BONAIRE'S ONLY ON ISLAND TRAVEL AGENT SPECIALIZING IN TRAVEL TO BONAIRE
BUDDY DIVE RESORT
BUDDY DIVE RESORT
Buddy Dive is located at the waterfront north of town, just a couple of steps from the crystal clear ocean and its many dive sites. The resort has seven buildings with spacious studios, one, two and three bedroom apartments, a full-service dive center, two swimming pools, two restaurants, vehicle rental and a drive-thru fill station. Buddy’s is one of the largest dive resorts on Bonaire and offers visitor's car rentals for exploring the island, onsite restaurants, full dive facilities, including a house reef perfect for diving and snorkeling day and night.
Buddy Dive is one of the largest Bonaire dive resorts. The 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and studios all have ocean or garden view, and are comfortably furnished, to accommodate you, your family or friends. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living areas, patio or balcony and air-conditioned bedrooms. Accessible rooms are also available.
Studio units have a bedroom with air-conditioning, bathroom, kitchenette and patio. All units are on the ground floor and have garden view with a small (uncovered) patio.
1 Bedroom Apartment
1-Bedroom Apartments have a bedroom with air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom, living area, full kitchen, balcony or patio. The apartments are located on both the ground floor and upper floor and can have ocean view, garden view and/or pool view.
2 Bedroom Apartment
The 2-Bedroom Apartments have 2 bedrooms with air-conditioning, 2 bathrooms, living area, full kitchen and balcony. The apartments are located on the upper floor and can have garden view and/or pool view.
3 Bedroom Apartment
The 3-Bedroom Apartments have 3 bedrooms with air-conditioning, 3 bathrooms, living area, full kitchen and balcony. The apartments are located on the upper floor and can have partial ocean view, garden view and/or pool view.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
Blennies Restaurant and Bar
Lunch is served from 11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. at Blennies Restaurant Bonaire, with a selection of salads, sandwiches, burgers and delicious fruit shakes to choose from. It’s the perfect time to observe the activity happening on the dive dock below you.
Visit with friends at Blennies Restaurant Bonaire and recapture the day’s events while enjoying refreshing tropical drinks. If you’re among the lucky, you might even see the famous green flash as you watch a beautiful island sunset.
In the evening enjoy the view of the darkening horizon followed by an explosion of color in the night sky as you peruse the menu. Blennies Restaurant Bonaire is open for delicious dinner daily from 6:00 pm till 10:00 pm. Deciding between the daily special or our a la carte menu will be a hard choice. Every night is special either around here during Happy Hour, the BBQ or dinner under the stars.
Ingridiënts Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The menu is based on Mediterranean cuisine using local produce. It's a great place to enjoy one of Bonaire's spectacular sunsets with cocktails and dinner.
2-lane air & Nitrox Drive-Thru
6 Dive Boats
Tec Dive Support Center
Buddy Dive Academy
With as many as 60 officially listed dive sites on Bonaire and another 20 dive sites on Klein Bonaire, the dive operation at Van der Valk‘s Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire is geared up for you to make the most out of your dive vacation. With a fleet of custom dive boats and a well-stocked ‘Drive Thru’ offering air and nitrox tanks, every diver's needs can be satisfied.
All levels of divers can enjoy the freedom of our unlimited shore diving package, making as many dives as they want each day, according to their own safety profiles. There are plenty of 80 and 63 cubic foot air and Nitrox tanks available at either the Drive-Thru or on the dock where there are convenient benches for gear set-up and two sturdy ladders that provide easy access to the water. Rinse tanks are located at the Drive-Thru as well as on the docks where there is an extensive gear storage room.
Every day of the year Buddy dive boats go out to explore the many dive sites on the nearby island of Klein Bonaire, a short 10-minute boat ride away, or to other spectacular dive sites not accessible from shore. Klein Bonaire is visited at night on a regular boat night dive.