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Dive Friends Bonaire works with a variety of partners to offer you accommodations from budget to the most luxurious! Please peruse those listed below, and feel free to contact them directly to get more information or make your reservations.

Sand Dollar Resort, Dive Friends is on-site!

Sand Dollar Resort  

Sand Dollar offers some of the most spacious and comfortable ocean view studio, one, two and three bedroom accommodations on island. All units have air-conditioned bedrooms, full kitchens, dining and living areas. The condo's roomy porches or balconies offer views of the ocean and Bari Reef that beckon irresistibly to divers and snorkelers. The Sand Dollar complex includes a fresh water pool with pool bar, restaurant, sea side lounging areas, two tennis courts, ice cream parlor, convenience store/bakery, and day spa. The amenities and location of this reasonably-priced and well-managed property make it a popular repeat choice for couples, families and groups seeking value and relaxation.

 

Hamlet Oasis, Dive Friends is on-site!

Hamlet Oasis Bonaire

Located just minutes from Kralendijk, this resort is located on the northern end of "hotel row." Townhomes and bungalows surround the swimming pool, and you can just walk into the water to make a dive or snorkel on the well known dive site, "Cliff."

 

Port Bonaire, Dive Friends is on-site!

Port Bonaire

The resort, Port Bonaire Apartments, is located in Belnem just across the road from the airport and a few minutes to downtown Kralendijk. The quiet, oceanfront property is surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden abundant with butterflies and song birds.

 

Beachcomber VillasBeachcomber Villas

Beachcomber Villas offers the ideal getaway for singles, couples, or travel companions who prefer private and personal accommodations over hotels and resorts. Built on the edge of the crystal blue waters of Bonaire, the villa is set back only six steps from the Caribbean Sea where the breathtaking views of the waves and of Klein Bonaire can be admired. These two apartments are practically next door to Dive Friends Bonaire @ Hamlet Oasis.


Bellafonte Chateau de la MerBellafonte Chateau de la Mer

Bellafonte is located on the west coast of Bonaire, just a few miles south of the island's capital, Kralendijk, in the most beautiful residential area, Belnem. The terraces and balconies of Bellafonte face west to the open Caribbean Sea, so you will see the breathtaking sunsets that occur daily along with the sparkling Blue Caribbean Sea right in front of you.  


Bonaire BungalowsBonaire Bungalows

Bonaire Bungalows is a collection of quaint residences in various locations on Bonaire. Well situated for various activities, you'll find yourself only minutes away from diving or windsurfing. Enjoy the peace and quiet of bungalow vacationing!


Bonaire ExclusiefBonaire Exclusief

Bonaire Exclusive Bungalows offers you a wide variety of bungalows, all of which are located in the Bonaire Exclusive Bungalow Park in Kralendijk. The bungalows are in walking distance of the promenade with its bars, shops and restaurants (200 meters/600 feet). The park has its own private entrance and is very quiet. Each bungalow has a private garden with lots of privacy. The Bonaire Exclusive Bungalow park is situated on the outskirts of the town of Kralendijk and has a swimming pool for its residents and their guests.


Bonaire Fun ApartmentsBonaire Fun Apartments

Bonaire Fun Apartments are friendly priced studios and apartments in the Dutch Antilles within two minute's walking distance to the beach where you can dive and a 15 minute walk to the center of town.


Bonaire Fun ApartmentsBonaire Seaside Apartments

Bonaire Seaside Apartments offer elegance with all of the charm and convenience you could want in a vacation retreat. Located in the heart of Bonaire's capital Kralendijk, you are just steps away from diving, restaurants, shopping, and the warm welcome of the islands' residents.


Bonaire Sunset VillaBonaire Sunset Villa

Bonaire Sunset Villa is a 5 bedroom and 5 bathroom oceanfront villa that comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests. Recent renovations were made with divers especially in mind, which means that all of the dive facilities that you need are there. It has a beautiful tropical garden with different areas to relax and enjoy the stunning view over the Caribbean, especially when the sun disappears in the sea at the end of the day. The famous "Cliff" dive site is literally your backyard for daytime shore diving or convenient night diving. Dive Friends @ Hamlet Oasis is only a few steps away from the villa to take care of all your dive needs.


Coco Palm Garden/Casa OleanderCoco Palm Garden/Casa Oleander

Coco Palm Garden & Casa Oleander are the ideal Bonaire self-catering vacation rentals for divers and windsurfers--for anyone who is looking for tranquility and privacy away from big hotels. Our accommodations are self contained vacation homes (studios, apartments, and villa) in the quiet residential area Belnem, south of the airport and Kralendijk.  These beautiful self-catering, budget-minded vacation rentals are surrounded by tropical gardens, and each lodging unit  has its own private porch and garden space with hammock and lounge chair.


