Stay & Dive in Spectacular North Sulawesi

Experience the joy of amazing diving and snorkeling from the comfort of unique resorts in Manado and Lembeh — where Guests Leave as Friends!
Pool in Thalassa Manado
Manado, North Sulawesi

Thalassa Dive & Wellbeing Resort Manado

Just north of Manado, we provide an all-encompassing resort experience unlike any other in North Sulawesi. Practice yoga, treat yourself with a massage or indulge in our restaurant. Diving and snorkeling at the Bunaken Marine Park or Bangka is easily accessible from our dive center. Thalassa’s brand new resort is only 30 minutes from the airport.

Lembeh Island, North Sulawesi

Thalassa Dive Resort Lembeh​

Right in the middle of Lembeh you will find a serene island retreat with dive center, giving you instant access to Lembeh Strait’s world-renowned muck- and reef diving. All dive sites are within easy reach, usually no more than 15 minutes from the resort. In combination with Thalassa Manado, it only takes a short transfer of 60 minutes to get from door to door to Lembeh.

Turtle swimming near a reef of Bunaken

Diving in North Sulawesi: Simply Spectactular

As a diving destination, North Sulawesi at the heart of the Coral Triangle, is nothing if not world-class. Explore the dazzling array of corals and turtles at Bunaken’s walls, navigate the impressive pinnacles of Bangka, or see for yourself why the Lembeh Strait is so famous for its macro life. This is why diving in North Sulawesi remains on any diver’s bucket list.

A cow race near Airmadidi, North Sulawesi

Explore North Sulawesi

This part of Indonesia is known as the Land of Smiling People, and rightly so: the Manadonese friendliness, delicious food and breathtaking landscapes will make you a fan in no time.

Manado students laughing in classroom of our diving and tourism school

Education and Community Support

We invest in our local communities by providing education and jobs in (diving) tourism. We also organize environmental awareness projects with locals and guests alike.

What Our Guests Say


Latest updates

Guests who booked nearly 3 years ago finally arrived!

Our guests Wim & Désirée have been waiting for a whole pandemic before they finally arrived! We asked them a few questions during an improvised interview in our school, and of course we have another update!

Member of the North Sulawesi Watersports Association

As a member of the NSWA, w promote sustainable diving, protect dive sites and co-operate with local communities. For instance: boats are not allowed to anchor at the coral reefs and dynamite fishing is a thing of the past. When you dive with us, you dive responsibly.

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