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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report LiveAboard Bonaire   This was our 21st visit to Bonaire and the Carib Inn, which should say it all! The Inn is always clean and well kept, with upgradi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2012   Dawn
250+ Dives
 
Dive Bonaire/ Divi Flamingo Beach Resort Full report LiveAboard     The diving at Divi/ Dive Bonaire is outstanding. Both my wife and I need help due to age and infirmatives while entering and exiti... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2007   Phil Hampton
1000+ Dives
 
Photo Tours/ Happy Holiday Homes Full report LiveAboard     Currenlty, there is a lot of chatter about poor local response to increasing crime. Although we didn't experience any problems, w... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2003   Frank Crosby
250+ Dives
 
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
 
Divi Flamingo       "Another Great Bonaire Trip"
Our group dove Bonaire with Divi Flamingo in November. Weather wasn't great because of tropical systems - rare for Bonaire. The re... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   David Van Ryn
500+ Dives
 
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Captain Don's Habitat   Bonaire   "Bonaire, yet again"
Bonaire ain't what it used to be! But I guess that applies to most Caribbean dive destinations. I was absolutely amazed at the d... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Bobby Munno
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar   Sand Dollar   "Diver's Paradise"
We were unable to arrange a connecting flight from Key West Airport (close to our home) to Miami via American. Instead we used th... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Joe and Edie Primavera
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo/ [same)   West side and Klein Bonaire   "Diventures Thanksgiving trip to Divi Dive Bonaire."
Went with a dive club and 28 travelers. 6th time in Bonaire and 4th at Divi spread over 30 years of visits. The main reasons... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
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
Captain Don's Habitat       "Relaxing Diving "
The resort was comfortable and the diving was good. Nitrox was included at no charge for the boat dives and now also includes Nitr... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Patrick Lynch
250+ Dives
Photos available 
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
Captain Don's Habitat       "Good Diving. Airports Terrible"
The diving was good. We did a lot of dives right off Captain Don's dock. As usual there were clouds of tropicals everywhere. Even... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
 
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
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman       "Bonaire, fantastic again"
My wife and I made our ninth trip to Bonaire and, like the last five visits, stayed at Den Laman and dived with Dive Friends. R... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Buddy Dive and East Coast Diving in Bonaire"
After a long hiatus my daughter and I got back into it with a trip to Bonaire. We stayed at Buddy Dive, just as we had when we we... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2022   Michael Szathmary
250+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo   Bonaire   "Lovely dive trip"
Many people have sent in dive reports for Bonaire, so I won't go into great detail on: fish (lots); shore diving (amazing . . . love... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2022   Michael H Howes
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Great diving and not very good food."
The resort is very nice, well maintained. Our AC was broken on our arrival and it was fixed within an hour. Breakfast was included... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   Steven Y Davidson
1000+ Dives
 
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 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Bonaire comes through as usual"
SHORT VERSION: We love diving Bonaire which is why we keep going back with regularity. And we had some really nice squid encounter... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2022   Ken Kurtis
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
 
Divi Flamingo       "One of our favorite places."
This was our second trip since Covid, our 6th to Bonaire, and our 4th to Divi. It was pouring rain upon arrival but the rest of ou... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2022   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Harbour Village Beach Club   Harbor Village   "good easy diving"
Rotating crew and dive masters with Great Adventures very dependable and friendly. Also had one youth "bubbles" program for my two... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2022   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Port Bonaire - Serene Dream       "Dive Fiends Bonaire/ Port Bonaire - Serene Dream VRBO"
Have been coming to Bonaire since 2013. Our plans got torpedoed because I needed to take part in daily webinars from work lasting ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2022   Gregory Honore
100+ 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
Divi Flamingo/ Divi Flamingo]       "Good diving but Covid problems"
Our dive shop, Wateree Dive Center of Columbia, SC, returned for another New Years dive adventure. Unfortunately, Covid plays a bi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2022   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Toucan Diving/ Plaza Beach Resort       "Started good, finished bad due to injury"
At the start of my trip, I learned that bad New England weather had prevented my dive buddy from making the trip (along with sever... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2022   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Div'Oceian/ Port Bonaire - Private Owner Connie       "Excellent 2 Weeks Boat Diving with Div'Ocean "
NOTE: This was NOT a resort dive operation but I included the condo rental we used which was a 5 minute drive from the Div'Ocean d... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2021   Joyce Leftly
250+ Dives
1Helpful 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
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "Back After 2-1/2 years"
Be clear on COVID travel restrictions; Bonaire (and the US) take the testing requirements seriously. Our first visit since Bruc... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2021   Andrew Bernat
500+ Dives
Photos available 
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
 
