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Buddy Dive

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I spent a week at Buddy Dive and couldn't have enjoyed it more. The rooms aren't overly nice and the grounds are really basic but this place is built for diving. Breakfast is included and made fresh for you every morning by the cook standing by (really good) and then a short walk either down to the...

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Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent six days of diving, eating and sleeping. You dive when you want to. Get a car and go around the island and take any shore dive spot you like. Dine on the premises in two restaurants of your choice while watching the sea. Service is excellent. Visibility is 50-85 feet. Water and air temperature perfect. Dive masters are knowledgeable...

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Thank 95leslieh
columbus, ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off...I will say our overall 2 week stay was very good..as we had hoped....this is my dive groups 3rd stay with buddy resorts and my personal 4 the time....I first visited in early 2000 when the Lion Dens resort was next door..but is now a part of Buddy's..... We stayed in 2013 and since they were full...stayed at the...

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1Thank Clifton D
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family (8yr -10yr-2 parents) finished e learning course with open water skills at BD. ALL staff super accommodating, friendly , helpful and knowledgeable. Rooms were clean cool and open. Lots of balcony space. Easy rental equipment if needed. Boat dives and shore dives abound. YOU NEED CASH for the park fee. Will be back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just fantastic for the level of expertise of their dive staff and dive facilities, our instructor, Lars Bowman, who we've worked with twice is a true pro, as are many of the other divers, many of whom are also marine biologists and naturalists, so they are serious about the diving and the nature. The house reef is lovely. The drive...

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Thank AEE14
Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came back from what I would say is some of the best shore diving I have ever done to date. The hotel Del Mar was well equipped with all new appliances and all the stuff you need to make great meals. The buddy dive operation was well run and fully equipped for all our needs. The buddy dive group...

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Thank Kevin A
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We accepted an invitation to join some scuba diving friends. We don't dive but snorkeled every day and it was wonderful. You literally can walk from your room just a few steps and get in the water and see beautifully colored fish. The rooms are not the newest but they are clean and quiet and have a living room and...

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Thank Holly H
Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great diving, nice staff, and good breakfast every day. Rooms were basic, but comfortable. Food is a bit pricey on this island, but high end. we enjoyed a few 5 course meals and found some nice gelato as well. Nice day trips to Lac Bay for windsurfing, the National park in the north for wild scenery. This is a great...

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1Thank jamminChris W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This place was called Coral Regency and we bought a time share. The Buddy Dive company took over, and honored our time share. Live had gotten busy, and we are not able to go every year, but we LOVE it, and dream of diving the house reef. It is the best diving in the world Love it. Go. Blow Bubbles.

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1Thank paulajab2014
Roseburg, Oregon
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Our group of 6 were going to rent a house, vehicle, and do two weeks of shore diving. After doing a lot of house viewing, pricing, and thought we decided to go to Buddy's Dive Resort and boat diving. We rented an apartment with 3 bedrooms. We chose a van as our vehicle. We flew into country and were met...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Bonaire and Buddy Dive Resort. An unhurried, unspoiled natural paradise offering spectacular sunsets, gentle breezes and crystal clear, turquoise waters. Buddy's is a resort where you can DIVE DIVE DIVE, take part in a multitude of activities or just sit back, relax and enjoy the atmosphere. At Buddy Dive, we're known for our casual atmosphere, personable staff, spacious accommodations and a dive operation that has something for every diver: comfortable boats, complete rental and retail center, exceptional staff, and a unique "Drive Thru" with a two-lane air/nitrox fill station. No matter which apartment you are staying in, you're never further than a giant stride away from our popular and lively house reef which is perfect for diving and snorkeling, day and night. ... more   less 

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Address: Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Region: Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Price Range: $221 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Buddy Dive 3.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Buddy Dive Kralendijk
Buddy Dive Hotel Kralendijk
Buddy Dive Bonaire/Kralendijk
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Kralendijk
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kralendijk
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“Try to stay near the waterfront. It's beautiful and also far away from the air compressors in the back of the property.”
Gotta_Gallivant, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask to stay on the old Lions Den side...if the employees stop parking next to the building you can park close with your gear..”
99cliftond, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be close to the pool”
kevinaO4677BS, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a king bed, ask for exterminators to spray for misquitos.”
hollyh606, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“1st floor, unless you like to haul gear up and down stairs.”
evelync942, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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