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Hamlet Oasis Bonaire

Hotel category

3 Star

Rooms

32

Wellness/Spa

NO

Internet

FREE

5 star dive center

Onsite

House reef

YES

Resort Highlights

  • Self-catering cottages with pool and ocean access
  • Angelfish, wrasse, parrot fish, turtles, trunkfish and more
  • Impressive shore diving at Cliff (one of Bonaire's only wall dives)
  • Queen-sized beds, air conditioning, outdoor showers
  • Fully equipped kitchenette, private terrace with table and chairs
  • Snorkelling, water-skiing, parasailing, kayaking
  • See flamingos at the National Park Washington Slangbaai

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 25% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 75% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

If we receive written notice (fax or e-mail) of the cancellation of your reservation up to 5 weeks prior to the scheduled arrival date you will receive a 50% refund of the rental amount and 100% of the tourist tax.

If the accommodation is then rented out to other guests for the exact period of time, 80% of the rental amount and 100% of the Tourist tax will be refunded.

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Resort Description

Hamlet Oasis offers 20 detached cottages, tropical gardens and easy access to Bonaire's warm, clear seas.

Dive into coral reefs brimming with angelfish, rainbow wrasse, parrotfish, spotted trunkfish and many other marine species. Drift, night and wreck diving is common and turtles are regularly sighted. Shore diving is encouraged, with the Cliff dive site in front of the resort. 

Choose from a studio or one- or two-bedroom apartment, all with a terrace and outdoor seating area. Each spacious cottage offers queen-sized beds, air-conditioned bedrooms, an outdoor shower, hot water bathroom with indoor shower and fully-equipped kitchenette. 

Activities include snorkelling, boat rental, water-skiing, parasailing, kayaking through mangroves and more.

The National Park Washington Slangbaai is nearby, where you can glimpse flamingos, iguanas and other unique flora and fauna. 

Explore diving around the Hamlet Oasis 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

  • Waterfront, award-winning PADI 5* IDC dive center 
  • Experienced instructors with a wealth of local knowledge
  • Full range of recreational and pro-level courses
  • Self-Reliant Diver & Sea Turtle Distinctive Specialties (+ more)
  • Easy and impressive shore diving
  • UV light night diving
  • Orientation dives at Bonaire Marine Park 

Description

Dive Friends Bonaire @ Hamlet Oasis is a waterfront PADI 5* IDC Dive Center. 

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. Specialties 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. Cliff dive site can be reached from the shore outside the dive shop, and is one of Bonaire's only wall dives. UV night diving is not one to miss!

Orientation dives at the Bonaire Marine Park are offered at any time during business hours for maximum convenience. 

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

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

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

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Wi-Fi (Free)

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Resort Amenities

Facilities

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

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Cycling

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • Catch a taxi from Bonaire International Airport, which is located approximately 6.5km from Hamlet Oasis Bonaire
  • Please agree your price with your taxi driver in advance (the cost is approx $20)
  • Transfers can be arranged with the resort: please get in touch in advance or speak to your PADI Travel representative 

Departure

  • Taxis can be taken to the airport from the resort or transfers can be arranged in advance at the resort.

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