The Best of Bonaire!

Villa Makoshi Penthouse has partnered with Dive Friends Bonaire; not only because of their customer service with friendly, professional and fun staff; but also because they offer 5 dive locations to serve you. As well they offer 4 retail stores with a great selection of Caribbean fashion. With our partnership, we can offer you, our guests of Villa Makoshi Penthouse, a discount to Dive Friends Bonaire posted rates.


1. Dive Friends Bonaire @ Yellow Submarine is conveniently located in Kralendijk directly on the waterfront with an outdoor classroom. As it is a dive center, they also call it the "Snive Center", a combination of the words, "snorkel" & "dive." Which means there's lots to do for those who do not dive as well. This location offers perfect confined and open water training conditions right on their doorstep. They teach the complete PADI curriculum in English, Dutch, or German. Each Monday Night, join them for a FREE Rum Punch Party on the pier from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.


2. Dive Friends Bonaire @ Dive Inn
The shop is located at the end of the oceanfront promenade in front of the South Pier and Cha-Cha-Cha Beach. A complete dive shop; all PADI courses, Nitrox, guided shore dives and boat dives from their own pier are all available. Dive Friends Bonaire is an OCEAN REEF International Training Center offering training, retail sales, rental, equipment repair & servicing for OCEAN REEF products. Stop in for more information about the Ocean Reef IDM (full face mask) Open daily from 8 to 5.


3. Dive Friends Bonaire @ Hamlet Oasis
This newly renovated shop, complete with drive through, is located at Hamlet Bonaire; it is an excellent oceanfront location that is also superb for shore dives. Here they do the utmost for the diver with their personal approach, and by offering similar services as their other shops with the exception that no teaching is conducted at this location. Open daily from 8 to 5.


4. Dive Friends Bonaire @ Port Bonaire
Located in front of the airport and you can drive your truck right next to the tanks so you don't have to drag heavy tanks a long way. After diving you can clean your dive gear at their rinse tanks. They also offer free lockers for safe storage of equipment. All PADI specialties, Kids Programs and guided dives are offered at this location. Dive boats leave daily from this location passing by Yellow Submarine to pick up the other divers. Open daily from 8 to 5.


5. Dive Friends Bonaire @ Sand Dollar
Conveniently located next door to the reception office of Sand Dollar Condominiums (at the roundabout north of Kralendijk), this location is the perfect gateway to the dive sites in the north. After diving you can clean your dive gear at their rinse tanks. They also offer free lockers for safe storage of equipment. All PADI specialties, Kids Programs and guided dives are offered at this location. Enjoy a hot or cold drink anytime!


6. Dive Friends Bonaire Retail
The Dive Friends Retail specializes in dive equipment, BCDs, regulators, computers, wetsuits, dive accessories and underwater cameras. Top-of-the-line brands such as ScubaPro, Suunto, Tusa, Cressi, Henderson, Akona, Subgear, Neosport, Sherwood, Ikelite, GoPro, Scuba DoRag, OceanReef, Underwater Kinetics and Otterbox. We can outfit you from head to toe. Divers who are looking for accessories to customize their gear, or tools to make their dives easier, will have a wide variety of clips, keepers, noisemakers, and slates from which to choose. We keep up with the newest trends and technology to keep you looking and feeling good under the water.


7. Dive Friends Bonaire Reef Store
As the premium surf travel brand, Reef has a deep appreciation for the natural world. Reef continuously creates high quality, comfortable sandals and surf apparel for an active lifestyle. Their products are eco-friendly as they constantly strive to improve our environment. This made their clothing, accessory and shoe line the obvious choice for Dive Friends Bonaire. Right around the corner from Dushi Shoes.


8. Dive Friends Bonaire Dushi Style
For a great selection of fashion, beach and sport apparel for men and women.


9. Dive Friends Bonaire Dushi Shoes
Dushi Shoes has everything from flip-flips to running shoes. Popular brand names in stock are Nike, Clarks, DC Shoes, Guess, Birkenstock, Crocs, Sockwa, Ipanema, Ryder, and Havaianas. If you need some new flip-flops or want to check out the latest shoe styles from Europe and the US, just follow your feet to Dushi Shoes. Dive Friends Bonaire knows that quality merchandise is important AND that Crocs can be used as dive shoes!


Are you eager to hit the water as quickly as possible upon your arrival? You can print and fill out the check-in forms in advance. This form is valid only at any "Dive Friends Bonaire" location. The form is available online here. Need a medical form, click here.

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