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Dive Review of Lembeh Resort in
Indonesia/Lembeh Straight

March, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Chris Watt, MA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (10 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
"Lembeh Resort - muck/macro paradise"
Report Number 8883 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
New England, FL Keys, St. Lawrence River, Red Sea, Maldives, Italy,
UK/English Channel, Turks & Caicos, St. Vincent, Roatan, Costa Rica,
Belize, Hawaii, Bermuda
Closest Airport
Manado
Getting There
Direct flights from Singapore

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
81   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 50    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dives loosely limited to 60 minutes, but not really enforced  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  N/A
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
This was our first trip to Indonesia, split into 6 days at Lembeh Resort,
followed by a 1 week Raja Ampat liveaboard.  What a great trip.  Since we
had never been to Indo before, we enlisted the help of Jenny Collister at
Reef & Rainforest, who in addition to our own research was incredibly
helpful in helping us evaluate options and then putting it all together =
Lembeh, liveaboard, international flights, indo flights  very seamless.
Loved the experience on Singapore Airlines and Garuda Indonesia  both
great service.

Lembeh Resort was the perfect start to a 2 week trip like this.  LR is
nestled on a hillside on Lembeh Island, a 10 minute boatride from the North
Sulawesi mainland.  We were definitely tired upon arrival, having flown
Boston-NY/JFK-Frankfurt-Singapore-Manado.  We arrived at the resort in the
late afternoon, receiving a nice welcome drink and tour of the resort. 
Given our long travel and afternoon arrival, we decided not to dive that
day.  Some of the folks on our flight from Germany decided to jump right in
with a dusk shore dive.  More on that later.

We were in Room 9, high up the hill.  Beautiful room and view.  AC worked
well and beds were quite comfortable.  Filtered water container in the
room.  Shower and toilet are in the open air bathroom..very nice and only
an occasional lizard friend .  Soap, sh
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