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Mamaling Resort Bunaken

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Mamaling Beach | Alung Banua, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Mamaling was one of the highlights of our holiday. Tom & Rose are great hosts and make you feel more than welcome at their small and cozy resort (4 bungalows). It is a great starting point if you want to discover the water world of Bunaken (either snorkeling / diving). You get a great service for the money... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Tom, the owner, is a mellow Swiss with a Mediterranean touch. Rose, his Bunakenese wife, is a quiet master who works discretely behind the scenes to make sure everything goes according to plan. Accommodation is comfortable and very good value for the money. There are 4 bungalows, we had the one on top of the hill, which is quieter (generator... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This is one of the the nicest places I have been to. The resort is located directly in the mangroves in Bunaken and you are so close to nature. We spotted many animals including mud skippers, spiders, sea snakes and others in the mangroves around. The cottages are spotless and offer a nice view over the mangroves. There is no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I had a great diving week in bunaken. I felt home, food is really good, owners and staff are great and diving is simply amazing. Very quiet and relaxing! I hope to come back in this place which has taken a small part of my heart! Thanks :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Mamaling is still simply the best nestling in the mangroves of Bunaken four fabulous bungalows with open air bathrooms spotlessly clean, we like bungalow 1 because of the view. the staff are amazingly friendly and helpful Tom is a amazing host but not in your face and if you need anything from manado Rose is only to happy to help... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I booked a 4 nights / 6 dives at Mamaling Resort. The Diving is really great with beautiful walls full of corals and a huge variety of fish. The diving equipment is great and so was the diving instructor. I really felt taken care of. The rooms are clean and since it is quite warm, I did not at all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

After a last minute decision to go to Bunaken, we trusted Tripadvisor reviews and selected the Mamaling for our stay. What a good decision! The Mamaling is not your usual resort, hidden on the other side of Bunaken, between forest and Mangrove, it is composed of a couple of cosy chalets overlooking the mangrove. Owned by Tom and his wife,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing 4 night stay at the start of our 6 week trip in Sulawesi. Now we have finished the trip we can honestly say this was one of the loveliest places we stayed in and with some of the best - and well organised - diving we did on our trip. The team are very safety conscious,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Bunaken has changed a lot, but despite garbage global worming... still worth to visit. Mamaling is for such a visit the excellent place protected from most of the garbage. Accommodation, we had a 4 person family bungalow, is good, the food even better. . These guys do a good job. A couple of things should be improved. The first impression... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I love staying in small places and Mamaling fit the bill since it has only 4 cottages. While the highest cottage has a great view of the sea, I preferred the ones below as you dont get to hear the generator at all. They are comfortable, adequate, spacious and I didnt have any cause for complaint in the 3 nights... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate nature Dive-Resort, situated on the quiet northwestern part of Bunaken Island. All cottages have private bathroom (western-style), veranda, mosquito-net an fan. We offer our guests pure nature feeling, tranquillity and outstanding divespots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mamaling Resort Bunaken

Address: Mamaling Beach | Alung Banua, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: $55 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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