Sand Dollar Resort
Sand Dollar Resort
Sand Dollar Bonaire offers independent vacation living for SCUBA divers who desire all the comforts of home while in paradise. The combination of good value, comfortable living, situated within a secure, natural, oceanfront environment, makes Sand Dollar Bonaire ideal for families, couples and groups.
Studios, one, two- and three-bedroom oceanfront apartments are privately owned and professionally managed. Each condo is fully air-conditioned with comfortable sleeping areas, ensuite bathrooms, and full kitchens. They are decorated with love, cleaned to high standards, and stocked with every amenity. Parking is directly out front and your private wifi is fast and reliable. Big porches, often screened, bring the outdoors inside!
Sand Dollar Bonaire’s exceptionally large and peaceful surrounding provides the ideal space to relax in solitude. The oceanfront walkway is the jewel of the property and includes multiple sun decks with loungers, outdoor showers, and BBQs. Access the ocean by several easy and convenient stairways, a private dock, and their very own small, sandy beach. Just steps from the shoreline, divers and snorkelers appreciate the beauty and diversity of Bari Reef. A dive shop, 2 restaurants and a swimming pool complement the facilities.
Dive Friends Bonaire at Sand Dollar
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 or Buddy’s reef which are on either side of the property. 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 on the property.
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!
Sand Dollar Rooms
An 850 sq ft One-Bedroom Condominium has 1 queen bed in the air-conditioned master bedroom and 1 full bathroom. It is ideal for a couple sharing the same bed, with a maximum occupancy* of two.
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.
Sand Dollar 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.