This award-winning aparthotel delivers plenty for families, including a river-style pool and a splash park.
This place has a long and winding main pool. Better still, there’s a children’s splash park with chutes, slides and a giant pirate ship. On the dining front, you can choose from a buffet place and an Italian.
The hotel’s about a 2-minute walk from a small sand-and-shingle beach. Meanwhile, the centre of Cala Bona is about a 10-minute walk away, and it’s a little further to Cala Millor, a bigger resort.
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- Lifts: 8, 1 block without lift
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- Thomson Kids’ Clubs
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- Parent & baby facilities
- Guinness World Records Days
- Family entertainment
- Free infant luggage allowance
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Bed and Breakfast
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Buffet breakfast and dinner.
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Continental late breakfasts 10.30-12.30 and 1 visit to the Italian restaurant per stay. Local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, until 24.00. Tea, coffee and cake 16.00-18.00, ice lollies and snacks for kids and assorted fruit 10.00-24.00.
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Plenty of thrills and spills for little ones in their own splash pool.
With a large sun terrace so there's loads of room for sunbeds and parasols.
Thomson Kids’ Club Apr - Oct
Designed for 3 to 11 year olds, Thomson Kids’ Club offers 2 hours of activities, 5 or 6 days a week. And that includes at least 3 evenings. It’s split into sections, with Tots for 3 to 5 year olds, Team for 6 to 8s, and Tribe for 9 to 11s. Best of all, most kids’ clubs activities are completely free. And outside of peak season, there are parent and toddler sessions 3 days a week, too. For your peace of mind, all Thomson Kids’ Club staff have advance DBS checks and hold NVQ Level 2 childcare qualifications. They’re First Aid trained, and there’ll be at least 2 of them on duty at all times. Available April to October.
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From the 1st moment we step foot in the Bonaire we love it. Reception were so helpful and accommodating nothing was stressful and it was a lovely welcome. In our party was 2 adults 2 teenagers and a toddler. All of us had a fab time. Location was perfect, a lovely harbour with plenty of shops and amazing restaurants. This lead all the way to Cala Millor with a stunning 3 miles of clean beach. Room is the Bonaire are modern and clean. We were self catering and had everything we needed. Pools are lovely and the splash pool is the best for little people. Food at the hotel was outstanding and we eat there more than we thought we would due to the quality and service. In general just lovely More
Fab 2nd visit
Recently returned from the Bonaire after a fab 11 night holiday with our 2 daughters, 5 and 7. Undoubtedly the splashpool is the main asset of this hotel for under 7's as it is so safe and so much fun. We found sunbeds here most days going down at 7:45am. Claire at the pool bar is lovely too. We used the other pool a bit too and joined in some of the daytime activities like aquafit (hilarious when a guest in speedos and a sombrero joined in the teaching one day!) the daily quiz and pool bingo. The rooms are of an excellent standard - we stayed in block 4 overlooking the pool which was great as we could still see the entertainment too but was not right on top of it. All hotel staff are very friendly. Wifi all round hotel added bonus. We went self catering and upgraded half way through to all inclusive which worked brilliantly for us giving us the ability to eat out for the first part of the holiday and then have the convienience of eating in the hotel the last few days. I hear though that Thomson is cracking down on being able to book SC from next year though which is a shame. Really enjoyed eating at Oliva and Es Mollett at Cala Bona harbour and wandering around in the evenings and not being tied to the hotel for the whole time. The restaurant food was very good and improved from last year (chocolate fountain with strawberries, great spanish night on friday) but don't know why menu is unchanged in the italian restaurant in the hotel? Still think this should be a spanish restauant which I'm sure would appeal to many people. Thomson stuff! Kids clubs were excellent and much better than 2013. Loads of staff, very friendly (Silly Sarah, Margherita Pizza to name just two) very approachable. Drop in could be explained a bit better though. Good evening activities too. Entertainment was average but this isn't a big factor in our holiday so didn't disappoint. I believe Danny was drafted in recently to help boost things up and he was great with loads of charisma and energy unlike some of the other ents staff who just didn't seem to really connect with the guests. The kids Kennel Club was OK but maybe some more songs to dance to would have been good? Recommend glass bottom boat trip to Porto Christo especially on a sunday for traditional spanish market. Overall the Bonaire is brilliant and I would highly recommend to anyone with 8's and under.More
Sezzas, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Another fabulous holiday.
Our second visit here and enjoyed it even more. We went self catering then changed to all inclusive so had the best of both worlds. Particularly enjoyed Kashmir Indian restaurant on the sea front. The food in the hotel was amazing, great selection and service. Everything was clean, didn't notice anything wrong with the pool. Tip-you can buy water at reception now to avoid carrying it from shop. Danny and Natatouille were very lively and energetic entertainers. Both kids loved the kids club, great activities for them to do. Stayed for 10 days but wished we had booked a fortnight. Highly recommended. Don't know if we can afford it again next year as it's so expensive now unfortunately. Would love to come back. More
Rebecca P, Nottm
Protur Bonaire great for families
Just returned after a one week all inc holiday. Travelled with our 12 year old daughter. The hotel is clean, newly refurbished and well located for shops, bars etc; The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful, unfortunately must agree with other reviews re Thomson staff, I'm sure some are comparing to previous years, this was our first visit and the worst evening entertainment I have encountered. The reps read from scripts and it is quite embarrassing. They walk around the hotel with little interaction with guests, no hello, good morning etc; I agree with pool reviews, don,t see much cleaning, water testing and any white trim to swimwear was ruined, now nicotine coloured and won't wash out. The bridge over the pool is very slippery, saw a few falls. Although beds cannot be left before 7.45 with towels on them, some guests are down at 6.30am, they sit amidst a row of sun beds and as soon as the patrol guy leaves, all the towels appear and the beds are instantly reserved, there are plenty of sun loungers, it appears to be position around the pool that they are reserving, 6.10am whilst still dark and we saw someone sat reserving a cabana!! The food was of a very good standard and the restaurant not manic for August, never queued for a table. Would return to this hotel but feel it is better for younger children, all activities for 11 years and under or over 16 years, teens can't join in with water polo etc; as a family resort feel thomsons need to address this and find activities for the teens too. The pirates adventure theatre trip was well worth the money, a fantastic show. Panatosta restaurant/bar close to hotel and very nice. Don't want to be negative, just informative, had a lovely week and would consider returning but very expensive for next year given little involvement for teens.More
Janetto27, Barnsley, United Kingdom
Met all expectations!
Just arrived back today and had a fantastic holiday. This is a fantastic hotel for children with lots of things for them to do. Even though our little girl is one and couldn't take part in lots of activities we chose this hotel as we knew people who had returned year after year...we now understand why. It's a perfect hotel for families.The staff are so friendly and made such a lovely fuss over our little girl. The hotel was spotless and clean and the grounds are well maintained .The hotel room was modern and spacious enough. Even though the entertainment was a bit repetitive some nights, the children's entertainment with Thomson the dog was excellent for young children and the Thomson staff were so friendly. Calla Bona harbour was beautiful and even though we were all inclusive we went out a couple of nights as the restaurants are fantastic along the harbour. Janet and johns at the harbour had the most amazing paella! I was reading some negative comments on trip advisor before my holiday and I would honestly say ignore them. It is a fantastic hotel. If you don't like hearing children why pick a family hotel? And to say the pool is dirty!!!! I don't know what pool that person was swimming in. We had a pool view room and I saw staff cleaning the pool every morning. This was our first visit to this hotel and it won't be our last.More
Lisa S, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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