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Dive Review of Bonaire Dive and Adventure/Den Lamen condos in
Bonaire

Bonaire Dive and Adventure/Den Lamen condos: "Bonaire diving 2016", Feb, 2016,

by Todd Lichtenstein, NJ, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8863.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Lembeh, Maldives, Galapagos, Cocos, Dominica, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman, Papua New Guinea, Andaman Sea, Raja Ampat, Blue Heron Bridge
Closest Airport Bonaire Getting There Non stop from Newark Liberty

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas surge
Water Temp 77 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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
UW Photo Comments There were dedicated rinse tanks for cameras on the dock. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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 We flew the United non stop from Newark. It is very convenient but very crowded. The only problem is there is only one flight a week. Our first flight to Bonaire was canceled due to a blizzard on January 23. We were lucky have been able to re-book 2 weeks later. Den Laman charged us for the canceled week. That is their policy which is clearly stated on their website. They also urge people to have trip cancelation insurance which we did.

This is the second time we have been to Bonaire, the first time being in 1985. We were curious to see how the reefs fared since then. In my opinion the reefs are in very good shape. I would say that the reefs around Bonaire are the healthiest I have seen in the Caribbean. Lionfish are now abundant throughout the Caribbean, but there are few in ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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