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Dive Review of Mimpi Resort in
Indonesia/Menjangan Island

Mimpi Resort: "OK, Have had better and worse", Nov, 2017,

by Les Bates, CO, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 10002.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 3 stars
Dive Operation 2 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ 2 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Good--Great staff, management very helpful. North side of island had good diving. Current limited those sites to two times in two weeks--check the phase of the moon before scheduling dates. Dove with 4-6 divers with a guide. We had more divers who wanted Nitrox than the resort had tanks for; but they made arrangements to accommodate us and everyone was able to dive Nitrox.

Bad--box lunches on boats were marginal. Dive guide was very passive about pointing out fish/critters, etc. Had one guide that was interested in showing off his reef; unfortunately, he was only with us a couple of times during the two weeks. My wife snorkels and she had to go on the boats to snorkel and stay out until the snorkel boat returned after lunch with the tanks from the A.M. dive (our group was around 12-15 divers with 3 boats for divers and one snorkel boat). Set/Fixed meals for group could have been better--meat overcooked. Evening buffet when not having a set meal was average. Eggs to order with breakfast plus the regular buffet.

Websites Mimpi Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Philippines, Grand Cayman, Fiji, Mexico, Belize, Curacao
Closest Airport Denpasar Getting There 4-5 hour ride in vehicle from Denpasar airport.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 82-86°F / 28-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Usually 1 hour limitation
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Rise tank at shore facility--dove off local boats with no facilities
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