Holiday Reference: TRP 38036

Resort Details

For a boutique resort of only 15 rooms, Murex Manado packs a big punch. You really are made to feel part of the family. Enjoy the best of both diving worlds - with Bunaken national park only a 35 minute boat ride away and the dark Manado sands on you ...

For a boutique resort of only 15 rooms, Murex Manado packs a big punch. You really are made to feel part of the family. Enjoy the best of both diving worlds - with Bunaken national park only a 35 minute boat ride away and the dark Manado sands on your doorstep. Walls meet critters - and all wrapped up with a wide Indonesian smile.

Murex Manado offers twelve comfortable and spacious garden view bungalows and three ocean and pool view bungalows. Rooms are strategically spread around the landscaped water gardens ensuring a tranquil and relaxing stay for everyone. All can be made up as either twin or double rooms, and have en suite, air con and a veranda. Make your friends and family jealous as you share the views with the free wifi!

The sea is never far away at Murex Manado. The infinity pool boats ocean views. At the end of each beautiful day, tuck into the freshly prepared Asian and International menu. Meals are served al fresco at the beach front restaurant. Relax with a well deserved massage at the Nature spa. Or take a day out of the water. The resort can arrange a selection of cultural and wildlife tours exploring Manado.

Murex Manado offers a range of land tours for those who would like to see more of the culture, landscape and nature of North Sulawesi. All tours are guided by experienced and knowledgeable Tour Guides to enhance your experience. Popular choices include trips to the Tangkoko Nature Reserve, the Minahasan Highlands (markets, villages, lakes, mountains and historical sites), Mahawu Volcano, cultural tours and cooking classes in resort.

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Diving Details

Staggering coral walls in the Bunaken Marine Park, muck diving and sand / reef slopes around Manado Bay and a 60m long wreck - the diving from Murex Manado is endlessly varied, with bags to offer all diver experience levels. There's even a house reef ...

Staggering coral walls in the Bunaken Marine Park, muck diving and sand / reef slopes around Manado Bay and a 60m long wreck - the diving from Murex Manado is endlessly varied, with bags to offer all diver experience levels. There's even a house reef for when you just want to roll out of bed and into the water!

Murex dive boats are purpose built for your comfort, safety and to deliver a smooth ride. With 7 boats in the fleet, which range in size, we are able to offer flexible schedules and cater for private boat options as well as for larger groups of families and friends. You'll never need to carry your gear or change a tank as it's all part of the service - all you need to do is enjoy your dives at some of Indonesia's best dive sites!



A typical day starts with 2 boat dives in the morning at Bunaken National park. Only 35 mins from the resort and you will be diving these lavish coral drop offs. Stunning walls and hard corals. Lose count of the number of turtles in a single dive. Look out for reef sharks, schooling fish, sea snakes, passing eagle rays, sting rays, abundant critters and macro life, resident dolphin and pilot whale pods alongside the boat, occasional dugongs, seasonal sperm whale sightings, vibrant and colourful corals..

Head back for an afternoon dive in Manado Bay. A mix of black and white sand muck and reef diving which is home to some of Indonesia's rarest and most unique critters including mimic octopus, squid, flamboyant cuttlefish, sea horses and numerous crustacean, nudibranch and frogfish species. For macro underwater photographers Manado Bay dive sites are treasure troves full of opportunities.

Want more? Take a full day 3 tank boat trip or night dives on request.

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Your holiday details

INTRO OFFER Save £250 PLUS 100 dollar in resort credit to spend! Great value diving in Manado and, Bunaken Indonesia. Over 15 boat dives discover rich coral reefs and magical macro with the welcoming team from Murex Manado. Your holiday includes flights from Heathrow to Manado with Singapore airlines, airport transfers and 7 nights garden view bungalow on a full board basis (2 people sharing). Local taxes are prepaid. Water, tea, and coffee is available free of charge, To pay locally are any drinks not included in your board basis, laundry, land excursions, Diving extras such as special trips to Bangka, private guiding, kit hire, courses and nitrox will all be billed in resort. UK passport holder can obtain and FOC visa on arrival.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


 

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