Wild yet sophisticated, Maui is an island of paradoxes. The rugged upcountry is home to paniolo — Hawaiian cowboys — and to five-star dining. During the day, go refined — golf, yoga, spas — or turn up the adrenaline with surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kite surfing, paragliding, zip-lining or mountain biking.
While the towering Pitons are the island heroes above water, much of St. Lucia’s natural beauty lies below the water’s surface. No matter what type of diver you are, or what dive sites you choose, St. Lucia’s underwater world will keep you coming back year after year.
Located just 15 minutes outside of the main town of Kralendijk, you will find Caribbean Club Bonaire. The resorts convenient yet “away from it all” location assures you will have a relaxing vacation and will still be close enough to town when desired. Caribbean Club offers its guests spacious and comfortable accommodations with sweeping ocean- and hillside-views. It is the closest resort to some of the very popular northern dive sites of Bonaire, caves and hiking trails, making it an ideal destination for divers, nature lovers and peace seekers.
Belmar Oceanfront Apartments is an intimate dive resort with spectacular views from every balcony and colorful gardens by the oceanfront pool. Stay in one of the 22 spacious apartments and enjoy all the conveniences you expect from a full-service dive resort but in a private atmosphere and at a more relaxed pace — one of the reasons so many guests return year after year. Divers can just stride off of the private dock and descend onto the beautiful house reef. Resort staff is on hand to provide personal service, allowing you to have a stress-free vacation.
Eden Beach Resort is located on the lovely island of Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean. Eden Beach is one of the few properties on island with a real sandy beach with lots of shady places. Our 71-room resort, refurbished in 2012, offers hotel rooms in different categories — studios, king studios, two-bedroom apartments and the spectacular Eden Suite. Some of the rooms are beachfront while others offer a fantastic panoramic views overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
This is not a waist-whittling dive destination: Dozens of sites like Cas Abao are within steps of the road, and the fringing reef system closely parallels shore, making for short-to-site swims. And with mild to nonexistent currents, your lungs won’t be taxed.
Among the top resorts in the Caribbean for diving, Buddy Dive Resort is the resort in Bonaire where you can dive, dive, dive; take part in a multitude of activities, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the oceanfront setting. You will find yourself here in an unhurried, unspoiled natural paradise offering spectacular sunsets, gentle breezes and crystal-clear, turquoise waters.
Diving off this boomerang-shape island’s west side is basically foolproof. Plop in anywhere, anytime for a relaxing, critter-packed shore dive. Rusty with a compass? For the most part, you won’t need one underwater: The reef slopes gently but obviously enough to serve as a constant reminder of your whereabouts.
The three islands that make up this British overseas territory — Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman — have long been known as the Caribbean’s mecca of wall diving. These islands shoot almost straight up from the seafloor, creating spectacular drop-offs, but the islands are far more than a place for divers to get vertical.