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Scuba Getaway: Plaza Beach and Dive Resort Bonaire

Trip Overview

Diver Level Required: Open Water Certification. Option to complete your Open Water or Advanced Open Water Certification on this trip. 

This group trip is headed to Bonaire, to the gorgeous Plaza Beach and Dive Resort. Enjoy this all-inclusive resort located in the middle of Bonaire’s National Marine Park. Toucan Diving is an onsite dive shop, voted one of the Best Operators in the Caribbean for best overall dive operator, quality of staff and quality of facilities. Their onsite dive boats will be taking on us our diving adventures straight from the resort!

This adventure is led by two Scuba Getaway reps who are also PADI Scuba Instructors. You can take this opportunity to further your dive training while in the gorgeous warm waters of Bonaire if you need to complete your Open Water Certification dives, or take it to the next level with your Advanced Open Water Certification. You can feel comfortable being guided by experienced travellers and instructors, who are there to offer you support during your trip.

Bonaire is referred to as the “Divers Paradise” for good reason. Bonaire is a year-round diving destination, with warm, clear blue waters, it is known for best in class shore diving and superior visibility. Bonaire’s waters are protected under the Bonaire National Marine Park which boasts a variety of coral, sponges and fish species. The reef that encircles Bonaire and Klein Bonaire is populated with hundreds of species of fish, from queen angels to spotted drum, from French grunts to barracuda, from the venomous scorpionfish and lionfish, from turtles to iridescent squid, from all varieties of eels to spotted trunkfish, from snapper and grunts to tiny frogfish to seahorses and eagle and manta rays. They all are found amid the colourful corals and sponges and magnificent undersea formations. Sharks are rare, but whale sharks visit the region in the early spring.

Marine life highlights to see:
• Sea turtles
• Tarpon
• Spotted trunkfish
• Moray eel
• Spotted drum
• Scorpionfish
• Angelfish 

Scuba Getaway Trip LEader

PADI Scuba Instructor and Travel Manager at TSC. Megs is a veteran Scuba Getaway traveller, and has dove in Egypt, Indonesia, Galapagos and beyond! Follow her on a dive and you’re guaranteed to spot the coolest sea creatures.

Accomodations

Enjoyment without limits, an all-inclusive vacation at Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire. This resort offers 126 spacious air conditioned oversized Suites, both Junior Suites and Grand Suites located either next to the Caribbean Sea or next to the marina laguna. Everything is included: from a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet in the restaurant with sea view to non-motorized water sport activities and a cozy beach bar. With the best beach on Bonaire and a beautiful swimming pool, there is nothing that will stop you from having a vacation to always remember.

The Junior Suite Laguna is a very spacious and stylishly decorated room with a beautiful view of the azure lagoon and the marina. Completely unwind during your stay on Bonaire! All Junior Suite Lagoon rooms at Plaza Beach Resort are equipped with e.g. a terrace or balcony, two kingsize beds, air-conditioning, flat screen TV, a safe, a kettle for tea and coffee.
Would you like your stay to be even more comfortable? Then choose the Grand Suite Laguna, a spacious and luxuriously decorated room with a beautiful view of the azure lagoon and the marina. All Grand Suite Laguna rooms at Plaza Beach Resort are equipped with e.g. a terrace or balcony, two queen size beds or a king size bed, air-conditioning, flat screen TV, a safe, a kettle for tea and coffee.

Included

Itinerary

Bonaire: Unlimited shore diving is available. We will go on 3 boat dives per day over the 6 days. There a few famous shipwrecks to explore, expect minimum current and clear warm waters. 

Payment

Prices are per person and dependent on room selection, all taxes are already included.
From $2,530 to $4,520 USD

Junior Suite Laguna View:
One person occupancy: $3985 USD
Two person occupancy: $2925 USD
Three person occupancy: $2635 USD
Four person occupancy: $2490 USD

Junior Suite Pool View:
One person occupancy: $4150 USD
Two person occupancy: $3010 USD
Three person occupancy: $2690 USD
Four person occupancy: $2530 USD

Grand Suite Laguna View:
One person occupancy: $4315 USD
Two person occupancy: $3090 USD
Three person occupancy: $2745 USD
Four person occupancy: $2570 USD

Grand Suite Ocean View:
One person occupancy: $4520 USD
Two person occupancy: $3195 USD
Three person occupancy: $2815 USD
Four person occupancy: $2620 USD

*Note for three and four people to a room the hotel requires the 3rd and 4th person to be a family member under the age of 18.

Child rate non-diving (5-12 years old) $505 USD for the 8-day week. Based on two paying adults in the room.

Non-divers deduct $645 USD from the above prices. 

Addition of Scuba Certification Dives:
Add Open Water Certification Dives for $150 USD
Add Advanced Water Certification for $200 USD

Prices do not include flights, gear rental, gratuities, and travel insurance (highly recommended). Vistor entry tax for the Bonaire National Marine Park paid separately.
Dive insurance is required to travel with Scuba Getaway, travellers need to purchase this separately.

Payment schedule

Deposit to reserve: $1000 USD deposit

February 2024: Balance