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    Black Sand Dive Retreat

    Kasawari | Kel. Kasawari, Bitung 95513, Indonesia
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    1 - 5 of 63 reviews

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    This October we visited for the second time Lembeh Strait to do some extra-ordinary muck diving. For many years we use Diving Holidays in the Netherlands as our agent and they suggested Black Sand Dive Retreat, a small resort with only six villas. Although initially...More

    Thank ErAndFr
    Response from Bruce M, Owner at Black Sand Dive RetreatResponded 4 November 2017

    Thanks so much for your kind words. Positive feedback is always gratifying. As a small resort, we can give more personal attention and we are glad that it shows. We're looking forward to seeing you back here again.

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    Rooms are very well located with each offering privacy from the next. Meals are well prepared and staff are very service oriented and friendly. My group went diving at Black Sand Dive Resort in Oct 2016 and I left my hat behind. Bruce and Fung...More

    1  Thank Susie-Traveller999
    Management response:Responded 2 September 2017

    We try our utmost to make our guests happy. We are sorry that it took so long to have guests that went from us directly to where you reside in order to have a relatively smooth path back to you for your beloved hat. Thanks...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    We had visited 6 years ago. They have added a pool since we have been there. We spent 8 days there and loved every minute. The staff is great and well trained. I have stayed in several other dive retreats in Indonesia and this is...More

    1  Thank Biology-Teacher308
    Management response:Responded 2 September 2017

    A big thanks to the both of you. Having teachers stay with us is always a valuable experience. We're lucky to have so many interesting guests who appreciate the natural world.

    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    Recently stayed at the lovely resort of Black Sands Dive Retreat & highly recommend it to any of the serious muck divers of Lembeh! Sitting atop a tiny hill in a quaint, tiny village, this ex-coconut plantation has been lovingly converted into a boutique, lush...More

    Thank TrippingTSO
    Management response:Responded 2 September 2017

    Thanks so much for your kind words. We always appreciate positive feedback. As for Tangkoko, it is sheltered from the cooling SE winds this time of year, which brings up the heat & humidity. Luck plays a part in what you see, just like underwater....More

    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    Just returned from a second visit to this "hidden gem". The resort is a beautiful setting, natural and peaceful. The bungalows are well-equipped, spotless, quiet and wonderful out-door showers (enclosed of course!) Food is plentiful, excellent, and appeals to all appetites. Muck diving is second...More

    1  Thank scuba4meToronto
    Response from Bruce M, General Manager at Black Sand Dive RetreatResponded 19 May 2017

    Thank you so much for the positive review. We're glad that you finally made it to us after weather delays in Canada. We certainly appreciate your support. The wi-fi should have been working in your room; the repeater which didn't function for you will be...More

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    "They all are great and face the bay area."
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    "All rooms are excellent...private...decks overlooking both nature and water."
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    "Mosquito Spray! (Although it is provided in room)"
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