We were the only guests at the resort since it was low-season and Bangka isn't as visited as Bunaken or Lembeh but it felt rather lonely especially since the staff didn't really try to talk much with us neither did the local manager who came and went after only an hour and didn't speak to us at all. We had really been wanting to find out more about the situation in Bangka with the Chinese mining corporation and what would happen to the local people once they start taking over the island, and then what would happen to the resorts. Unfortunately we didn't get much information on this. It is quite sad that Bangka isn't part of the marine park as it offers stunning diving and a mix between Bunaken and Lembeh with even more different things like insanely colourful soft coral. We saw so many frogfish and Sauhang is definitely an incredible dive site despite the bombings there is still so much there I can only imagine what it would have been like before. It is truly sad that these amazing reefs are not getting the protection, attention and management they deserve.
With regards to the resort, it is quite basic and clean, the shower wasn't working properly but sufficiently for us (we are not difficult). The food was nothing special which was surprising for North Sulawesi, the breakfast was good though. The dive guide did his job ok, I would encourage not to touch or disturb the critters but that is my view on diving when we come as a visitor it is only to see at a distance. However we did have one problem with leakage in one of the regulators. Most of all I would say it is not a cheap resort for what we got and I was disappointed with the service that simply lacked warmth and a "home" feel that we got at the other places we stayed at.
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