YOUR CARIBBEAN HIDEAWAY
The perfect boutique hideaway in Bonaire offering prime oceanfront location, breathtaking views, and overall relaxed atmosphere.
A collection of outstanding private fully-equipped 1- & 2-bedroom homes with a 5-star full-service experience. This AAA Diamond listed boutique hotel provides stellar ocean views with direct access to our house reef located in the world-class Bonaire underwater Marine Park.
Enjoy diving and snorkeling from our private pier with our on-site dive facilities, including dive locker, rinse tanks, tank exchange, and complimentary snorkel sets.
Experience the Caribbean in its purest form with unspoiled nature, stunning marine life and year-round perfect tropical climate.
Enhance your stay with a variety of exciting experiences above and below the water.
A collection of outstanding, private 1 & 2 bedroom apartments offering a home-away-from-home feeling with a full-service experience.
A HIDDEN GEM
QUIET, FRIENDLY & SAFE
Safely situated outside of the hurricane belt with a relaxed atmosphere, Bonaire is the kind of island where Sundays are still sacred.
Bonaire is easily accessible with daily connections from Europe and North & South America.
360 DAYS OF SUNSHINE
Year-round sunshine and cool Caribbean breezes create the perfect tropical paradise.
THE NATIONAL MARINE PARK
DIVING & SNORKELING
Diving is one of the best things to do in Bonaire, for over 20 years the island has been renowned as the best shore diving destination in the world. Offering the unique freedom for both divers and snorkelers to independently discover the pristine National Marine Park with over 80 easily accessible dive sites.
KITING & WINDSURFING
Whether you are Kiteboarding or Windsurfing, Bonaire’s calm turquoise waters combined with Caribbean trade winds create the ideal conditions for learning or practising your skills.
FEEL THE WIND
SAILING & FISHING
From early morning off-shore big-game fishing, afternoon boat dives and snorkel trips, to relaxed sunset drinks on the bow of a catamaran.
Spend a day in the park and discover the island’s rich historical and cultural heritage, preserved wildlife sanctuary, remote windswept beaches, and untouched Northern landscapes.
Head out on conservation, cultural, or active tours, take a trip to Klein Bonaire’s unspoiled white sandy beaches, drive South to experience the famous salt pans, flamingo sanctuary, and mangroves amidst the natural wonder of Lac Bay.
Experience the island’s most magnificent scenery while hiking, biking or taking the perfect pictures along the island’s many well-marked trails.
Bonaire offers a wide variety of culinary delights, ranging from local delicacies to international fine dining. Choose from a waterfront café for breakfast, a quick bite at one of the many food trucks for lunch, or Michelin-star worthy romantic dinner for two.
ARTS & CRAFTS
Local traders and artisanal producers offer a range of local, handmade products at regular markets and various independent shops.
As the sun sets into the horizon, enjoy a cold beer or cocktail at one of the many beach bars. As night falls, head to a live venue to hear local performers and Salsa dance late into the evening.
DIVE & DRIVE
Take the stress out of organizing your vacation and let us arrange your diving package and vehicle rental with the best operators on the island and receive a discount on your room rate.
Dive tanks are stored onsite for your convenience.
6 Days unlimited Air/Nitrox and weights
10% Room discount
FLY & DRIVE
Travel light, leave your gear at home and let us arrange your kiting or windsurfing package and vehicle rental with the best operators on the island and receive a discount on your room rate.
Kiting: 6 days equipment hire or 3x3h lessons
Windsurfing: 5 days equipment hire
10% room discount
From the moment you arrive at The Bellafonte, your destination wedding becomes a celebration to remember.
Exchange vows on the private pier as the Caribbean sun sets into the horizon and allow us to take care of you and your wedding party’s needs.
YOUR CARIBBEAN HIDEAWAY
HOME AWAY FROM HOME
Luxury Caribbean apartments with a full-service hotel experience, conveniently located with bars and restaurants within walking distance and just a short 5-minute drive from the city of Kralendijk, which offers local shops, arts & crafts, and a wide range of international culinary delights.
