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Captain Don's Habitat       "Another great trip to Bonaire"
Thanks to STINAPA's and many of the dive operators' hard work, the reef is in tremendous shape - even better this year than past y... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Larry Eggert
1000+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat       "October 2022 Stay"
This was my 7th trip to Bonaire, and my first and last visit to Captain Don's. It seems to survive based on a reputation from dec... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2022   Glen McLaughlin
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Good trip"
We were part of a group of 17 divers. This is my 5th trip to Bonaire and my 3rd trip at Buddy's Dive Resort. A truck is included i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2022   Ron Carlisle
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo       "The west side of Bonaire is lovely and our east side dive was amazing!"
We arrived on a Wednesday afternoon and got started with our dive orientation the next morning. The staff member gave an excellen... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Elizabeth Hilla
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Harbour Village Beach Club   West Side and Klein Bonaire   "Concierge Diving on Bonaire"
Our group of four made 17 dives over six days with Great Adventures Bonaire, the in- house dive shop for Harbor Village Beach Club ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Clarkston Parker
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
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Dive Friends Bonaire/ Port Bonaire - SereneDream   North and South dive spots   "Anniversary Trip. "
We go to Bonaire 1- 2 a year. As we get older just love the freedom of shore diving and Bonaire is awesome for Macro Photography, t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2022   Gregory Honore
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Technical Diving Services       "Technical Diving Services taught this old dog new tricks"
I took the Solo Diver certification course from Lucia Podlipny, co- owner of TDS, and though I'm experienced, a Divemaster for 27 y... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman       "Best of all worlds"
My wife & I just got back from a 2 week scuba diving trip to Bonaire. We did a package of diving, driving, & accommodations throug... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2022   Mark Thorne
500+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "As wonderful as always"
We've been to Bonaire several times, staying at the Carib Inn nearly every time. Little seems to have changed, which is good, thou... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2022   Phyllis Robinson
500+ Dives
 
Belmar Bonaire       "Possibly the Healthiest Reefs in the Caribbean "
We went to Bonaire with a small group of seven (five divers + one on- island certification) to celebrate our niece’s PhD in Marine ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2022   Bethany Kolb
250+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Div'Ocean       "Excellent 2 Weeks of Boat Diving with Div'Ocean"
It was wonderful to finally return to Bonaire after 2 years of cancelled trips due to COVID. My husband and I enjoyed 2 weeks of... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2021   Joyce Leftly
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Belmar Apartments       "Bonaire is open and still wonderful"
Our group of 22 stayed in four comfortable three- bedroom apartments at Belmar Bonaire. The reasonable price included unlimited air... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   David Stoll
1000+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "First visit since before covid"
After more than 30 visits to Carib Inn since 1991, it has become a second home to us. When Bruce Bowker tragically passed away in ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Doug Hook
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buddy Dive Resort/ [Hamlet Oasis       "Bonaire CCR Trek With East Coast Divers, 2021"
In early November of 2021, East Coast Divers (ECD) of Brookline, MA sponsored a weeklong dive trip to Bonaire for a group of close... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Matthew Glass
250+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn/ Carib Inn       "First diving in the post-Covid world"
TIME TO DIVE: With nearly two years of accumulated surface interval, it was time to get back on the reef. Bonaire has been an alte... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Will Dew
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo       "Another great dive trip"
Truly a diver's paradise. Abundant fish and healthy corals. Our group spent the week diving with Danny and Nolly, who not only kne... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2021   Larry Molnar
1000+ Dives
 
