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Thalassa PADI Dive Resort

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Address: Jl. Raya Molas | Kecematan Bunaken, Manado 95016, Indonesia (Formerly Thalassa Dive Centre)
Phone Number: +62 431 854279

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great stay!

Lovely stay @ simone's dive resort with our little girl. She and we loved the pool, the bungalow we had, the lovely diner buffets made by the staff (with Always something not too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely stay @ simone's dive resort with our little girl. She and we loved the pool, the bungalow we had, the lovely diner buffets made by the staff (with Always something not too spicy for our 4 year old!). The diving was great and well organised. We love to come back!

Thank MiraWW
Wilfersdorf, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Genuine compliments on the quality of Thalassa resort and dive centre!!! Simone and her team, of course including Daan, are all exceptionally friendly, kind, helpful, easy-going, charming and simply great fun to be with. Hardly ever have I been at a place where I've felt more pampered, part of the team, accepted, and each and every one of my wishes... More 

Thank romtas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a week diving with the team in Thalassa this month with my family, we were staying at the Aston hotel in the city and the resort is only a short drive from the city. The equipment we reached was in great condition, the dive guides knew where to go, and safety during the dive was key with them..very... More 

1 Thank wjhanes
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have been to Thalassa twice in the last year with our 10 year old. It is an excellent place for divers, really good food, I mean it. The rooms are good, the AC is quiet, the diving opportunities are amazing. In high season it is esy to organize a trip to Lembeh or further sites, you need at least... More 

Thank Ana O
Orange, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

In July it was our third trip to Thalassa Resort in Manado, as per usual we had a fantastic time. The diving was exceptional, our accommodation was very spacious, clean and well maintained. The food is great with generous amounts and a great variety of both Indonesian and some Western influenced dishes. Love wood fired pizza night. All staff are... More 

Thank John O
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Staff is really nice and friendly, rooms are ok but quite expensive, although food is included and that is nice too. Diving is quite expensive as well: my main complain is related to my first dive there, the area is supposed to have many nice places, even if without going to Bunaken. Without prior warning, they took us diving to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

I stayed at Thalassa for 1 week in January 2016. January is the low season in Manado so the resort was very quiet (around 6 guests in a resort which caters to about 50 in high season). We dived Bunaken, sites around Manado and had 1 day at Lembeh. Boat crossing to Bunaken takes about 20 minutes. We went across... More 

Thank heladodefresa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Stayed for 2-nites to relax after 12 days of diving in Raja Ampat&Bunaken Island. Nice pool, good food,great room. Staff was not very helpful. Low season & we felt they were bothered when ever we asked for anything. Resort needs to be cleaned up.

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ThalassaDiveCenter, Owner at Thalassa PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, We did not meet, because I was travelling for marketing purposes, but after reading your comment I would like to apologise for any inconvenience you might have encountered in our place. Your comment has been take VERY seriously and some harsh words have been put. This is not our style, nor our normal way of treating our guests. I... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Thalassa is one of the best dive resort, I've visited so far. Very professional, but also friendly staff. Their motto fit perfectly - where guests leave as friends. Our plan was to stay there 1 week, but we prolong that for 10 days. Also my friend make there finally OWD and after short discussion with Simone - both made AOWD.... More 

Thank Jindřich M
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I took the discovery scuba diving course (2 hours theory and practice in swimming pool + an hour diving) in Dec'15 at Thallasa Manado. The location was nearby Manado city, it's easy to access. The course went great! The instructor was experienced and patient to teach how to dive for the first time. And the thing I appreciated the most... More 

Thank Astrid H

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