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Cakalang Bunaken

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Madrid
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We stayed 8 days in Cakalang after reviewing each and every diving resort in Bunaken, as we wanted to complete the Advanced Open Water Diver course and we take diving seriously. Accommodation is quite basic but good, to me there is no doubt that it has the best quality-price ratio in Bunaken. We stayed in one of the cottages and...

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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Cakalang 4 nights and we felt more than comfortable. we stayed in one of the cheaper rooms with private bathroom in the main building. it was really spacious and - what is not typical for indonesia - totally clean! thumbs up! we would stay here again!

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1Thank Ro S
Trier, Germany
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed 5 days in Cakalang Resort. During our stay we did our Open Water Padi with the dive school of the resort. In the beginning we were not sure whether we should try to learn diving, because we didn't felt very comfortable swimming in the open sea and we were afraid of the deep water. But in the end...

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3Thank Zuckerstueck
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We stayed 5 nights and had a great experience as snorkellers. Simple rooms, well maintained, great food, brilliant staff right through from owner Ferdinand (a well respected dive instructor) who gave good advice re best spots, currents and conditions etc, to attentive boat captain, dive staff and kitchen staff. We had fun after hours too. We felt very welcomed and...

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2Thank Jennifer J
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We had a great time during our stay. The room was basic with fan, the food was lovely and the staff very friendly. Our children loved laying with the puppy, they still miss Bauwer. We loved our two discovery dives and the fish and coral we have seen here while snorkeling diving spoiled us for the rest of our travels!

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2Thank Victor B
Paris, France
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice time in Cakalang. The rooms and bungalows are nice and very clean and it is the best food we have had in Sulewasi. The staff is very friendly and helpful, they helped us to organize our trip to tangkoko. I would recommend the dive center if you're already an experienced diver but not for beguinners...

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2Thank CleliaSDE
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Greeted by Ms Yuli, Deibie and Ferdinand who are all welcoming, this place is all about people, food, location, convenience, quality and Bower (the puppy). Loved every moment of staying here mainly because it's soo easy to relax and just get lost in the island life. The dive masters are also commonly seen around the complex which helps makes everything...

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1Thank Yrouf
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 18 July 2015

"Don't worry!" was sounding often during our stay and diving in Cakalang. It is a great place for experince Bunaken from all points of view. And it is possible first of all thanks to personalities of the owner and all his staff. The main for what you can go to Bunaken is diving. Diving with Cakalang team was perfect. We...

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2Thank Sergey P
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 9 July 2015

If you don’t want to spend much money, this is a good option in Bunaken, but I really recommend paying more and going to other place. First of all, we don’t like the behavior of the owner. We felt stupid every time we asked something, related to activities like snorkeling or other questions. He didn’t give us information when we...

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4Thank Pickwick_Sparks
Gerik, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We spent six relaxed nights enjoying the fantastic hospitality and great meals provided by the friendly staff. During the day, without any pressure, we were able to dive and see amazing underwater life, or just swim out and spend the day snorkelling along the edge of an impressive drop off. The Diving Staff were great and worked to make sure...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cakalang a small hide away. A very friendly atmosphere, clean rooms with fresh water. Good food and our own dive center. Dive courses can be done in PADI and Naui ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cakalang Bunaken

Address: Pangalisan Beach | Bunaken, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: $40 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“More privacy in bungalows”
CamilaGaliz, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room number 1 was perfect for me I could see the water form my bed =)”
intalula, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Small resort, take the front bungalow right on the beach”
273jenniferj, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“absolute water frontage, with quiet sound of lapping waves at night, no mossies”
MrPhil1956, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage by the mangroves to be closer to the beach or if you prefer not to climb stairs.”
working4vacations, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
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