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Dive Review of Belmar Bonaire in

Belmar Bonaire: "Possibly the Healthiest Reefs in the Caribbean", Feb, 2022,

by Bethany Kolb, NM, US ( 1 report with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11865 has 2 Helpful votes.

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House Reef Dock View from veranda Donkey Sanctuary

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 5 stars
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Comments We went to Bonaire with a small group of seven (five divers + one on-island certification) to celebrate our niece’s PhD in Marine Ecology. I selected Belmar based on other Reader Reports and could not have been happier. We had a three bedroom/two story condo (5 people) with a second story veranda large enough for evening dining, lounging and gear drying. Speaking of gear drying, there were wetsuit hangers, sturdy poles to hang them on, a drying rack for clothes, sundries and another for botties. Clearly this property knows its customer. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes, etc. It took a minute to understand the European appliances – thank goodness for Google. There was an option to stock some groceries, beer, wine and liquor making it easy to start relaxing after a long journey. Grocery stores are a short drive away and well stocked. The front desk staff was helpful and housekeeping c ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Belmar Bonaire   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Belize, Raja Ampat, Hawaii, Grand and Little Cayman, Cozumel, Roatan, Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos, Bonaire, Saba
Closest Airport Bonaire Flamingo International Getting There ABQ-Houston-Bonaire (overnight Houston on outbound)

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 27-27°C / 81-81°F Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20-40 M / 66-131 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 min on boat dives
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Fresh water rinse tanks on the boat and at the house reef dock. Missed the t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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