Belmar Bonaire       "Bonaire - Racing to Slowdown"
Bonaire - Racing to Slowdown Our Background: Our last visit to Bonaire exactly 2 years ago. This has been the longest we have g... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2021   Lynn Thorne
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Condo       "8th Trip"
Our 8th trip to Bonaire and the first with our 13YO daughter and our first two- week trip (and my first report). Ran into issues ge... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2021   Richard White
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Captain Don's Habitat       "After the longest almost 2 years, but Bonaire waited..."
We were supposed to be there in August of 2020, our annual end of summer trip to Bonaire, but Covid happened. We were waiting and ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2021   Irina Zeylikman
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Great time shore diving "
We have made multiple trips to Buddy Dive and enjoy the facility and the security. It looks like they have been keeping up with t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2021   Mark Berger
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Bonaire in the time of COVID"
Back to Buddy Dive. . . The resort was perhaps 1/ 4 full or less so no crowds. As always, great diving, easy diving from their jetty... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2021   Geoffrey M Baker
100+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo   Divi Flamingo Beach   "New Ikelite housing for my NikonD800 Camera"
Following radiation treatments for cancer, I arrived in Bonaire where we have been diving for over 30 years. March 2020. I did 26 ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2020   R E WRENN
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Bonaire East Coast Diving/ N/A       "Turtles Turtles Turtles and more Turtles"
On a recent trip to Bonaire (Feb/ 2020), we scheduled a two- tank boat dive with Bonaire East Coast Divers. Because the East side o... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2020   Joel Snyder
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire/ The Laughing Seahorse   Hamlet Villas   "Annual January Trip"
My husband is a Bonaire junky, mainly for the shore diving and the freedom of not catching a dive boat or being on a schedule. Th... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2020   Barbara Cordaro
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ The Laughing Seahorse   Hamlet Villas   "Annual January Trip"
My husband is a Bonaire junky, mainly for the shore diving and the freedom of not catching a dive boat or being on a schedule. Th... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2020   Barbara Cordaro
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar Condo.s   Sand Dollar Condo.s   "8-Day 30-Dive (all shore) Dive Friends/Sand Dollar Condo.s Trip"
Traveled alone for a solo shore diving trip. Corresponded with varied resorts via e- mail for an 8- day single traveler, Sat. - Sun. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Richard J Lunsford Jr
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Friends Bonaire       "Great Staff and friendly as well"
Dive friends Bonaire was a delight to do business with. They now have multiple locations on the island making tank swapping very ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Reza Gorji
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buddy Dive Resort       "Four visits - four almost failed vacation"
I sent this letter to Buddy Dive and their response is below. Odd how they stated that based on our other concerns verified by Bud... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Timothy J Hedrick
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Captain Don's Habitat       "Another Week with old friends"
Long known as the best shore diving destination, to me Bonaire has always been just a great vacation diving destination overall. T... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2019   Nelson Baumer
500+ Dives
 
VIP diving/ Carib Inn       "Another wonderful trip to Bonaire!!"
We have been to Bonaire over thirty times now and obviously we love it. We rent a truck and only shore dive and have managed to f... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   ReefEyes
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Captain Don's Habitat       "Excellent Caribbean diving"
I went with a group of about 17 divers from my LDS, Divers Two (Avon, NJ), so Captain Don's reserved a boat just for us on the thr... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2019   Harvey Cohen
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Harbour Village Beach Club Full report       "Great, easy diving from luxury digs"
Although I have been diving for over 25 years and have been to dozens of places, this was my first trip to Bonaire. It won't be my... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2018   David Stoll
250+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo Full report       "Outstanding Dive Operation!"
Serge runs an outstanding dive operation. Equipment is extremely well maintained. Serge accommodates requests and the needs of div... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2018   David Lang
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo Full report   Bonaire   "Great dive operation on Bonaire"
We have been diving on Bonaire since 1984 and stay at a Divi Flamingo in a Time- Share. The island is beautiful and the people the... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2018   R E WRENN
1000+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "Best buy for the money!"
we have been diving at Captain Don's for many Years. Our grand son learned to dive there. Our grand daughter will probably do so n... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   Dennis Munden
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report   West Side   "Loved the flexibility and freedom of unlimited shore diving"
It was my first trip to Bonaire. I chose Buddy Dive Resort based on recommendations from diving friends. We flew to Miami, then in... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   Josh
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       "Another fantastic visit"
This is our fourth visit to Bonaire using the Carib Inn. It's a simple place - if you need lots of TLC or are a high- maintenance p... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Phyllis Robinson
500+ Dives
 
