Bonaire is a top-rated shore diving location, with 60+ marked sites. Water temp usually is 80?+, and 100+ viz is common. Drinking water is safe. Creature comforts are adequate. Restaurant quality and variety is good. The Buddy Dive resort is running a special package for diving between June and Dec 2011:
? 7 nights lodging
? 7 days breakfast
? 7 days pick-up truck rental
? 6 one-tank boat dives
? 6 days unlimited air/NITROX
? Room/car/gov taxes
? Airport transfers
? Welcome drink/Rum punch party
? 50% discount on food at the pool bar (max credit of $75)
? A two-tank trip to the southern end of the island to sites not easily accessible from shore
Pricing would be $986/pp per week for a 2-bedroom apt. Other rates exist for 1-bedroom and studio units.
Round trip airfare approximates $800. Delta has the best schedule. Additional costs include a Park Fee of $25 and Departure Tax of $35.
Total cost will be $1,850 + food, drinks, and tips. June would be a great time to go. Are you in?