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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
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently stayed here for a week and was very pleased with the facility and the level of service. The price includes Room, breakfast, pickup truck and all the tanks you can use. The rooms are spacious, include all the basic amenities and are cleaned daily. However, if you are looking for anything fancy, this is not the place. If... More 

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Santee, California
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They picked you up from the airport & delivered bags to your room. Upon checking in, you will have to leave a deposit (put as a hold on your credit card) for beach towels ($20 each), room keys ($20 each) and the safe key ($70). We were part of Kids Sea Camp so not sure if this is how it... More 

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Miami, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They do it right. Rooms are spartan but plenty large. Housekeeping is adequate, nothing more. Food is also OK, except for the fish and chips--got really sick! But, the diving is great and the set up for boat and shore dives is fabulous. We will return!

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4, with 2 teen divers, stayed at this resort in June 2015 for 7 nights. We were upgraded to a 3 bedroom condo with 3 bathrooms from the 2 bedroom that we booked. The condo was very spacious though the 3rd bedroom and bathroom was much smaller in comparison with the other 2. We had a package... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Buddy Dive About 5 times. My most recent trip this July was similar with some difference. The most notable difference was the reduced quality of the dive masters on the boat. one excellent Dive master but the others we had...not so good. also we had 14 divers and only one dive master. One led the dive from the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diving - IF your sole reason of coming is to DIVE, then this is the place for you. Came alone so booked for boat dives as sole reason for trip was to dive. Choice of 3 times daily to go on the boat dives. In general dive guides are very good. If you are a good diver and don't need... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Buddy's and had a truck rental. The first day an alarm on the truck kept going off so we returned it. They gave us a "temporary" truck till our truck was returned. This truck had just been in an accident and we couldn't open the tailgate, not to mention the truck was quite a beater. Everyday the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival there was some confusion with our reservation. Instead of being in just our name it was listed under the resort time share owners name. This was corrected fairly quickly by the helpful and courteous staff and our RCI attendant. After this was settled, We were on our way to the best room in the resort, room 715. The... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I went on my first trip to Bonaire in June 2015 with a group dive through a dive shop in Houston. Buddy Dive was a nice dive resort. The rooms are nice, not fancy, but clean. The food at the resort was good. We ate most of our meals at the resort because there is not a great deal of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We recently returned from an 8-day diving trip to Bonaire where we enjoyed staying at Buddy Dive resort. The diving was spectacular, both right off the hotel dock and at the many spots we visited by boat and by shore. The dive staff made everything very easy and were fantastic. We were traveling in a group of 19 so had... More 

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