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Tasik Ria Resort

3 stars

Manado (Indonesia), Far East & Australia

For your diving holiday to Manado - Indonesia, Tasik Ria Resort is a boutique style family run resort set in tropical gardens on the waterfront and comprises of 34 comfortable en-suite rooms with good facilities and a diving centre on site. Relax by the pool or in the spa and enjoy dinner and cocktails in the restaurant and sunset Jetty Bar at the end of a great day's diving. Twin centre stay with new sister property in Derawan available.

Set in tropical gardens on the waterfront with stunning views of Manado Tur and Bunaken National Marine Park. It is around 30 minutes drive away from Manado. Bunaken National Park is around 45 minutes boat ride away and provides you some of the best diving.

A boutique style family run resort comprising of 34 comfortable en-suite rooms are spit into two types and all contain air conditioning, mini bar, safe, cable TV, IDD phone and tea/coffee maker. There are 20 pool view rooms located aruond the free form freshwater pool, some of which have interconnecting rooms making it ideal for families. The 14 Sea View Cottages provide guests with little more privacy in a romanitic spot looking onto the beach, with spectacular views of the sunset. 

Hotel facilities include a freshwater swimming pool, restaurant, Pool Bar and Sunset Jetty Bar at the water’s edge serving cocktails and local cuisine & snacks. The Bunaken Restaurant serves a combination of European and Indonesian Cuisine. The resport also offers a weekly BBQ, a seafood night, Indonesian style buffet and a la carte evenings, giving guests a wide range of dining choices. 

The 5* PADI IDC Dive Centre are located on site, as well as a photography clinic for learning or improving your underwater photgraphy skills. More >

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Price from £1,699 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: Year round. Mar-Nov (dry), Dec to Mar/April (rainy).

Average Air temps: 28°C

Average Water temps: 26-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m

Top Dive Sites: 
Tasik Ria Critter Circus, Popo Betlehem, Tanjung Kelapa,
Bunaken Islands  Lekuan 1, 2
Molas Japanese Cargo Wreck. 
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Great Reasons to Dive in Manado - North Sulawesi, Indonesia

  • Suitable for all levels - beginners & Tek diving.
  • Dedicated divers & luxury spa resorts.
  • Bukanen National Marine Park .
  • Photography camera room,
  • Wall dives, hugely colourful reefs, critters and pelagics.
  • PADI Courses and Instructor Training Centre.
  • Macro & critter diving.
  • Snorkelling from dive boats.



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.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.