Travel By Fingertip...Bonaire & Curacao

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Shopping In Bonaire & Curacao


Bonaire Shopping Overview

Most items found on Bonaire are imports from European or South American countries and the neighboring islands of Curacao and Aruba. Although the island is not duty free you can find some good savings if you're looking for a bargain.
Aries Boutique
Delft china, semi-precious stones, gold jewelry and watches. Also, Dutch food specialties. Addr: 33 Kaya Grandi.
Ki Bo Ke Pakus
Beautiful dashiki fabric, island-made jewelry and swim wear. Addr: Flamingo Beach Hotel.
Caribbean Arts & Crafts
Papier-Mache, wall hangings, straw items, wooden birds & fish, hand blown glass and Mexican onyx. Addr: 38-A Kaya Grandi.
Birds of Paradise
A smart collection of wooden earrings, jewelry. Addr: 36 Kaya Grandi.

Curacao Shopping Overview

The shops in Curacao are considered by many among the best in the Caribbean. As the local import tax is low, it will seem as if you are shopping close to duty free. It is wise to begin shopping early to avoid the cruise ship crowds that frequent Curacao. The island's best bargains are found in the luxury items popular throughout the Caribbean islands - cameras, electronics, fine china & crystal.
The main shopping section in downtown Willemstad. Heerenstraat and Gomezplein are lovely pedestrian malls.
Waterfort Arches
A variety of lovely shops, restaurants and bars.
Julius L. Penha & Sons
Luxury items including Madeira linens, Hummel figurines and handbags from South America, Italy & Spain. Addr: Heerenstraat 1.
Books, artist prints, island literature. Addr: 50 Fokkerweg.

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