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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Full report Y   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 Y   [N/A]   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 Y   [N/A]   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
 
AB Dive/ Delfins Beach Resort N   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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire N   [N/A]   "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
 
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Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "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 N   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 N   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 N   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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire N   [N/A]   "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "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 N   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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Rental home N   [N/A]   "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman N   [N/A]   "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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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/ Courtyard by Marriott N   [N/A]   "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
 
VIP diving/ Carib Inn N   [N/A]   "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "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
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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
 
Mulitple N   [N/A]   "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   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 N   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
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "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
 
Divi Flamingo N   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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ N/A N   [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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn N   [N/A]   "Great trip!!"
We've been to Bonaire many times and have always enjoyed it. We hadn't been back in 5 years and were pleasantly surprised. This ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2018   Joe Hamernick
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire N   [N/A]   "Bonaire development everywhere"
This was our 6th trip to Bonaire, there was a ten- year gap since the fifth trip, and a twenty- year gap from the first trip. On our... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Casey & David Kneipp
250+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire N     "Relaxing dive trip to Bonaire, Den Laman and Dive Friends"
My wife and I spent 10 days in Bonaire in December 2017 and has such a good time staying at Den Laman and diving with Dive Friends... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Belmar Apts - Buddy Dive N   [N/A]   "Wonderful Bonaire"
6th trip to Bonaire and the Belmar Apartments. We love diving there. Also enjoy some Dutch culture (family is Dutch). We do all... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Robert Van Calcar
1000+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn N   [N/A]   "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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire N   [N/A]   "Nice diving at your own pace"
The best thing about diving in Bonaire is that you’re at your own pace; you just pick up tanks in the morning and head off in your... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
7/2018   SHARA NEIDELL
100+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "First trip to Bonaire"
This was our first trip to Bonaire, we loved the Island as it is simple and not over built. Very clean, you would be hard pressed... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2018   jeffrey
1000+ Dives
 
Harbour Village Beach Club N   [N/A]   "Perfect location and facilities"
Trip with grandson who had a great time. Boats very nice, but groups larger than I like (up to 18 on the boat). Staff friendly a... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2018   James Ringer
1000+ Dives
 
Toucan and Div'Ocean/ The Plaza Resort N   [N/A]   "Our 2018 Bonaire trip"
Hello fellow divers. Trip number 15 to "a divers paradise!" We love the pace of the island, nice and slow. The Plaza has bee... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2018   Nick J Monaco
250+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Back to Bonaire"
We've been coming to Bonaire for many years. So we pretty much know our way around. For those that haven't been before, the follo... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2018   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
 
East Coast Diving N   [N/A]   "Great operation to dive the east coast"
Harris and I got off our duffs and went diving on the east coast with East Coast Diving last week, and really enjoyed it. I'd know... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Old Reliable as always!"
This was another Wateree Dive Center trip to our “ Old Reliable”, Divi Flamingo diving with Divi Dive Bonaire. This was our 21st o... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2018   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire"
It is well known that Bonaire has some of the finest diving in the Caribbean and Buddy Dive is one of the best resorts on the isla... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2018   David J Inman
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Very Disappointing Diving"
Divi Flamingo dive operation is well- run. Easy boat entry, easy tank pick up to do shore diving. Both of us were VERY disappointed... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Sheri Ray
250+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire N   [N/A]   "Hogan is in charge and it is great! "
We stay at the Bellafonte but our boat friends sounded happy with their package at the Plaza. We love Bonaire diving and the... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2018   Sue Ann
500+ Dives
 
Belmar Bonaire N   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
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Another great trip to Bonaire"
- Shore diving trip this time - We stayed at The Caribbean Club, part of Buddy's. Lodging, truck and tanks/ weights is what we need... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2018   Chuck Quire
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Loved Shore Diving! Great stay overall."
My husband and I spent a week at Buddy Dive. We opted for the shore dive only drive and dive package. It included a one- bedroom un... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2018   Kate
<100 Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Divi Flamingo resort."
Divi resorts are a chain of dive resorts in the Caribbean. Divi Flamingo, the one in Bonaire is a well run operation. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2018   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [Entire Marine park   "Cruise ships destroy Bonaire"
I've loved Bonaire for 35 years but have never before been there in Dec/ Jan. So I was aghast that 2 & sometimes 3 mega cruise shi... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
2/2018   Teresa McCanlies
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Good Resort, Shame about the Dive Operation"
I traveled to Bonaire as part of a dive shop group. Our package included airfare, airport transfers on Bonaire, accommodation, bu... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Mr Brent Woods
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo/ Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Good diving but viz poor ( cruise ships)"
This was the 20th trip for us to Divi Flamingo, diving with Divi Dive Bonaire. The flight down on Delta is fine, but coming back t... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2018   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Bonaire Captain Don's Habitat. Less than Expected and Fading"
My third and last trip to Bonaire. My most recent trip before January 2018 was June 2010. What a fall from prominence. Arrived mi... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2018   David B Cain
1000+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   Near Downtown   "Captain Don's Resort"
I have been taking one or two dive trips per year for over 20 years and this was by far the worst trip ever. The lodgings, restau... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2018   Gary N. Ring
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Den Laman N     "Relaxing visit and wonderful diving in Bonaire"
My wife and I recently spent 10 days diving off Bonaire, staying at Den Laman and diving with Dive Friends Bonaire. We had been to... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2017   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Bonaire East Coast Diving N   [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
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Still worth it"
Did a 2 week stay at Captain Don's. Had been many years since I had visited Bonaire. First week was with a large group. Stayed ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2017   Scubamax
500+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Relaxed Diving for Grownups"
Captain Don's Habitat does a great job (a testament to him as he just about founded diving in Bonaire and finally passed in 2014). ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2017   Edward Svitil
500+ Dives
 
