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.
A family-run resort, Buddy’s is known for its casual vibe, friendly and helpful staff, spacious accommodations and top-notch dive operation that has it all: a fleet of five comfortable dive boats, exceptional dive staff, and a unique Drive Thru — Dive Thru two-lane air/ Nitrox fill station complete with gear rinse and storage.
Buddy Dive resort offers newly renovated accommodations that include hotel rooms, studios, and one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, all with private patios or balconies. No matter which room you are staying in, you’re never farther than a giant stride away from the lively and diverse house reef — an excellent location for divers and snorkelers alike.
With the famous Drive & Dive package, climb into your included rental pick-up truck complete with AC and tank rack to experience the 60+ dive sites accessible from shore, and discover true diving freedom. Included in your package are accommodations, unlimited air or Nitrox, pick-up truck rental, daily American breakfast, manager’s rum punch party, airport transfers and taxes. Add on six boat dives and experience Klein Bonaire — an island nature preserve known for frequent seahorse and frogfish sightings.
The on-site Poolbar restaurant serves great lunches and in the evening is a breathtaking place for sunset happy hour. Newly opening in 2013, Ingridients Restaurant will serve Mediterranean inspired cuisine with a creative twist — a special dining experience overlooking the ocean. The resort has two swimming pools, dive and activity center and plenty of areas for lounging. Even nondivers will find Buddy Dive ideally suited for the Caribbean vacation of a lifetime.
Air-conditioned one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, studios and hotel rooms with balconies or patios and fully equipped kitchens.
Top-notch PaDi Five-star instructor Development Center located on-site offering instruction and a full array of services in recreational and technical diving. Drive-Thru fill station for shore diving with air & nitrox. Two restaurants, two pools, activity center, children’s programs, WiFi and on-site laundry.