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Dive Review of Buddy Dive Resort/SunRental Ocean Front Apartments in

Buddy Dive Resort/SunRental Ocean Front Apartments, Jan, 2014,

by Henry O Ziller, CO, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 31 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 7522.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Mexico, Belize, Florida, Honduras, Caymans, Curacao, Dominica, Pohnpei, Palau, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Tanzania, St Kitts, Tobago, Bahamas, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, no currents
Water Temp 77 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Shore diving, no restrictions
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
UW Photo Comments [None] ... 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 3 stars
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Comments Bonaire is quite nice, a rather small island, easy to get around and not any more expensive than most other Caribbean islands. We did all shore diving and found it takes a little more effort than expected. There is surge, rolling rocks underfoot, and slippery surfaces. Most of our group of four fell at least once, and two in our group have been here several times.

United Airlines has one stop flights from Denver, CO that makes getting here easy at a reasonable cost, arriving at 7:52 PM Atlantic time.

SunRentals Ocean Front Apartments are close to downtown Kralendijk and many restaurants. The apartments are all privately owned and can be rented from nightly to monthly. Our cost for for 7 nights in a one bedroom one bath unit with kitchen and living room was %1132.00. USD. The kitchen had most everything you would need except an oven. Ceiling fans were in the living room and bedroom, with A/C in the bedroom only. There is a strong breeze continuously going through ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Asweptwingin , at Mar 04, 2014 20:38 EST  
In the ten years since we were last there I have only read that little or no effort is made to curtail the crime. It''so all up to the visitor to secure any property you wish to retain. Too bad as it's great diving but there are other places fo us!
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