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Stay at Harbour Village and See Why Bonaire Continues to Net Top Dive Destination Honors

Discover the Caribbean's Premier Dive and Beach Resort, Harbour Village Beach Club, on the Idyllic Island of Bonaire -- Once Again the Darling of Scuba Diving Magazine's Readers' Choice Awards

BONAIRE, DUTCH ANTILLES -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- The vibrant undersea landscape surrounding the unspoiled island of Bonaire continues to receive waves of accolades in Scuba Diving magazine's annual Reader's Choice Awards. Plan a stay Harbour Village Beach Club, the Caribbean's premier dive and beach resort, and discover why.

Bonaire swept the magazine's awards again for 2013 with 17 wins, including #1 Shore Diving Destination for the 20th consecutive year -- more than any other destination in the region. In the Caribbean/Atlantic region, Bonaire's #1 rankings include Best Macro Diving, Best Advanced Diving, Best Beginner Diving, Best Shore Diving, and Best Underwater Photography. Its #2 rankings include Best Overall Diving, Best Value of Diving Dollar, and Best Marine Environment. In addition, the island was awarded nine slots out of 100 in the Top 100 Gold List, as voted upon by readers.

There's no better way to experience this world-class diving destination then by staying at luxurious Harbour Village Beach Club, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Harbour Village Beach Club is located within an exclusive beachfront enclave on a four-acre, private peninsula featuring a private white sand beach and marina, an onsite First Class 5 Star PADI Dive Center and dive sites just off its shore. The nearest dive site is located just 50 yards out from the beach, is the shipwreck of the 60-foot "Our Confidence," a great spot for beginners that can even be seen by snorkelers from the surface. Another popular dive site, "Something Special," is also a short swim from Harbour Village's shore. Daily boat dives to numerous other sites, dive instruction for all levels including advanced certification and specialties, and equipment rental are all offered to guests. The resort also offers florescence night diving, allowing the use of special UV lights to see the astounding array of florescent colors emitted by underwater animals and corals.

For more information on Bonaire and Harbour Village Beach Club, visit the luxury hotel's website at http://www.harbourvillage.com/ or call 1-800-424-0004 for inquiries on the resort's luxury diving packages.

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