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Thalassa 5* PADI Dive Resort

Jl. raya Molas | Kecematan Bunaken, Manado 95016, Indonesia (Formerly Thalassa Dive Centre)
+62 431 854279
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Manado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Having dived around Indonesia, Thalassa is no doubt one of the top dive centres in the country. The staff speaks perfect English and cater to your every needs. The dive boats are new, and dive masters are excellent at showing you the best of each dive site. Though we were here during the rainy season, we nonetheless had a fantastic... More

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Brugg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Dive-Fans are at the right address at Thalassa dive Resort. The dive crew organises daily dive excursions according to the personal dive level. The marine national park around the island Bunaken is close by - by boat around 20 minutes. I loved the big turtles that we saw during our dive trip, as I have never seen them so close.... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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89 reviews 89 reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Simone and her well trained team made my stay a pleasant one. It will take some time until the resort has been fully renovated, but there is little noise/disturbance from the ongoing work. The bungalows are functional and comfy, the food is a decent local selection. The dive base is run very professionally with a strict 1:2 instructor - diver... More

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Pasadena, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Friendly and accommodating owner took great pleasure in our family fun! Very pleasant and helpful staff, knowledgeable guides and instructors. Sunset is a must see from the gazebo and recommend a visit to the Tunan Waterfall. Incredible underwater experience, whether snorkeling or diving! Clean accommodations and plenty to eat. Facilities are being upgraded and will continue to enhance the location.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed 10D9N at Thalassa 5* PADI Dive Resort. We spent most of the days doing boat trips to Bunaken, Siladen and Manado Tua for diving and snorkelling. The resort is really peaceful and quiet, with a nice view of the sunset from the jetty. Simone was most kind and helpful, and was able to accomodate our... More

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Bern, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I came as a guest and left as a friend! Bunaken Marine National Park has what every diver is looking for - so many beautiful dive sites, small suff, biggest turtle on earth, a wreck, great evening (Mandarin) and night dives ...and Thalassa is the perfect place to explore it all. Even the days I could not dive (due to... More

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Gstaad, Schweiz
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Thalassa Dive Resort is one of the most professional dive resorts i have ever been ... The Dive Crew is great and well trained, all the Equipment is in very good condition and the divespots are awesome! The Food was just great and delicious, they find the balance between local and western food very well and thats makes it interessting.... More

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I would go back to this place only to dive with hem, as they have a very nice dive crew, and they were very pleasant and helpful. Only thing is they don't do a proper briefing before dives, and I was used to a detailed briefing wherever I dived before. But they are very helpful, and very considerate. If I... More

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Singapore
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44 reviews 44 reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed at Thalassa in June 2014. We were met by Thalassa's staff at the airport & it took 45 minutes to reach the dive resort. We were briefed by Ms. Lilian upon arrival (a pity that we didn't get to meet the Dutch owner, Simone as she was back in Holland. She was always prompt & detail in her... More

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New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

As a member of a group of underwater photographers we stayed at Thalassa for six days in May. I found the staff very friendly and accommodating. Rooms were spacious and very comfortable but not well lit. The photography room was finished while we were there and is well appointed although slightly small compared to other resorts. The diving was amazing... More

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Thalassa03, Manager at Thalassa 5* PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thalassa’s kitchen team is keen to ensure a great daily variety of menu choice. We serve fresh vegetables, meat, chicken or fish each day. Sometimes we even have our so called “Fruit Festival” offering a lot of different local fruits for tasting. We highly recommend not peeling the skin of the fruit with the teeth as this can cause stomach... More

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