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Diving Reviews of Divi Flamingo in Bonaire

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(48 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  5 stars
Underwater Photography:  4 stars Accommodations:  4 stars
 
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Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   Seventh or eighth trip to Bonaire (but it had been a while... last trip was in 2008.) Flew on Delta's Friday flight, which going ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2014   Deborah W Campbell
250+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   We recently had a group of 12 divers staying at Divi Flamingo. The rooms are good-sized, although a bit worn, but perfectly functi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2014   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   This was our 16th trip to dive at Divi Flamingo,so I guess you could assume we like it and we do. The group from Wateree Dive Cent... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2014   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   10th time in Bonaire. About 6 at divi. We chose it due to easy dock diving and closeness to restaurants. As always the diving was ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2014   Ken
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   Bonaire, Klein Bonaire   The dive operation is first rate. Dive crews are experienced, knowledgeable, and helpful. Facilities are aged but clean and well m... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2014   Mr. Michael Watts
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   This was our 13th trip to Divi Flamingo & it remains a favorite. Our dive shop, Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC, brought about... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2014   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   This was our 12th trip to Divi Flamingo, and as all the others, this was a great trip. The dive operation is excellent & Laurel & ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2013   G. Tripp Jones MD
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   Resort is same old same old. Just okay,nothing fancy. Rooms where clean but a little rough around the edges. Key advantage is b... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
1/2013   Ken
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   This was Wateree Dive Center of Columbia, SC's annual trip to Bonaire. My wife and I have returned for our 11th consecutive year a... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2012   G. Tripp Jones MD
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   Very nice large resort spanning a large area of beach or rock. Several restaurants and bars available. Close to town which of cou... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
7/2011   Anne Warburton
250+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   This was our 9th trip to Divi Flamingo with our dive shop, Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC. We flew with Delta from Atlanta on... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2011   G. Tripp Jones MD
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   Rofino and Ruis, excellent captain/divemaster and respectful of skill level. Alvin the dive op manager very helpful and knowledge... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   L Allen
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   9th time visiting Bonaire, and the 7th at Divi. Even though it is one of the older properties on the island, they try very hard to... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2011   Colin Zylka
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   This was our 9th trip to Bonaire, all at Divi Flamingo. Our dive shop, Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC, made the trip with abo... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2010   G. Tripp Jones MD
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   The resort was in generally good shape. Some parts of the ocean view rooms are showing some age but not too bad yet. The grounds... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   Jeff Bloomer
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Dive/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   West coast   This was our first time in Bonaire. It was the best we've seen in the Caribbean. Corals on the slopes were in good condition (ha... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2009   John Keith
100+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   This was about our 7th trip to Divi Flamingo with our dive shop, Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC. Thank goodness Delta flies f... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2009   Tripp Jones
500+ Dives
 
Divi Divers/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   We were in the 700 series of rooms, which are time-share units adjacent to the dive shop facing the pool. These rooms are in the ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2009   James A Heimer
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Beach Full report N   [N/A]   Rooms were very comfortable, but not flashy. Ours was right on the road, away from the ocean. We enjoyed a nice view from our se... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
2/2009   Kenneth W Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Dive/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   The good: Had been to Bonaire before so we were confident that we would have time. The bad: Euro's that needed to tell me how bad... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2008   Wes
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   if you can tolerate the mice and errant birds in your room, this might be an interesting place for a weekend visit. if you're ... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Bill Kimball
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire Full report N   [N/A]   This was our sixth trip to Bonaire. Bonaire marine park effort is really paying off. Seahorses, Frog Fish and Turtles are prolific... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2008   Joe
250+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   This was our 7th trip to Divi Flamingo, with our local dive shop, Wateree Dive Center, Columbia, S.C. Bonaire is still my overall ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2008   Tripp Jones
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   We arrived in Bonaire at 8:45 PM on May 23rd. Clearing Customs in Bonaire was relatively easy compared to other Caribbean places ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   Pat Sinclair
100+ Dives
 
Divi Divers/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   We were attending the 2008 Digital Shootout for underwater photographers, which the Divi Flamingo and Divi Divers has hosted for t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   James A. Heimer
250+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Beach Resort Full report N     There is not much good about the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort. Their website says that the rooms have been refurbished. Unfortunat... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2008   Heidi Sheltry
1000+ Dives
 
