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Mamaling Resort Bunaken

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A great place to snorkel, the team are really knowledgeable about the best places to see loads of fish. We also saw a lot of turtles which was INCREDIBLE. Husband did a discovery dive which he loved, the guide was really experienced and safe. Worth paying extra for the top bungalow - better view and breeze

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1Thank Katy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect combination of Diving and relaxing. That combined with the amazing food and super friendly people makes it the perfect place. Make sure to go diving or snorkeling while visiting, the marine life is beyond incredible! We walked along the beach while the tide was out in the afternoon and found so much marine life in the rock pools....

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2Thank Laura B
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were here to relax and do some nice diving and we got both and more ! This mini-resort - 5 bungalows - is situated in the mangrove, a mere 2 minutes walk from a deserted beach that only appears at low tide. The bungalows are spacious and tidy on top of being super clean. The food, which is served...

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2Thank SavageE
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Hotel is ok for the money they charge you. Long story - short story. The bag with all equipment has been stolen on the territory of the hotel. We understand sutiation that it is possible everywhere and everytime, but we can t understand the owner who was promising for 3 weeks to help us with the police report (it is...

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3Thank 772jennav
tom h, Owner at Mamaling Resort Bunaken, responded to this review

I would like to offer the following commentary to this review: The theft did not happen on our property, but at neighboring beach, about 10 minutes walking-distance from the resort. This is clearly written in the police report. The bag with the mask and snorkel was left unattended on the beach, the guest went for a walk on the beach...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you look for a place to refuel and want to enjoy professional diving this is the place to go. We stayed there late October 2016. The place has 4 bungalows, three close to the mangroves and one on top with sea view but you hear the generator there. The only thing you hear at night on the bottom three...

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2Thank Haraldges
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at mamaling resort. The food is so delicous!!! It has been the best food in 4 weeks indonesia:) The staff and the diving guides are very friendly. The Bungalows are beautiful and very clean. We will come back soon.

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5Thank Sandra-german
Ubud, Indonesia
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Fine Times in an cozy lil resort we had...the owner Rose and Tom are both doing an very good job and made us feel as comfortable as possible...a nice housereef in front of mamaling did the rest for us...clean...friendly..and warm and welcoming atmosphere..tasty food and icecold Bintang...not much more we could wish 4...we recommend this place with pure heart and...

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Thank Blimade2014
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Mamaling resort is a cosy resort which has a perfect location. It is run by the couple Rose (from Bunaken) and Tom (Swiss). In four wooden traditional houses, it offers space for 8 persons in total only. Directly in front of these houses are mangroves and a beautiful coral reef, where snorkelling can be done individually. The food was amazing....

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1Thank Janosch Z
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Staying at Mamaling was one of the highlights of our holiday. Tom & Rose are great hosts and make you feel more than welcome at their small and cozy resort (4 bungalows). It is a great starting point if you want to discover the water world of Bunaken (either snorkeling / diving). You get a great service for the money...

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2Thank Sander d
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Tom, the owner, is a mellow Swiss with a Mediterranean touch. Rose, his Bunakenese wife, is a quiet master who works discretely behind the scenes to make sure everything goes according to plan. Accommodation is comfortable and very good value for the money. There are 4 bungalows, we had the one on top of the hill, which is quieter (generator...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate nature Dive-Resort, situated on the quiet northwestern part of Bunaken Island. All cottages have private bathroom (western-style), veranda, mosquito-net an fan. We offer our guests pure nature feeling, tranquillity and outstanding divespots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mamaling Resort Bunaken

Address: Mamaling Beach | Alung Banua, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: €51 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The top bungalow which is huge has more breezes and a view of the ocean but we preferred the small ones with private deck and hammock !”
SavageE, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best room definitely room 1 up the hill the view is beautiful”
TILLYCANN, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Hill side bunglow!! Slightly more expensive but worth every penny!”
KangH, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 is the best because of the view”
TILLYCANN, 2 May 2015 | Read review
“The single hillside bungalow is roomier and has a better view, but more stairs to climb. Well worth the extra charge.”
baal_de_bale, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
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