Divi Dive/ Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Bonaire"
We stayed at this hotel last year. It has gone downhill. Mattresses were soft and lumpy. Air conditioning didn't work. Mold in sho... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
11/2017   David Lang
250+ Dives
 
Divers Paradise Apartments N   [N/A]   "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Bonair Buddy Dive resort visit"
The resort has a full dive facility with drive thru air, their fleet of vehicles, restaurants, pools for kids, and a good reef off... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Mark Berger
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Bonaire - Divi Dive and DAN underwater medicine course."
Excellent dive operator with attention to detail and very easy diving. While attending the DAN - UHMS medical course. Lectu... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
 
Gooodive / Den Laman N   [N/A]   "Bonaire One Week Group Trip "
Bonaire is a great dive destination for divers wanting easy dives, best for beginners, shore divers, and macro photographers. Ou... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   Ronald Tiah
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "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 N   [N/A]   "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 N   Caribbean Neitherlands   "Another great trip to Bonaire "
... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Irina Zeylikman
500+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "An old favorite"
We have been to Bonaire multiple times and have stayed at Captain Don's 5 or 6 times. The diving there is easy, the equipment are... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Marlene Dowell
250+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn N   [N/A]   "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Capt Don's Solo Diving adventure"
In late July I mangled to injure my lower back trying to save the life of a baby gecko that had somehow gotten into my home. My t... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Really nice week of diving"
Our dive group from Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC returned for another week at Bonaire, one of our favorite dive locales. My... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Better Diving in Bonaire"
Operation better than before with 2 dive masters in distinctive clothing making it easy to follow them. Did many boat dives and oth... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire N   [N/A]   "Bonaire July 2017"
Another fantastic trip to Bonaire! Stayed 2 weeks at The Plaza resort as usual. They have been working hard to renovate their room... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   Nick
250+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Bonaire Captain Don's 2017"
We've stayed at Captain Don's several Times. We had a Junior Suite which includes a coffee pot, microwave, fridge, minimal utensi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2017   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Bonaire Captain Don's 2017"
We've stayed at Captain Don's several Times. We had a Junior Suite which includes a coffee pot, microwave, fridge, minimal utensi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2017   Frank Hall
500+ Dives
 
Harbour Village Beach Club N   [N/A]   "Bonaire - Harbor Village Beach Club"
Our 4th dive trip to Bonaire was as good as it gets!... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2017   Frank W. Marcoux
250+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire/ Plaza Resort N   [N/A]   "Pleasant Dive in Bonaire"
We went with a group organized by Nu Horizons Dive and Travel, Myrtle Beach, SC. They had everything very well planned. Overall, ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   LOUIS MURDEN
100+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort/ Coral Paradise Resort N   [N/A]   "Bonaire's changed after 25 years"
25 years ago I went to Bonaire as part of an Earthwatch group studying the reef off Bachelor's Beach area. I remember very laid b... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   Bruce C Meissner
100+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn N   [N/A]   "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  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2017   Joel Horie
<100 Dives
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Easy diving, great location, iffy food"
Once again a repeat visit for us. The only real difference was we were late to book and so ended up in one of the more expensive t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2017   Ken
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Should've Been Better!"
My wife and I booked our trip to Buddy Dive through a group seminar. This group of 20 or so has travelled together to many dive re... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2017   Bruce J Levine
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive N   Bonaire   "BONAIRE STRIKES AGAIN (IN A GOOD WAY)"
We love going to Bonaire and here's why: SMUGMUG SLIDESDHOW PIX: [. . . ] ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "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
 
Divi Flamingo N   [N/A]   "Still my happy place "
I have been going back to Bonaire every year for the past six years and have enjoyed it almost every time. About three years ago t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2017   Kevin Smith
100+ Dives
 
Captain Don's Habitat N   [N/A]   "Habitat: Not So Much Diving Freedom Anymore"
The Bonaire National Marine Park has been in place since 1973 and their stringent protection glows brightly. The reef is well popu... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Marilyn Walker
1000+ Dives
 
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