Onong Resort Siladen
Celebes Divers operates three SSI Assistant Instructor Training Centers in North Sulawesi. They began operation in 1999 with Mapia Resort and in 2002 they opened Onong Resort, located on Siladen Island then Kuda Laut Resort also on Siladen in 2017. Their European managers are fluent in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish and Indonesian.
Onong Resort is situated on a white sandy beach, within Bunaken National Park, 45 minutes by boat from Mapia Resort, located on the mainland of North Sulawesi.
This lovely resort has 7 cottages with A/C, ceiling fan, minibar, a spacious terrace & en-suite bathrooms and 3 bedrooms upstairs, each room with a fan and individual bathroom across the hallway. All bathrooms come with hot showers due to European standards.
Onong Resort offers an exquisite mix of Italian dishes and Indonesian cuisine.
Before or after dinner you can enjoy a drink at the bar or play a game of pool billiard while sharing the experiences of the day with other guests.
The Spa in Onong Resort is located on the first floor of the main building on an open veranda with spectacular views of the sea and housereef in front. Here you can enjoy a relaxing massage after a day of Critters-searching.
Diving activities are organized by the on-site Celebes Divers, a PADI 5* diving center with high standards of safety and quality.
The house reef is a typical fringing reef with colourful healthy soft- and hardcorals. The reef top and the almost vertical wall offer fantastic diving and excellent snorkeling. Although the reefs around the islands are first and foremost known worldwide for the extraordinary Macro Diving you will find sharks, rays, barracudas, enormous napoleon sweetlips, tunas, big turtles and large schools of fish passing by regularly.
Dive Packages offered are typically up to 4 dives per day, 2 dives in the morning, 1 afternoon dive and a night dive, plus a late afternoon dive that is a sunset Mandarin Fish Dive. It is also possible at any time to make a guided house reef dive. The visited dive sites mainly are the islands of Bunaken National Park and the northern part of the Manado coastline.
NITROX is available at the resort.
8D/7N Diving Package (16 dives) Euro1,310 (per person twin share)
Includes: Accommodation in Beachview Cottage, full board, 16 guided dives (3 dives per day includes night dive), transfers, tax, service, and free WiFi.