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Thalassa PADI Dive Resort

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Jl. Raya Molas, Manado, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
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Fabulous instructor, Amazing diving

We passed our PADI Open Water in Thalassa Manado. Everything was easy, well explained and fun with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ThibaultClem
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Hanoi, Vietnam
Where we truly left as friends

My parents, husband and I, and our little one had an amazing time here. There were 3 dives daily... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
B L
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“other guests” (5 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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Jl. Raya Molas, Manado, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed our PADI Open Water in Thalassa Manado. Everything was easy, well explained and fun with our very nice PADI instructor Satoka. Every dive was amazing, from big turtle spot in Bunaken to macro diving in the mainland. I recommend it to anyone that...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

My parents, husband and I, and our little one had an amazing time here. There were 3 dives daily at least. Despite the weather being unpredictable, the guides and other staff did their best to make the dives comfortable and interesting. The dive guides were...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

I dived here for 4 days before joining a Liveaboard so that I could time up my skills and get over my jet lag from the UK. I was travelling on my own and the resort was very quiet when i was there but I...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

I have just returned from Thalassa , which I took a group of 9 plus myself, 2nd visit for 2 of us, the others were new visitors We dived at both Manado (Bunaken Island and the NEW Lembeh Resort, we did 8 dives 1st up...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

The slogan of Thalassa is correct: you arrive as a guest and leave as a friend. Thalassa is an old but cozy, friendly resort with lovely people. Simone knows how to rum this place with respect of the local people. She started a school where...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

My wife and I recently visited Thalassa Dive Resort and completed 16 dives at the Bunaken Marine Park and other local sites. The diving was very crowded at the Bunaken Island with boats repeatedly going directly over divers and posing a significant risk if you...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Thalassa is a nice and quiet (dive-)resort, you can also stay without diving. The rooms are beautifull, spacey and clean. The people are very friendly and helpfull. The food is great and every day different and the bbq on saturday with often live music is...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Bunaken, Bangka and Lembeh are legendary among the diving fraternity … regularly named alongside the world’s best. And we found Thalassa not only the best equipped to sample the North Sulawesi diving, but also discovered the rare philosophy of the five-star PADI dive resort when...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

The Thalassa dive resort offers a great range of diving, with most dives only a 20 to 30 minute boat ride from the wharf. The wall drift dives are very good and the dive-masters take good care of you. The sand dives have some interesting...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

I did my OWD here and it was a great experience! Everyone was very friendly and patient and the food was great! I really enjoyed myself and will definitely come back! :)

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cakenbk
June 13, 2016|
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Response from ThalassaDiveCenter | Property representative |
Apologize for the late reaction. We have just discovered this feature. It's really difficult to predict the presence of mosquitos. We do have a few iin the morning and just before sun set but no clouds. We have Mosquito... More
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