Location, location, location!!! Wake up in the morning with a cup of coffee overlooking the Caribbean sea, catch a passing dolphin , sea birds and the tranquil turquoise water. Swimming, diving, snorkeling and sunbathing are only feet away!
Stunning sunsets as you enjoy dinner on the patio, fall asleep listening to gentle waves on the shoreline.
The condominium complex is home to Bari Reef - the Caribbean’s #1 reef in number of fish species, making it perfect for snorkeling and diving morning, noon and night! On property Sand Dollar offers guests 2 lighted tennis courts, pool and pool bar, restaurant and a seaside deck and grilling area. Other conveniences within easy walking distance include a PADI/SSI dive shop, eco-adventure center, photo shop, bank, bakery & grocery store, deli, ice-cream parlor, souvenir store, full-service gym & spa, liquor store, health and beauty aids store and a massage parlor.
Bonaire is a small island located in the southern Caribbean and it is truly unique in the world. It's as if this tiny island was made just for diving and snorkeling, as, from virtually any place on the leeward coastline, you can enter the beautiful Caribbean Sea and dive! No other island in the Caribbean has so many unrestricted shore dive sites. Steep walls, sloping drop-offs, exciting wrecks and last, but not least, the double reef system, which will take your breath away.
For over 20 years, Bonaire has maintained dedication to protecting its natural beauty and environment. The Bonairean people declared the waters around Bonaire and Klein Bonaire, an underwater marine park.
Bonaire has the reputation of being laid back, very tranquil, and a paradise for divers. People have written many slogans and descriptions about Bonaire, such as 'the best kept secret,' 'unforgettable, unhurried,' and, of course, 'divers' paradise.' The fact is that all these statements are true. There is so much to explore both above and below the water--let Dive Friends Bonaire be your guide!
Bonaire is located 30 miles from Curacao; 50 miles north of Venezuela and 86 miles east of Aruba, outside the hurricane belt. The island is 24 miles long by 3-7 miles wide, 112 square miles. Its highest point is Brandaris Hill, 784 feet.
Yearly average temperature is 82° F (27.8° C), average water temperature is 80° F (26.7° C), average humidity is 76%, and the island receives lots of sunshine.
Easterly year round.
Papiamentu is the local language. Most residents also speak Dutch, Spanish, and English.
The US Dollar is the official currency of Bonaire. Major credit cards are accepted by most businesses.
Foreign and international licenses accepted. Traffic uses right-hand side and international road signs.