BONAIRE - ACCOMMODATIONS FOR BONAIRE
Buddy Dive - Resort - BONAIRE
This year Buddy Dive Resort celebrates 25 years of providing superior service. You will not feel like you have left behind any of the comforts of home while staying in one of the apartments (1, 2 or 3 bedroom), studios or hotel rooms, decorated with a tropical flare and cozy bed.
The apartments are comfortably equipped with a full size kitchen, spacious living area with cable TV, telephone, patio or balcony, and air-conditioned bedrooms each its own bathroom and shower. If you do not need all of the amenities and size of an apartment, Buddy Dive also has studios equipped with a small kitchen, separate air-conditioned bedroom, bathroom/shower, cable TV, telephone and a small patio. If all you need is a place to play your head in a tropical wonderland, the air-conditioned hotel rooms at Buddy Dive offer a more than comfortable stay with a mini fridge, cable TV, telephone, bathroom/shower and a balcony.
Bonaire is well known for its amazing beach diving, and has been rated one of the top beach diving destination for the past few years. You will enjoy reefs to wrecks, and beautiful tropical fish. Bonaire boasts 60 official dive sites, and another 20 on Klein Bonaire. You have a choice of diving by boat or driving in a vehicle to any dive site of your choosing around Bonaire.
For your convenience Buddy Dive offers a fleet of reliable rental vehicles right on the property. Choose from a standard shift double cabin pick-up truck (holds 4), or a full size van (holds 8 people). Once in your vehicle, simply drive-thru Buddy Dive's unique tank fill station, and load up on air or Nitrox tanks for a great day of diving! Guests purchasing the Drive & Dive Package receive the vehicle at a discounted rate!
Should you choose that diving from a boat is the way to go, then you will have a fleet of custom dive boats to choose from. Buddy Dive proudly boasts the following boats in their fleet:
* Harbour Lady a Newton 36' Dive Special (24 divers/2-tank)
* The Bayena, which is the Papiamentu word for "whale" is Newton 30' Dive Special (10 - 12 divers/1-tank)
* Red Tide is a 32' Island Hopper Dive boat (14 divers/1 or 2 tank)
* Sport Diver II is a 38' Delta Dive Boat (28 Divers/1 or 2 tank)
* The Bonitu is a 36' wood and fiberglass boat (16 divers/2-tank)
* The Gutu is a 36' dive boat (20 divers/1 tank)
The following dive times are offered:
* Daily morning boat dives (one and two-tank)
* Daily afternoon dives (one tank)
* Once a week night dives
Whether you are starting off your day or relaxing after a great day of diving, Buddy Dive has two restaurants offering a variety of island and international dishes to tempt your palette:
* Bella Vista Restaurant and Pool Bar
* Lions Den Restaurant