All apartments have king size beds, air conditioning in every room, and are accessible by stairs or elevator. Ground floor suites have direct access to the pool, sundeck and pier. Complimentary daily housekeeping service, amenities, linens, and toiletries are all included.
Garden view rooms offering generous layouts, private balcony, bathroom, and kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave.
These spacious Studios have a side-ocean view and a fully equipped kitchen with stove and oven. Furnished with an eye for detail and comfort; ideal for longer stays.
ONE BEDROOM SUITES
Oceanfront Suites with the comforts of home, including one bedroom, fully equipped kitchen, living room and private balcony with beautiful views overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Please note that Junior Suites are only accessible by stairs.
These Suites are a true home-away-from-home, offering a large kitchen and dining area. Both the bedroom and spacious living room have breathtaking Caribbean Sea views and direct access to your large private oceanfront balcony or terrace.
TWO BEDROOM SUITES
In addition to the Senior Suites, the Grand Suites provide two bedrooms, each with their own bathroom located at opposite ends of the unit for maximum privacy. Enjoy spectacular oceanfront views from the Master Bedroom and balcony or terrace. These suites are perfect for couples and friends vacationing together.
Located on the top floor, our two luxurious Penthouses offer the ultimate privacy. With their secluded wraparound balcony, they provide one of the best panoramic views on the entire island.
The accommodation consists of two large bedrooms each with their own spacious bathroom and private balcony. Expansive open-plan living and dining areas flow into a well-appointed modern kitchen and breakfast area.
Our Penthouses are the choice of royalty, celebrities and HNWI’s alike, who value our commitment to their utmost privacy and attention to detail.
Please note: We are unable to provide additional guest beds, children's beds or cribs for any of our apartments or rooms
ABOUT THE HOTEL
Private boutique hotel featuring 22 fully air-conditioned apartments each with private balcony, fully equipped kitchen and complimentary WiFi throughout.
Daily housekeeping, room service, night security, and on-site dive facilities including tank exchange.
Enhance your stay and enjoy the best the island has to offer by reserving your vehicle, dining, diving, private chef, tours and wellness experiences with our personalised concierge services.
With a prime oceanfront location, you have direct access to Bonaire’s National Marine Park with its world-class marine life, corals, and tropical turquoise waters.
Conveniently located with bars and restaurants within walking distance and just a short 5-minute drive from the city of Kralendijk which offers local shops, arts & crafts, and a wide range of international culinary delights.
All apartments have kingsize beds, air conditioning in every room, and are accessible by stairs or elevator. Ground floor suites have direct access to the pool, sundeck and pier. Complimentary daily housekeeping service, amenities, linens, and toiletries are all included.
MEET THE TEAM
YORDI S. STEENKAMER
Hugely passionate about the industry, his breadth of knowledge and desire to exceed guest expectations is at the forefront of his approach to service.
With over 10 years of experience at The Bellafonte, Dilia knows all the ins-and-outs of the property. Together with her team she ensures The Bellafonte is known as the cleanest hotel on the island.
Keeping The Bellafonte's guests and team safe at all times.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
All rates are quoted in U.S. Dollars per room / per night and do not include the Service Charge of 10% and the Government Tourist Tax of $6.50 p/p/p/n.
Government taxes and lodging rates are subject to change without notice.
25% due at confirmation of reservation and balance 30 days prior to arrival. In the event 30 days past, full pre-payment is due at confirmation time.
Payment for Holiday Christmas Period: 25% due at confirmation of reservation and balance 90 days prior to arrival. In the event 90 days past, full pre-payment is due at confirmation time.
In case of cancellation 45 days or longer before arrival the deposit minus $100 cancellation fee will be refunded.
If cancelled 44 to 30 days prior to arrival, the full deposit will be forfeited.
For cancellations between 30 and 14 days prior to arrival 50% of the total amount is non-refundable.
If cancelled within 14 to 7 days, of arrival 75% of the total amount will be non-refundable. Cancellation less than 7 days prior to arrival or in case of no-show, the entire stay is non-refundable.
Unused nights due to a later arrival time or day or an early departure are non-refundable.
We advise you to take out travel insurance.
Check-in begins at 2:00 p.m.
Check-out before/until 11:00 a.m.
