BONAIRE DIVE TRIP

7 night, dive trip to Bonaire

with Jason Buttenshaw and Jerome Williams

November 5th to 12th, 2022

Belmar Luxury Oceanfront Apartments from $690 per person + flights

Come and join Jason Buttenshaw, retired Lieutenant at Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, and retired Battalion Chief Jerome Williams for a week of tropical sun, sand, and relaxation at Belmar Oceanfront Apartments. Experience spectacular diving conditions and marine life in Bonaire, one of the best shore diving destinations in the world. This is an opportunity for those that come on this trip to spend quality time with fellow fire and rescue personnel enjoying their diving passions in an amazing location.

Bookings: Email Mandy at mandy@firefightergetaway.com

Diving in Bonaire
Bonaire
Diving in Bonaire

Pricing

 

  • Pricing for two divers sharing a room in a 3 bedroom is $690 per person

  • Pricing for two divers sharing a room in a 2 bedroom is $773 per person

  • Pricing for own room is available

  • Pricing for non-diving partners is available

What is included

 

We have confirmed …

  • 2 x Grand Deluxe 3 Bedroom Apartments

  • 2 x Classic Superior 2 Bedroom apartments, absolute beachfront

 

Package Pricing includes

  • Airport transfers

  • Pickup Trucks to use the entire time on island*

  • Unlimited shore diving (Dive as much as you like)

  • Nitrox or Air

* With our 4 rooms we have 4 trucks. More trucks are available if required.

What is not included

 

  • Airfare to Bonaire not included*

  • No meals are included. We can arrange a breakfast provision package for you on arrival.**

  • Rental dive gear is additional if you do not bring your own.

Add ons available:

  • Boat dives available at $100 per person for a 2 tank dive***

  • Night dives are $45 per person payable direct

 

* Flights from the DC area are around $516 per person. You can book air to Bonaire anytime mid December onwards, or email mandy@firefightergetaway.com and she can do your air for you.

** Trucks are available for transport to local supermarkets and all apartments have full kitchen facilities. There are great restaurants on the island to enjoy.

*** Shore diving is amazing in Bonaire, there is no no need for boats unless you want to see Klein Bonaire.

Accommodation

 

Accommodation is at Belmar Oceanfront Apartments located on the south end of Bonaire. Belmar Oceanfront Apartments offers a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and they all have an ocean view.  All apartments have a fully equipped kitchen, private porches and patios with ocean views, and air conditioning. The small intimate resort has a swimming pool, two piers that provide access to a private house reef, dive shop, and extensive diving opportunities. You can shore dive from the resort any time of the day.

Belmar Bonaire Oceanfront Apartments
Belmar Bonaire Oceanfront Apartments
Belmar Bonaire Oceanfront Apartments
Belmar Oceanfront Apartments
Belmar Oceanfront Apartments
Belmar Oceanfront Apartments

FAQ's

Q - How do we book this?

A - This can be arranged. Please get in touch with Mandy at mandy@firefightergetaway.com

Q - We would like our own room.

A - This can be arranged. Please get in touch with Mandy at mandy@firefightergetaway.com

Q - Can you book everything we need for this trip?

A - Yes, we can book airfares and accommodation and anything else you may want to do whilst on Bonaire. Mandy can book you a sunset catamaran tour, diving over on Klein Bonaire, you name it, she can organize it for you. Please get in touch with Mandy at mandy@firefightergetaway.com for available activities and to book all aspects of this trip.

Q - I want to learn to dive. Is this possible on this trip?

A - Yes, we can help you learn to dive. Please get in touch with Mandy at mandy@firefightergetaway.com to discuss your options. We will adjust your package to be a learn to dive package instead of what is offered, very easy to do.

Q - My partner doesn’t dive. What can they do while I’m away diving?

A - Bonaire has many activities for visitors, you can visit Lac Bay for Windsurfing or any beach activity, kayaking etc. Kite City for Kite Surfing, ​visit the Donkey Sanctuary, 4wd tour around Washington Slaagbai National Park, land sailing (like a boat but on land), buggy tours, rent a golf cart and self drive, you can go shopping downtown, and there are amazing restaurants.

Q - Can we bring our children on this trip?

A - Yes, children can come on this trip. Belmar is an oceanfront property has a pool right out front. Just ask Mandy for pricing as we will work out how accommodation will work. 

Q - What kind of food do the supermarkets stock?

A - Just like the USA, Bonaire has normal grocery stores, 2 main ones and then a few smaller ones. They have everything. You can get wine and beer from supermarkets, spirits from a separate store.

Q - Do the restaurants cater for food allergies and preferences such as gluten-free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan?

A - Yes, as long as you advise them, they can cater for any preferences.

Q - I can’t make these dates, but I want to come to Bonaire and dive. Can I do the same trip on my own?

A - Yes, you can come to Bonaire on an independent trip at any time. Please get in touch with Mandy at mandy@firefightergetaway.com for details.

Bonaire Marine Life

 

We're always documenting our diving expeditions with photos and videos.  Enjoy this selection from our underwater adventures and know that if you come diving in Bonaire this is exactly what you'll see. It's no wonder Bonaire is such popular dive location when you can dive and see this 365 days a year.

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