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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

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Oranjestad, Aruba
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff and excellent service. Quality Dive Equipment for prices you can only dream of compared to the rest of Bonaire. Experience and People care have proofed them to be the best. We love it here and would definitely come back in future.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from our 5th trip to Bonaire. We have not stayed at the Carib Inn (although we may on our next trip!), but we had great experiences at the dive shop and retail store. The staff (I assume it was Bruce himself we were dealing with) was out of this world and incredibly experienced. The...

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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn, responded to this review

Thank you and I am very happy you enjoyed your new wetsuit. We do all we can to keep prices at a very reasonable rate. We hope to see you again soon her eon Bonaire.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th stay with Carib Inn and we are already booked for our 5th stay during the next holiday break at Christmas. Our family loves staying here because we feel so at home and so welcome. My 15 year old son completed his Adventure Diver course under the amazing instruction of one of the Master Divers, Larry. My...

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a freelance dive instructor I'm always looking for the best deal for my students. My Open Water students last week requested that their final open water dive 4 be done on Klein Bonaire. I checked other shops but they refused, claiming that these two ladies would only graduate after the dive. But Bruce Bowker had no problem with allowing...

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Northern NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from 8 days of diving and staying at the Carib Inn. It is the perfect place for diving and meeting new friends. The dive shop has everything you need and great pricing. Great staff, thanks to Christy, Linda and everyone else that made our stay so memorable. We are planning on returning next year! Peter & Rita...

Boston, Massachusetts
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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn is a 5 Star PADI resort specializing in scuba diving. All levels of scuba instruction. Daily boat trips with experienced, knowledgeable guides. Shore diving also available. Excellent retail store with extremely competitive prices. Scuba repairs. Resort has fresh water pool, cable TV, free WIFI and daily maid service. Eleven units including a 3 bedroom house and a 4 bedroom house. Located on the sea with its own dock and boats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

Address: J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Region: Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Price Range: £78 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Kralendijk
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
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“Rooms 7 & 8 have their own private deck facing the water”
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PassportJunky, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are within a couple hundred feet from the water- it is like your back yard next to the water - amazing place!”
162waynez, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the rooms facing the sea side if you want a nice sunset”
louisd789, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is our favorite!”
764richs, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Seaside bungalow was perfect!”
X5060XYmelissab, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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