Diving withBelmar Oceanfront Apartments
Bonaire, with its fringing reef near the shore, about 80 official dive sites, calm waters, and good visibility has something to offer for every diver.
With as many as 60 officially listed dive sites on Bonaire and another 20 dive sites on Klein Bonaire, the dive operation at Belmar Oceanfront Apartments 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 divers needs can be satisfied.
To help us keep our reef environment healthy for many years to come, we do encourage all divers traveling to Bonaire to familiarize themselves with the Marine Park Regulations prior to their visit.
On average, Bonaire’s visibility exceeds 100 feet (30 meters) and our average water temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit (29c). The fringing reef begins close to the shore, usually a short 30 feet (10 meters) swim or less, making Bonaire world renowned for its ease of shore diving.
Bonaire’s waters offer something special for every diver. Novice divers will appreciate the calm waters, reefs that run parallel to shore, and minimal currents. These conditions make it an ideal location to really work on improving those buoyancy skills! And the abundance of marine life living along the shallow drop-off area of the reef slope allows for maximum bottom time, while giving new divers an opportunity to develop a level of comfort and confidence in their newly learned skills.
Diving at Belmar
Belmar is a satellite shop of Buddy Dive Resort
A PADI 5 star resort with dedicated PADI instructors onsite who can teach PADI courses from beginner level all the way up to Dive Master and all PADI specialties. It is also a Universal referral center. Offering a more personal service for our divers with private courses and guided shore dives is also possible.
Come into the dive shop and talk to our dive staff and they can ensure you make the most of your diving vacation whatever your level and experience.