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Kungkungan Bay Resort

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We stayed at KBR for 2 weeks in April 2013 to meet our friends Michelle and Michel from Canada. There is not much to add to their reports, except that we also visited the SPA several times and it was just lovely. We have been to many places allover the world. But we have never been to a place like...

6Thank Makaway
KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. The spa has been a great addition to our service, and we are glad you enjoyed all the treatment. It was very nice to get to know you. We are very fortunate to have all these wonderful team of staff who does everything they can to make your stay a special one....

Durango, CO
Reviewed 24 May 2013

My family and I spent 14 nights at KBR in May 2013. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the resort and its staff. The staff truly treat everyone like family, and they could not have been kinder to my children (ages 8 and 5). Only my husband went diving, and only two dives, so most of our time was...

2Thank Lisa0418
KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the good review. We are glad you and the children enjoyed the stay, you had been a part of our family from the first day you arrived. Such a wonderful family like yours has made our job very easy. We are glad you are happy with the food, our well trained chefs and the kitchen...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We stayed at the resort in early May 2013. The muck diving was fascinating and really well organised. We were delighted with the dive guides and the dive manager, Stefan, was highly professional and most attentive. The staff at the resort were friendy and helpful at all times. The rooms were marvellous (right on the water) and the meals were...

1Thank LynandMalc
Cupertino, California
Reviewed 4 May 2013

My husband and I recently spent a week at KBR with a group of (mostly) divers from California. We traveled to Lembeh to experience the unique "muck" diving for which Lembeh Strait is famous. The diving did not disappoint. The bonus was the first class treatment we received at the resort. The suites are charming and comfortable. Resort staff, who...

1Thank mrandonian
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We just returned from our second trip to Kungkungan Bay Resort for 16 days, and they have surpassed our expectations from last year. The staff are incredibly friendly, helpful and they do anything they can to make your stay first class. If there is something you would like to eat which is not on their extensive menu, all you have...

3Thank ScubadiversM-M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 1 April 2013

My wife, daughter and I had looked forward to this trip for months eagerly checking out the different reviews written about this resort. Almost every review we read rated the resort very high and now we know why. The staff at KBR impressed us every single day we were there. The extra care and service they provided made you feel...

2Thank Gene H
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Paid a half day hit-and-run visit to Kungkungan. After one dive and a meal we left impressed by the quality of management of the resort and, of course, the beauty and versatility of Lembeh Strait as a destination for some truly unique diving experiences. Thanks for taking such good care of us!

8Thank Kai S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 January 2013

My husband and I just returned from KBR resort after spending a week here with 4 of our friends. We have been living in SE Asia and diving here for the past 14 years and we have to say that this is the best dive resort with have been with, hands down. The people who work together to make this...

11Thank Chris W
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Have just returned from a week's diving in Lembeh where we stayed at KBR. I can report that the resort's glowing reputation is fully justified. Neither of us can remember being in a better dive resort. This place is all about the people and we were bowled over by the welcome and hospitality we received. If there are any divers...

5Thank Flaherty99
Hong Kong
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Just got back from a week at Kungkungan Bay. This was our first time in Lembeh and Sulawesi. Firstly the diving was excellent and although not all dive guides are dive masters they are extremely experienced. All dives were within a 15 minute boat ride which made it seem more like a live-aboard than any other place we had been....

1Thank SSGilchrist

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kungkungan Bay Resort (KBR to its friends and soon to be friends) is proud to be the resort that introduced Lembeh Strait to the world. Being the first resort in Lembeh means we got first choice on locations. Our resort is located in its own private bay which the resort is named after. KBR is the only Sea Level Luxury resort in Lembeh. KBR is a full service resort which includes The only 24hrs full menu service Restaurant in Lembeh, Capt. Billy's Bar serving American Bar Food and Great Drinks, our full service Tepi Laut Spa (Seaside Spa) does Massages, Beauty Treatments, Manicures and Pedicures, and of course our PADI Dive Center with Equipment and Camera Rentals and 32% NITROX. Come join us and we will put the Dream into you next Dive Vacation ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kungkungan Bay Resort

Address: Tandurusa, Bitung, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Price Range: $164 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kungkungan Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Kungkungan Bay Hotel Bitung
Kungkungan Bay Resort Bitung, Indonesia - Sulawesi
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bitung
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Bitung
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bitung
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“All rooms are beach front. Ours was away from the Swimming Pool but it was a quiet time of year so any room would have been fine!”
 of 5 bubbles JuljaB, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 to 8 are the biggest and best. You'll love the sound of the sea lapping up on the shore and the fishermen singing.”
 of 5 bubbles CornishDiver, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They all looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles davidfO4826XM, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Nzdiver, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views of Lembeh.”
 of 5 bubbles EdmundTeo, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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