A dedicated dive training center, Buddy Dive Resort is built around a small inlet where dive boats pull right up to the resort. The resort has 11 buildings with spacious studios; one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments; a complete dive center; two swimming pools; two restaurants; vehicle rental and the famous drive-thru fill station.
The resort restaurants include the casual, beachside Blennies, and the higher-end Ingredients that offers delicious Mediterranean cuisine with French, Spanish and Italian influences. A grocery store, spa, and other restaurants are an easy walk out the front gate.
The Buddy Rangers Kids Club operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for kids 5 to 14 years old. Focus is on the SSI Scuba Rangers program, where kids progress through five levels of fun training including skills for snorkeling and diving. Cost is $50 per day; $100 for three days; or $200 for five days; per child.
Introductory SCUBA courses start at $90