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Address: Lac Bay, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Activities: Wind-surfing, Kayaking
Description: Mangroves and a small fishing village on the eastern part of the island.

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great vibe

Wonderful laid back vibe for a relaxing lunch watching the windsurfers.. Food was good, my favorite being the smoked salmon sandwich but the people make the scene

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful laid back vibe for a relaxing lunch watching the windsurfers.. Food was good, my favorite being the smoked salmon sandwich but the people make the scene

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Marianna, Florida, United States
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful bay that is definitely worth the drive. The best part was seeing the flamingos along the way. Lac Bay is very picturesque and offers a calm location to get in the water on the south side of the island.

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Tybee Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We LOVE Lac Bay. The colors of the water are unreal. Go grab a drink at the Beach Hut at Sorobon Beach and relax in one of their lounge chairs just on the water's edge.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you're not, the mangroves are still beautiful (you can do a kayak tour through it) but other than that you won't be happy to stay here more than one day. The resorts/lodges are pretty basic, have a typical surfer look&feel and cater to a very select audience.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This bay has the "straight out of a tropical island dream" look. White sands and the most beautiful color of blue water that I ever saw. The view over the bay is just spectaculair. You can rent a sunbed and just relax. This is THE place in Bonaire to go windsurfing. If there is alot of wind you can watch... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Bonaire for a tropical island comes across arid and dry which one exception, Lac Bay. I have been around the world and this bay was simply amazing. Waist high waters in the lagoon with surrounding bars, it was a nice end of the day retreat. Highly recommend going here!

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DC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

yes, there is actually a (free) sandy beach on Bonaire here at Lac Bay. It has some trash on it and has a few shelters were wind surfers sleep, but the water is generally calm and the sand is nice. But this is heaven if you wind surf as there is usually a constant wind, relatively flat water, and shallow... More 

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helena, mt
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A local told as we could find turtle here. You need a map to get there but it's a nice drive and even the dirt road is good. We passed lots of pink flamingos and got some great pics even while respecting their space and staying on the road. The beach is sandy with lots of turtle grass. I saw... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

this is the best place for wind surfing from the beginners to advances surfers. I have never feel me better as there.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great gear rental options, nice windsurfing in warm waters. Great instruction available at Jibe City

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