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Penang, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Airport pickup and delivery, then 45 mins' boat from Manado. Beautiful location on a very nice house reef. Snorkeling and diving trips twice a day - or you can just relax.Peaceful and elegant, small and friendly. Owners are a Japanese/Irish couple, extremely nice and pleasant to be with. There are three meals a day, delicious and different every day but... More 

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Singaopre
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed and dived at Cha Cha for a week with a group of friends. I fell in love with the place that I went back again for another week the month after! Cha Cha is located off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. It was a pleasant ride from the airport to the harbour, and then followed by the boat transfer... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have just visited Cha Cha for the third (and not last) time as we are always made to feel so very welcome at this little gem on Bunaken Island by the owners Raf and Reiko as well as all the staff. The diving as always was fabulous, and made especially memorable due to the amazing spotting by Yanton -... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

If you would like peace and quite and 5 Star service, I highly recommend you stay here. The bed is so comfortable, you will have a peaceful nights sleep. The decor in the room is beautiful. Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Snack and Dinner are included. Cooked by an amazing staff, only the finest of ingredients are used. With a variety at... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

I had been diving in Manado and Bunaken in 2010. I had stayed in Manado at that time. The diving in Bunaken really left me breathless. I decided that the next time I returned, I would stay on Bunaken island. I chose Bunaken Cha Cha, as I had read many great reviews. And in the end, I can say that... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Close to nature, beautiful views to the sea, good food and company and plenty of chances for great dives and snorkelling near by. We had a spacious clean room overlooking the sea and we enjoyed the delicious meals carefully prepared by our hosts. Very cozy and relaxing environment and very friendly and attentive staff. The dives around the island were... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

This was our second stay at Cha Cha Resort. And since it had been almost 2 years since we were last there, we were half wondering whether it was as good as we remembered. We were very happy to find that it more than lived up to our expectations, and we are already planning to go back next year. We... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Lovely stay at Bunaken Cha Cha although it's not for everyone. The owners, Raf and Reiko, are extremely attentive to guests, and you can sense the pride they have in Cha Cha. It's clearly the result of a lot of hard work and love. Raf is straight-talking and never short of a joke (appropriate or otherwise!). The discussions and debates... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This was probably THE most relaxing family holiday we have ever had! From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel at home by Raf and his friendly team. As first time snorkelers, we were blown away by the profusion of sea life on the house reef, but it only got better as we also visited nearby reefs where... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Well, what a gem of resort. We stayed here for two weeks from the 6th June and had a fantastic time. Had the beach view bungalow with an amazing view right onto the water, lovely private balcony and huge bathroom with air conditioning, fan and more than enough power points for charging devices. WiFi is available in the rooms and... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel/Resort situated on the clean and tranquil side of Bunaken Island comprising 3 Villas, 2 Superior Cottages and 3 Standard Cottages tastefully decorated, all with hot fresh water showers & A/C, exceptional views over the surrounding islands and mountains of the mainland. Cha Cha boasts its own quaint private beach, house reef and in-house Padi Diving Center. The Sea Top restaurant offers a variety of Indonesian, Japanese and fusion dishes with emphasis on healthy eating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunaken Cha Cha Nature Resort

Address: Tanjung Parigi, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: $144 - $809 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Cottages 1 and 4 are very new and offer fantastic views”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisandOwen, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Standard cottages highest.Lot of steps.Ocean view villa second highest.Superior cottage is close to clubhouse.Ocean beach villa near beach.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineK2014Apr, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beach view bungalow for magnificent view”
 of 5 bubbles JJEngland50, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My personal preference are the older wooden bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles Xplorer2109, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“personally i like the superior cottages #2 and #3, however the ocean view villa #4, #5 are great as well.”
 of 5 bubbles ijont688, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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