Den Laman has waterfront apartments and SCUBA diving packages to include everything you need to enjoy all Bonaire has to offer; including condo, vehicle rental, breakfast, and your choice of diving (shore or boat).
With 16 fully equipped air-conditioned studio, one and two bedroom condominiums, an on-site dive shop, restaurant, and easy access to Kralendijk, Bonaire’s capital, this quaint and cozy resort is ideal for individuals, couples, groups, and families looking for the comforts of home in a relaxed atmosphere.
SCUBA diving packages at Den Laman include weekly housekeeping service and all kitchens are fully equipped with full size refrigerator microwave, dishwasher, stove, coffee maker, toaster and complete cooking supplies and utensils.
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.
Dive Friends Bonaire
Dive Friends Bonaire is a well known and established full-service dive operation located on the property and around Bonaire. Divers will enjoy the easy day and night access to the Bari Reef, Den Laman’s house reef. The Dive Friends Bonaire facilities make it easy at any of the 50+ shore dive sites running the length of Bonaires leeward coast. Air and Nitrox tanks are available in 80 and 63 cft. Tanks are available 24/7 from both the pier location and at the drive-up location adjacent to the gear locker room and the Den Laman parking area.
Boat diving adds another dimension to your dive experience on Bonaire, giving you the opportunity to visit sites on nearby Klein Bonaire where the topography will be noticeably different, or other sites not accessible from shore. Dive Friends Bonaire offers two-tank boat morning dives daily, and one-tank afternoon boat dives (with a minimum of 6 divers). Follow the dive guide or explore on your own, the choice is yours.
Dive Friends Bonaire caters to divers of all levels offering diving courses from beginners to dive professionals. If you are not yet certified or are looking for continuing education, arrange a course with Dive Friends Bonaire prior to your arrival. Dive Friends can take you to whatever diving level you wish!
Bonaire, an island municipality of the Netherlands, lies 30 miles from Curacao, 50 miles north of Venezuela, 86 miles east of Aruba, in the southern Caribbean. Bonaire is 24 miles long by 3-5 miles wide.
Den Laman and Dive Friends Bonaire is situated approximately 2 miles north from the capital city of Kralendijk, along the west coast of Bonaire. Guests with car rental may enjoy easy access to the restaurants, bars, and shops of Bonaire’s charming capital.
Due to its positioning, this idyllic island is outside of the hurricane belt and consequently enjoys beautiful weather throughout the year. With average air temperatures of 82°F, and water temperatures averaging 80°F, there is little rainfall and easterly trade winds provide mild breezes to keep conditions ideal for vacationing year-round.
Bonaire also offers excellent scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing, and has been designated as having the most pristine coral reef environment and most species of fish in the Caribbean by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.