Bonaire is celebrating Mother’s Day in a big way. Select island establishments, restaurants, activity providers, and a variety of hotels and resorts have announced events, specials, and packages to celebrate Mother’s Day and in some instances, the entire month of May.
On May 12th, 2013 Appetite Bonaire is offering a special Mother's Day menu including a four-course chef's menu with dessert and a free glass of prosecco for $45 per person. Visit: www.appetitebonaire.com.
Between May 11th and 19th 2013, Bellafonte Chateau de la Mer is offering a 15 percent discount off their normal room rates. Additionally, all mothers will receive a bouquet on their special day. Mothers will also receive reservation assistance for a free 30-minute massage. Reservations must be made directly through Bellafonte with a seven-night stay required. Only one offer per room is permitted. Visit: www.bellafontebonaire.com.
When staying at Belmar Oceanfront Apartments, all mothers will receive chocolates on Mother's Day. Bonaire Oceanfront Apartments is also offering mothers free diving with unlimited air, a discount of $159 for six days of diving. This special is valid from May 6th through May 19th, 2013, and includes all taxes. A seven-night stay at Bonaire Oceanfront Apartments is required to qualify for this special. When booking, refer to the Mother's Day Special. Visit: www.belmar-bonaire.com and www.sunrentalsbonaire.com for the diving special.
For guests staying at the Buddy Dive Resort, all mothers will receive roses. Visit: www.buddydive.com.
From May 4 through 31, 2013, Captain Don's Habitat is offering the seventh night free. The seven-night dive package is priced from just $745 per person for double occupancy. This package includes ocean view room accommodations, welcome rum punch, a manager’s rum punch party, six single-tank boat dives, six days of 24-hour unlimited shore diving, and government taxes, services charges, and energy surcharge (except on free night). The resort also offers oceanfront dining, a bar and pool, a day spa, full-service dive operations, a photo shop, and free Wi-Fi. Airfare, vehicle rental and travel insurance also available through Captain Don’s North America representative. Visit: www.HabitatBonaire.com.
At the Caribbean Club Bonaire, mothers will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco at Happy Hour. Visit: www.caribbeanclubbonaire.com.
When guests book a windsurfing or diving package (accommodations, vehicle and dive or windsurf gear rental) for two with Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations, they will earn one free massage at Namaste Spa for Mom. This offer applies to new bookings and is available for the entire month of May. Visit: www.bonairecaribbean.com.
Divi Flamingo Beach Resort’s current Shore & Explore package provides special pricing on a seven-night stay, unlimited shore diving and a 4-passenger pick-up rental, along with free breakfast daily. The Mother’s Day brunch at the Calabas Restaurant on May 12th, 2013 includes an omelet and Indonesian station, and will be served from 11:00 AM through 2:00 PM. Rates for the Shore & Explore package begin at $872 per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, service charges, and the Bonaire National Marine Park fee are not included. Visit: www.diviresorts.com/diviflamingo.
From May 10 through 11, 2013, visiting moms can receive a free pair of earrings or a ring to match, valued at $15, with any purchase of an Omega Pendant at Elements of Bonarie. These pieces of Dichroic Glass jewelry are hand-crafted on Bonaire. Visit: www.elementsbonaire.com.
With H2O Visions Bonaire, mothers go free for either a snorkel or island tour, with a minimum of three paying from May 12 through 18, 2013. Visit www.h2ovisionsbonaire.com.
Previously the Riding Academy Bonaire, the Horse Ranch Bonaire is organizing a mother/daughter trail ride for the special price of $200 for two persons. Groups are kept to a minimum, so advance reservations are recommended. Reference the booking code Mother/Daughter Trail when making a reservation, valid for services between May 6 and May 19, 2013. Visit: www.horseranchbonaire.com.
Perla Boneriano’s Villa Morotin is offering a Mother's Day special, with a 10 percent discount from the normal rates, bringing the per night room rate to $151 from $168. The villa can accommodate up to four guests in two bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, a covered porch, living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. Offer is valid for any stay (minimum four nights) during the month of May, 2013, but is subject to availability. Airport transfer, TV, wireless Internet, twice-weekly cleaning are included in the discounted rate, but the tourist tax of $5.45 per person per night is additional. Full payment is due in advance. Refer to the "Mother's Day Special Villa Morotin" when making reservations. Visit: www.perlaboneriano.com.
Plaza Resort Bonaire has just added in a sunset cruise to their all-inclusive program. Available for a limited time only, the boat sails on Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays, and Fridays with a minimum of four persons and a maximum of twelve persons. Free drinks and a BBQ are available on board. The excursions provide time for swimming and snorkeling, and snorkel gear is provided at no charge. Visit: www.plazaresortbonaire.com.
At Villa Ganshi, visitors can receive a discount of 15 percent from the normal rates for any Saturday-to-Saturday booking from May 4 through May 18, 2013. Those who take a longer fourteen night stay during this time will receive a 20 percent discount on the normal weekly rate. Visit: www.villaganshibonaire.com.
Everything but a towel is included on Woodwind's guided snorkel trip on Sunday, May 12th, 2013 from 9:00 AM through 2:00 PM. The excursion features snorkel equipment, lunch, dessert, and an open bar. A mother and son/daughter duo will receive half-price rates of $25 per person, or mothers can snorkel for free when accompanied by others paying the normal rate of $50 per person. Visit: www.woodwindbonaire.com.