Toucan Diving Bonaire/ [ Van der Valk Plaza Beach & Dive R       "Professional well run and organized"
Toucan Diving Bonaire Located in an all- inclusive resort and welcome outside divers. We did not stay in the resort. They run thre... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Steven Lindsay
1000+ Dives
 
AB Dive/ VRBO       "Bonaire and traveling with Pandemic"
Finally after canceled and rescheduled trips over the past 20 months, we decided to venture to Bonaire for a week of diving. There... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2021   Steve Dussault
500+ Dives
Photos available 
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
 
None/ Bellevue Apts   Bonaire   "Great Diving ruined by massive construction projects, and traffic"
This was our 25th trip to Bonaire but will sadly probably be our last. Diving is still great but the horrendous traffic, cou... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2021   Rick Carnevali
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
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "Fantastic reefs are waiting for you in Bonaire"
Finally after the pandemic shut downs we were going diving. Three couples, 4 divers and 2 snorklers made plans to travel to Bonair... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Jeff Bloomer
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buddy Dive Resort       "Return to Bonaire after Two Years. "
We returned to Buddy Dive Bonaire for the first time in a couple of years with friends. Important to comprehend the entry require... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2021   David Insley
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman       "No place like home"
It’s been a little over two years since our last trip report for Bonaire. This visit was scheduled for April 2020, we all know wha... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available
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
Buddy Dive Resort/ [same       "Great diving no big animals "
Great viz , warm blue water . lots of small fish many schools of small fish . no large fish or sharks , lots of Tarpon on night d... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2021   Larry R Douglas
500+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat       "Great to be Back Diving"
We went diving with another couple. Stayed in one of their 3- bedroom houses right on the water. Perfect, especially with one non... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2021   Andrew Robbins
250+ Dives
 
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
Divi Flamingo       "Bonaire at its best"
Simple leisurely Bonaire diving. Excellent boats and excellent staff. Food OK, but nothing special. ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2021   James Ringer
1000+ Dives
 
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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Port Bonaire Condo's VRBO   North and South   "Just Perfect"
Bonaire is actually the perfect destination during Covid. Just my wife and I doing two weeks of shore diving. Early on it was her ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2021   Gregory Honore
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Captain Don's Habitat       "Good to be Back"
At the time we went, covid restrictions required one of the following types of covid tests. The PCR test must be done within 72 ho... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2021   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
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 
AB Dive/ Delfins Beach Resort   Punt Vierkant   "One Incredible Vacation"
After hearing so much about Bonaire, we had to give it a go. The wives don't dive, so we booked Delfins at Punt Vierkant. There ha... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2020   James Wise
<100 Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Belmar Bonaire       "Casual diving with the usual Bonaire fish"
Bonaire Trip Report Feb/ 2020 We visited Bonaire for 2 weeks during the middle of February, 2020. Getting to Bonaire (and ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2020   Joel Snyder
500+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
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
Divi Flamingo   [Bonaire; Dutch Caribbean   "Nice easy diving"
Great snorkeling: eagle ray off the beach: [. . . ] Wreck diving the Hilma Hooker with tarp... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
2/2020   PAUL MILA
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire       "Bonaire- 2 weeks in January 2020"
My wife and I spent 2 weeks in Bonaire from January 17th to February 2nd. The first week was with a group of friends from Portland... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
1/2020   Gregory S Bruce
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo       "Good old reliable"
This was our 22nd visit to Divi Flamingo with Wateree Dive Center. This has been a good reliable dive destination & the dive opera... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
1/2020   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ 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/ 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
Captain Don's Habitat       "Basic Level Dive Resort With Poor Service With A Few Exceptions"
I admit it, I've been spoiled by "valet diving" and dive guides who go out of their way to assure that I have a great diving exper... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
11/2019   Rik Pavlescak
250+ Dives
 
Belmar Bonaire/ private home rental - Kas Daas   south of airport   "Bonaire Family Thanksgiving"
We had a family reunion 4 decades after our first family dive trip to Bonaire; 15 people with 13 divers in the water. While the p... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Bobby Munno
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "First trip to Bonaire - not disappointed"
I had avoided Bonaire for 2 reasons, my wife wasn't interested in diving there and since I fractured my heel a few years ago, I'm ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Phil Hamilton
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Friendly people, easy tropical dives"
We did this as part of a group organized by a Florida Keys dive shop; I believe there were between 25 and 30 participants. Our fir... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Jim Garren
1000+ Dives
 
