This is an excellent family friendly resort, especially for travellers with an interest in diving and snorkeling. Cocotinos Manado is a boutique dive resort located within Wori Bay in the heart of Kima Bajo, a fishing village overlooking the Bunaken National Marine Park. The marine park is world famous for its astoundingly rich wall and macro scuba diving. Cocotinos is nestled on a chocolate-coloured beach in full view of Siladen Island and Manado Tua, a majestic dormant volcano across the Sulawesi Sea.Facilities at Cocotinos includes an in-house dive centre, a restaurant and bar, a swimming pool with ocean views, a fully equipped spa, a resort shop, a library of books and magazines, as well as a digital room which provides work space with chargers and plug adapters for video and photography enthusiasts.
The accommodation has 22 rooms, comprising of standard rooms, garden rooms with garden view or ocean view, water’s edge rooms and 2 suites. The semi-detached rooms all have air conditioning, overhead fans, wifi, ensuite bathroom with hairdryer, a TV, a private veranda and a safe deposit box.
Deho restaurant next to the pool has a great atmosphere and they have an la carte menu. Most people stay at this resort on a full board basis. Some nights you can experience live music which is fantastic and great entertainment.
Odyssea dive centre, has excellent knowledgeable staff, with modern dive equipment. The dive sites around the marine park are incredible. For those that love macro diving this is the place to be hunting out octopus, seahorses and nudibranch. However if you want something a bit bigger there are turtles and rays to keep you entertained.
The resort shop has a range of gifts for the family and also essential toiletries, snacks and drinks.