Gangga Island Resort
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- Enjoy the highest international standards of service and comfort
- Situated on five hectares of unspoiled natural gardens
- Perfect for holiday-makers and honeymooners
- Dive Bangka, Bunaken and Lembeh Strait all from the same resort
Lose yourself to luxury at this serene island getaway, hidden amongst tropical forest and overlooking a pristine white sandy beach. Boasting outstanding facilities including an in-house spa, gorgeous saltwater infinity pool, and easy access to some of the best diving in Asia, this resort is a true piece of paradise. And, whether you choose to explore, indulge yourself, or simply relax, Gangga Island Resort and Spa is sure to exceed expectations.
About Gangga Island Resort
Located on the tip of a small island off the coast of North Sulawesi, Gangga Island Resort and Spa offers exceptional service to guests seeking a remote but luxurious holiday. Sitting under shady palm trees and surrounded by five hectares of tropical gardens, this beautiful resort was crafted from wood and bamboo to blend seamlessly with its stunning natural environment. And, it’s the only resort on the island, giving guests a real taste of a secluded paradise.
Surrounded by the reefs and pinnacles of Bangka and Gangga, and with the world-famous Bunaken National Marine Park and Lembeh Straits just a day trip away, guests are within easy reach of some of Asia’s best diving. With a variety of activities and first-class service both in and out of the water, as well as delightful cuisine and unparalleled luxury, Gangga Island and Spa aims to provide unforgettable experiences to every guest.
Explore the resort
The resort’s restaurant is located beside the pool and serves a mix of Mediterranean and Indonesian dishes, made from the freshest local, and highest quality imported ingredients. Both buffet and a la carte style dining are provided, with a focus on fresh-caught fish dishes. An open air space, underneath the coconut trees, is the perfect spot for al fresco dining and themed nights. Fresh fish barbecues are served weekly with frequent musical performances. The large saltwater infinity pool overlooks the ocean and provides the perfect spot for cooling off after unwinding on the complimentary beach beds. For further relaxation, guests can visit the traditional spa that offers treatments passed down through generations of Minahasan people and other therapies such as reflexology, Balinese massage and aromatherapy.
Catering to divers and non-divers alike, Gangga Island Resort and Spa offers plenty of non-diving related activities including billiards, beach volleyball, table tennis, and a library. Activities such as traditional fishing, snorkelling trips to nearby islands and various trekking excursions can be organised on request. There is a children’s playground located at this resort with babysitting and baby cots also available on request.
Diving from Gangga Island Resort
Gangga Divers is a full-service, PADI 5-Star dive centre, providing personalised and safe service to divers of all experience levels. Facilities include a training pool, classroom, meeting room, complimentary nitrox 32%, warm showers, drying facilities and well maintained Aqualung equipment. For guests interested in underwater photography, Gangga Divers offers a large photo room equipped with work tables, lockers and charging outlets. A shop, reading room and a library with a large choice of marine books are also available for guests convenience. 12 and 15-litre aluminium tanks with INT and DIN valves are provided.
The resort has a total of five dive boats – three large options equipped with sundecks and toilets and two smaller vessels. Safety equipment such as radios, life jackets first aid kits and DAN jumbo oxygen tanks are included on board the boats. Fresh fruit and snacks, drinking water, towels and freshwater tanks can be found on each boat, with a lunchbox and afternoon tea provided when out for three dives. Gangga Divers offers daily dive trips and regular night dives to over 30 dive sites around the Bunaken National Marine Park, Bangka and Gangga islands and Lembeh Straits.
- After a day of diving or exploring, relax your tired muscles with a signature massage at the Pasung Spa, using traditional techniques passed down through the generations.
- Pack lightweight clothing, comfortable walking shoes, and plenty of sun protection if you fancy a trip to the highlands.
Diving in Bangka and Gangga Islands
Schooling reef fishYear round
Giant frogfishYear round
Rare OctopusYear round
Exotic NudisYear round
Pygmy seahorseYear round
Soft coralsYear round
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