  • Average14%
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“salt flats” (3 reviews)
“golf cart” (2 reviews)
“slave huts” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

To be fair if it`s raining or very clouded you will just see the technicalities of the salt processing so you might not be wowed but on a sunny day the colors are just incredible - it`s not only the various pink shades of the...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We rented a golf cart and this was one of the stops we wanted to see. Pekelmeer is on the south tip of the island. It a really nice area. the ocean is pretty rough not the best for swimming but there is many more...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

My husband & I took a guided off-roading adventure via open-air vehicle through one of the Caribbean's best preserved mangrove forests. We spotted pink flamingos, great white herons, frigate birds, brown pelicans, goats, donkeys, lizards and more. We saw the cone-shaped salt mountains and flats,...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Pictures just do not do this beautiful Island justice. So many wonderful sites to see. I could spend all day just driving around this Island.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Took a taxi from the port and had a tour of the island. The beaches are a lovely hue, ranging from aqua to royal blue. The slave huts made us aware of the hardships they had all those years ago. The salt mounds were beautiful,...More

2  Thank Rose P
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Pekelmeer is awesome ! Is you see Pekelmeer with its reddish / pin color and on the other side the lightblue color of the ocean this make you realize one has arrived in a unique environment . If you are on Bonaire this is a...More

Thank Danny d
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 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...More

3  Thank BorntocruiseUK
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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...More

Thank Nancylbc
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Reviewed 4 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...More

1  Thank Likeness
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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.

2  Thank Jeffrey F
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