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    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
    On-water cottages in the middle of the lagoon of Tumbak Island in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The place is at 3 hours from the Manado international airport.

    it's a perfect place for relax and make snorkeling on the surrounding coral reefs directly from your room. It's also possible to make boat excursion to the surrounding islands and mangroves. the area offers also beautiful white sandy beaches.

    if you like fishing you can join local fisherman or directly get the fish from the terrace of the cottage.
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Boat Available
    • Canoe
    • Grill
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Stove
    • Towels Provided
    • Water Views
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FKN3210657 by: FlipKey
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  • Property location
    Additional Location Information
    The cottage is located in the lagoon in front of Tumbak. Tumbak is a Bajo village hides in the south-east coast of North Sulawesi peninsula. Tumbak is at 3 hours from the Sam Ratulangi International airport of Manado (capital of the province). Tumbak is localized in a lagoon close to a large island also called Tumbak. Tumbak is surrounding by a large sample of coastal ecosystems like coral reefs and big mangroves. But this environment is not the only reason to come in Tumbak. Tumbak is a unique village in North Sulawesi. the village was founded by a bajo family in 1918. Bajos are the sea gypsies of east Indonesia and a large part of the village is on-water. Peoples have a traditional way of life close to the sea and almost all the villagers are fishermen. Tumbak is a gate to the world of the Bajos, villagers of Tumbak have strong connections with other Bajos village all around Indonesia. You can meet in Tumbak people from Banggai Islands, Wakatobi Islands, Maluku, Gorontalo and Tilamut... more
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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We decided to get away during the wet season in Indonesia and discovered Tumbak Island Cottages. A memorable experience. Yohan the owner is very passionate about under water life and we discovered many sea creatures we would normally not spotted. We went diving as well as snorkelling. The scenery is stunning from sunrise to sun set. There were 5 of... more

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Tumbak Island cottages is rund by a French guy (Yoan) and his Indonesian wife. Also, the parents of her are helping (mom with fine cooking and father with operating the boats, he can bring you to snorkling/diving spots. He's very nice). It's a long travel to get there from Manado (3 hours by car). The hospitality is average, you have... more

A FlipKey verified reviewer
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 for a stay in December 2013


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