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Dive Review of Plaza Resort Bonaire in
Bonaire

September, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by David Bader, NC, US
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Report Number 7741
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
All over. Caribbean, Atlantic, Pacific, Indian Oceans.  East Coast US.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
83   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
75   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Recommended 100ft/50Min first dive, 60ft/60Min second dive but no one
really checked.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Food
4 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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4 stars   
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Comments  
I'm not going to do a long write-up as there are many on Bonaire.  Plaza
and Toucan Divers are great but I wanted to bring one issue which caused
conflict with our non-divers (wives).  Everyone knows that Bonaire has a
long reputation for petty theft of dive vehicles.  As long as you don't
leave anything in the  ...
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By lyndad2 at Sep 20, 2014 17:45 EST  
Theft issue is prime reason I have never made a side trip to Bonaire on my
annual trip to Aruba.  Seems to me the government just looks the other way.
 Why would you go to a place EXPECTING to get robbed?
By rskuhn at Sep 20, 2014 20:28 EST  
Vote with your wallet, why spend money in a place where you feel
uncomfortable?  It is a small island with limited access and population of
less than 20,000.  The locals need to get serious about crime and the
impact on their #1 revenue - Tourism.  Been to Curacao 3 times and victim
twice.  Never again.
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