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Address: Jl. Raya Molas, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia (Formerly Thalassa Dive Centre)
Phone Number: +62 812-4350-0956
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Third time is even better

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark_Victorville_CA
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Victorville, California
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Victorville, California
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173 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely stay @ simone's dive resort with our little girl. She and we loved the pool, the bungalow we had, the lovely diner buffets made by the staff (with Always something not too spicy for our 4 year old!). The diving was great and well organised. We love to come back!

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

Thank you for your review. We are very proud of our new pool and feedback we receive on our diners. Always welcome to come back :) More 

Wilfersdorf, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Genuine compliments on the quality of Thalassa resort and dive centre!!! Simone and her team, of course including Daan, are all exceptionally friendly, kind, helpful, easy-going, charming and simply great fun to be with. Hardly ever have I been at a place where I've felt more pampered, part of the team, accepted, and each and every one of my wishes... More 

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

Dear Evelyn, thank you very much for this review. I remember so well that each time after you came back from a dive you 'reported' to me what you had seen that day. You are the type of guests that make us happy too. We had great fun and an emotional goodbey. Indeed please do come visit us again. And... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I spent a week diving with the team in Thalassa this month with my family, we were staying at the Aston hotel in the city and the resort is only a short drive from the city. The equipment we reached was in great condition, the dive guides knew where to go, and safety during the dive was key with them..very... More 

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

Thanks for your review and for your visit. It was great to meet you and dive with you. I remember the pool session we did for the girls that worked in your hotel. That was a very special day. You and your family are always welcome here ! More 

Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have been to Thalassa twice in the last year with our 10 year old. It is an excellent place for divers, really good food, I mean it. The rooms are good, the AC is quiet, the diving opportunities are amazing. In high season it is esy to organize a trip to Lembeh or further sites, you need at least... More 

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

Thanks for your review! There is one special moment I remember and that is when your son said he wanted to see a Mimic Octopus during diving, and so he did :) We had such a good time with you guys. Yes we have updated the equipment! Thanks and do come back. More 

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