Located in the Southern part of the Caribbean, just outside the hurricane belt, lies Bonaire. A true paradise for sun seekers, adventurers, snorkelers and of course divers! The 80 dive sites, clear and calm waters, year-round temperature of 80 °F and a preserving marine park make Bonaire ideal for all level of divers. Whether you’re a kid, recreational, technical, professional or coral restoration diver, you will find yourself at home on Bonaire.
After your 3-4 hour flight from Miami, Atlanta, Houston or Newark you will arrive on Bonaire, but where will you go next? The resorts & shops of Your Buddies on Bonaire offer something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a full-service resort, a more quiet & relaxed apartment or a cottage in the hills of Bonaire. The best thing is that all resorts offer Drive & Dive packages, so you don’t need to worry about anything!
Buddy Dive Resort
Buddy Dive Resort is located a short 15-20 minute drive from the airport. The resort offers 73 apartments – from studio’s to 3-bedroom apartments -, 2 restaurants, 2 swimming pools, activity center, PADI 5-star Career Development Center, a real Drive-Thru for Air & Nitrox tanks and its own fleet of pick-up’s, vans and sedan cars. A resort by divers for divers, where you can dive 24/7 and extend your knowledge to the max! Did you know that Buddy Dive Resort offers an all inclusive diving package? With the Drive & Dive packages you’ll only have to worry about lunch and dinner, everything else is included: accommodation, breakfast, unlimited air or Nitrox, boat dives are optional, vehicle rental, airport transfer, free wifi and all taxes.
Belmar Oceanfront Apartments
Belmar Oceanfront Apartments is a small and intimate resort with a relaxing atmosphere. The resort is located close to the Southern dive sites and kite- and windsurf beaches and offers 22 unique and stylishly decorated apartments. The 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments are spacious with fully equipped kitchens (including a Nespresso coffee machine), large living areas and the best of all; every porch/balcony offers a fantastic ocean view! The on-site Buddy Dive shop is a PADI 5-star facility and offers everything you need; diving courses, private dive guides, boat dives, equipment rental and more.
Caribbean Club Bonaire
Caribbean Club Bonaire is one of the most Northern dive resorts on Bonaire. It is located at the start of the tourist road with famous dive & snorkel sites like 1,000 steps, Karpata, Oil Slick Leap and Jeff Davis Memorial and at the foot of Bonaire’s hills. The resort offers 39 units of affordable accommodations ranging from studios and standard 1-bedroom cottages to Cottage Deluxe with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and stunning ocean views. All units have kitchens/kitchenettes, a private balcony or porch and air-conditioning in the bedrooms. The on-site restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and a weekly Manager’s Rum Punch followed by a BBQ dinner. Visit the Buddy Dive shop to get your air/Nitrox fix, tips on where to snorkel or dive or to book another activity on the island. After a day of diving or exploring cool off in one of the 2 pools and enjoy the tranquility the resort has to offer.
Buddy Dive Watersports
Visiting Bonaire on a cruise? Don’t worry, you don’t have to miss out on diving! Buddy Dive Watersports is located within a 5-minute walk of the cruise terminal. Pre-book your Bonaire diving adventure and the staff will come and pick you up. At the shop the administration will be taken care of, you will get the mandatory Marine Park orientation and you will get your diving equipment before you take off to one of the beautiful dive sites. The team at Buddy Dive Watersports will make sure you get the most out of your underwater time and get you back on time for your cruise departure. And while you’re there; don’t forget to look around the shop! It offers dive gear, T-shirts, caps, beachwear, flip flops and way more!
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To book your next stay to Bonaire you can contact your favorite dive travel professional or contact the central reservations team of Buddy Dive on:
Toll Free US/Canada: 1-866-GO-BUDDY
Reservations@buddydive.com | www.buddydive.com/reservations Reservations@belmar-bonaire.com | www.belmar-bonaire.com/reservations Reservations@caribbeanclubbonaire.com | www.caribbeanclubbonaire.com/reservations