Belmar Bonaire Full report   West coast   "Great diving and food at your pace"
Belmar does not have any food services. We made our own breakfast and lunch in the room and went out to enjoy many great restauran... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2018   Michael Endrizzi
1000+ Dives
 
Bonaire East Coast Diving Full report   [East Coast   "Bonaire's Other Side"
This was the 3rd time my wife and I made the short trip to Lac Bay on Bonaire's East Side to take a two tank morning dive trip wit... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Blake Hottle
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Divers Paradise Apartments Full report       "bonaire 2017"
I typed nearly this whole thing and it got wiped out . now shorter version. Divers Paradise apartments are a great place to stay ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2017   Johnny Larsen
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report       "Best of the Caribbean`"
Outstanding diving. This was my 9th trip to Bonaire and I am constantly amazed at the health of the reefs. The marine life was bot... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Larry Molnar
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       "Buddy Dive at Bonaire - a great choice for nonstop diving."
This was my ninth trip to Bonaire and the eighth time I have stayed at Buddy Dive. The resort continues to improve year in and ye... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Dewey Hess
500+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report   Caribbean Neitherlands   "Another great trip to Bonaire "
... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Irina Zeylikman
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       "Awesome again"
Bruce continues to run a class outfit. DMs were all excellent, some were better than others at finding critters and teaching about... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Phyllis Robinson
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       "Carib Inn retail store"
I didn't even get to go on this trip. I just wanted to mention the retail shop. Previous trip, I had a fin foot pocket break, ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Joel Horie
<100 Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       "Nice resort but too crowded"
My wife and I stayed at Buddy Dive in January. There was nothing drastically wrong with this resort, but for us it was way too cro... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2017   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bonaire from the Sea Full report       "Bonaire from the Sea - The best of diving, dining, & sailing"
My wife & I have been diving throughout the Caribbean for the past 25 years and we are always seeking out new ideas and activities... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Lynn M. Thorne
500+ Dives
 
Bonaire from the Sea Full report       "Bonaire from the Sea - The best of diving, dining, & sailing"
My wife & I have been diving throughout the Caribbean for the past 25 years and we are always seeking out new ideas and activities... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Lynn M. Thorne
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Div'Ocean/ Caribbean Court Full report       "Excellent Diving with Div'Ocean"
My husband and I just returned from 6 days of excellent dives with Div’Ocean ! We’ve been to Bonaire several times, but wanted t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Joyce Leftly
250+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire/ Toucan Dive Shop Full report       "Bonaire Fall 2016 at the Plaza Resort with Toucan Divers"
We put together a group trip (13 folks) to the Plaza Resort Oct 29th thru Nov 13th, 2016. Some of us went for 2 weeks and others ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2016   Eric Ohde
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo Full report       "Scuba diving in Bonaire"
The Divi Flamingo runs a good dive operation for experienced divers. Due to recent surgery we needed boat diving instead of shore ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2016   David Lang
100+ Dives
 
Bonaire Dive and Adventure/ Den Laman Condos Full report   Kradllink   "Bonaire is"
Bonaire reefs are the healthiest we see in the Carribean, with least influx of lionfish. Dem Leman is a first class condo operati... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2016   Rodney Sheppard
1000+ Dives
 
Good Dive/ Ocean Breeze Apartments Full report       "Still the home of diver freedom"
My buddy and I really enjoy the freedom of diving on Bonaire. And it has gotten even better. Good dive has self serve filling st... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2016   Steve Huneck
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ BONAIRE EXCLUSIVE Full report       "Economy trip to Bonaire"
This was out 31st trip to this beloved island. We have stayed at Captain Don's Habitat on numerous occasions and it is always grea... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2016   David Bridenbaugh
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar Full report       "Delightful Week with Dive Friends and Sand Dollar"
As other reviews reflect, Sand Dollar is a well- maintained, efficiently- operated condominium, with full modern kitchens containing... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2016   Tom Murphy
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "I forgot how beautiful it was"
The last time we came to Bonaire was in 2003, and now, 13 years later, I realized what we were missing all these years, incredible... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2016   Irina Zeylikman
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ buddy dive Full report       "13th trip to BONAIRE since '86. My go to dive place, period."
I first dived Bonaire in 87. The ease of the boat diving, and shore diving was superb. As a new diver. Bonaire played a huge part ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2016   eric neumann
250+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "Fantastic Shore diving "
Second time to Bonaire and Captain Don's. Diving Freedom is their motto and it's what you have in Bonaire. Bonaire is not a place ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   John kirkenir
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Belafonte Chateau de la Mer Full report       "Great diving and staying in Bonaire"
We (14 of us) love Bonaire. This is our second trip and we stayed at a different hotel than the first time. The Belafonte does n... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Don Jennings
1000+ Dives
 
