When you want uncomplicated and stress-free diving, Bonaire is the perfect holiday destination that will appeal to all levels of dive qualification. With a distinct absence of strong currents, this is ideal for learning to dive, and experienced divers and underwater photographers will be glad of excellent visibility and extended bottom times.
Newly added to the Diverse Travel portfolio, this small island in the South Caribbean is just 21 miles long and offers a welcoming and chilled-out way of life, with lively bars, numerous restaurants serving tasty menus and a good selection of shops.
The waters surrounding Bonaire are rich in nutrients and fabulous marine diversity, including over 300 species of fish.
Over 50 dive sites are accessible from the shore, most at depths of less than 10m. Average water temperatures are 26°C all year-round and visibility is typically 30 metres plus. Divers often encounter seahorses, turtles, jacks, friendly tarpon and, on rare occasions, a frogfish or two.
Diving is with Buddy Dive, a small, friendly resort situated directly on the ocean front with steps down to the sea. Divers will appreciate easy 24-hour access to the excellent house reef, while the dive centre is conveniently located on-site. Buddy Dive’s studios and apartments offer great value for money.
Prices from £1,599 per person, including flights with KLM, transfers, seven nights in studio room on B&B basis (twin share), with the chance to add a Drive and Dive package.
Diverse Travel is dedicated to giving their clients the best value for money on diving holidays around the world, hence their ‘Happy Guarantee’ makes sure the team is offering the best price where they will match the cost of any identical diving holiday offered through another UK tour operator.