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Mamaling Resort Bunaken

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Mamaling Beach | Alung Banua, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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kESWICK CUMBRIA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 4th time at Mamaling, it's truly a gem of a place to stay, divers and snorkellers welcome, the food is fabulous and so varied, Tom and Rose are fabulous hosts and all the staff are so friendly and helpful, the only bad thing about Mamaling is leaving it !!! The house reef is amazing the coral and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The place is a hidden gem in a mangrove forest/beach! Stayed for 4 nights, enjoyed every moment! Bungalow was really nice and cozy, very clean and comfortable. Tom and Rose were great hosts and the whole place had a friendly and cozy atmosphere. Divers and snorkelers equally welcome. Food was excellent!

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

After an extended stay we happily give full 5 points to this awesome place. All in all, this was a wonderful experience and we consider ourselves lucky to have made this choice. Email communication before arrival was friendly and contained helpful advice about the resort and the island. Pick-up at the airport was smooth, and once we set foot on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and extended to 4 we were so comfortable. The space is lovely. Well away from neighbouring resorts, nestled in the forest, the tranquil vibe is undeniable. We were treated to the bungalow high on the mound, which was very comfortable for three people. Offered up a splendid breeze and wonderful views (especially sunrises). The room... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Family run resort. Nice cottages bordering mangrove forest, very relaxed and quiet. Excellent diving with local dive masters who are eager to show you both the small seahorses and the dolfins! Great local meals (also for veggies). Less suitable if you are not a diver: no beach and Mangrove forest view. We have not seen a single mosquito!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Me and my fiance were there for 8 nights and I spent a fantastic time at Mamaling with Tom and Rose and the other guests... the bungalow where we stayed in, has a big veranda and a amazing view over the mangroves and the sea...all was very clean and nicely prepared upon our arrival... The food is really something that... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We've stayed here for 10 days, during christmas and new years,and we had a blast! We worked with our personal instructor on our PADI certificate, which was a lot of fun. Our instructor made us feel comfortable, safe and was very knowledgeable. Combined with a good dose of humor, we had a great time. The location of Mamaling is great,... More 

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We just stayed for four days with Tom and everything was great! This is the only resort on the north side of Bunaken: a remote retreat in the jungle with mangroves and sea. Each of the 4 huts has everything you need and the rest of the amazing sleep is given by the sounds of the forest and sea. Make... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This Resort we can say is one of the best we have ever seen. Small in the heart of the mangrooves, the hospatility is unique. The Bungalos are quiete nice with charme, which I have never seen for this price around this area. Clean, in the shadow with an nice interior, this could be the ideal place to relax after... More 

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grahamkell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Mamaling is outstanding. The service was friendly and efficient. Tom & Rose do a great job of looking after you, in fact all their staff are attentive. Special mention must go to “Ma Al”; her meals were superb. The all-wooden bungalow rooms are comfortable and spotlessly clean. I slept very well, thanks in part to the sounds of the waves... More 

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