Sample Itinerary: Bonaire to Curacao
This sample itinerary for Bonaire to Curaco was provided by
the s/v Domicil.
SAMPLE ITINERARY : BONAIRE to CURACAO
'Small' Curacao - Curacao (7 days)
by s/v Domicil
As the winds are always easterly, this is a great downwind sailing
event, making it an easy passage even for those not used to being on
The Domicil crew will welcome you at the airport (Flamingo) on Bonaire
and bring you to the yacht Domicil waiting for you at their Kralendijk
mooring. Once aboard, freshen up and then enjoy cocktails and hors
d'houvres on deck. A beautiful sunset is the prelude for a romantic
dinner -- alfresco!
Bonaire is a wonderful Caribbean Island with a historic Dutch flavor!
You can wander around in Kralendijk, enjoy the best dive spots in the
world, or drive to the unique salt pans flanked by original slave
houses. Bonaire is an amazing experience!
This is a fabulous day of sailing from Bonaire to the island of Klein
Curacao, about 30 miles to the west. After breakfast we set sail in a
broad reach (that's smooth sailing) to the uninhabited island called
'Klein Curacao'. With a bit of luck we will meet dolphins on
the way, and those who like to fish can try for a marlin or a tuna! We
arrive late in the afternoon, just in time for cocktails and an always
inspiring sunset. Dinner aboard.
- Day 3: Day sail to 'Small Curacao'
On Klein Curacao you will find pristine beaches, crystal clear waters
with coral, colorful fish and with a little luck, swimming with
turtles! The island has many interesting stories, illustrated with a
deserted lighthouse, shipwrecks and traces of old settlements. By
evening you may have the island for yourself! We anchor overnight in
the protected bay and enjoy the relaxed ambiance of this special
- Day 4: Island 'Small Curacao'
After a relaxed breakfast we complete the easy sail to Curacao to the
famous private 5-start resort, Baoase. There, a private car (Mercedes
with a driver/guide) is available for you to explore the intriguing
features of Curacao. Visit the beaches, natural parks, famous
'Handelskade' with the floating bridge, floating market, the slave
museum, or tax-free shopping in Punda. Curacao offers some fabulous
architecture on the UNESCO world heritage list. We will be happy create
a day package to suit your needs. In the evening you are the guest of
the very best chef on Curacao at the 5-star Baoase private resort. Your
dinner will be served on the private beach.
- Day 5: Day sail to Curacao &
Today we sail along the south coast of Curacao all the way to the very
west tip called West Point. We anchor in Playa Kalki in front of the
famous Kura Hurlanda resort. After cocktails at sunset, the choice is
yours: A romantic last dinner aboard or ashore at the beautiful Kura
- Day 6: Day sail south coast Curacao
Whatever your choice was last night, we are sure you have spent a
memorable week aboard Domicil. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast, one last swim
and check out at any time. The Domicil crew will take you to the
airport for your return to Bonaire or onwards to your international
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