Siladen Resort & SpaNorth Sulawesi, Indonesia
Welcome to this spectacular tropical island situated in the heart of Bunaken National Marine Park. Sitting in a secluded location on Pulau Siladen, this small beautiful resort offers accommodation in elegantly furnished villas that complement their natural surroundings. You arrive by boat from the mainland.
Siladen Resort & Spa is on the western side of the island on a fine white-sand coral beach – the only one in the area – with the volcano of Manado Tua providing an impressive backdrop.
Number of Rooms: 22
Location: Siladen Island, Bunaken National Park, North Sulawesi
Distance to dive centre: on site
Distance to Airport: approximately 1 hour by road/boat
12 spacious 48m² Garden View Villas set in five semi-detached wooden buildings just steps from the beach; 6 Beach View Villas detached, spacious 64m² traditional villas with air-conditioning, private Balinese style open air bathroom, individual sundeck and private sun beds; 3 Luxury Villas directly on the beach and a family Garden Villa with 2 master bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a shared living area, ideal for families or 2 couples.
Transfers: From Manado Airport to Siladen Resort & Spa by road and then by boat. Total transfer time is about 1 hour.
Room Facilities: All villas are equipped with mini-bar, telephone, tea & coffee-making facilities, safety deposit box and 1 bottle of complimentary water per person daily. Flat screen TVs and DVD have recently been added to the Beach View Villas and will follow in the Garden View Villas soon.
Hotel Services/Facilities: Saltwater swimming pool, volleyball and billiards, library, wireless internet in public areas and a small boutique.
The Resort Spa offers a range of body treatments and aromatherapy massage in five massage rooms and two open-air pavilions. All-natural products are used and treatments are based on local herbal knowledge.
Other activities such as fabulous sunset cruises, rafting (water levels allowing) and trekking can be enjoyed on mainland Sulawesi, which the Island will happily organise for you.
Food, Beverage & Entertainment Facilities: The main restaurant overlooks the beach and offers a fine combination of International cuisine and local delicacies. An experienced and skilled chef serves a wide variety of local Indonesian and Asian dishes in combination with Gourmet European and Mediterranean recipes. Barbecues on the beach are a regular event in summer. Private beach dinners are available on request. A wide choice of imported wines, spirits and enticing cocktails are also available.
The PADI 5 Star resort operates exclusively for guests staying at the Resort. Running a professional and small, friendly outfit they place emphasis on the protection of the National Marine Park and its environment.
The multi-lingual centre operates with a maximum of 4 divers to each guide and offers an introduction dive to non-divers free of charge if staying 7 nights or more. Access 50 dive sites and special trips on request to Lembeh, Bangka & Popo. Night dives are offered every night including dusk Mandarin dives.
There are no shore dive sites available; the diving is operated from 4 traditional Indonesian style vessels with a maximum of 8 to 12 guests per boat.
Please note: it is compulsory to dive with a dive computer in resort. Each diver must have their own computer. Diving with knives and gloves is not permitted in the Bunaken National Marine Park.
Prices from £2220 per person for 7 nights including:
- Return flights from London Heathrow to Manado, Indonesia on Singapore Airlines
- 7 nights full board in a Garden View villa based on twin share
- 6 boat dives with air
- Return airport transfers