There is a reason Bonaire is known as "A Divers Paradise!"
November 11th-18th, 2023
Trip Cost - Includes Airfare
Diver $2,799.00 / NON-Diver $2,399.00 – Double Occupancy with Airfare BDL-BON
Trip Cost - Book your own Airfare
Diver $1,799.00 / NON-Diver $1,399.00 – Double Occupancy
This trip includes:
- Roundtrip Airfare BDL-BON (Less $1000 if you reserve your own airfare)
- On-Island Ground Transfers
- 7-nights/ 8-days Hotel Stay (Sat-Sat)
- 11 boat dives
- Unlimited Shore diving
- 3-meals a day– Coffee, Tea & Water
* Trip cost is based on ROH double room occupancy. Single occupancy rooms subject to additional fees.*
* Single ROH room +$600
* Marine Park Fee $45/diver $25/snorkeler (non-diver) Not Included.
- + $110 Unlimited Nitrox for the week
- +$100 5-days of 1-tank afternoon boat dives
- +$600 Single Room Occupancy
New England Dive Travel Adventures- Bonaire N.A.
New England Dive ensures a dive professional will be available to all members of the group for every trip we guide. Whether you would like to finish your Open Water Scuba Diver certification in a tropical destination, or increase your training by taking an advanced specialty course, let us know and we can add specialized training to your vacation package.
To sign up, or if you need any further questions answered about this event, please use the form at the bottom of this page and one of our team members will contact you.
Bonaire Description :
Bonaire, an island municipality of the Netherlands, lies off Venezuela’s coast in the southern Caribbean. Its reef-lined coast is protected by Bonaire National Marine Park. Beyond its rich marine life, the island shelters lizards, donkeys and birds within its immense Washington Slagbaai National Park, marked by beaches, lagoons, caverns and desert-like hills. ― Google
Incorporated into the Netherlands: 10 October 2010 (dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles)
Currency: United States Dollar
Population: 20,104 (Jan 1, 2019)
Points of interest: Klein Bonaire, MORE
Above or below the water, Bonaire offers a unique experience for vacationers, and is one of the top diving destinations in the world, the island is truly a diver’s paradise. Explore the pristine waters and coral reefs by day and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere by night while staying with New England Dive at the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino. Colorful, laidback, and FUN, the resort has been New England Dives GO-TO destination for group travel for over 30 years.
- 2 Freshwater Pools
- Oceanfront Restaurants & Bars
- PADI 5-Star Resort Dive Center
- Piers with Direct Water Access
- Dive Gift Shop
- Woodwind Sail and Snorkel direct phone & pier pick-up/drop-off
- Beach Umbrellas, Beach Chairs & Beach Towels
- Pool Cabanas, Pool Chairs & Pool Towels
- 24-hour Fitness Center
- Life-Size Chess Board
- Divi Flamingo Casino
- Full-Service Day Spa & Beauty Salon
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Complimentary Parking
- 24-Hour Security
- 110 volt & 50 cycle power supply & US Standard outlets
- Multilingual Staff
When you want to venture outside the resort, the capital town of Kralendijk is only a 5-minute walk away. In this contemporary area, you’ll find all sorts of shops and restaurants along the ocean side streets. There’s even an outdoor craft market selling typical island souvenirs, though you’ll probably spot a few local artists selling something unique.
Discover the amazing snorkeling & diving offered on Bonaire right from your hotel. Divi Dive Bonaire is located on site and is a PADI five-star dive resort. The convenient location and impressive dive dock provide divers with spectacular diving and customer service. Their custom dive boats, gear storage, fully equipped dive shop, and experienced dive crew set the bar high in dive resort operations.
This trip includes 11 boat dives (6-days of 2-tank boat dives: dive-1/day-1 is a shore acclimation dive on the house reef then 1 boat dive. Don’t worry the house reef is phenomenal. So good, other resorts often bring their guests over to dive it!)
Unlimited Shore Diving
Custom Dive Boats
A Dream Dive Dock with Individual Gear Storage
Are you a Nitrox diver? +$110 gets you unlimited Nitrox for the week.
Make it a 3-tank boat dive day by adding the afternoon boat for +$100
Bonaire is known for its award-winning shore diving, and as such, Divi Dive Bonaire offers you an amazing house reef to explore just a few feet from your room 24 hours a day. Prefer boat dives? Divi Dive Bonaire offers morning and afternoon boat dives with its fleet of custom dive boats so you can explore the island’s numerous dive sites.
