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Buddy Dive Resort

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Buddy Dive Resort

3 star hotel
Kaya Gobernador De Brot #85, Kralendijk, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, And Saba
73 rooms
FREE Internet

Buddy Dive

PADI 5 Star CDC
Onsite
Max 8 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Buddy Dive is a large Bonaire dive resort that offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments and studios, all with ocean or garden views and comfortably furnished to accommodate guests and their companions.
  • Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living area with cable TV, air-conditioned bedrooms with their own bathroom and shower, and a room safe at no extra charge. Studio apartments have a small kitchen, cable TV, air-conditioned bedroom, and a bathroom/shower.
  • Buddy Dive offers a variety of dining options in a beautiful oceanfront setting.
  • Blennies Restaurant Bonaire serves lunch and dinner daily, with a selection of salads, sandwiches, burgers, tropical drinks, and delicious international and local dishes to choose from.

 

 

 

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 20%
  • 60 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 550.00 USD of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 63 days prior to arrival
  • 30.0% will be charged if you cancel between 63 and 36 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 36 and 22 days prior to arrival
  • 80.0% will be charged if you cancel between 22 and 8 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 8 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Buddy Dive Resort

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* IDC Resort in Bonaire
  • Easy access to buzzing house reef
  • Drive Thru air and nitrox filling station for shore divers
  • 3 boat trips per day, unlimited shore diving
  • Comfortable, shaded dive boats
  • Technical courses, sidemount, rebreather friendly
  • Multilingual instructors
  • One of the largest technical diving facilities in the Caribbean
  • A great place for PADI kids to begin their diving journey

Description

As a PADI 5-star resort and Universal Referral dive center, Buddy Dive dive shops offer a range of services, including dive tanks, equipment rental, courses, and guided dives for divers who are not staying at their resorts.

With a focus on personalized attention and friendly dive staff, Buddy Dive Watersports offers guests a unique combination of the extensive knowledge and facilities of Bonaire's top dive operation while maintaining a friendly and approachable atmosphere.

Buddy Dive's reputation for keeping the needs of divers in mind is reflected in the convenience and accessibility of their dive services. The Buddy Dive Resort is home to the PADI 5-star Career Development Center and the famous Drive-Thru air and Nitrox fill station, where experienced dive instructors are available at the PADI 5-star Academy to assist guests with their scuba diving education and skill development.

Bonaire's beautiful reefs are just a short distance from guests' rooms at Buddy Dive Resorts, providing them with the freedom and convenience to enjoy an unforgettable diving experience.

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DIVING SERVICES

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German

Dive Center Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Parking
  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Onsite Classroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Retail Shop
  • Waterfront Location
  • House Reef
  • Dive Boat
  • Onsite Accommodation
  • Food & Drinks

Dive boat facilities

  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Rental Equipment

  • Dive Computer
  • Mask & Snorkel
  • Regulator
  • Flashlight
  • Bcd
  • Open-Heel Fins

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Diver
  • Reactivate Program
  • Open Water (Referral)
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Other Specialties

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc
  • Padi Freediver Center

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Resort Amenities

Good for...

  • Families With Diving Kids
  • Romance/Honeymoon
  • Active Holidays
  • Good Value For Money
  • Families With Non-Diving Kids

Activities

  • Live Music
  • Dvd Library
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • Beer And Wine
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Discover

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Cycling

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Great for families

  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Resort Description

Buddy Dive is situated on the waterfront north of town, just a few steps away from the crystal clear ocean and its numerous dive sites.

The complex comprises of seven buildings with ample studios, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments, a complete dive center, two swimming pools, two restaurants, vehicle rental, and our renowned drive-thru fill station. No matter if you are traveling solo, with a partner, friends, family, or a group of diving companions, we can offer you the perfect accommodation to suit your needs. Designed with active individuals in mind, Buddy Dive understands precisely what guests require to feel comfortable during their busy day of diving and exploring, as well as afterward.

For those seeking sunbathing in a location with a breathtaking view, there is no better spot than our raised sand beach areas that overlook the clear, turquoise waters of the Caribbean. A brief stairway provides effortless access to the serene ocean below, which is perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

The resort's small size and stunning vistas make it an ideal location to commemorate those extraordinary events, such as weddings, honeymoons, and anniversaries. Or, you can celebrate life's simple pleasures while watching a vibrant red sunset or an unobstructed moonrise.

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How to get there

Bonaire is located about 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela, near Aruba and Curacao. The island is part of the Dutch Caribbean. Bonaire is accessible via several international and local carriers, from Europe, Latin America, and North America. This makes it relatively easy to go to Bonaire for your next dive trip with us! Traveling to Bonaire is possible by flying to Bonaire’s International Airport (BON): Flamingo International Airport.

Arrival:

  • A resort representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the resort in an air conditioned vehicle.
  • It is worthwhile renting your own vehicle during your stay, and this you can arrange via the resort fo an additional fee.
  • It is important to pre-book a vehicle to ensure availability.
  • Check in time is 4pm.

Departure

  • You will be driven back to the airport in an air conditioned vehicle (additional cost).
  • Check out time is 11am.

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