Situated in kasawari Bay on the Sulawesi mainland, towards the northern end of Lembeh Strait, Dive into Lembeh is a relaxing, peaceful resort built on a scenic, tropical plot of land. The well-appointed comfortable bungalows all provide views of the sea and the house reefs which are also two of the most famous dive sites in Lembeh. The resort has a swimming pool with stunning views over the strait and a private black sand beach to wander on. Located just an hour and a half drive from Manado airport, it makes it easy to get to in comparison with other resorts in the area and is also handy for several day tours which can be arranged in house.
Dive into Lembeh provides a very compelling buffet menu that changes everyday, every menu can be made not just suitable for vegan and plant-based diets, but really tasty. Absolutely divine vegan deserts and local curry dishes, home-grown chillies and spices, as well as a broad western selection. Our last stay there yielded a vast expanse of the waistline, highly recommended for your next vegan dive vacation.
Widely considered as ‘THE’ place to dive for macro enthusiasts and underwater photographers, the resort provides perhaps some of the best camera facilities in the strait. With dedicated rinse tanks, individual work stations with charging outlets, and air guns to dry equipment, underwater photographers are extremely well catered for. Dive into Lembeh was built by divers for divers and tailor-made for diving in the Lembeh Strait. If you enjoy your muck diving you shouldn’t miss out on visiting this resort. Now in the fourth year of operation, Dive into Lembeh enjoys a huge number of return guests, the last time we were there we met a fantastic couple on their eighth three week stay. Ranked as one of the best dive resorts in the world by Diver magazine, don’t miss out on this gem.
Diving at the resort is done ‘liveaboard’ style, with up to four dives per day, including a night dive. Divers head out on one of the best speedboats in the area and return between dives to eat and relax. The dive guides here are superb with decades of experience diving in the strait between them, and diving groups maintain a maximum ratio of 3:1 with 2:1 often being the case. Feel free to provide us with your ‘wishlist’ of critters you want to see, and the Dive into Lembeh guides will probably find them all for you.