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Thalassa PADI Dive Resort

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Accommodating & flexible dive center

We came to Manado to dive for just 1 weekend, which left us with pretty strict timing constraints... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Emily G
Convenient dive location.

We arrived about midnight and the resort organised everything. We slept, breakfasted and went... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Newcastle, Australia
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Jl. Raya Molas, Manado, Bunaken Island 95242, Indonesia
+62 812-4350-0956
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

We came to Manado to dive for just 1 weekend, which left us with pretty strict timing constraints. Thalassa was very accommodating with their schedule and our dive location preferences, which we really appreciated! Friendly staff and well-organized dives - would highly recommend them.

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We arrived about midnight and the resort organised everything. We slept, breakfasted and went diving the next morning. A few room issues with keys but they were sorted. Loved the location and the nitrox availability. Four nights in a humongous room. Some of the buffet...More

Thank KT432
Reviewed 6 June 2018

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

Thank ThibaultClem
Reviewed 1 May 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

Thank B L
Reviewed 5 March 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

Thank LAHLAH50
Reviewed 18 February 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

Thank jaruso2
Reviewed 15 December 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

3  Thank SchneidersA
Reviewed 24 October 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

Thank ScubaNoosa
Reviewed 18 October 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

Thank Bert V
Reviewed 12 June 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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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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