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Hairball Resort

3 stars

Lembeh (North Sulawesi), Far East & Australia

Located  on the north east coast of Manado in N of North Sulawesi, Indonesia, the Hairball resort offers daily diving excursions to a range of sites, including ‘muck diving’ and private sea view bungalows.

Location
The Hairball resort is located in the north coast of the Indonesian island of North Sulawesi, approximately 90 minutes drive from Manado's international airport. The resort is situated on the Lembeh Strait allowing guests to dive are two famous dive sites in Lembeh; 'Hairball' and 'Aw Shucks'.

Accommodation
There are 9 private sea view bungalows which are made out of locally sourced materials and come equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, AC ceiling fan, a minibar and a Safe. Each bungalow has its own veranda with a Japenese Onsen giving guests the perfect spot to warm up in after a long day of diving.

Facilities
The resort full board accommodation with breakfast, lunch and a-la-carte or buffet dining, regular tea, unlimited coffee and drinking water with meals. Located in the heart of the resort is a swimming pool surrounded by a spacious sun deck to relax in between dives and an open air bar and restaurant, where you can enjoy a  selection of local international dishes. Down on the beach is a fire pit area that provides the perfect opportunity to see the Lembeh Strait and sunset with uninterrupted views over the sea. The resorts spa offers a selection of massage treatments to be enjoyed in the locally styled, sea view rooms. There is an onsite water well that provides water for the swimming pool, the Japenese Onsens, Spa, showers and camera rinse tanks.

Diving
The onsite dive centre is fully equipped and has a spacious camera room and dedicated camera rinse tanks for guests to use. Rental of dive equipment and Nitrox are available along with a full range of PADI courses. The boat services transport divers to and from the dive sites in the area 3 times throughout the day, giving guests a chance to relax by the pool or spa in between dives. More >

 
Price from £2,145 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

Fact File

Diving Conditions

Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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Best Time: Year round.

Average Air temps: 26-30°C

Average Water temps: 27-30°C

Visibility: averages 25m.

Top Dive Sites:  Choice of over 30 dive sites in the Lembeh Strait - especially recommended Nerana West for branching corals, Nudi Falls a beautiful mini wall dive, Retak Harry & Hairball One for muck diving, California Dreaming, Yiko Yance plus Kapal Inda and Mawali & Bimoli - Japenese WWII wrecks.
 

Great Reasons to Dive in Lembeh (North Sulawesi)

  • World class macro diving
  • Specilist centre for Photography and Underwater Videography
  • Dive both Bunaken National Park and Lembeh Straits
  • Purpose built resort for divers
  • Ideal for groups
  • Variety of diving, gentle to drift, coral gardens, walls, pinnacles, caverns & wrecks.

 

 

Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

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