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Salt water flats in southern Bonaire.

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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393 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 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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78 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 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.

Thank Jeffrey F
Christoffel National Park, Curacao
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 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.

Thank Shandaira
Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 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!

Thank Erin M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 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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688 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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.

Thank worldwatcher
Franklin Ohio
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248 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 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.

1 Thank chattygirl7491
Bruges, Belgium
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 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.

Thank Patricia L
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136 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Lots of photo ops..incredible drive from Belnem down south..snorkel along the way at Margate.

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