The Real Deal: Seven nights at the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort, daily boat dives, unlimited shore diving, a nighttime boat dive during coral spawning (Sept. 25–26, Oct. 2–3, 23–24, and 30–31), one night dive on Calabas house reef with certified instructors, predive lectures, breakfast daily, all hotel and government taxes, and service charges, from $965 per person.
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When: Sept. 25–Oct. 3, Oct. 23–31, 2010.
The fine print: Based on double occupancy; single supplement is $465. Guests must be certified divers to participate in the program; beginner divers can get certified at Divi Dive Bonaire for an additional fee. Airfare is not included. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book by: No deadline; based on availability.
Contact: 800/801-5550, diviflamingo.com.
Why it's a deal: This package breaks down to about $138 per person per night and includes accommodations, plus experiences that might be hard to book on your own, such as the nighttime coral-spawning dive and the Calabas reef dive.
More: The hotel's spa offers one-hour massages ($45) after 5 p.m.
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