GOOODive Full report       "DIY Airfills "
My family of mixed diving ability was in Bonaire for a week of diving and had booked with another shop but were not having a good... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2016   David Smith
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo/ Divi Flamingo Beach Full report   Netherlands Antilles   "Easy diving in Bonaire at Divi Flamingo Beach "
Our family has been diving in Bonaire for 30+ years. We have stayed at Divi, Flamingo Beach every time. We have purchased several ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2016   R E WRENN
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bonaire Dive and Adventure/ Den Lamen condos Full report       "Bonaire diving 2016"
We flew the United non stop from Newark. It is very convenient but very crowded. The only problem is there is only one flight a we... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2016   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Caribberan Club Bonaire Full report       "Great Bonaire Diving but a Disappointing Resort Experience"
The good: Diving in Bonaire, one of my all time favorite locations. The bad: Having our 7: 00 a. m. flight canceled at 4: 30 a. m. , ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2015   Kendall Valentine
500+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       "Beautiful, relaxed, easy diving"
I've been to Bonaire and dived with the Carib Inn ( [. . . ] ) eight times starting about 30 years ago and have always had a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2015   Edward Clapp
500+ Dives
 
Belmar Bonaire Full report       "Belmar Apartments - Bonaire Diving"
Delta flights from RDU to Atlanta to Bonaire. We left at 6: 00am and were at Belmar Apartments in Bonaire at 2: 00pm. Attended man... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2015   Mark Thorne
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wannadive Bonaire/ Eden Beach Resort Full report   N.A.   "Great Dive Trip"
We have been diving on Bonaire for the past 10 years, and we have seen a great number of changes. We have watched the island chan... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2015   Debra Ryan
250+ Dives
 
None/ [same]Treasure by the Sea Full report       "Great Shore Diving on bonaire"
This was our 4th trip to Bonaire, and it just keeps getting better. The first 2 times we stayed at Buddy Dive, who did a great jo... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2015   Don Melcher
100+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "Capt. Don's"
Took My grandson 12 years old to get certified. Jason was given the job. My grandson had taken the book work on line. Jas... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2015   Dennis Munden
1000+ Dives
 
Wannadive Bonaire/ Bridanda Apartments Full report       "I'd go back every time"
Bonaire is an excellent dive destination for those who do not like a schedule. Overall, the entire island is on "island time" so ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2014   Joshua Hill
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       "Exceptional diver-oriented resort"
Buddy Dive Resort continues to be one of the best bargains available, with its free nitrox, drive- through tank pickup/ drop- off fac... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2014   D. S. Davis
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       "Another Strong Review"
For good reason, Bonaire and Buddy Dive receive strong reviews. We do four dives a day, and, if we're tired, or want an easy night... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2014   David Lefever
100+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report       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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Larry's Wild Side Diving/ Buddy Dive Full report   Bonaire   Nothing bad or even poor to report. Larry & Fred are extremely customer orientated - attentive, informative, safe, persona... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2014   Walter Romaniak
1000+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire Full report       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 iss... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2014   David Bader
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bonaire Dive and Adventure/ Den Laman Full report       Dive shop went above and beyond in making sure tanks were available at all times. Dive operators left at 4: 30 but had outside cage... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2013   Jack A Ray
250+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Private Residence Full report       This was our 10th trip to Bonaire and it was the best of all. Dive Friends Bonaire, they were great. Always full nitrox tanks. We ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2013   Matthew R Collins
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Cas Thomas Full report   Shore dives west coast   Bonaire is the quintessential shore diving mecca, suitable for relative beginners and experts alike. This was our 6th trip to the ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2013   Jamie Barber
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report       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
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn/ Lighthouse Beach Resort Full report       I have have been diving Bonaire since Oct 1987. . . & have owned a condo there since Jun 2003... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2013   Christopher Lynch
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Buddy Dive Full report       Over the last two decades I've been visiting Bonaire, I've watched Buddy Dive evolve from a Motel 6 style resort to one of the fin... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2012   T Murphy
250+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Private Home Full report       We rented a privately owned condo from Dec. 10, 2011- Jan. 7, 2012 (4 weeks) on the water at Lighthouse Beach Resort. The only amen... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2012   Peter and Mary Pinkerton
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo Full report       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
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       This was our second trip to Bonaire but first stay at Buddy Dive. It was an RCI trade and it trades much better than Divi Flaming... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2011   John E. Keith
100+ Dives
 
