For those who don't know, Confluence means a coming together of a number of factors for a great result. That is what I think about whilst I am now enjoying my forth day at AB Wonderdive. This B&B (and it is so much more than a B&B) is run by a couple from Denmark. They are as nice as they are disciplined. They have built something really special here.
Let me take one step back, I have often fantasied about building or staying at the perfect Dive Resort. I even started designing it in my mind, such are my delusions of grandeur. Well this is the place that all my dreams came true and so much more.
Built with the diver in mind, staying here makes diving too easy. There are systems that the wonderful staff follow and the systems work. I am not even sure how they work, I just know they are there working in the background so I don't have to worry about a thing.
Accommodation is spartan but comfortable. You are on an island and so you must make allowances when living in paradise but I am a grumbler if I am uncomfortable and here, well I wish I could stay here forever I am so content.
Walk downstairs in the morning and your dive gear is assembled and most likely sitting on your assigned boat. Have breakfast at their restaurant and then go up to your room to change for your dive. In your room you'll have your mask, dive computer, diving knife and maybe gloves. Grab them and go downstairs.
Your wetsuit will be hanging in your allotted compartment virtually dry thanks to the warm climate. All your gear is locked up and secured each night automatically. Put on your wetsuit and boots, walk onto the boat and travel usually 5 minutes to more than 100 dive sites. Now that is what's really cool. No hours of traveling to dive. Out, dive and back home for a coffee and you can do it 3 times a day without even raising a sweat. The bonus is that every dive is so different you think they are thousands of miles apart. BTW Fantasy Reef is a must dive, it is so beautiful.
End of diving there is a shower for you to wash off the salt and numerous clearly marked concrete tanks to clean your BCD, fins and Wetsuit. The staff will carry everything to and from the boat leaving you to just carry your own lazy posterior along with your mask and fins. They even wash and hang your BCD for you and lock it up in your compartment in the hanging room for the night.
So there it is folks, the best diving experience I have ever had run by a fabulous couple who can't do enough for you. I love this place and I will be back with all my friends. Hope to see you here.
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We, Alice and Bjørn, like to thank you for your comments, support and for staying / diving at our place. Thanks to you and your nice comments, we have received more request and bookings over the last months / years. We in ABWonderdive and out team like to send a greeting to you and all your friends hoping to see you again in the near future.Please feel free to send our information to any of your friends, family and any who like to learn to dive or divers who like to stay at a well known dive operator ABWonderdive. We like to thank you with a special treat for each diver you are sending our way. Just let us know who it is before they will arrive date and you will get our spacial of 1 dive free per guest you are sending to us, next time you will be with us.
Thanks again from Alice and Bjørn.
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