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Black Sand Dive Retreat

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Lovely small resort with only 6 bungalows with views from the hill on Lembeh strait and personalized service. Small boats with max. 4 guest divers each, usually 1 dive guide per 2 guests. During my stay we were not more than 2-3 divers total on...More

Thank roberteichler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and stayed at BSDR for one week and completed 3-4 dives per day. Linda is the manager and is extremely helpful with all aspects of the resort. If you need anything, ask Linda. The resort is thoughtfully designed with each bungalow set apart...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This October we visited for the second time Lembeh Strait to do some extra-ordinary muck diving. For many years we use Diving Holidays in the Netherlands as our agent and they suggested Black Sand Dive Retreat, a small resort with only six villas. Although initially...More

1  Thank ErAndFr
Response from Bruce M, Owner at Black Sand Dive RetreatResponded 5 November 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words. Positive feedback is always gratifying. As a small resort, we can give more personal attention and we are glad that it shows. We're looking forward to seeing you back here again.

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Rooms are very well located with each offering privacy from the next. Meals are well prepared and staff are very service oriented and friendly. My group went diving at Black Sand Dive Resort in Oct 2016 and I left my hat behind. Bruce and Fung...More

1  Thank Susie-Traveller999
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

We try our utmost to make our guests happy. We are sorry that it took so long to have guests that went from us directly to where you reside in order to have a relatively smooth path back to you for your beloved hat. Thanks...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had visited 6 years ago. They have added a pool since we have been there. We spent 8 days there and loved every minute. The staff is great and well trained. I have stayed in several other dive retreats in Indonesia and this is...More

1  Thank Biology-Teacher308
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

A big thanks to the both of you. Having teachers stay with us is always a valuable experience. We're lucky to have so many interesting guests who appreciate the natural world.

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"All rooms with views at the strait, well separated from each other to guarantee privacy."
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"They all are great and face the bay area."
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"All rooms are excellent...private...decks overlooking both nature and water."
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"Mosquito Spray! (Although it is provided in room)"
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