Buddy Dive Resort

For an easy-going island getaway that puts the art of diving right at your fingertips, consider the Buddy Dive Resort. While scuba diving is the facility's specialty, this resort offers a grand assortment of activities and amenities to please every guest. From snorkeling trips and a helpful Activity Center to lazy hammocks resting beneath palm trees, this resort features everything you need to complete a memorable vacation.

With convenient access to a nice selection of recreational options, visitors choosing Buddy Dive Resort shouldn't ever run out of exciting activities. Scuba Diving and are some of the interesting opportunities you can engage in at this location on the water, but nearly every visitor will find an activity to their liking.

Situated in the heart of the island of Bonaire, 1.5 miles north-northwest of downtown Kralendijk, Buddy Dive Resort is a great choice for customers interested in staying on this beautiful island.


The accommodations at Buddy Dive Resort come in a variety of styles, including apartments and studios. Apartments are available in one, two or three bedrooms, and come equipped with a fully-stocked kitchen, living area with cable television, porch or balcony area and air-conditioned bedrooms each with their own bathrooms. Every bedroom at Buddy Dive Resort has it's own bathroom, so a 3-bedroom apartment has 3 bathrooms as well. Studios feature small kitchen areas, separate bedroom with air-conditioning, small porch, cable television and telephone, as well as a bathroom with shower. Each unit comes with an in-room safety deposit box, fans in the living area, fully equipped kitchens, and all rooms boast views of the ocean or lush garden areas.

With 77 rooms, Buddy Dive Resort is a mid-sized property. Their balance between the convenient features of a larger property will suit a variety of vacation styles.

Considering overall style, amenities, and ambience, Caribya! has assigned this resort a three and a half star rating. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you'll find a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Toilet
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Double Bed
  • Terrace
  • Sitting Area
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

Call ahead to ensure the availability of their amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

The resort has 2 swimming pools, 2 artificial beaches, a PADI 5-Star Career Development Center, air and nitrox drive-thru for divers, 6 dive boats, a retail shop, and an activity center.

Located just 3 miles north of downtown and right at the waterfront, their own artificial beaches and on-site dock make it easy to enter and exit the water while staying in a convenient location for enjoying local businesses.

Families will be thrilled by the child-friendly efforts made by the Buddy Dive Resort. The Buddy Kids Club teaches children about the underwater world, including fish and many other activities. Click here for more details.

The following list displays some other amenities on-site:

  • Scuba Diving
  • Multilingual
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

However, it's suggested that you call the front desk to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. Visit this page to view a comprehensive article about the recreation and activities that Buddy Dive Resort offers.


There are 2 restaurants located at the resort.

Ingridiënts Restaurant is open daily for dinner between 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The food is based on Mediterranean cuisine and combined with local produce. Here, you will find stunning ocean views with a view of Klein Bonaire and great sunsets.

Blennies Restaurant and Bar is open daily between 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. for lunch, dinner, and drinks. A casual environment with ocean views serving international dishes, this is a great option if you are staying at the resort. Ever Friday guests are invited to the Managers Rum Punch Party with live music and an all-you-can-eat barbecue buffet.

Besides dining options on-location, travelers hoping for more culinary diversity might also check out the area's other nearby restaurant choices. Hungry guests will discover a few solid places to eat nearby. It might save you time to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, though Buddy Dive Resort provides on-site dining. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones below -- may help you keep your entire time in the Caribbean easy and enjoyable.

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/Valet
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Breakfast
  • Airport Shuttle


There are a fair number of attractions situated near Buddy Dive Resort. Some nearby places of interest are Bonaire National Marine Park and Donkey Sanctuary Park. Eden Beach is another beach in the area, just a short walk from this property. To learn more about what's in the area of the property, click here.

For our in-depth discussion on what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Kaya Gob Nicolas Debrot #85, Bonaire

Phone: (599) 717-5080

Website: http://www.buddydive.com


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