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Dive Review of AB Dive/Delfins Beach Resort in
Bonaire/Punt Vierkant

AB Dive/Delfins Beach Resort: "One Incredible Vacation", Feb, 2020,

by James Wise, AR, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 11425 has 2 Helpful votes.

Photos Submitted with this Report

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At Salt Pier in the Distance Delfins Beach Delfins Beach Delfins Beach
Delfins Piers Delfins Pool Bar Pavilion B Bathroom Shower With Squeegee
Door Tapped Lampshade Chinese Brand Truck

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments 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 has been a lot of criticism of the place and it does have it's quirks. But it does have some really great benefits for those who do not dive. My traveling started in the 1980's via Uncle Sam's Navy about the Carribean, North Atlantic, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea over a 4 year time period on a guided missle destroyer. So adapting to the "European way" of vactioning was not terribly problematic for me. Having wives who don't dive had us looking outside the usual dive resorts for a nice beach, pool side bar, hammocks, etc. Perusing for hours looking at photos on websites, we decided on Delfins ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites AB Dive   Delfins Beach Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Cuba, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Florida, Arkansas, NC
Closest Airport BIA Getting There Via Delta through Atlanta

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 26-28°C / 79-82°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 15-25 M / 49-82 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Personal Restriction of 30 meters
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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By Gregory S Bruce in WA, US at Feb 18, 2020 17:31 EST  
Thanks for posting your report. I am a Bonaire regular. I have never stayed at Delfin's, but have dived from there, had breakfast there, had dinner at Brass Boer, as well as lunch and drinks at the outside tiki bar. Your report was spot on. Thanks again-- Greg
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