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Dive Review of Dive into Lembeh in
Indonesia/Lenbeh Straits, Indonesia

Dive into Lembeh: "A New Lembeh Straits Resort", Mar, 2018,

by allan l jones, CA, US ( 1 report with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10201 has 2 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments A New Lembeh Straits Resort
March, 2018
Many reports have been issued on diving Lembeh.
This report describes a new land-based resort
For our most recent foreign trip, my wife and I decided to return to the Lembeh Straits for the eighth time. And it was by far the best. Opened for guests just 18 months ago, Dive into Lembeh @ Hairball Resort (DIL) has significantly raised the bar in both resort accommodations and dive service.
The resort was conceptualized, built and is being operated by Steve and Miranda Coverdale. Some of you who have dived Lembeh in the past may recognize the names. From 2004-2009 they managed both the guest services and diving at the widely known KBR Lembeh resort. Prior to that, they opened the first land-based diving operation in the Sudan on the Red Sea.
Located in the northern area of the Straits on Kasawari Bay, the resort was built out on native jungle and grass land. The area is generally flat and has just enough slope to provide water views from all guests’ cabins without the steep, challenging steps common to many resorts in the area.
Beginning with the initial land grading through the current operations, preserving the ecological resources has been a controlling factor. During the building phase, only carefully selected native trees were removed and utilized in the construction of the service buildings and guests’ lodges. This has resulted in the resort blending seamlessly with the surrounding area. This care for the environment has also carried into the day to day operations. For example; no plastic food containers or drinking glasses are used. Upon arri ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Dive into Lembeh   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving California, Caribbean, south Pacific
Closest Airport Manado Getting There see report

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 82-82°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Must use resort guide, no decomp diving[Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Best designed camera room, two extra large camera-only rinse tanks, cameras always moved in plastic baskets ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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