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Bastianos Lembeh Diving Resort

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4.0 of 5
Lembeh Island, Bitung, Indonesia
Bastianos Lembeh Diving Resort
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I had a fantastic time here at New Year and though I'm not the greatest fan of muck diving I loved it. Originally I was going to go to Bunaken but when I arrived in Manado I was told that the waves were to big to go. I was put up in a hotel in Manado for the night and... More 

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Boras, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I and a friend stayed here 4 nights. I was a great hotel with exceptional food and great service. A buetiful setting (with POOL) overlooking the Lembeh straits and so near to all Dive site (10- 20 minutes). The dive gear was a bit old, but was useful and functional. The diving guide was very good at finding critters but... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

If you are a diver who loves to do photography as well, Lembeh is a must go on your list. Diving in Lembeh channel is simply marvellous. If you are going in a good season, the water is calm, there are just loads of critters you can find, some of them doesn't even look like they're from the earth! Bastianos... More 

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We started at the sister resort in Bunaken then transferred to Lembeh. Great accommodation, food, and most importantly dive masters!! Give them your bucket list and set back and be wowed by the ocean from Mandarin Fish to Bobbitt worm, blue ring octopus, lembeh sea dragon...too many to list. Just a magnificent trip. Thanks for sharing your experience in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

No words can be spoken agai except to say. "This is most beautiful and pleasant place". Hospitality starts from the resort owner Mrs Candy Bastian up to the officer who picked us up from the port of Bitung. Food and presentation were so good that two days passed unnoticed. The view from the terrace is very beautiful room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is my second time on the resort. Very happy with all the services. Thomas the manager very kind and helpfull, the dive guide and deckhand very helpfull. My guide even manage to find all creatures on my bucket list. I'll be very happy to have a chance to stay on Bastianos Lembeh one more time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stayed there for 6 days one month ago and we would come back tomorrow, no less! The staff (both at the accommodation and the dive center) and Thomas, the manager, are so kind and the cottage is cosy, clean and very nice. There are assorted meals (I miss the bakwan) although sometimes they can taste a bit spicy for... More 

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Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We are experienced travelers to South East Asia with children 5 and 7 years and are divers. We have been to North Sulawesi two times before and to Lembeh once, then staying on KBR. We booked with Bastianos from home. We had good information in advance from their Manado office. They also have a resort on Bunaken. Before our arrival... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We've been staying at Bastianos for 3 nights at end of Sept, it was wonderful including foods, staff, rooms and especially the dive crew, all staffs are helpful and friendly, we will definitely come again for next Lembeh dive trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The diving is spectacular. Our dive guides, Oksin, Elrich, and Yap were incredibly knowledgeable and phenomenal at finding the tiny critters of Lembeh (nudibranchs, sea horses, pygmy sea horses, frog fish). Our boat guys, Markus and Haenjer were kind and helpful. This is a once in a lifetime diving experience. The night dives are exceptional -- the best dives I... More 

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