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AB Dive/ Water Vilas       "Bonaire growth and coral disease"
This was my fourth trip to Bonaire and things are changing there. There now is a $75 Bonaire Tourism Tax per person that can be p... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2023   Steve Dussault
1000+ Dives
 
Black Durgon/ [same]Black Durgon       "Great inexpensive place to Dive "
[small 10 Rooms right on the beach owner Al. &. And women Doris is the Room cleaner she changes towels & sheets every day makes ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2023   Robert Levine
1000+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "Carib Inn is where the heart is !"
I believe it was an Undercurrent article that led to our first visit to Bruce Bowkers Carib Inn, back in 1991. Simple, unfussy acc... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2023   Doug Hook
500+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Buddy Dive Sept / Oct 2023"
Delta operates non- stop flights from Atlanta leaving and departing on Saturdays only. We were there during Tek Week, which made t... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
10/2023   Jon Hoffmann
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Toucan Diving/ Plaza Beach and Dive Resort       "Standard Bonaire Diving"
Third time at this resort. All inclusive is the way to go. Plenty of hot water, no complaints about the room. Restaurant served ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2023   Ronald Bailey
1000+ Dives
 
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Buddy Dive Resort       "Post-COVID Bonaire is very congested"
After diving in Bonaire for almost 20 years, it appears that the freedom and accessibility of shore diving, which is what makes th... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
9/2023   David Owens
500+ Dives
 
Carib Inn   Bonaire   "The reef is not as happy"
Twenty years of diving Bonaire. As always, the Carib Iin does not disappoint even with the loss of Bruce. From the dive op, to the... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2023   Lydia S Segal
500+ Dives
 
Dive Friends Bonaire       "Two weeks of shorediving and PADI AOW "
New Tourism Tax. No visa required from the US, but a flat rate Tourism Tax started in 2022. Be careful, as there are many non offi... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2023   Joel Horie
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
East Coast Divers   South, West, East   "Excellent East Coast Dive, 30 green turtles"
Max 10 divers per boat. Popular, so you must reserve early. 10 mile drive from the town. Two places to eat on the East Coast after... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2023   Paul Enright
100+ Dives
 
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn       "Carib Inn remains constant"
The operation remains consistent with our past trips under the management of Lynne. Rooms have upgraded appliances. Dive masters r... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2023   Andrew Bernat
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Divi Flamingo       "Bonaire "
The dive operator didn't honor our contract. The first day I was supposed to have 3 tanks on a dive boat. I was told the first d... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
6/2023   Rick Dayan
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Lovely Diving but with a Side of SCTLD"
TRIP REPORT - [. . . ] SMUGMUG SLIDESHOW - https: / ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2023   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buddy Dive Resort       "Pretty Good Caribbean Diving"
This was our first trip to Bonaire. I've avoided it up until now mainly because we are spoiled liveaboard divers and didn't want t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   David Marchese
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Buddy Dive Resort   Bonaire & Klein Bonaire   "Windy, but still good diving"
The only reason I went to Bonaire was on account of a brand new underwater camera system I just assembled. It's a Sea & Sea Housin... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
4/2023   John Morgan
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Divi Flamingo       "Ok diving, budget no frills dive operation"
We were disappointed with our group trip to Divi dive resort. The dive operation was bare bones help, they make you carry all your... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Feney matthews
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo       "Ok diving, budget no frills dive operation"
We were disappointed with our group trip to Divi dive resort. The dive operation was bare bones help, they make you carry all your... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Feney matthews
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "It isn't the same Bonaire"
I guess I am too jaded - I have been diving Bonaire for 42 years. The destruction I see to the reefs and decline of fish life is s... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
3/2023   Janice Culbertson
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Captain Don's Habitat       "Relaxed diving on your schedule "
We spent two weeks at Captain Don's Habitat on Bonaire in February. Over the years, we've tried other options, but the ease of Ha... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2023   Joel Snyder
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Divi Flamingo       "One of my favorites"
My 6th (or more) trip. Several operators, but while all good, these are a little better. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2023   James Ringer
1000+ Dives
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire/ [same]Plaza       "Lthe easiest for seniors"
We have used the Toucan dive shop for over 20 years. There was a time when we almost quit them but since Hagen took over it is ran... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2023   Sue Ann Bivans
1000+ Dives
 
Divi Flamingo       "Another good, not great trip to Divi in Bonaire"
Our group of about 18 divers from Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC returned for another New Years trip to Bonaire. The main div... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
1/2023   G. Tripp Jones MD
1000+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Buddy Dive - as well organized as it's always been"
It had been a few years since we were last in Bonaire. Not sure if it's getting older or rougher weather. We had a hard time wit... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2022   Marjorie Griffing
250+ Dives
 
Buddy Dive Resort   [N/A]Caribbean   "Good boat and excellent shore diving."
Bonaire - Buddy Dive Resort The dive center area for storing your gear was small and needed updating. Gearing up for the... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Kenneth Gilbert New
500+ 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
 
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       "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
 
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 
Tropical Divers Bonaire       "Three Weeks for our Third Trip is Long Enough"
This was our third trip to Bonaire and our second time diving with Tropical Divers. It was our first time staying with Tropical Di... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Ryan M Neely
100+ Dives
Photos available 
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       "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
 
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
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
 
Buddy Dive Resort       "Bonaire 2022"
7th trip to Bonaire for me, 1st time at Buddy's. Pickup at airport was good, accommodations were good, with kitchenette with fridg... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Kathryn S Roberts
1000+ Dives
 
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
 
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 
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/ 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 
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
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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 nieceís 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 
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 
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
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
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
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
 
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
 
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
 
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"
Itís 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
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
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
 
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
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
 
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
 
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 
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
 
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
 
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
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 Full report   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 Full report       "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 Full report       "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Divi Flamingo Full report   [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 Full report       "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
Dive Friends Bonaire/ The Laughing Seahorse Full report   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 Full report   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
 
Divi Flamingo Full report       "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
 
Belmar Bonaire/ private home rental - Kas Daas Full report   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 Full report       "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "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
 
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar Condo.s Full report   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 Full report       "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 Full report       "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 Full report       "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 Full report       "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 Full report       "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 Full report       "Another great visit to Bonaire"
Sorry for the delay in filing this report This was my wifeís 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
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "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
Dive Friends Bonaire/ Sand Dollar Full report       "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
 
Buddy Dive Resort Full report       "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
 
Captain Don's Habitat Full report       "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
 
Plaza Resort Bonaire Full report       "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 Full report       "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
 
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