About Us

Jibe City: established in 1988

In 1988, the originally Dutch Ernst van Vliet, has founded Jibe City from the trunk of his car. Ernst at that time could be seen very often, windsurfing along the coast of Kralendijk, or driving around with his surfboard strapped on top of his car, looking for the next great place to go into the water!
When he first arrived at the Sorobon area, in the southeast of the island, it was immediately clear to him that the incredibly beautiful, natural surroundings of Lac Bay, where Sorobon is located, would be the best place to be to bring out his long cherished dream: the creation of a surf shop!

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Our Events

Table BBQ

The Hang Out Beach Bar organizes
every Thursday evening, if the wind
is not blowing too hard, the unsurpassed Table BBQ
or as we say in Dutch: tafelbarbecue. How it works? Click and read more...

Full Moon Party

Every approximately 4 weeks, there is a full moon.
The Hang Out Beachbar never lets this opportunity
go unnoticed and organizes the now
famous Full Moon Party. What can you expect? Click and read more...


Every so often we organize something special.
An entertainer, a great local band.
The live sessions at the Hang Out Beach Bar are
always immensely popular. More information? Click and

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What an entourage, what an atmosphere! We have been to many places in the world, but the location of the Hang Out Beach Bar in conjunction with the appropriate music, excellent menu and, not least, the friendly staff, is truly unique. For us, this place is just a reason to return to Bonaire!

- A guest on Facebook