Tasik Ria ResortNorth Sulawesi, Indonesia
Think comfortable divers’ resort that makes the most of its natural green surroundings with an on-site dive centre and welcome to Tasik Ria. This family run resort puts great emphasis on comfort and good value where the management have a personal and friendly approach making your stay a welcoming one. The resort has undergone extensive investment with a fabulous dive centre upgrade and new facilities.
The sea front is close to the accommodation. The long jetty leads to the focus of the dive resort; the jetty bar where you can enjoy a drink at sunset after your day’s diving.
Location: North-west coast of North Sulawesi, Indonesia, closest to the Western Park of Bunaken
Distance to dive centre: on-site and house reef
Disance to Airport: approximately 45 minutes by road
Number of Rooms: 36 (20 Pool View rooms and 11 Sea View rooms, each with the same facilities but the Sea View rooms are larger with the added comfort of a veranda plus 3 Grand Sea View rooms and 2 Sea View suites.)
Transfers: From Manado Airport to Tasik Ria by road; approximate transfer time of 45 minutes.
Room Facilities: Air-conditioned with ceiling fans, ensuite shower. Rooms have phone, fridge, satellite TV, coffee/tea facilities and drinking water. Rooms are either first or ground floor.
Upgraded rooms offer a combination of outdoor/indoor bathrooms, vaulted ceilings with fans and air conditioning, recycled hardwood floors, built in wardrobes and flat screen TVs.
Hotel Services/Facilities: 3 swimming pools; 2 main pools, one with a swim up bar and a child’s pool, free WiFi in certain areas, 24-hour reception, 24-hour room service, money exchange, laundry service with charge.
Food, Beverage & Entertainment Facilities: Large open plan reception area with lounge seating. 2 restaurants serving a mixture of western and local cuisine, one overlooking the landscaped gardens and with a dedicated bar. An extensive lagoon style pool has a bar serving snacks and plenty of space to relax. The jetty bar is the perfect place to enjoy a post-dive drink.
Dive Centre: Tasik Divers
The dive centre is managed by a highly experienced team. This is a PADI 5 Star IDC resort offering fully guided diving from three purpose built day boats in addition to two large speedboats and a local style wooden boat. The 3 16m dive boats have a large dive platform plus full safety and navigation equipment. Each boat has a covered dining area, large sun deck, WC and can take 15 guests comfortably.
Day trips are offered to Bunaken Marine Park giving divers a variety of wall, macro and muck diving opportunities. The Centre also offers a range of courses taught by their highly qualified team of PADI and in-house trained NAUI instructors.
The diver/guide ratio is 4:1 whenever possible giving personal service across all dive experience levels and abilities. Special day trips to dive the Lembeh Strait’s fabulous muck diving sites can also be arranged.
Please note: Diving with knives and gloves is not permitted in the Bunaken National Marine Park.
Prices from £1649 per person for 7 nights including:
- Return flights from London Heathrow to Manado, Indonesia, on Singapore Airlines
- 7 nights full board in a Pool View room based on twin share with 6 days diving (2 dives a day)
- Return airport transfers