CoralSea ApartmentsCoralSea Apartments

CoralSea features three identical 2-bedroom cottages in breezy and quiet Belnem--a five minute walk from accessible Bachelor's Beach. The self-catering cottages, which are economically priced, have all been totally renovated and provide free Wifi, TV, air conditioning in all bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, bedding and linen. The swimming pool overlooks the Argentine BBQ in the common gazebo. Each cottage is 80 square meters (900 square feet) and has a big shaded patio that the trade wind blows through. An outdoor shower, a rinse tank, secure ventilated storage lockers and gear hanging arrangements cater to the needs of divers. CoralSea attracts those who would like to exchange the bustle of a resort for a more home-like feeling.


DJAMBODJAMBO

DJAMBO is a property of 17 brand new and economically priced apartments, all of which have views of the swimming pool. Their bar, Djambar, is open every afternoon for ice cold drinks and the opportunity to socialize with other quests or the owners. The center of town is only a ten minute's walk, as are other facilities such as a gas station, a supermarket, or a variety of restaurants. Dive Friends @ Dive Inn is s only a five-minute walk from DJAMBO. DJAMBO has all facilities for divers such as rinse tanks and a safe dive locker for your equipment. All guests have free access to their wireless network.


Happy Holiday HomesHappy Holiday Homes

You'll love bungalow vacationing! Similar to a cottage or duplex suite, each ground floor bungalow is spacious and uniquely designed, comfortably furnished, meticulously clean, and positioned so as to take advantage of Bonaire's cool tradewind. Your private terrace or patio is in tune with the natural habitat and you may easily see native iguanas, donkeys, parakeets and chibichibi birds. Associated with lodging and accommodations, the word "bungalow" is an English word taken from more eastern cultures meaning a one-storied house with a veranda.


Kas Bientu di PasatKas Bientu di Pasat

The owners of Kas Bientu di Pasat have named their lovely home in honor of Bonaire's wonderful tradewinds, that grace the oceanside home daily! Dive right from shore.  Enjoy spacious and luxurious accommodations at this lovely villa!!  Located at Lighthouse Beach Resort, just minutes from town, shopping, casinos, restaurants, the villa is close to Salt Pier, the southern dive sites, and Bonaire's premier windsurfing area at Lac Bay.


Lighthouse Beach Resort, Townhouse #26Lighthouse Beach Resort - Townhouse #26

This poolside, two-story, fully equipped townhouse is located just 50 steps from the ocean and the dive site "Lighthouse Point", 2 miles from the Airport, walking distance to the restaurant "Roomer" and very close to the southern dive sites. It features up to 3 bedrooms with air conditioning, two and a half bathrooms and 2 spacious balconies with a great view. The tropical garden attracts parrots, hummingbirds and butterflies, and is an inviting place to rest and enjoy the nature of Bonaire.


The Lizard InnThe Lizard Inn

The Lizard Inn is a bed & breakfast hotel and has eight rooms and four spacious studios. Guests enjoy a pool, a palm leave covered terrace (gazebo), a reception and a kitchen, a spacious parking lot, and free wireless Internet. The rooms and studios are equipped with a bathroom (shower with hot water), safe, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, and television. The studios also have a kitchenette. Dive Friends @ Yellow Submarine is located nearby The Lizard Inn (only two minutes walk). Bon Bini!


Ocean View VillasOcean View Villas

Tastefully furnished in pickled oak with pastel accents, each apartment has secluded, intimate rear patios for outdoor showers, private sunbathing or relaxing with a cool drink amid tropical flowering plants. Kitchens are fully equipped with refrigerator, stove, coffee maker, toaster, blender, microwave, glassware, stoneware dishes and all the conveniences of home. Although each apartment is air-conditioned, guests usually prefer the refreshing coolness of the tradewinds. Ocean View Villas offers all the comforts of home with all the ambiance of paradise. It's waiting for you.


Tropicana ApartmentsWaterlands Bonaire

Waterlands Bonaire is a small scale, friendly, and individually-owned resort, consisting of only 24 cottages. It’s located on a private peninsula in a lagoon, with an open channel to the Caribbean Sea and the Bay of Bonaire.


 
Habourtown Real Estate
Or, if you prefer to have the expert advice of a property rental company, Dive Friends recommends Harbourtown Real Estate, which represents many fine establishments on Bonaire.
 
Bonaire Vacation RentalsBonaire Vacation Rentals is a triplet of three, small mini-resorts, located in the quiet, residential area of Belnem, combining Caribbean flair and comfort in a private setting.
Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations  
Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations offers the advantage of having a bonaire travel specialist available for advice and tips to help you plan your upcoming trip.
Bonaire Oceanfront Villas is a specialist in the rental and property management of luxurious, vacation oceanfront villas on Bonaire.
 
Bonaire Oceanfront Villas
 
PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Dive Resort
DAN World Business Member

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