Bonaire at Buddy Dive Resort

May 14-24,2025
Join Aqua Hut instructors Diane Pack and Julie Kemarly at Buddy Dive Resort in Bonaire

At Buddy Dive, they are known for their casual atmosphere, personable staff, spacious accommodations and a dive operation that has something for every diver: comfortable boats, complete rental and retail center, exceptional staff, and a unique "Drive Thru" with a two-lane air/nitrox fill station. No matter which apartment you are staying in, you're never further than a giant stride away from our popular and lively house reef which is perfect for diving and snorkeling, day and night.

Climb into the rental truck you receive automatically with your Drive & Dive package, and take advantage of the 60 dive sites, accessible from the shore line of Bonaire or tour the island with a guide on one of many excursions available to you through the Activity Center. Divers, snorkelers, adventurers and leisure travelers will feel equally at home at Buddy Dive.

You will want to save plenty of time to relax in a hammock, lounge by one of our two pools, simply catch some rays or saunter on down to The Poolbar for a cocktail before sampling some of the local specialties.


With as many as 60 officially listed dive sites on Bonaire and another 20 dive sites on Klein Bonaire, the dive operation at Buddy Dive Resort is geared up for you to make the most out of your dive vacation. With a fleet of custom dive boats and a well stocked 'Drive Thru' offering air and nitrox tanks, every divers needs can be satisfied. To help us keep our reef environment healthy for many years to come, we do encourage all divers traveling to Bonaire to familiarize themselves with the Marine Park Regulations prior to their visit.

On average, Bonaire's visibility exceeds 100 feet (30 meters) and our average water temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit (29c). The fringing reef begins close to the shore, usually a short 30 foot (10 meter) swim or less, making Bonaire world renowned for its ease of shore diving.


Bonaire's waters offer something special for every diver. Novice divers will appreciate the calm waters, reefs that run parallel to shore, and minimal currents. These conditions make it an ideal location to really work on improving those buoyancy skills! And the abundance of marine life living along the shallow drop-off area of the reef slope allows for maximum bottom time, while giving new divers an opportunity to develop a level of comfort and confidence in their newly learned skills.

All levels of divers can enjoy the freedom of our unlimited shore diving package, making as many dives as they want each day, according to their own safe profiles. There are plenty of 80 and 63 cubic foot air and Nitrox tanks available at either the Drive Thru or on the dock where there are convenient benches for gear set-up and two sturdy ladders that provide easy access to the water. Rinse tanks are located at the Drive Thru as well as on the docks where there is an extensive gear storage room. This simply makes diving at Buddy's easy and enjoyable.

    Cost is as follows:
  • 6 people in a 3-bedroom apartment: $1292 per diver, $862 per non diver
  • 4 people in a 2-bedroom apartment: $1390 per diver, $960 per non diver
  • 2 people in a 1-bedroom apartment: $1661 per diver, $1232 per non diver
    The price includes the following:
  • Accommodations for 7 nights
  • Rental vehicle (double cabin pick-up truck) for 7 days (1 vehicle per unit insurance is extra)
  • Daily American & European style breakfast buffet
  • A welcome drink
  • Free Manager's Rum Punch Party
  • Free wifi internet
  • Airport transfer
    Diver rate also includes:
  • 6 boat dives
  • 6 days of unlimited air fills
  • Free unlimited nitrox

A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required to hold your spot

For more information call us at 419-531-4655

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