New Aruba-Bonaire Flights
Bonaire has launched Tiara Air,
a privately owned Aruban airline, which began nonstop service between Aruba and
Tiara Air operates nonstop roundtrip flights six times a
week between the two islands, departing Aruba Monday, Friday, Saturday and
Sunday at 9:45 a.m., arriving in Bonaire at 10:30 a.m.; and also Friday and
Sunday at 7 p.m., arriving in
The return flights depart Bonaire Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m., arriving in Aruba at 11:45 a.m.; and also Friday and Sunday at 8:15 p.m., arriving in Aruba at 9 p.m. Tiara Air is using a Shorts 360 33-passenger airplane. Tickets are $90.56 each way and can be purchased online.
Caneel Bay Finishing Renovations
Bay, a Rosewood resort on
The 170-acre resort launched a $3.6 million renovation last summer, rede-signing rooms in a 1950s beach house style (the resort was opened in 1956).
Enhancements include new furnishings, artwork, draperies and bedding, featuring handcrafted furniture and fabrics in greens and blues inspired by its location.
Laurance Rockefeller's Cottage #7, a long-time guest
favorite and historic landmark, has also been restored, incorporating a motif
that is more colonial
A total of 30 rooms will have been made connecting by the time the second phase of the renovation is completed this fall.
Caneel Beach Grill and Breezeway Bar are also receiving new looks. —Joe Pike