3 Stars

Mar - Oct

23 Hours

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From £2595

Tasik Ria Resort

An inmate resort perfect for divers and non-divers to kick back and relax

The Tasik Ria Resort is surrounded by tropical palm trees and landscaped gardens and is only a 40 minute drive from Manado. This family run tranquil resort offers guests luxury and comfort, the art of relaxation is easy to learn in its picturesque and natural surroundings. Superbly situated near to the numerous reefs of world renowned Bunaken National Park and with its own house reef at the end of the jetty this fantastic dive resort offers guests the chance to experience vibrant reef fish, starfish, colourful coral, giant fans, napoleon wrasse, bumphead parrot fish and turtles!

This charming resort boasts 34 rooms in total, 20 pool view rooms and 14 sea view cottages. All rooms include modern amenities and as suggested in the name, the pool rooms are built around the hotels fresh water swimming pool, some of these come with inter-connecting doors which makes them ideal for families. Those looking for a more romantic getaway maybe better suited to the fabulous sea view cottages, nestled in the beautifully groomed gardens looking out onto the beachfront, guests can enjoy sunset walks or revel in each other’s company whilst relaxing on the private veranda.

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Tasik Ria Resort has all of the conveniences that you would expect from an international standard resort. Offering a full board option the semi-open air restaurant dares to tingle the taste buds by embracing tastes from Europe and Indonesia to include a variety of food to suit all. Enjoy romantic candlelit dinners, weekly bbq’s, seafood evening, Indonesian buffet and a la carte evenings and the service of the dedicated staff are on hand to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime.

Enjoy your day's diving with the on-site well established Tasik Divers, a 5* PADI accredited fully equipped dive centre with a highly trained and professionally strong team of dive masters and instructors that live for the diving. Being a suitable destination for new and experienced divers, the crew knows the best sites and will share this knowledge to ensure you get the most out of your diving holiday. With around 26 dive sites within reach including Bunaken National Park, the Lembeh Strait and also Bangka Archipelago you are spoilt for choice with a myriad of spectacular sites, offering 2 to 6 dives per day, with early morning dives, Mandrin dives (sunset) and night dives guests can decide on what suits them best.

After a busy day diving why not relax in the resort bar and enjoy tales of day’s wonderful diving experiences. Alternatively, head down to the resort’s spa and enjoy a tranquil massage or one of the other spa treatments available. Guests are more than welcome to enjoy a day relaxing around freshwater swimming pool, take advantage of white sandy beach, the choice activities is in abundance.

Board Basis

  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner and up to 3 guided boat dives with tanks and weights
Resort Room

Pool View Room

The 20 pool view rooms are conveniently situated around the freshwater swimming pool, simplistic in design with all the modern amenities. A few of the rooms offer inter-connecting doors ideal for families.

  • Mini Bar
  • International Telephone
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Cable TV
  • Double or Twin beds
Sea View Cottage

Sea View Cottage

The 14 sea view cottages are luxurious in design and surrounded by lush green gardens. Looking out onto the beachfront offering beautiful views across the jetty, enjoy the spectacular sunsets from you private veranda.

  • Mini Bar
  • International Telephone
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Veranda
  • Cable TV
  • King bed

Sea View Suite

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    Tasik Divers

    Tasik Ria Resort

    Tasik Divers is a PADI 5 star dive centre located on the grounds of the Tasik Ria Resort. Consisting of a highly trained and experienced dive team they live for the diving and pride themselves in offering guests an exciting and enjoyable dive experience. Whether you are new to diving or an experienced diver they will ensure your needs are met by planning out an adventure to suit you.

    The dive centre has 2 comfortable speed boats that operate visits to the nearby west side of Bunaken National Park accommodating up to 16 divers at a time. The east side of the national park is further away and a longer journey therefore the 2 purpose built dive boats take guests out to dive this area. If you want to explore the amazing Lembeh Strait and the beautiful Bangka, this can also be arranged with the dive team and fleet of ground transportation.

    Diving the Tasik starts from the house reef…at least 5 house reefs and 2 amazing mangroves, 30 seconds from the shore; a new great experience for snorkelers or divers. You also have more than 26 dive sites easily reached by the comfortable speed boats that take up to 16 divers to visit the 50 plus dive sites of Bunaken National Park. If you want to explore the amazing Lembeh Straits and the beautiful Bangka, this can be arranged with the dive centre’s fleet of ground transportation.

    Guests can partake in 2 to 6 dives a day giving you the choice to do as few or as many dives as suits you, the centre offers a wide variety of different types of dives including early bird dives, mandarin dives at sunset and night dives.

    Dive options include:

    3 dives West Bunaken

    Individual dive East Bunaken

    Mandarin dive (dusk dive) picture of mandarin fish

    Night dive

    Early bird dive

    Lembeh Strait

    Bangka Island



    Diving Courses:


    Price includes dive equipment, dives, course manual (excluding PADI Open Water Referral) and instructor service and certification fee

    PADI Open Water Referral

    This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

    From the beginning to end of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including areas such as dive equipment and techniques that will give you the confidence and skill to become a responsible diver.

    You attain this rating by completing five pool dives and a number of knowledge development sessions with a final exam (which is not rocket science its just diving) and by completing four open water dives.

    PADI Discover Scuba Diving

    This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you're short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

    The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

    PADI Scuba Diver

    This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Dive Course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, The PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

    The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.
    You complete your Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive, Night Dive and two other dives for a total of five to attain your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

    This certification includes five dives, including the Deep Diver, the Underwater Navigation Diver and three of the following: You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

    The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

    PADI Adventure Diver

    Complete three Adventure Divers (underwater photography, fish identification, etc.) and earn the Adventure Diver certification, a subgroup of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course.

    You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE - Fish Identification or Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dives. You’ll plan your path with your instructor, go over what you need to know and dive in quickly.

    PADI Rescue Diver

    Become a Rescue Diver. A great level to be. You will have the skills to aid your fellow divers in an emergency.

    The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include: