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Bonaire Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Bonaire

The reductions on duty-free imports make the purchase of some perfume, jewellery or alcohol worthwhile. Bonaire prides itself on its unique, specialist stores. Watches, Dutch cheese, fine China and Cuban cigars are usually sold.

Shopping hours

Mon-Sat 0800/0900-1200 and 1400-1800. Larger supermarkets are open Monday-Saturday 0730/0800-1900, with some open Sunday 1100-1400. Hours vary widely and those stated above must be treated simply as guidelines.

Nightlife in Bonaire

Nightspots are found around the main hotels and restaurants. Evening entertainment includes dancing and listening to reggae groups or calypso steel bands at the many oceanside bars and cafes. The island has two discos and two casinos.