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Courtyard by Marriott, Bonaire

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Courtyard by Marriott, Bonaire

3 star hotel
2 Kaya International, Kralendijk, Bonaire
140 rooms
FREE Internet

Dive Friends Bonaire

PADI 5 star dive center
Onsite
Max 10 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Enjoy a simple dive vacation at it's finest - an established PADI 5* dive center, complimentary truck rental, an infinity pool overlooking the backwaters and large, comfy beds
  • Bonaire's Marine Park is home to over 450 fish species, plus a plethora of other characters including octopus, eagle rays, turtles, dolphins, moray eels and occasional whale sharks
  • Excellent visibility throughout the year and a sprinkling of shallow yet sizeable wrecks, make this a great destination for underwater photographers as well as wreck divers
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Dates & Prices

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
24/7 EXPERT DIVING ADVICE from travel agents who are all divers.
Book in full confidence. We are PADI, the leader in diving.

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

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 14 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 14 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Courtyard by Marriott, Bonaire

What to see

Some of the most memorable creatures you can find on Bonaire are hawksbill, loggerhead and green turtles. Getting a closer look, you may be fortunate enough to spot a seahorse camouflaged in the reefs. Angelfish, tangs, sergeant majors, creole wrasse and butterfly fish also make the reef home. The fire corals, tube sponges and giant sea anemones that cling to the rocks are a surprising sight. Remember to look and not touch! Although Bonaire is not known for bigger fish, you might see some near the wrecks. Large tarpon, barracuda and several, good-sized groupers make their homes in the sunken structures.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Dive Friends Bonaire is an award-winning PADI 5* IDC dive center, offering experienced instructors and a full range of recreational and pro-level courses
  • Easy and impressive shore diving in Bonaire's Protected Marine Park, home to blue spotted rays, sea turtles, parrot fish and a totally new species - the candy striped hermit crab 
  • Grab a UV torch and hit the reef by night - witness an unforgettable neon-light show as the corals and nocturnal creatures glow brightly 
  • Make the most of your complimentary pick-up truck and explore the island. Discover shore diving sites marked by bright yellow rocks, and marvel at the land-based wildlife

Description

Dive Friends Bonaire is a long-established PADI 5* IDC dive center on sunny Bonaire. 

As one of the 5 award-winning Dive Friends Bonaire dive centers on the island, you can rely the team's wealth of local knowledge. PADI courses from Discover Scuba through Open Water and Pro-level training is offered. Specialities include Self-Reliant Diver, Night Diver, Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty and more. 

Daily shore and boat diving is available with an experienced guide or as a buddy team. Orientation dives at the Bonaire Marine Park are offered at any time during business hours for maximum convenience. UV night diving is not one to miss!

Facilities include gear rental, storage, rinse tanks, a dive accessory and souvenir shop, classrooms, shaded relaxation area and fish ID library. 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • House Reef
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Free-Diving Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Rebreather Course
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Drysuit
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Other Specialties
  • Technical Diving Courses

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort

Resort Amenities

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Equipment For Kids

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym

Food & drink

  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Resort Description

Courtyard by Marriott, Bonaire offers everything you'd need for a fantastic diving getaway, from a 5* dive center to complimentary truck rental, an infinity pool and large, comfy beds. 

Bonaire is a coral reef diver's dream, with a plethora of colorful marine life that includes parrot fish, sea turtles, blue spotted eagle rays, dolphins, octopus, moray eels, sea cucumber and occasional whale sharks. With over 450 fish species and fantastic visibility year-round, this is a great destination for underwater photographers. 

Post-dive, recline by the infinity pool with a cocktail in hand, facetime your family back home on the complimentary WiFi, or chill out in your room surfing the channels on your flat screen TV. 

How to get there

Arrival

  • The best airport to fly into is Bonaire International Airport, which is less than 5 minutes from the hotel. 
  • The resort runs a complimentary shuttle service between the airport and the hotel (advance notice required). 
  • Check in time is 3 pm. 

Departure

  • Check out time is 12 pm. 
  • You can catch the complimentary shuttle back to the resort on the final day of your stay (advance notice required). 

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