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Address: Washington-Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire
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Located on the western coast, this beach features has bright yellow...

Located on the western coast, this beach features has bright yellow 19th-century buildings and good swimming.

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Boca Slagbaai is on the long route around the National park. Worth stopping for a photo opportunity.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2016
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Boca Slagbaai is on the long route around the National park. Worth stopping for a photo opportunity.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

When driving through the Washington-Slagbaai National Park, this beach was our teenagers' reward for going to all of the hot and historic and educational spots that we wanted to see. The bumpy truck ride through miles of cactus was fun for them, but THIS was the BEST! We went back a second time just to get to this spot on... More 

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

This place is worth the trip, just because it is something pretty unique, but you've got to plan accordingly. You'll want to make sure you have enough gas when you arrive, that your vehicle can handle the rough roads, and finally that you arrive early enough in the day to accomplish everything you want to do. We met a couple... More 

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Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

You can't go wrong by taking the drive throughout this park. You could stand for hours taking it all in.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Do not miss going into the Washington-Slagbaai National Park. This is one of the beautiful sights you will see. The entire coastline with the blowholes, color of the water, etc. is simply amazing. It is a great way to spend the day. Make sure to bring along a cooler with food & drinks as there is nothing in the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

This is a perfect place to pull over and enjoy a little lunch/snack during your visit. You will have the ocean in front of you and flamingos behind you. The diving is average but the scenery and views are worth the visit. They have a toilet and running water so you're able to wash your hands and use the restroom... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a few hours on our trip around the national park. The beach is great and has nice benches in the shade of trees, good for picnics. The snorkeling and diving is average, lots of dead coral. There are functioning toilets here.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This is one of the famous / well known spots of Bonaire. If you type in Bonaire you always will get at least one picture of Boca Slagbaai. The name Slagbaai comes from the past when they killed ( or in Dutch slachten) the goats and salted them before they were send to Curaçao. It is also a very nice... More 

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SweetLakeCity
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

When we arrived we recieved all the information we need for this park. Bring your own food and drinks, because you can't buy them at the park. Great dive sites and nature. Prepare for a bumpy ride and if you bought a dive/snorkelpass you recieve a discount (ticket is valid for a year).

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Nice views.... but not what we were expecting. Long drive back home after the drive tour. Bring lots of water and snacks

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