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Address: Jl. Raya Molas, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia (Formerly Thalassa Dive Centre)
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+62 812-4350-0956
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A Jewel of a Place

What a terrific resort! We had a delightful, comfortable cabin, with adequate space to put our things and it was neatly made up each day. We are snorkelers, but melded quite... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LuRue
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a terrific resort! We had a delightful, comfortable cabin, with adequate space to put our things and it was neatly made up each day. We are snorkelers, but melded quite comfortably into the diving community. So well in fact, that we took an impromptu diving course, prompted by Daan, who convinced us that we could do an introductory course... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thalassa Lodge and its staff went out of their way to make our trip a very memorable one, starting with a . greeting with a fresh coconut milk drink. We are experienced snorkelers, having had the opportunities to snorkel in several different places in the world, and have always stated very emphatically that we were NOT divers. We are in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Thalassa with a fellow diver back in Aug, 2014 and, based on that visit and the improvements I'd seen through Thalassa's website and newsletter, decided to bring a group of 16 (discerning) divers from Australia, including 4 of my family, with me for a week in late Nov 2016. What a great week we all had!!!!! The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

A group of my dive friends have just returned from here, we stayed in the Hilltop rooms,there is a little climb to get there but by end of week we were pretty fit. The diving ,the dive staff were sensational anything you asked just happened The food was very very good and plentiful and even on 3 dive days where... More 

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Victorville, California
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great diving with ThaLassa dive center. One week stay and scuba diving on dive show special package. Did 12 dives in the week. The diving was super but trips to Banka and Lembeh strait were off the scale good. They are very good at scuba diving for all levels of divers experience.

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ThalassaDiveCenter, Public Relations Manager at Thalassa PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mark, thanks for your review. Hopefully we see you back next year again ! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

What a nice little gem! We didn't expect this place to be so friendly. The entire staff is very accommodating in anything you might need (they even tell you up front during checkin - all you need to do is ask). Case in point: I needed razorblades and I asked a staffmember called Jimmy where I could find them. He... More 

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Thank Arjen B
ThalassaDiveCenter, Public Relations Manager at Thalassa PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Arjen, thank you for your stay here and the review you wrote about our place. We have picked up your point about the breakfast. Thanks! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Been four times and feels like a second home. Great diving and laid back resort with great people (family feeling). Good food and thankfully no TV in the lovely cozy cottage......

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ThalassaDiveCenter, Public Relations Manager at Thalassa PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul, thank you for your review. Looking forward to seeing you again next year! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Worst dive resort ever. Do not come here. Do not dive here in the toxic waste filled waters. There is nothing good here. Horrid food. Bad service.. no TV no internet ...just the stone age with toxic water to dive in

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ThalassaDiveCenter, Public Relations Manager at Thalassa PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Z. and J, thank you for your thoughtful feedback and taking the time to write this review. In the past few days we already discussed with you your feedback and took some actions. You are 2 members of a larger group and both the tour leader told and other members told us that you are the only 2 who... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Owned and managed by a very nice Dutch lady who is also involved in social activities this is a nice place to stay and enjoy diving in Manado. Competent dive and boat staff; good local food, clean facilities

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ThalassaDiveCenter, Public Relations Manager at Thalassa PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stephane, thank you very much for your review. A lot of our guests value Thalassa involvement of Thalassa in the social and educational activities we do in the region. Glad to hear you enjoyed the work the boat staff and dive staff did of you. I will give the positive feedback to our chef :) Thanks ! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

one of the earlier worldknown underwater national park in indonesia, bunakan still has its charm. the water may not be as clear as it was the first time i was here, but the underwater landscape still took ur breathe away with its beauty. opt not to scuba this time, but to freedive. an interesting and efficient way to enjoy the... More 

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