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Bobocha Cottages Siladen

Siladen Island | Bunaken National Marine Park, Sulawesi Utara, Manado 2207, Indonesia
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Ranked #2 of 32 Manado B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hoogland, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we stayed at Onong's place having a time or our 3 days & 2 nights, we got introduced by the owner of Tanta Moon to Sarah, owner of Bobocha. Staying on the same island 500 meters further down the road and beach of Siladen Bobocha offers a totally different feel of staying in paradise. It's hard to compare Onong's,... More

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Shanghai, China
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We were looking for a beach, calm waves, good food and snorkel or swim in the waters. We got just that. Not being good swimmers, or divers, we didn't really want to go to Bunaken and Siladen's Bobocha sounded just right. There's a ferry everyday at around 2 or 3pm that goes to Slidaen costing 30K rupiah or 2.5 USD.... More

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Iffeldorf, Germany
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

It is a very nice place if you know what to expect: It is a very small Island with nothing to do at night. During the day you can swim, relax, snorchel, walk around the Island and that´s it. The Cottages are simple, the power is on only at night time from around 19.00 untill maybe 2 or 3.00 in... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Top tip: fly to Manado, get a taxi to Bunaken Port, then get a boat over to Siladen and enjoy a taste of paradise! Sarah is the perfect host, and an amazing cook. The beach accommodation is simple but clean, the setting is tranquil and peaceful, and the coral a must-see. We are a couple who enjoyed three nights stay... More

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We stayed at Bobocha for 9 nights in December 2012. There are only 4 cottages, just few meters from the beach, I would recommend selecting one of the cottages closest to the shore. The setting and location of the Bobocha is excellent and the house reef is great although the beach is sometimes affected by rubbish coming in from Manado.... More

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Absolutely amazing! We have travelled all around asia - but THIS is the place! Sarah is the best host in the world and we really never had such an authentic and tasteful food in indonesia. Sarah's Dinner directly at the cozy beach is so familiar - this atmosphere is unforgettable. We stayed at the wonderful seaside bungalow for 4 nights.... More

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NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Bobocha is the place for a quiet, romantic island holiday with beautiful sunsets, a great house reef, snorkeling with beach access, great food, friendly service, clean rooms, and comfortable beds that have mosquito nets. Spend your days snorkeling at the house reef (you can snorkel around the whole island if you are up for it but only if you are... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We stayed at Bobocha for 2 nights in June 2013, had some excellent experiences and some minor irritations. The good experiences: - The location and setting of Bobocha on Siladen island is absolutely beautiful. It's private and tranquil but within walking distance to the local village. We really love the fact that we can choose to stay within the cottage... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in May 2013, even though we booked only 3. Cottages are spacious, with electricity between 6pm and 2am. We didn't use the fan on most nights as there was very good breeze throughout. Toilets were clean, with basic toiletries and 24 hour fresh water supply. Sheets and towels were changed every... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Bobocha Cottages is simply a wonderful place! Sarah is an amazing host, who loves to cook and entertain her guests with interesting conversations. Come here if you like things simple (there is only electricity at night, there is no hot water, there are insects...etc.), come here if you are interested in fellow travellers (with only four cottages you get close... More

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Address: Siladen Island | Bunaken National Marine Park, Sulawesi Utara, Manado 2207, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Manado
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 32 B&Bs / Inns in Manado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bobocha Siladen is located on the small pristine island of Siladen, situated within the Bunaken National Marine Park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia with a population of only 300 people.We offer a unique experience living amongst the villagers where you can enjoy the hospitality and simplicity of nature. Tasty and healthy food is our motto!.....we prepare and cook with fresh local produce and ingredients to give exquisite dishes for you to experience and these meals are included in our accommodation prices 3 times per day. ... more   less 
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