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Buddy Dive

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Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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108 reviews 108 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 10 days and certainly rating it above Capt Don's where we stayed 2 years ago. Yes, it's not cheap and the Dollar/Euro FX doesn't make it better either but you get a pretty good deal overall. We booked a 2-bedroom apartment and got a 3-room one with a view over the pool area and the sea. Rooms... More 

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Show Low, Arizona
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113 reviews 113 reviews
33 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family, which consisted of three couples, spent a week at Buddy Dive Resort and we had an awesome time. Let me start off by saying that Buddy Dive Resort is set up for the serious scuba diver. It isn’t fancy or exclusive but it is an efficient dive operation that has a lot of components to try and please... More 

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Gulfport, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From whichever part of the world you may come, we were glad to find our way to your quiet, friendly island. We spent 9 days vacationing and diving in Bonaire. A casual atmosphere in which divers and non-divers can enjoy your holiday.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my 4th stay at Buddy's. I love the diving freedom and the free vehicle. The rooms are getting a bit shabby and the downstairs bathroom always had a smell - not pleasant. The rooms that used to be part of the Lion's Den are much nicer. But, never in the rooms very much! Great place for divers!!!! Good... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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83 reviews 83 reviews
26 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third time at Buddy Dive. I like their atmosphere, house reef and the fact that each room comes with a truck and unlimited air for shore diving. They have paved the road to the dive shop and are working on making the grounds look nicer. This time I was disappointed with the breakfast buffet and breakfast service.... More 

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Diving there is fun, friendly and easy Great diving reef, Great diving packages (6 boat dives, each time 2 dives so totally 3 diving days from boat, no limit shore dives, good equipment, friendly and professionals dive masters and instructors) Buddy Dive restaurant was good and not expensive Great reach breakfast: many kinds of breads, buns, croissants, toasts, danish... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived till the day we left we were treated like family and that's a good thing!! everybody from reception to the restaurant to the dive boat were all friendly helpful and sincerely polite. The food was okay and plenty of it it's not fancy but just what you want after day of diving. The Internet is... More 

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Richland, Michigan
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97 reviews 97 reviews
15 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We came with a dive group from Michigan. The diving was very turnkey... Good reef off the dock with easy shore diving day and night, very nice and competent dive staff (loved Augusto, Remy, Mickael, Murph, and Guen) for boat dives and trucks available for drive thru air shore diving around the island. On land, the experience was so so.... More 

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I wasn't staying there and did a night dive with them. The dive was great and the divemaster was too. The experience of trying to get equipment and return the equipment was a mess. I spent a lot time running back and forth being told I didn't have the right papers. As someone not staying there, they don't make it... More 

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Quad Cities, IL
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Good Dive Shop, helpful photo expert, all the nitrox you can consume and big breakfasts. We enjoyed six boat dives to Klein Bonaire, eight shore dives a piece with the drive through tank exchange and even a night dive with just the two of us on the house reef 50 yards away. Down side, only AC was in the bedroom.... More 

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