Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort

North Sulawesi, Indonesia
Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort

A luxury dive resort on Bunaken Island occupying an enviable location at the end of Liang Beach. Offering a truly deluxe diving experience within the Bunaken National Marine Park, every element within the resort has been carefully designed to cater for guests looking for a special resort and promises experienced staff offering a high level of service in all areas.

Star Rating: 5*
Location: Liang Beach, Bunaken Island
Distance to dive centre: on-site
Distance to Airport: approximately 1 hour by road/boat
Number of Rooms: 12 (10 luxury cottages, 1 two-bedroom cottage for families and a 2-storey cottage)

Transfers: From Manado Airport to Bunaken Oasis by road and boat with an approximate transfer time of one hour.

Room Facilities:  10 luxury 70 sqm cottages traditionally-styled with indoor modern bathrooms and balcony to enjoy spectacular sea views. All furniture is custom-made for the resort by Bunaken carpenters using sustainably-sourced Indonesian hardwood.
The two-bedroom 90sqm cottage is ideal for families with younger children with a larger bathroom and longer balcony.  
For families with older children (at least one occupant 16 or above), there is a 2-storey cottage ‘double-decker’, which offers two full-sized luxury cottages with their own access, bathroom and balcony. The top storey follows the standard layout of the luxury cottages while the lower storey is configured with twin beds. Also suitable for friends holidaying together.

Hotel Services/Facilities: Freeform, fresh-water infinity pool with sea views, Long House reception/lounge with tea, coffee and snacks, two-room spa offering a full range of massages and specialist treatments, fully equipped PADI dive centre, on-site water-makers so all water within the resort is drinkable. Water dispensers in each cottage and public areas, free laundry.

Food, Beverage & Entertainment Facilities: Panoramic restaurant with spectacular views offering excellent cuisine, multi-level chill-out cocktail bar, Long House reception/lounge with tea, coffee and snacks.

Dive Centre: Bunaken Oasis Diving

A completely tailored diving service with the emphasis on space and comfort for divers; the dive boats have been designed to this effect. All boats have fresh water showers, toilets and catering facilities. The dive guides are qualified to Dive Master or above and no more than 4 guests allocated to a dive guide. The fleet of new dive boats includes an extremely spacious 17.5m fibreglass catamaran together with four traditional wooden boats.  

Numbers are limited to 8 on the catamaran and 4 on each wooden boat with 6 divers on the larger wooden boats guaranteeing no overcrowding either on the boat or at the dive sites. The PADI dive centre has been designed with the photographer in mind and has a large camera room with plenty of shelf space and charging points and a classroom with large 4K television ideal for photography groups. A full range of PADI courses are offered and the Centre stocks an extensive range of rental diving equipment from leading manufacturers.

Please note:  Diving with knives and gloves is not permitted in the Bunaken National Marine Park.

Prices

Prices from £3095 per person for 7 nights including:

  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Manado, Indonesia on Singapore Airlines
  • 7 nights in traditional cottage (full board, 2 people sharing), 17 boat dives and free Nitrox
  • Free house reef diving subject to local conditions and availability.
  • Laundry in resort is included as standard
  • Return airport transfers

 

Jim YannyAsk the team

Contact Jim at 01473 852002 for help with your travel planning and advice on North Sulawesi, or send us an enquiry.

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