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Black Sand Dive Retreat

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Kasawari | Kel. Kasawari, Bitung 95513, Indonesia
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Black Sand Dive Retreat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bruce and Fung have created a delightful hotel, beautifully situated on the Lembeh Strait, overlooking the water and the island. Slightly set up a hill, the balcony views are soothing and pretty, the landscaped gardens give the luscious green surroundings a splash of colour. Each room is an individual building, with a huge Indonesian wooden bed and an outside shower... More 

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Kuopio, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I had a chance to visit Black Sand Dive retreat with my spouse for a week after Christmas 2014 and spent the New Years there as well. My spouse loves diving and especially with a camera and macro lens. It was surely his paradise with all the little creatures of the world there for him to see. The diving guides... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First time doing muck diving and it is amazing! Saw many frogfish and pygmy seahorses which was the highlight of the trip, thank you so much Bobby! He is the most amazing spotter, never know how he can spot creatures that are only about 1cm tall. All the dive sites are also really close to the resort so you do... More 

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Houten, Utrecht, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Bruce & Fung Moore's amazing Dive Retreat! Their accommodation/resort is great. Outside the resort, we contacted with the locals. Very friendly people. Friendly personel. The Dive center is great. Divemaster guide you to the most unbelievable creatures. Great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Well i was here for the second time now and i just have to say my stay at the black sand dive retreat was once more just absolutely great! The resort is located perfectly along the best muck divesites of the lembeh strait! Bungalows are super spaceous and spotless clean with nice balinese bathrooms. The diving is for critter hunters... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Another visit to Black Sands and another twenty dives in Lembeh Straight, this time we managed to see both Wonderpus and Mimic Octopus - about the only thing left on our bucket list for Lembeh. Also dived some new dive sites, and found surprisingly good coral and nice reefs as well as the usual muck diving. Still excellent - small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

As a very rare 'non-diver' visiting a dedicated dive resort can sometimes be a bit of a let down with everything geared to the divers and not much for the non divers to do. Although catering almost exclusively to a hardcore dive clientele, in this instance Black Sands was a very pleasant place to spend a few days relaxing whilst... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Small dive resort which allows for personal service. Rooms are very nice and clean. Wifi in dining room. The food is very good and plentiful. Orders for lunch are taken at breakfast and dinner at lunch. Selections to suit all. Dive boats are small, which is a good thing, so no cattle boats. The diving is mainly muck diving and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Our second visit to Bruce & Fung Moore's amazing dive retreat - and it was as excellent as ever! The accommodation is clean, spacious and so comfortable, the food is delicious and varied, the staff so friendly and helpful - what more could one ask for? The dive centre is extremely well run, and the dive guides incredible - how... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were there during September 2014 , our second time .Excellent service and food and rooms - with aircon :). The diving is great and the dive guides are fantastic and find all the critters .Fiona ,Rob ,Neil and Rose . We will be back .

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