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Dive Review of Plaza Resort Bonaire in

Plaza Resort Bonaire: "Adventures in Bonaire", Apr, 2015,

by Carmen Thomas, ID, US ( 1 report). Report 8782.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Throughout the carribean
Closest Airport Bonaire Getting There BOI to HOU to BON. With new direct flight between BOI and HOU, no overnight required.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limits issued during pre-dive brief, divers allowed to dive to 1,000 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
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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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments April 2015 was our first trip to Bonaire. Plaza Resort rooms are spacious and clean. If you're there when it is not hosting a musical event, the accomodations should be nice. If you're there when they host an event, like we were, don't plan on getting any sleep in the afternoon or evening, at least until the party ends each day. And then prepare for the trashy aftermath - complete with bottles and cups throughout and a few bent/broken light poles. Diving was very good. Gentle currents, good fish and invertebrate diversity and healthy corals. We will return, but we will not use the on-site dive services of Plaza Resort (called Toucan Divers when we were there). The first day we arrived, we waited for an afternoon briefing which was thorough and included the usual waiver signing and instructions on where lockers were, etc. The first day out was uneventful, delightful diving. Our adventure began on day two. On that day, 11 divers and our gear were loaded onto the Green Flash. We headed out with a captain/dive master and what we were told was a second dive master to dive Klein. It was a windy day with waves about 2-3 feet. The "dive m ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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