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The Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel Bonaire – Honest Review

Are you planning a visit to Bonaire and wondering if the Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel & Marina Bonaire is the right fit for you? Then I got you covered with this Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel Bonaire review.

This cute Bonaire boutique hotel has a lot to offer! Not only is it located in one of the best areas of the island, but it is also stylish and luxurious.

Of course you wouldn’t want to book an entire stay without proper research.

I have stayed in the hotel last year – and have absolutely loved it!

To save you tons of time on reading other guest reviews, I have summarized all the pros and cons of the Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel & Marina Beach Bonaire.

Let’s dive in!

Table of Contents

Location

One of our favorite thing about the hotel was definitely the great location. It is located just outside Kralendijk and only a couple of minutes away from the airport.

There are free parking spaces so you can drop your rental car right outside. You can also reach all other great attractions and beaches easily from this hotel. Most of them are only a couple of minutes of ride away.

If you are looking for a very central yet quiet hotel in Bonaire, this is your winner! This is something we are really critical about, because we absolutely do not like noise.

The hotel is also located right next to Te Amo Beach. You can conveniently reach the beach without having to worry about transportation.

Amenities

The hotel is designed in a beachy, yet chic style. You will get that immediate vacation feeling when you enter your room. The rooms are spacious and you have a beautiful view of the water.

The hotel has its own restaurant with an outside seating area. You can enjoy delicious local cuisine in a nice atmosphere or have a delicious cocktail after a long day of exploring.

We have absolutely enjoyed our stay and we hope to come back in the future. Overall this is definitely the cutest hotel in Bonaire we have seen so far!

Here are the amenities of the Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel Bonaire at a glance:

  • Restaurant (7:00 am – 10:00 pm)
  • Free Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe
  • WiFi

Pros and Cons for Staying in the Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel in Bonaire

Pros:

  • Convenient Location
  • Beautiful Rooms
  • Swimming Pool
  • WiFi
  • Friendly Staff
  • Close to Airport
  • Free Parking
  • Great Restaurant

Cons:

  • Breakfast was not included

Directions to Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel Bonaire

The Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel Bonaire is super easy to reach.

The Bonaire International Airport, where many flights from the United Kingdom and the United States land daily, is super close.

You can take a rental car or grab a cab at the Airport.

Drive on the Kaya International from the Airport towards Kralendijk. You will soon see the hotel at the left side of the street. Pass by Te Amo Beach and you are almost there.

Things to Do Near Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel

Here are my favorite things you can do in Bonaire near the Marina:

  1. Scuba Diving: Bonaire is internationally known for its exceptional scuba diving opportunities. Explore the vibrant coral reefs and see tropical fish! Don’t like diving? There are many things to do in Bonaire for non-divers.
  2. Snorkeling: If you prefer to stay closer to the surface, grab your snorkeling gear and enjoy the crystal-clear waters. You can take a Snorkeling Tour if you prefer to have more guidance.
  3. Boat Tours: Take a boat tour around the island to admire Bonaire’s beautiful coastline, hidden coves, and stunning beaches. Maybe even explore Klein Bonaire on this trip?
  4. Donkey Sanctuary: Drive to the Donkey Sanctuary and meet some furry friends. Super cute!
  5. Kayaking or Paddleboarding: Rent a kayak or paddleboard and explore the calm waters around the marina at your own pace. It’s a great way to enjoy the coast and get some exercise.
  6. Visit the nearby Te Amo Beach!
  7. Visit Klein Bonaire: Take a short boat ride from the marina to Klein Bonaire, a small uninhabited island. Enjoy pristine beaches, snorkel along the reef, or simply relax in paradise.
  8. Beach Hopping: Bonaire has numerous stunning beaches. Visit nearby beaches like Te Amo Beach, Coco Beach, or Donkey Beach, where you can soak up the sun, swim, or snorkel.
  9. Enjoy Local Cuisine: Head to the marina’s nearby restaurants and cafes to indulge in delicious local cuisine. Don’t miss out on trying fresh seafood dishes, such as lionfish ceviche or grilled mahi-mahi. Head over to nearby Kralendijk and eat some fish and see the cruise ships.
  10. Sunset Cruise: End your day with a memorable sunset cruise. Sail along the coastline, savor the breathtaking views, and witness the sun setting over the Caribbean Sea.
  11. Visit Bonaire during Christmas times in December for holiday celebrations
author in bonaire on a beach relaxing

Conclusion: Ocean Breeze Boutique Hotel Bonaire

The Ocean Breeze is the perfect place to stay in Bonaire, and I can absolutely recommend it.

Our stay in this cute hotel was lovely, and you will not regret booking your stay there. The atmosphere of the hotel alone is enough to make you want to stay forever.

If your time at Bonaire has come to an end, why not head over to Curacao or Aruba?

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