Villa Safir Full report       Bonaire is the greatest place for shore diving. You dive at your own pace, speed, do your own profile and best of all, there are a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   Richard Guay
250+ Dives
 
Deep Blue View Full report       Bonaire offers excellent opportunities for both shore and boat diving. The year round weather (air and water) is warm, it's below ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   Steven Skiba
100+ Dives
 
Tropical DIvers/ Bellvue Condos Full report       [This trip report is not inclusive, but addresses only a couple of the lesser known high points. ] Shortly before Christmas, my ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2010   Sue Manning
<100 Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       We stayed in the brand- new deluxe oceanfront junior suites and they are gorgeous. Rooms are spacious and well- furnished. Every r... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2010   Janet Czapski
1000+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report   bonaire   This was our 4th return to Bonaire and the Carib Inn. Absolute consistency and simple approach to the operation continue to draw b... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2010   will dew
100+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       I found Bonaire to have the BEST reef diving in the Caribbean so far in my travels. I would go back there in a heartbeat! The vari... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2010   Brian F Vickery
500+ Dives
 
Great Adventures/ Harbour Village Full report       This was our 5th trip to Bonaire and each time we have stayed in Harbour Village. The accommodations are great as always and the b... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2010   Gloria Kehoe
100+ Dives
 
VIP Diving/ Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report   west, east, Klein Bonaire   My daughter and I spent a week in Bonaire. It was the first time there for both of us. She's a junior, and recently certified. We ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2010   Michael Schoenbaum
<100 Dives
 
Bonaire Dive and Adventure/ Den Laman Full report       This is our 6th year in a row we have returned to Bonaire for our annual dive vacation. We've been diving for 17 years and have be... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2010   Colleen Kabat
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Captain Don's Full report       We returned to Bonaire for Easter 2010. Easter 2009 worked out so well that we booked one of Captain Don's 10 bungalows the d... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2010   Timothy A Kolakowski
250+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       Everytime we return, there is something new! The pavers around town are done, and they look very good! Our flight in was with Inse... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2009   Dawn Steedman
250+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Caribe Inn Full report       Wonderful diving experience. Although Bonaire is touted for its shore diving, be prepared to spend more time and exertion to do th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2009   Celia Liner
100+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       Diving in Bonaire is easy, current free, with lots of small stuff to look at. A macro photographers delight. The reefs are probabl... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2009   Rosemary Kurtti
1000+ Dives
 
buddy dive Full report       We rented a 4 bedroom house called "Eldakia" through Sunrentals. I'll never do that again. It costs us $400 per day and the hous... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2009   Connie Thousand
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Full report       Bonaire is possibly the best overall diving that I have ever done. The reefs are the healthiest that I have ever seen. The ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2009   Joel Solomon
<100 Dives
 
BUDDY DIVE Full report   NA   The Dive Operation has improved since my last visit as the crew now puts the tanks on board instead of the divers. The crew themse... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2008   Ernie Plourde
500+ Dives
 
Wanna Dive/ Eden Beach Full report       Our group of 24 visited this resort and had a wonderful time overall, but our trip was interrupted by two days of Hurricane Omar. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2008   Brian Sumner
<100 Dives
 
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