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Dive Review of Plaza Resort Bonaire in
Bonaire

April, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Carmen Thomas, ID, US (1 report)
"Adventures in Bonaire"
Report Number 8782
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Throughout the carribean
Closest Airport
Bonaire
Getting There
BOI to HOU to BON. With new
direct flight between BOI and
HOU, no overnight required.

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
79   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Depth limits issued during pre-dive brief, divers allowed to dive to 1,000
psi  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Large Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
3 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
4 stars   
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Comments  
April 2015 was our first trip to Bonaire. Plaza Resort rooms are spacious
and clean. If you're there when it is not hosting a musical event, the
accomodations should be nice. If you're there when they host an event, like
we were, don't plan on getting any sleep in the afternoon or evening, at
least until the party ends each day. And then prepare for the trashy
aftermath - complete with bottles and cups throughout and a few bent/broken
light poles. Diving was very good. Gentle currents,  good fish and
invertebrate diversity and healthy corals. We will return, but we will not
use the on-site dive services of Plaza Resort (called Toucan Divers when we
were there). The first day we arrived, we waited for an afternoon briefing
which was thorough and included the usual waiver signing and instructions
on where lockers were, etc. The first day out was uneventful, delightful
diving. Our adventure began on day two. On that day, 11 divers and our gear
were loaded onto the Green Flash. We headed out with a captain/dive master
and what we were told was a second dive master to dive Klein. It was a
windy day with waves about 2-3 feet. The "dive m
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