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
Buddy Dive Resort/ Rental home       "Super Diving for Scuba Sages"
Okay, so I will admit, I am over 60. I have done numerous cold and warm water dives, wreck and reef, deep and shallow. I have join... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Judith Schanel
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Captain Don's Habitat       "Bonaire revisted"
This was our sixth trip to Bonaire and our third at Habitat Bonaire. Their motto "The home of diving freedom", means you can dive ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   David Bassler
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman       "Another great visit to Bonaire"
Sorry for the delay in filing this report This was my wife’s and my fourth trip to Bonaire in the last year two years and seven... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar       "Bonaire Review"
It's been a long time since we stayed at the Sand Dollar and dove Bari Reef (house reef for Sand Dollar). 1st the Sand Dollar h... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2019   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat       "lovely and mostly quiet trip to Bonaire"
Returned again to Bonaire and spent a calm and relaxing week diving and doing nothing important. The Friday before I left for... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2019   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
1Helpful 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
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Great Trip to Bonaire"
I went to Bonaire on a trip with Kids Sea Camp with my son and his family. This was our fourth trip with KSC. My two grandsons ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2019   VickiSingley
250+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire       "Chilling on Bonaire"
We enjoyed another fantastic two weeks on Bonaire in early July. Once again we stayed at The Plaza Resort. We have been to the... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   Nick J Monaco
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Great Trip"
We've made many trips to Bonaire over the years. This trip we actually started out at Belmar (owned by Buddy Dive) but asked to be... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Private Villa Lunt       "A great anniversary"
My wife and I rented a villa (Villa Lunt) on Bonaire (Sebadeco which has good access to several shore dive sites) to celebrate our... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   John E. Keith
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Courtyard by Marriott       "DIVE FRIENDS – NOT DIVERS’ FRIENDS"
The Dive Friends locations on Bonaire are able to process divers like cattle, but they do not know how to provide customer service... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   NEAL LANGERMAN
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
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 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Diving Disappointment"
My buddy wanted to attend a Lightroom course being taught by Erin Quigley at Buddy Dive in Bonaire and talked me into going along. ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2019   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "Authentic Hospitality"
I'd been meaning to check out this place for several years while visiting Bonaire. Mr. Bowker had saved my butt with a regulator r... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Blake Hottle
250+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman       "Springtime on Bonaire"
This was my wife’s and my third trip to Bonaire in the last year and a half and sixth overall. We have stayed at Den Laman and div... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2019   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mulitple       "Four Months on Bonaire"
We spent several months on Bonaire, testing the hypothesis "if we can dive everyday, and economically, will we get bored?" After 4... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2019   Mark Magers
500+ Dives
Photos available
4Helpful vote(s) received
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
Buddy Dive Resort   Bonmaire   "Bonaire always fun, resort great, diving getting tired"
Third visit to Bonaire, first stay at Buddy's. We were a group of 8 divers, and Buddy Dive provided us a dedicated boat and DM fo... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2019   Rick Bates
1000+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "Consistency !"
We have visited the Carib Inn annually since 1991. Bruce succeeds in continually upgrading and maintaining the facilities at Carib... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2019   Doug Hook
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Hamlet Oasis       "First Timers in Bonaire"
After doing some research on diving conditions in Bonaire, our group of four decided to take a Shore Diving course at the DFB Sand... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2019   Lindsay Krauss
100+ Dives
 
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
Buddy Dive Resort Full report   BONAIRE   "THE DIVE THAT NEVER HAPPENED"
6 WEEKS Before departing Los Angeles I called the BUDDY DIVE RESORT to book a 2 tank dive in Bonaire I was told on the phon... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   ALEX VASILIU
<100 Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report   BONAIRE   "THE DIVE THAT NEVER HAPPENED"
6 WEEKS Before departing Los Angeles I called the BUDDY DIVE RESORT to book a 2 tank dive in Bonaire I was told on the phon... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   ALEX VASILIU
<100 Dives
1Helpful 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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire Full report       "Courtyard Marriott/Dive Friends "
[In 2016 I attended the SCUBA Show in Long Beach, Ca. The Courtyard Marriott Resort (CM) had recently opened in Bonaire, I spoke ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Bob Pennal
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
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire Full report       "Much-improved Dive Operation"
The resort is all- inclusive & that's why we stay there. The rooms are spacious & comfy w/ wifi throughout. One restaurant & a bar ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   W Glen Kitchens
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       Large operation with decent accommodations. On site restaurant does a nice job. Vehicle quality was rough. Although there seem to ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   timothy g warner
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Friends Bonaire/ N/A       "Three Incredible Shore Dives"
We had emailed in advance for advice, and they were spot on. We got off the ship with our personal gear (some of our group carrie... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   David Speer
1000+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report       "Good shore diving"
Some of the shore diving sites were really great, especially Angel City, Margate Bay, and Karpata. Of course the parking lots at t... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2018   Burro Station
<100 Dives
 
AB Dive Full report       "Another Bonaire trip"
- I'm really starting to like Bonaire. It's easy to get to from the U. S. and very easy to not spend a lot of money. - We rented a ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2018   Chuck Quire
500+ Dives
 
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