Lembeh Dive Resort is a famous dive resort in Lembeh Island, in the heart of Lembeh Strait. Specializing in unique and exclusive experiences, in a boutique atmosphere, Lembeh Resort delivers unsurpassed service and luxury in North Sulawesi.
Formerly known as Hairball Resort, Lembeh Resort offers accommodation that suites all budgets and group size. Garden view guest rooms are conveniently situated near the restaurant and dive shop. Luxury cottages and the cliffside villas offer more space, privacy and spectacular views! All guest rooms have been designed with local material, and equipped with air conditioner, en-suite bathroom, TV, safe, fans, and a minibar.
Other facilities in Lembeh Dive Resort includes an open-air restaurant serving both local and international cuisine, a bar, swimming pool, a camera room, gift shop, satellite TV, Laundry services, fire pit, and day Spa.
The Lembeh Dive Resort operates three full-service boats. This purpose-built boat is famous for muck diving into black volcanic sand. The purpose-built boats return to the Lembeh Dive Resort after each dive allowing photographers to make changes to their equipment and divers to relax. The resort offers a guide in the ratio of 3:1. The custom-made boats are spacious and have everything you need from coffee and tea makers to snacks, towels, and emergency oxygen.
Lembeh Dive Resort offers a range of PADI approved courses, including photography certification. PADI certification is also available for diving education. Nitrox and NAD’s dedicated waterproof cameras are available on rent. Furthermore, underwater highlights are numerous too; mimic octopus, mandarin fish, hairy frogfish, water snakes, sea moths, cardinalfish, stargazers, squids, shrimp, Pegasus, seahorses, cuttlefish, and a whole lot more.
Lembeh Dive Resort is available all year. The resort temperature varies from 26 to 29 degrees Celcius; this is colder than Bunaken. We recommend divers wear 5 mm wetsuits during diving activities. Visibility also varies at different times of the year in various sites.
Lembeh Dive Resort has a full-time biologist and researchers on site who invest a considerable amount of time researching the critters and marine life of Lembeh. The resort indulges itself to communal activities to help create a sustainable environment for marine life.
Lembeh Strait has already been established as the mecca of what is known as muck or critterdiving. Professional photographers and film crews are regular visitors to the strait, shooting award-winning images of the extraordinary inhabitants that mesmerize divers dive after dive.
North Sulawesi, Indonesia offers unparalleled marine biodiversity, with a wide range of dive experience options. But for divers interested in searching out encounters with bizarre and beautiful critters, Lembeh Strait, located near the port town of Bitung, hosts some of the best muck diving on the planet.