Bonair - The Perfect Island Escape
Dreaming of a Caribbean getaway? If you’re fortunate enough to get one, then Piet Boon’s Bonaire is THE place to stay. Here’s why.
Bonaire easily combines two of my favourite things in the world – stunning beaches and beautiful design.
This amazing hotel is located in the middle of the Caribbean, on a tiny island of the same name. It’s just a small island hop away from Aruba.
Nestled amongst sprawling lush gardens, each of Bonaire’s eight bespoke villas has been designed and furnished by the iconic Dutch designer, Piet Boon. No two are alike. Each has its own layout and style, but all incorporate natural, sustainable materials and a feeling of openness.
Piet Boon and his team have also specially commissioned the artwork featured in each villa, many of which have been made by local artisans with native materials such as sun-bleached driftwood.
Bonaire’s development came about because Piet had been visiting the tiny island for rest and relaxation for over 25 years thanks to its laidback lifestyle and natural beauty. It made perfect sense then for his next project to be an amazing high-end property for visitors to enjoy in the same place. And so Bonaire was born.
Piet Boon is a master of many design fields. He has dabbled in designs for cars, wallpaper, furniture and residential projects. Along the way, he’s also worked with some of the world’s most iconic brands such as Bang & Olufsen, Miele and Land Rover.
Take some time to have a browse at pietboonbonaire.com Even if you can’t get there in person, it’s a lovely way to spend an afternoon daydreaming!