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Dive Review of Lembeh Resort in
Indonesia/Lembeh Strait

Lembeh Resort, Jun, 2013,

by Eric Eckes, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 7215.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Red Sea, Raja Ampat, Komodo, Fiji, Truk Lagoon, Palau, Yap, Galapagos, Cozumel, La Paz, Yucatan Peninsula (Cave Diving) Malaysia, Philippines, Florida Keys, California Coast
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions none
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

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 Lembeh Resort has a spacious room dedicated to photographers. There are numerous defined user workstations that are supplied with both 110 and 220 power. Each workstation is supplied with a towel and extra towels ar ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Margi and I had originally visited Lembeh Strait in 2008 and had stayed at a resort on the mainland. This time, at Mike Hoppe's recommendation with Reef and Rainforest, we opted to stay at Lembeh Resort. Lembeh Resort actually consists of two separate operations. The resort itself is Lembeh Resort while the dive operation is independently owned and operated as Critters@Lembeh. Both are top notch and since diving is my passion, I'll start with Critters@Lembeh.

Critters@Lembeh has several spacious dive boats of varying sizes depending on the size of each days' diver load. On day one we were assigned Fengi as our divemaster. Fengi was very attentive but after the second day we found out we would have another divemaster. In fact, we were assigned a couple more divemasters during the next three days of diving which I'm not a fan of. Normally when we travel we are assigned a divemaster for the duration of our stay. We like this as it allows us to develop a rapport with the divemaster resulting in critter maximization for ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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