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Walea Dive Resort

#1 of 2 Hotels in Luwuk
Certificate of Excellence
Waleabahi Island - Togian Archipelago | Central sulawesi, Luwuk 94683, Indonesia
Walea Dive Resort
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Our first visit, 10 of us in our Group. So many things fantastic about this resort: Diving - amazing viz up to 35m. Great dive masters. Fish life, coral and macro were magnificent. we had a pro photographer in our Group and she was in heaven every dive. Accom - Our cottages were just at waters edge. No A/C but... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Not so much to say: if you are a diver this is the place to be. It is amazing what you can find under the water in Walea, i think it is one of the best world's underwater scenery i have ever seen! and soooo much fish (and nudibranches!!)!! The resort is small and very beautiful, staff was great, food... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Second visit to Walea - says quite a lot. This time, we brought some friends, making for a larger group for the wale team to attend to, which they did with ease. Diving remains incredible, and the dive masters attend to many and varied scuba capabilities effortlessly, and most importantly for me, with four children in our group, safely. Coral... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Just incredible. Every experience was amazing. I really cant say enough about this experience. The resort set up is well thought out and encourages relaxation, while not dominating the natural environment. It is comfortable, without being exposing,and leaves the natural beauty of the environment center stage. You can't help but unwind. Home made Italian food was exceptional (you must try... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

What an amazing experience! Was there for 5 days and the only regret was not being there for the full week. Everyday was met with a stunning view and crystal clear waters. We were a group of 8 mixed with different ages and there was lots to do for each and everyone one of us to enjoy. The snorkeling alone... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Dive to the pristine coral reef; beautiful creatures: Mandarin fishes from house reef, sleeping baby sharks, many big sea fans (the biggest I ever seen), etc.. Enjoying the delicious Italian food. I really love the fresh-baked bread, the desserts, Profiteroles hmmm "enak sekali".... Sleeping in the well-maintained beachfront cottage. Nice beach. Incredible sunset, accompanied by a cup of cappuccino by... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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72 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Lovely resort, everything well manage - and the food is exceptional; particularly considering the resort is located at very remote island. All the staff very helpfull; and simona is amazing - we were not only enjoy the the delicious food - indo-italy fusion, but the story behind the food as well. Very hot chily mixed perfectly with olive oil. I... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The resort is a luxury Italian beach resort transported to Indonesia with some rather good diving attached. Most of the guests are Italian (and most of them smoke), the lingua franca is Italian (though sufficient English is spoken), the food is Italian and excellent if you like seafood. The reefs have exceptionally good coral though, with little current, not much... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

What an amazing place! A bungalow right on the beach, with waves splashing on your doorstep, a fantastic restaurant, great staff and of course mother nature at its best with a pristine ocean and untouched coral reefs. Highlight of the stay has been a dugong paying a visit in the afternoon at 5 mt from shore, right in front of... More 

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Heemstede Holland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

My wife and I stayed last october/november for a period of four weeks at Walea Dive Resort. A relatively small, quiet and peaceful Resort, professionaly managed by Sissi, Marco and "Lelle" and their good Staff. The cottages are not so big but well equiped and very clean. In behalf of the nationality of the owners and the management (Italian) the... More 

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