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Buddy Dive

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Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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1 room 1 adult
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Louisiana
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Buddy Dive Resort is diving nirvana! They make scuba diving a real pleasure. The rooms are spacious and inviting. My wife & I had a third floor room with a balcony. The constant breeze felt so good that we slept with the balcony doors open every night with the A/C off. The diving shop has everything you would need... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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106 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are two restaurants here one superb, according to friends, and the other buffet with sand floor with excellent food and charming waiting staff. I ate here twice in a week and was delighted both times, recommended, not to be missed. I did not visit the hotel nor the dive operation so pass no comment on either. What I did... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had a great experience at Buddy Dive once we got there and started diving, communication before our arrival was a struggle. We were trying to reserve a class and an air package, and we were charged for both right away. After that the reservation took on a life of its own, with three different people communication different things,... More 

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Thank roxette521
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And I must say we really enjoyed snorkeling at both stops . The crew was very friendly . We all was from a cruise ship and they picked us up right and brought us back by boat right to the ship . I must say there is a lot to see diving or snorkeling we highly recommend using Buddy dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from our second trip to Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire. Both trips were just perfect. We love that we get a truck, and the dive thru tank pick up and drop off is genius! I think what we got was the studio, but it had one bedroom with a kitchen, no oven but full size refrigerator, microwave coffee... More 

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Buddy's, twice now. And to make it short, I can't wait until my next visit. First Bonaire is amazing diving, and Buddy dive compliments it well. Great resort, good dive operation, perfect location. Perfect family friendly vacation spot. Excellent house reef for scuba and snorkeling. Absolutely nothing to bad to say about Buddy's.

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five of us just returned from a week long stay here. Overall, we had a very good time, but the resort is all about the diving and almost everything else is just mediocre at best. We stayed in one of the 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartments on two floors with it's own kitchen, living room and a verandah off of... More 

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Belding, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great dive resort. They have it all, excellent dive master/instructors and facilities. The bar is a magnet for other resorts divers. Liberal drinks and lots of laughs. Priced moderately. I will return and hope to reacquaint with other divers and staff. While we were there the resort was improving wifi connectivity. It was pretty good after upgrade.

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buddy Dive was the place my husband and I finished our open water certification. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and outgoing. Our instructor's name was Peter. He was a incredibly nice young man from Holland. He was easy going, knowledgeable and encouraging. He made you feel right at home. Our certification consisted of two days of diving with two dives... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio, United States
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on this trip with 60 of our closest friends. It was organized by our dive shop and it was a great group that got along famously. We had a great time. Most were divers but some were just there for relaxation. The front desk was well organized right from picking up us and our luggage/gear at the airport.... More 

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