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Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort

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Tanjung Parigi, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
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Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hotels I have ever been and certainly the best one on Bunaken! Beautifull house reef, wonderful rooms and the service is excellent. Loved, loved, loved the food (so did everybody else by the way) We all agreed to come back. Thanks for making our stay so great.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cha Cha is a beautiful place and has a very nice, welcoming atmosphere. We were staying in one of the superior cottages with amazing view. We particularly loved the bathroom with the open air shower! We joined one of the dive boats for a 4 hour trip and went snorkeling twice at 2 beautiful locations. We didn't have to worry... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear Femke13 Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review about Cha Cha, we are so so happy that you and your friend enjoyed your stay with us. As you mention it was a pity that it was not for longer as you would have had the opportunity to do a few more snorkelling trips to... More 

Jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent three days in paradise scuba diving. Simply the best place to dive we have ever been. Accommodation and food excellent. Raf & Reiko are first class hosts who have kept us amused every time we go. 8 times in total and we will be back again. Superb place and a must to visit if you are considering going... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear Graham Thank you so much for taking the time to review Cha Cha and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, its always great to have return guests/friends and to be able to show off updates that we make not to mention sharing a good glass of wine together while catching up on latest gossip... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW ! There are no words that can explain clearly how beautiful this peace of paradise is. Certainly a once in a life-time experience. I am a passionate scuba diver and have dived 2000 + times in exotic location all around the world, Panama, Galapagos, Great Barrier - Bunaken island is in my top 5 for sure. Bunaken Cha Cha... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear JimboAustralia_69's Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review about Cha Cha and we are all so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, I must admit that even after 16 years on the island and over 8,000 dives here and 1000s of hours snorkelling the reefs are still amazing and as you state,... More 

Guangzhou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What makes 2 South Africans go back to Bunaken Cha Cha for a second time when there are plenty of other resorts on the island to choose from? The hospitality, service, atmosphere, great food and super accommodation. All of the resorts on the island have great views, fabulous diving & fantastic snorkelling. Only Cha Cha has Raf & Reiko, their... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear Elizabethhull Thank you so much for the review and such kind words, we are so glad that Cha Cha met your expectations and helped you to relax and enjoy the snorkelling and diving. Our Beach Ocean Villa is now finished and our last guests enjoyed it very much, the other villas will be ready in a few weeks time,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've now officially lost count of how many trips I've done to Bunaken Cha Cha - of course that hasn't stopped me booking in the next one already. I had a return visit to Cha Cha around Easter (somewhere between my 8th and 10th visit over six years) and got to see the almost complete new "chalet" style cottages being... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear Scubatdc Thank you so much for the review and so glad that you enjoyed your time with us, it is so great to have guests return and enjoy Cha Cha and Bunaken. We are very excited at the fact that we have managed to upgrade the accommodation at Cha Cha, it has been something we have wanted to do... More 

Vejle, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Have just had another wonderful stay at ChaCha at the end of October (where other reviews are from), before they start remodelling for 3 months. I can only say that it is still among my absolute favourite places in the world, so please refer to my review of December 3rd, 2013 as it is still valid. Only addition is that... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Thank you, Raf & Raeko, Our time at Cha Cha in November 2014 was magnificent with friendly staff , superb service and meals. A huge thanks to Anton and Crew for taking care of us and guiding us to some great dive sites. It was really nice to have ChaCha to ourselves for 5 days and this will definitely be... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tony & Lauren Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review about your stay and we are so so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time and diving with us. I will pass on your thanks to Anton and the Dive Crew who are now having a well earned rest while we undertake some... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Thankyou Raf, Raeko and friendly staff! We thoroughly enjoyed our too short stay this week. Beautiful, relaxing and wonderful access to the most stunning underwater world - on the doorstep and beyond. Loved our comfortble room (2) with deep veranda for lazing on, AND the outdoor grotto-like shower. We were three generations and equally enjoyed. Very hard to leave -... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear sallyinsydney2014 Thank you so much for the review and so so happy you enjoyed your stay with us at Cha Cha and the surrounding reefs. I have already allocated the "New Cottages 2" for you when you return so that you will be able to see the difference.....larger, more private and no neighbours...we are so excavated that we cannot... More 

Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Just returned from a 4 night stay at Bunaken Cha Cha having stayed here 4 years ago as a couple. This time we came with our kids aged 8 and 10. As other reviewers have mentioned, the accommodation is simple but nicely done. We had rooms 3 & 4 with a shared balcony looking out over the sea - bliss!... More 

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Raphael D, Owner at Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear Blue-eyedAlex Thank you so much for the review and we are so so happy you enjoyed your 2nd time at Cha Cha. Was also so nice to meet your children and parents. Bunaken Cha Cha is all about relaxing, snorkelling, diving, beach combing and the occasional walks to the villages, it is most definitely not for those who look... More 

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