Bonaire is a small island, only 3 to 7 miles wide and approximately 24 miles long. The island is primarily flat and also quite arid, averaging only slightly more than 20 inches of rainfall annually, most of which falls autumn through January. Easterly trade winds wash over the island year round, helping to dissipate the heat, with average land/air temperatures ranging in the low 80’s Fahrenheit.
Den Laman is situated on the waterfront 5 miles from the airport and 2 miles from downtown Kralendijk.
Den Laman’s waterfront apartments offer 15 fully air-conditioned studio, one and two bedroom condominiums. Studio condos have the flexibility of 2 twin beds or 1 king bed. Ocean View and Ocean Front One Bedroom Condominiums have separate bedrooms with queen beds. Last but not least all of the Two Bedroom Ocean View and Ocean Front units have 1 queen bed in the master bedroom and 2 twin beds that can be converted to a king bed in the second bedroom. All kitchens are fully equipped with a full size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, stove, coffee maker, toaster and complete cooking supplies and utensils.
This is an excellent Bonaire SCUBA dive resort and vacation property for those who value their creature comforts as much as they appreciate instant access to adventure and exploration.
No other destination comes close to offering as many or as varied shore diving options as Bonaire. Shore diving offers divers complete freedom to select not only the dive site to be visited, but the time to depart and the profile to dive. Boat dives are readily available to compliment shore diving or for divers want boat diving vacation.
Bari Reef located in front of Den Laman is known as a Hawksbill turtle nesting area and you will most likely find pods of squid and long nose needle fish hovering just below the surface. Desend a little deeper to find yellow headed jaw fish hiding in the coral rubble. A total of 403 species have been identified on Bari Reef and more are being discovered every year.
Bonaire Dive & Adventure, a PADI and SSI SCUBA dive operation has a retail facility, SCUBA gear rental and SCUBA gear storage room, equipment repair facility and teaching facility on property.
Bonaire boasts over 55 types of coral and 470 species of fish including:
Based at Bonaire Dive & Adventure, The Discover Bonaire program offers visitors to Bonaire the opportunity and means to explore the island’s natural treasures above and below water. Programs include bird watching, nature tours, guided snorkeling, mountain biking, kayaking, cave exploration and more.
Located on the island of Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean, the Den Laman property is situated on the waterfront 5 miles/8 kilometers from the airport and 2 miles/3 kilometers from downtown Kralendijk.