DIVI FLAMINGO Full report N   [N/A]   [None]... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
2/2008   GARY SHARP
250+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   southeast coast   Probably the easiest diving format I've ever experienced in a resort. Dive lockers right on the pier were fantastic. Boats were ne... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2008   Charlie Wallace
250+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino Full report N   [N/A]   A disappointing overall review of Bonaire. One of my group had his lap top computer and the power supply stolen from his locked r... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
9/2007   Terry Gee
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   Good: Interesting shore diving right off the pier at the resort and elsewhere all over the island. Excellent dive pier with locker... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2007   Rick Tavan
100+ Dives
 
Divi Divers/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   Having just come from Little Cayman Beach Resort the previous month (see my write-up from May 2007), the Divi Flamingo suffered by... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2007   James A. Heimer
250+ Dives
 
Divi Full report N   [N/A]   Third time in Bonaire, 2d at Divi Resort. Overall resort operation was good, rooms clean and our needs attended to. Breakfast sele... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2006   Joseph Stehn
100+ Dives
 
Divi Divers/ Divi Flamingo and The Plaza Resort Full report N   [N/A]   This was my husband and I first trip to Bonaire. We went w/Shark Riders Scuba Tour's. We have done a trip w/Sharkriders before and... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2005   Jill Caple
<100 Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   We had a great time. The dive staff was wonderful all the way down the line. We would go back.... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2004   Mark Smith
<100 Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   This was our 5th trip to Bonaire, all at Divi Flamingo and with Divi Dive Bonaire. The food at the resort is superb at breakfast a... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2005   Tripp Jones
500+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   Spectacular shore diving (duh!) Corals are healthy and breathtaking! The marine park fee was raised 4/1/05 from $10 per diver to a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2005   R E and Carol A Thompson
250+ Dives
 
divi dive/ divi flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   [None]the coral along the leeward side of bonaire is deversified and beautiful.it does not take a lot of depth to see the fantasti... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2004   gary brown
<100 Dives
 
Divi dive/ Div Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   We stayed at the Divi Flamingo October 30 to November 6. Check-in was fast and smooth, although initially we were assigned a room ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2004   Jim Reilly and Fran Klass
100+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo/Larrys Wildside Full report N   [N/A]   The diving in Bonaire was just great. We saw lots of vibrant corals and large numbers of tropical fish. The water was in the 80,... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2004   Judy Flagg
250+ Dives
 
Divi Divers/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   This was our first trip to Bonaire. We flew Air Jamaica and were pleased with the flight, although the days of post 9-11 empty sea... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2003   James Reilly and Fran Klass
100+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Beach Full report N   [N/A]   RETURN VISIT AFTER 18 YEARS. SADLY, AS IN SO MANY OTHER PARTS OF THE CARIBBEAN, BONAIRE IS A SHELL OF ITS FORMER SELF OF 18 YEARS ... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2003   TOM LOPATIN
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   Everythinbg about the trip was good except for the deceit concerning accomodations. I own a dive store and make it a priorty to s... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2003   Michael Tyzbir
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Dive/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   In my opinion if you are going to do boat diving, do 2 tank boat dives, so you can go further north & south and spend more time on... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2003   Irv Kaplan
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   Lots of good places to eat in walking distance to town. Resort is re-doing eating facilities and should be completed by now. A lot... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2003   David Smedley
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   [None]Excellent week at Divi Dive Bonaire, at Divi Flamingo in Bonaire. Went with our dive shop, Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2003   Tripp Jones MD
250+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Beach Full report N   [N/A]   This is a comfortable resort with a good dive shop and staff. Only one boat dive we had an overloaded boat, 19 divers. Rest of t... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2003   Rich Gettmann
250+ Dives
 
Divi Full report N   [N/A]   Had we known, we would skip the meals included package, service was horribly slow at lunch & dinner. Short walk into town for man... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2002   Peter Golitzen
250+ Dives
 
Divi Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Full report N   [N/A]   Petty crime does happen on Bonaire. Our jeep was broken into and our camera stolen. It wasnt like we werent warned. Keep the wi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2001   Clare Petosa
<100 Dives
 
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