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Captain Don's Habitat

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Let me start by saying I’ve been to Bonaire 25 times, and have stayed at Captain Don’s many times in the past. This past trip was with a dive shop group, and reflects my personal opinions of the hotel, restaurant, dive operation, and some other parts of the resort. First, the
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Last year, we spent a week at Capt Don’s. What a fabulous place! I was so nervous to take my open water test, but Alex was such a great instructor. He was so patient and taught me so much more than I learned up here in MN. We loved the cottage we stayed in and the breakfast was
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We stayed @ Habitat for 2 nights in one of those bungalows that they have. Very happy with everything like staff, front desk, bar and restaurant crew. Maybe a little outdated but very clean and well maintained. With new mattresses I would give it a 5 star.
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Response from 734frontdesk, Manager at Captain Don's Habitat
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear valued guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are indeed in the process of updating our cottages. Soon we will be exposing the new look. On you next visit you will definitely see a difference! See you soon at your Home of Diving Freedom!
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I could not be more pleased with the operation. Tanks were always available and for the most part filled to proper blend and capacity. Shore diving was so easy and beautiful. As dive masters my group found everything sufficient for our needs. The restaurant was a little slow on
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We have stayed at Captain Don's for several trips, no problem. This trip the resort was full. Good for them, I guess. We found the dive boats overcrowded and not fun. We paid for 12 boat dives and gave that up for shore diving. Final straw, we made a dinner reservation for 1930
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Dive boats - Capt. Don's
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It was quiet. No noise issues at all. I did very little actual cooking but I had everything I needed to have sacks and cocktails :)
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👍Thanks wolfkr88. I appreciate knowing and didn’t mean to give you a thumbs down😣
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No,unfortunately you can’t rent kayak. But you can scuba diving!! Have fun!!! ☺️
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Sorry, can't help with this one. Wasn't something I looked out for.
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"I feel the second floor rooms have better view of the water."
"Ocean view junior suite"
"There are condo-like apartments and stand-a-lone bungalows. Ocean front views are available."
"Rooms with Ocean views are very nice."
"Ocean View rooms only have one bed, but nice views."
$158 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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