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Misool Eco Resort

Certificate of Excellence
Misool, Raja Ampat 98483, Indonesia
Misool Eco Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This place is AMAZING. Best place I've ever stayed. It's the one place I'd go back to. Again and again. Or indeed, just never leave. If you dive, it's incredible. I've dived all around the world, and this was by far the most outstanding and varied I've seen anywhere. But it's not too shabby above sea too. The rooms are... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear d0minic24, It wonderful to hear from you again! I’m so glad that you chose to write and share about our little piece of paradise here in Raja Ampat. We are very fortunate here at Misool Eco Resort to receive such praise from you, as well as many other guests that choose to spend their vacations with us. Quite often... More 

Manama, Bahrain
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Just spent 9 days diving at MER. It is a bit of a trek to get to but well worth it. Don't hesitate to go. It is an extremely special place. Apart from the lovely friendly staff, great food and relaxing accommodation all made from recycled wood, the conservation work they are doing is extremely special. Make sure to attend... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rosannad6, It feels like just the other day that you and the rest of the guests from your trip were here for such a memorable stay! It still makes me smile thinking about all of the stories that were shared at dinner time and the reenactment of dive techniques at the barbeque dinner on the last evening! It is... More 

amsterdam
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I went to Misool Eco Resort again (5th time). The diving seems to be better every year. For the past 7 years fishing around the resort is not allowed anymore, so there is more fish every time. A few years ago i saw a shark every now and then. Now there are sharks on every dive. Saw mantas several times.... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Hello markokruidenier, Increasing marine biodiversity and biomass does seem to be the trend in the No Take Zone around Misool Eco Resort, and we should definitely believe you with five separate visits under your belt! We actually do have some studies performed over the past 8 years in which the marine biomass was studied in different dive locations within the... More 

Bangkok
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have just returned from a 9 day stay at MER, for us we had experienced a dive that will remain in our memories for a lifetime. After having dived for 27 years all over Asia Pacific, here at 'Magic Mountain' on our last diving day we encountered 6+1 (a pregnant manta) Big Reef Mantas. Particularly it was the last... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Peak R, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the rest of our Trip Advisor followers! It’s wonderful that you had such a great time at Misool Eco Resort and that your final dive was so memorable! We have been lucky with nature since your departure in a lot of aspects; the particles in the water that... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Where could I possibly begin except to thank Marit, Andrew, Mark and Sue and all the other guests staying on the island with us that week (7th-14th Oct) for one of the best holidays the fella & I have ever enjoyed. We booked Misool after a week of diving in Lembeh. Getting there was a nightmare, which made the actual... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear SarahReth, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your trip to Raja Ampat and your stay with us at Misool Eco Resort. I’m so glad that you both rate it one of your top holidays ever! Both September and October last year proved to be an incredible time to visit and I’m so glad that... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife have just return home from an extensive honeymoon in Asia. Before the whirlwinds of our very busy lives sweep us up again, I want share a few thoughts with you about Misool Eco Resort (MER). I imagine that most new visitors to MER will be reading and studying these reviews as part of their preparations. We did, and... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Worldtraveler68, You certainly have covered a lot of the fantastic features of Misool Eco Resort! Thank you so much for providing visitors to Trip Advisor and, hopefully, future guests to Misool Eco Resort so much information about our resort. It is so rewarding for our staff to know that all of their hard work is noticed and appreciated! We... More 

Hk
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I plan to have some snorkelling in this trip and sunshine of course. Though the place is far away and take almost one day or more, but you will cry out when you see the beautiful reefs and corals around the pier. I knew there are many customers comparing this to Resort like Maldives or Seychelles. I had been to... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Utatagaku, It is wonderful to hear from you and to receive such warm reviews, thank you so much! It’s great to know that you enjoyed your stay at Misool Eco Resort and that you were impressed by our environmental initiatives and friendly staff. Our resort does resonate with passion amongst the whole staff. Our dive guides strive to show... More 

Newport Beach, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Misool Eco Resort was spectacular, the Diving was truly excellent, fish and sharks galore and their cause was better still! What a wonderful feeling Andrew and Marit (the founders) must have daily, to have successfully stopped shark finning in the area and created two large patrolled no take zones.... To then see baby sharks swimming every day in the shallow... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Georgias700, It is so great to hear from you, and so soon after you left Misool! I hope your travels continue to go well and that you are both enjoying the diving in whichever part of the world you happen to be visiting right now! The legacy that Andrew and Marit started here on Batbitim Island truly is one... More 

New York City, New York
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206 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Possibly the worlds best diving! You are really in the middle of nowhere, which means sacrificing the internet for 5 minute boat rides to see mantas. Yes, getting there may mean loosing a day on each end of your vacation but you will not be disappointed if you are really into diving. The resort itself is really naturally beautiful. We... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Alexandhoney, I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and the diving in our beautiful area of the world! Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts with our Trip Advisor followers; I’m sure many will find it very helpful. The journey by flights and then by boat away from civilization does mean a few modern sacrifices must... More 

Truckee, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Misool Eco Resort is magical, some of the best scuba diving in the world! Fabulous atmosphere, awesome staff, great food, picture-perfect accommodations and mind blowing diving!!! Oh yes, this all can be experienced “out in the middle of no-where”. It takes a while to get to Misool Eco Resort, but its well worth the journey! If you’re a novice or... More 

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Sue T, General Manager at Misool Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sierra Mountain, Thank you so much for your glowing review and for taking the time to share your experience at Misool Eco Resort! It sounds like you had an amazing visit and experienced many aspects of the resort during your stay. Choosing to visit us for a 12 day trip certainly allows you plenty of time to come, dive,... More 

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