THE BONAIRE MARINE PARK:
The Bonaire Marine Park extends from the high water mark to the 60-meter depth contour all the way around Bonaire and Klein Bonaire, encompassing an area of approximately 270 hectares. The Marine Park’s job is to ensure that the marine resources of the island, the magnificent coral reefs, seagrass beds and mangroves are protected and used in a sustainable manner. To learn more about the Bonaire Marine Park, visit www.bmp.org.
Notice – NEW FOR 2020: The Bonaire National Marine Park entry fee for divers is $45 per person, per calendar year and must be purchased online at https://stinapa.bonairenaturefee.org. All divers are required to present their Bonaire National Marine Park entry tag prior to diving in Bonaire. Entry to the Washington Slagbaai National Park is also included when buying this tag. As of January 1, 2020, Divi Dive Bonaire will no longer sell these tags at the dive shop.
For non-divers interested in participating in other water activities, the Bonaire National Marine Park entry fee is $25 per person, per calendar year. Entry to the Washington Slagbaai National Park is not included when buying this tag.
For access to the Washington Slagbaai National Park for non-divers, the fee is $20 per person, per calendar year.
All fees must be paid online at https://stinapa.bonairenaturefee.org.
Limited-Edition Souvenir Tag: visitors that pay the nature fee are entitled to a free souvenir tag. This tag is solely for souvenir purposes and is not a valid proof of payment. You must show your proof of payment in order to be eligible for a souvenir tag.
*Prices are in USD.
DIVI'S CLEAN CHECK PROGRAM:
Divi Resorts’ new CLEAN CHECK Program offers enhanced hygiene standards and health and safety measures at every resort. When you’re ready to travel, trust the Caribbean Experts.
50 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
For over 50 years, Divi Resorts has focused on ensuring their guests enjoy healthy and safe Caribbean vacations. In preparing to welcome guests back to their beautiful Caribbean resorts, they have reviewed every area of health and cleanliness procedures. The new enhanced CLEAN CHECK program follows the recommendations of the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Ministries of Health on each island. In the weeks and months ahead, they will continue to monitor and augment protocols to ensure a continual focus on the health and safety of guests and staff.
Guests can spot the CLEAN CHECK symbol throughout Divi resorts, from unit door seals confirming a room is ready for occupancy, to signage with helpful distancing and sanitation guidelines.
WARM WELCOME GUARANTEE
At Divi Resorts, the staff members have always been deeply engaged in meeting and warmly greeting guests. To continue the tradition, Divi’s staff will now meet, greet and thank all guests with a hand on their heart. This safe and meaningful gesture will convey not only a warm welcome, but a sign of appreciation for trusting the resort with your vacation stay.
Around the resort, new physical distancing practices are being put into place, including:
Adding floor decals and roped off sections in front of front desks and concierge desks to ensure 6 ft. distancing rules are followed
• RESTAURANTS & BARS
Spacing out tables and bar stools, delivering takeout food to the guests’ door, strongly suggesting and requiring reservations
• POOL & BEACH CHAIRS
Setting up chairs strategically in accordance with social distancing rules
• BELLMAN SHUTTLES
Reducing capacity and requiring all guests to be seated behind the driver
• RESORT ACTIVITIES
All activities from fitness centers to hot tubs, golf, diving and more will follow social distancing guidelines
Only one couple or family will be allowed on the elevator at a time
• ROOM ENTRY
Bellman will not enter rooms when delivering luggage, housekeeping and maintenance will only enter rooms when guests are not present
• STAFF GREETING
Staff will greet and acknowledge guests with a hand on their heart
• LOCAL ARTS & CRAFT VENDORS
There will be new table setups to comply with social distancing guideline
Divi HAS FOCUSED ON EVERY TOUCHPOINT
1. Front Desk, Concierge and Bellman Service
2. Guest Rooms
3. Housekeeping & Laundry
4. Restaurants & Bars
6. Swimming Pools & Hot Tubs
7. Fitness Center
8. Public Spaces
9. Resort Maintenance
10. Banqueting & Events
11. Staff Training & Back of House
12. Vendors & Incoming Deliveries
The CLEAN CHECK program and enhanced resort protocols are as much about the health and safety of loyal guests as they are about the beloved staff members. These unprecedented times have taught us that we are all in this together as one big family. By following the recommended social distancing and health and safety guidelines, we can protect one another and the greater communities.