Changes to the reservation including arrival and departure dates and times are subject to approval and written agreement between the parties.
Effective Date: January 2020
This Privacy Statement applies to www.bellafontebonaire.com owned and operated by Bellafonte Luxury Oceanfront Hotel. This Privacy Statement describes how we collect and use the information, which may include personal data, you provide on our website: www.bellafontebonaire.com. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal data and how you can access and update this data.
The types of personal data that we collect include:
Your first name, last name, email address, phone number, and home address;
Credit card details (type of card, credit card number, name on card, expiration date, and security code);
Guest stay data, including date of arrival and departure, special requests made, observations about your service preferences (including room preferences, facilities, or any other services used);
Data you provide regarding your marketing preferences or in the course of participating in surveys, contests, or promotional offers;
You may always choose what personal data (if any) you want to provide to us. However, if you choose not to provide certain details, some of your transactions with us may be impacted.
Data We Collect Automatically
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
A. Reservations: We use your personal data to complete and administer your online reservation.
B. Customer Service: We use your personal data to provide customer service.
C. Guest Reviews: We may use your contact data to invite you by email to write a guest review after your stay. This can help other travelers to pick the accommodations that suits them best. If you submit a guest review, your review may be published on our website.
D. Marketing Activities: We also use your data for marketing activities, as permitted by law. Where we use your personal data for direct marketing purposes (e.g. commercial newsletters and marketing communications on new products and services or other offers we think may be of interest to you), we include an unsubscribe link that you can use if you do not want us to send messages in the future.
E. Other Communications: There may be other times when we contact you by email, mail, phone, or texting, depending on the contact data you share with us. There could be a number of reasons for this:
a. We may need to respond to and handle requests you’ve made.
b. If you haven’t finalized a reservation online, we may email you a reminder to continue with your reservation. We believe this additional service is useful to you because it allows you to carry on with a reservation without having to search for the accommodation again or filling in all the reservation details from scratch.
c. When you use our services, we may send you a questionnaire or invite you to provide a review about your experience with our website. We believe this additional service is useful to you and to us, as we will be able to improve our website based on your feedback.
F. Analytics, Improvements, and Research: We use personal data to conduct research and analysis. We may involve a third party to do this on our behalf. We may share or disclose the results of such research (including to third-parties) in anonymous, aggregated form. We use your personal data for analytical purposes to improve our services, enhance the user experience, and improve the functionality and quality of our online travel services.
G. Security, Fraud Detection, and Prevention: We use the information, which may include personal data, in order to prevent fraud and other illegal or infringing activities. We also use this information to investigate and detect fraud. We can use personal data for risk assessment and security purposes, including the authentication of users. For these purposes, personal data may be shared with third parties, such as law enforcement authorities as permitted by applicable law and external advisers.
H. Legal and Compliance: In certain cases, we need to use the information provided, which may include personal data, to handle and resolve legal disputes or complaints, for regulatory investigations and compliance, or to enforce agreement(s), or to comply with lawful requests from law enforcement insofar as it is required by law.
If we use automated means to process personal data which produces legal effects or significantly affects you, we will implement suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms, including the right to obtain human intervention.
In view of purposes A and B, we rely on the performance of a contract: The use of your data may be necessary to perform the contract that you have with us. For example, if you use our services to make an online reservation, we will use your data to carry out our obligation to complete and administer that reservation under the contract that we have with you.
In view of purposes C – H, we rely on its legitimate interests: We use your data for our legitimate interests, such as providing you with the best appropriate content for the website, emails, and newsletters to improve and promote our products, services, and the content on our website, as well as for administrative, fraud detection, and legal purposes. When using personal data to serve our legitimate interests, we will always balance your rights and interests in the protection of your information against our rights and interests.
In respect of purpose H, we also rely, where applicable, on our obligation to comply with applicable law.
Where needed under applicable law, we will obtain your consent prior to processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
If needed in accordance with applicable law, we will ask for your consent. You can withdraw your consent anytime by contacting us at any of the addresses at the end of this Privacy Statement.
