Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Crownridge

Where is the villa located?

Villa Crownridge is located on the west side of Bonaire near Kralendijk.

How is the airport pickup arranged?

Our property manager will meet you by the car rental company and bring you to Villa Crownridge. On arrival he will show you around and give you useful information about the property and the area. Of course he will also answer all your questions. We request you to send us your flight details.

Do I have to bring sheets and towels?

Only beach towels

Frequently Asked Questions about Bonaire

Where is Bonaire and how do I get there?

Bonaire is located 50 miles (80km) north of Venezuela and 86 miles (94 km) east of Aruba, in the southern Caribbean. It is part of the ���ABC��� island chain, outside of the hurricane belt. The island of Bonaire is 24 miles long (38.6 km) and 3-5 miles (4.8-8 km) wide, 112 sq. miles (180 sq km) in area. +/- 12,000 people. The island is relatively flat, quite arid, with easterly trade winds. Bonaire operates on Atlantic Standard Time, but no daylight savings changes.

High vs Low Season and the best time to visit?

Bonaire���s average temperature is 82�? F (30�? C) and 75% relative humidity. The average water temperature is 80�? F (29�? C). Rainfall averages 22��� (52.8 cm) per year, with average wind speed of 15 mph (25 kph).
High Season (Winter/ Spring): Dec 15- Apr.14
Low Season (Summer/ Fall): Apr. 15- Dec. 14
Windy Season: May until August
Rainy Season: November until January.

What languages are spoken?

Papiamento (local language), Dutch, English and Spanish.

What currency is used?

US dollars. Traveler���s checks and credit cards are also widely accepted. Credit cards are not accepted in some supermarkets.

Airport customs declaration?

Visitors over 15 are allowed 400 cigarettes, 50 cigars, 250 grams of tobacco, 2 liters of distillated beverages, 2 liters of wine.

Departure tax

Departure Tax for all international destinations is USD $32.00 per person, payable in cash or debit/credit card (American Express is not accepted). Must be paid prior to check-in.
U.S. and Canadian citizens need proof of citizenship, a passport or certified birth certificate with a photo I.D. are required. All others require a valid passport. A return or continuing ticket is also required along with sufficient means to support yourself during your stay. Maximum stay: 14 days with the possibility or extending the visit to 90 days.

Can we drink the water?

The water is distilled from seawater and is perfectly safe to drink. Imported water is available.

What is the voltage on Bonaire?

Electricity: 110v and 220v

What about the Banks?

Banco de Caribe and Maduro & Curiel���s Bank. Most ATM machine will give you the option to withdraw Dollars