The Village Bunaken
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews The Village Bunaken
Travel Blogs from Bunaken
... hotel claimed to be a PADI 5 star resort and had a reception full of prizes for beach clean-up campaigns, sadly it was clear that these beaches were no longer being cleaned and whilst sunning ourselves on the little patch of beach we even watched the owners teenage daughter finish a bottle of fizzy drink and just throw the bottle into the sea.
Seemingly we were visiting Bunaken in a low part of the season as we were pretty much alone in the resort the majority of the ...
... is at the accommodation drinkable water is provided at your accommodation! They bring in the 15 litre bottles and use the dispensers. So nice not having to buy 4 bottles of water a day with the resulting plastic pollution! Great work islanders! Water is scarce and Ferdinand here has taught the locals they can collect fresh water from their roofs during rain. Means fresh water can be used for washing and showers now rather than the brackish water from the wells!
... fish). We can easily go out 200meters from our front door for amazing snorkelling. The turtles here are plentiful too, we see many on each dive and often snorkelling too. It's a beautiful island in general, lush tropical jungle everywhere, lots of hills, lovely winding paths and well kept villages with the local people taking pride in keeping their houses tidy and clean...for Indonesian standards. People are very friendly and I ...
... of heavy vehicles and a tiny, slippery and muddy bridge.
There had been a landslide next to the bridge and there was no way a bus was getting over it. It was like a battle ground out there the mud was so churned up (think Glastonbury on a rainy year, with cars driving through the mud making it worse and worse every minute). Vehicles were getting stuck, groups of men pushed them through but with each vehicle it got more impassable. There was another bus on the far side of ...
... must think we are pigs cos we eat the whole lot that they give us & the other lady who was staying here said they asked for only fruit at lunch time cos they haven't been hungry, not much chance of that happening with us. Walked into the local village after dinner with the 2 lady's from the kitchen who live there & they took us to a mass service in some locals house & they are also the Bamboo orchestra ...