Tasik Ria Dive Resort is a diver’s delight thanks to its excellent diving facilities, staff and nearby dive sites. This palm-fringed resort is also an artist’s delight because of the fantastic natural beauty the resort displays. Well run, the Tasik Ria Dive Resort has redefined the norms of hospitality.
There are 34 rooms in all, and they come in two price ranges of larger Sea View Cottages and cheaper Pool View Rooms. But all rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, TV, phone, bar, and provision for making tea and coffee.
Pool View Rooms
These are 20 in number and are situated in a circular fashion around a swimming pool. Some of these are separate while others are connected to the next one through a side door.
These are 14 in number and afford more privacy. Each is like a separate home and faces the beachfront so that the occupants can watch the sunset every day from within the comforts of the room.
The same way the resort area combines in it beauty and utility, its dining spaces also combine in them the best of western and oriental cuisine. The high-ceilinged Bunaken Restaurant has on its menu, choice delicacies of baked goodies, intercontinental dishes, vegetarian delights, and seafood. The best Indonesian food is served both a la carte and buffet. Private dining facility at a chosen candlelit venue is also available.
There are two bars, namely Sunset Jetty Bar that become active as the sun starts setting, and Pool Bar that is open the whole day.
The tested and proven conventional massage procedures of the East, as well as the beauty therapies of the present day are available at the Mantana Spa. You can loll in a Jacuzzi, get a steam bath, scented oil bath, or petal bath, have body massages of different types, and get reflexology treatments and facials and pedicure and manicure. A special honeymoon package is offered at the spa for newlyweds.
The Bunaken National Park, the marine park that is home to endless species of corals and other marine animals, and is one of the most ideal diving spots, is reachable by a boat journey of 45 minutes from the resort. An expert team of divers render all the help and guidance necessary for the guests whether they are novices or experienced divers. Tasik Ria residents are also helped to enjoy their diving in diving sites like Bankga Straits and Lembeh Straits, which are places for muck diving where divers go in search of rare species of marine animals rather than long walls or big coral reefs.
The Camera Room is full of underwater photographs taken by divers who have made use of the hospitality of the resort. The information provided here helps the new divers in their explorations, and the place enables them to share their experiences with other guests.
Sam Ratulangi International Airport of North Sulawesi, also known as Manado International Airport, is at a distance of 45 minutes journey by road from Tasik Ria Resort. The Bunaken National Park is at a distance of 45 minutes journey by boat.