If you want to object to the processing set out under C-F and there’s no opt-out mechanism available to you directly (e.g. in your account settings), to the extent applicable, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Booking.com: We’ve teamed up with Booking.com B.V., located at Herengracht 597, 1017 CE Amsterdam, Netherlands (www.booking.com) (hereafter Booking.com) to offer you our online reservation services. While we provide the content to this website and you make a reservation directly with us, the reservations are processed through Booking.com. The information you enter into this website will therefore also be shared with Booking.com and its affiliates. This information may include personal data including your name, your contact details, your payment details, the names of guests traveling with you, and any preferences you specified when making a booking.
To find out more about the Booking.com corporate family, visit About Booking.com.
BookingSuite: Your personal data might be shared with BookingSuite B.V. located at Herengracht 597, 1017 CE Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company which operates this website and the website suite.booking.com.
Third-party service providers: We use service providers to process your personal data strictly on our behalf. This processing would be for purposes as included in this Privacy Statement, such as facilitating reservation payments, sending out marketing material, or for analytical support services. These service providers are bound by confidentiality clauses and are not allowed to use your personal data for their own purposes or any other purpose.
Competent authorities: We disclose personal data to law enforcement and other governmental authorities insofar as it is required by law or is strictly necessary for the prevention, detection or prosecution of criminal acts and fraud.
International Data Transfers
The transmission of personal data as described in this Privacy Statement may include overseas transfers of personal data to countries whose data protection laws are not as comprehensive as those of the countries within the European Union. Where required by European law, we shall only transfer personal data to recipients offering an adequate level of data protection. In these situations, we make contractual arrangements to ensure that your personal data is still protected in line with European standards. You can ask us to see a copy of these clauses using the contact details below.
BookingSuite observes reasonable procedures to prevent unauthorized access to, and the misuse of information, including personal data. We use appropriate business systems and procedures to protect and safeguard information including personal data. We also use security procedures, technical, and physical restrictions for accessing and using the personal data on our servers. Only authorized personnel are permitted to access personal data in the course of their work.
We will retain your information, which may include personal data, for as long as we deem it necessary to provide services to you, comply with applicable laws, resolve disputes with any parties, and otherwise as necessary to allow us to conduct our business, including to detect and prevent fraud or other illegal activities. All personal data we retain will be subject to this Privacy Statement. If you have a question about a specific retention period for certain types of personal data we process about you, contact us using the contact details included below.
Your Choices and Rights
We want you to be in control of how your personal data is used by us. You can do this in the following ways:
You can ask us for a copy of the personal data we hold about you;
You can inform us of any changes to your personal data, or you can ask us to correct any of the personal data we hold about you; In certain situations, you can ask us to erase, block, or restrict the processing of the personal data we hold about you, or object to particular ways in which we are using your personal data; and
In certain situations, you can also ask us to send the personal data you’ve given us to a third party.
Where we are using your personal data on the basis of your consent, you are entitled to withdraw that consent at any time subject to applicable law. Moreover, where we process your personal data based on legitimate interest or the public interest, you have the right to object at any time to that use of your personal data, subject to applicable law.
We rely on you to ensure that your personal data is complete, accurate, and current. Be sure to inform us as soon as possible regarding any changes to or inaccuracies in your personal data by contacting email@example.com. We will handle your request in accordance with the applicable law.
Questions or Complaints
If you have questions or concerns about our processing of your personal data, or if you want to exercise any of the rights you have under this notice, you are welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . You may also contact your local data protection authority with questions and complaints.
Changes to the Notice
Just as our business changes constantly, this Privacy Statement may also change for time to time. If you want to see changes made to this Privacy Statement from time to time, we invite you to access this Privacy Statement to see the changes. If we make material changes or changes that will have an impact on you (e.g. when we start processing your personal data for purpose other than those set out above), we will contact you prior to starting that processing.
Effective Date: January 2020
This Cookie Notice applies to www.bellafontebonaire.com, owned and operated by Bellafonte Luxury Oceanfront Hotel, and describes how we use personal data collected through Cookies and other techniques, including pixels (“Cookies”) on our website www.bellafontebonaire.com (“Site”).
When entering the Site or viewing our targeted advertisements, we automatically collect data using Cookies.
