Are you leaving for Bonaire soon? After reading our travel advice about this island, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Bonaire requires will, amongst other things, depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
The island has a tropical climate with year-round temperatures between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. If your visit to Bonaire is part of a round trip, you should take additional health risks into account. For example, if you travel to nearby Venezuela – or to any other South American country – you may require additional vaccinations. Also, protect yourself well against the fierce sun and avoid mosquito bites (dengue fever). Malaria does not occur on Bonaire.
Vaccinations Bonaire: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Bonaire against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Bonaire requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.