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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our 4th visit to this Habitat. It still offers excellent accommodation, food and services. The diving is anytime on the great house reef and diving up to 3 times a day on boats. The maximum time to dive site 15 mins. 30 minute walk into town, other local restaurants within 5 mins walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Bonaire before and stayed at other places. This time we've decided to try Captain Don Habitat, choosing newly renovated Oceanfront Junior Suite on the top level. The room was big with the great balcony that allowed us to dry our gear overnight. It also had a small refrigerator and a coffee maker (I, however, have brought my... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Variety of rooms... mine was a cottage, which was quite outdated with some bug issues. It did have a basic kitchen and good refrigerator, which allowed me to eat-in to save money. Breakfast is pretty basic and never changes, which gets a tad repetitive for the typical one-week stays. Dive operation is very efficient and easy for both shore or... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third stay in Bonaire at Captain Don's. The first was 30 years ago, then 8 years ago. There are not many places in this crowded world where the diving and accommodations both get better over a 30 year time span. Shore diving and shore snorkeling are possible and easy here in Bonaire. Very little current and small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large group of us stayed here last fall for a Scuba Trip and this place was fantastic. The rooms were comfortable, and the location is excellent. They do have a restaurant but it's a bit pricey. The Boat crews and Dive Masters were the best, with some wonderful dives they had planned. They offer Nitrox if you are a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Don's is a full service scuba diving resort. I had the opportunity to sleep in both a bungalow and a hotel room. They were clean, modern and comfortable. The beds are somewhat old and uncomfortable. The flooring is tile and slippery when wet. Rinse basins are available for dive gear. There are lines to hang out dive hear to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Allthoug we weren't staying at Don's this time, we visited this dive spot for my eldest 1st open water lesson. Martijn and his dive crew ensured we had a brilliant day. After diving, we enjoyed lunch and drinks and signed up for the evening BBQ. We definately come back here next time. Very nice place to enjoy the sunset on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Just spent 2 weeks diving at Captain Don's with Jason & Ludson as our dive masters/guides. They are the most professional, knowledgeable, and friendly guides ever. If you dive off the boats request these 2 as your boat dive masters. We were treated to frog fish, sea horses, and a multitude of micro organisms hiding in plain sight! Both these... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

I had the best time at this resort. What made the trip the most amazing were the Dive Masters ! Their ability to spot out the unique critters of the area was especially appreciative for . . I especially grateful to and for the guidance of a dive-masters Jason Hirsh and Ludson. Their guidance and expertise were over the top.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We went as a group of 48 people over 14 days, and what fun we had! We stayed in an older side cottage 1001. It was clean and comfortable. The beds are pretty firm and the pillows not very fluffy. But they delivered more pillows immediately when we asked. The cottages were equipped enough that we cooked breakfast every morning,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Bonaire, Captain Don's Habitat is the Original Home of Diving Freedom. We offer a full range of boat diving, shore diving, nitrox, tech diving, courses or a combination of each. All this can be done at your pace in a laid back and friendly environment that brings our guests back year after year. Wake up to the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea after a great night's sleep in one of our huge and newly renovated ocean view rooms, 2 bedroom cottages or our brand new 3 bedroom garden villa (available September 1, 2015) Between dives, you can stroll through the lush gardens, which are home to more than 50 animal and plant species, relax by the pool or get pampered at the on site spa. Enjoy delicious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner oceanside at RumRunners restaurant or relax on your own terrace with a self prepared meal from your own kitchenette. Vacation means freedom. Experience the freedom that brings guests back year after year to Captain Don's Habitat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Captain Don's Habitat

Address: 103 Kaya Gobernador Debrot, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Location: Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Price Range: $170 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Captain Don's Habitat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Captain Don`s Habitat Hotel Bonaire
Captain Dons Habitat Bonaire
Captain Dons Habitat Hotel Bonaire
Captain Dons Bonaire
Captain Don's Habitat Bonaire/Kralendijk
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#3 Spa Hotel in Kralendijk
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