The types of information that we collect through Cookies include IP address; device ID; viewed pages; browsing information; browser type; operating system; internet service provider; timestamp; the referring URL; and location data depending on the device you use.
More information on Cookies: Cookies are small bits of electronic information that a website sends to a visitor’s browser and are stored on the visitor’s hard drive. We place Cookies on your computer if you visit our website. If you are concerned about having Cookies on your device, you can set your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, letting you decide whether to accept it or not. You can also delete Cookies from your device. However, if you choose to block or delete Cookies, certain features of the websites you visit might not operate correctly.
More information on pixel tags: Pixels (also known as “web beacons”‘ or “clear gifs”) are electronic files that usually consist of a single-pixel image and can be embedded in a web page or in an email to send information, e.g. a newsletter. We may use pixels to place or recognize a Cookie on your device if you use our services.
Third-party Cookies: We allow certain third parties to place Cookies. If you have questions about which Cookies are used and which parties place these Cookies, contact us using the contact details set out below.
We use your information, including personal data, collected through Cookies for the following purposes:
C. Providing targeted advertisements: We use information that we collect through Cookies to pursue our legitimate interests by providing targeted advertising. Where necessary, we will obtain prior consent before Cookies are placed for this purpose. If consent is given, you can withdraw it at any time. In addition, you can object to our processing of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
D. Market research: We use information that we collect through Cookies to pursue our legitimate interests to engage in market research (including the analysis of market segmentation or trends, preferences and behaviors, research about products or services, or the effectiveness of marketing or advertising) or product development (including the analysis of the characteristics of a market segment or group of customers or the performance of our Site, in order to improve our Site).
• BookingSuite: Your personal data may be shared with BookingSuite B.V. located at Herengracht 597, 1017 CE Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company which operates the website suite.booking.com.
• Sharing with third parties: We share your personal data with third parties as permitted by law and as described below, including service providers acting on our behalf. We do not sell or rent your personal data.
• Competent authorities: We disclose personal data to law enforcement and other governmental authorities insofar as is required by law or is strictly necessary for the prevention, detection or prosecution of criminal acts and fraud.
There is a difference between session Cookies and permanent Cookies. Session Cookies only exist until you close your browser. Permanent Cookies have a longer lifespan and are not automatically deleted once you close your browser. We strive to serve Cookies or allow the serving of Cookies with a maximum lifespan of 5 years. Only in exceptional circumstances (e.g. for security purposes including fraud detection) and where absolutely necessary, a Cookie will have a longer lifespan. If you have questions about specific retention periods, contact us using the contact details included below.
Questions or Complaints
If you have questions or concerns about our processing of your personal data, or if you want to exercise any of the rights you have under this notice, you are welcome to contact us at email@example.com . You can also contact your local data protection authority with questions and complaints.
Changes to the Notice
Just as our business changes constantly, this Cookie Notice will also change from time to time. If you want to see changes made to this Cookie Notice from time to time, we invite you to access this Cookie Notice to see the changes.
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR SAFETY
We believe in responsible and safe travel while staying vigilant and following the recommended procedures and protocols by the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local authorities.
We understand the need for increased flexibility with travel planning right now. Therefore, we have changed our policy to the following:
We will no longer ask for a depository payment upon making your reservation.If it is 100% certain you are able to travel and with your approval, the full balance will be taken 30-days prior to your arrival.The payment is fully refundable until 7-day prior to check-in, after which only 50% of the payment will be refundable. With direct bookings, the 50% will not be charged as a cancellation fee but can be placed on file to use as a credit for a future stay.Unused nights due to late arrival (time/day) or an early departure are non-refundable.
Housekeeping will not enter your home-away-from-home unless it is vacant and you have approved us entering. You will only enter a hospital-grade sterilized and sealed room. Further, all of our public areas have been fitted with disinfectant dispensers. Sunbeds are distanced accordingly and are to be disinfected after use.
Fortunately, personal contact is not a must for our property. The Front Office has been made contact-free and all key cards are sanitized. We are currently busy with developing keyless entry systems for the rooms. However, we would still love to advise you on our favorite spots around the island and our concierge services shall continue either at a distance or via phone from your room.