Manado Domestic and International Airport: Sam Ratulangi Airport (IATA: MDC)
Foreigners with Visa Exemption from 169 countries will be granted Visit Stay Permit for 30 (thirty) days. You must possess a valid passport with minimum validity of 6 (six) months and with at least 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
The official language of Indonesia is Indonesian, but English is also the working language of the country.
Time Zone: GMT +8 (where Solitude Lembeh Resort is)
Climate: Tropical Climate with an annual mean temperature of 28°C (82°F). Rain is frequent between the months of December to February.
Water Temperature, like most tropical countries, varies between 27°C and 29°C (81°F ‐ 84°F) with thermoclines due to the ocean trenches that surround the Philippines.
Currency is in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). Solitude Lembeh Resort accepts only in local Indonesian Rupiah cash and credit card (Visa/Master Only). We DO NOT accept any travellers’ cheques.
Electricity and plug sockets are the same as in the EU (Single phase 50 cycles, 220volts AC). All power sockets in the room (and throughout the resort) are 220V 50Hz rated and do not have regulated Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS). UPS is only available in the
Camera Room facility located next to the dive center. We are however in the process of switching to universal power sockets throughout the resort.
Duty‐Free Allowance – Maximum 1 litre of any alcohol and no more than 200 sticks of cigarettes, 25 cigars or 100g (3.52 ounces) of tobacco.
Postal service is provided by POS Indonesia – ems.posindonesia.co.id. Do note that all inbound items sent by couriers (DHL, FEDex, UPS) or international postal services are subject to Customs and Duties. We strongly discourage you from sending anything such as your diving equipment or accessories to our resort by courier.
Diving – We have Enriched Air Nitrox, 100cuft/15L cylinders and support side‐mount too.
DIN valves with yoke adapter on our cylinders. Please refer to page 4 for more information. Laundry, Babysitting, Spa/Massage, Tours and Excursions are available
In‐Room amenities include air‐conditioning, ceiling fan, writing desk and wardrobe, electronic in‐ room personal safe, in‐room coffee/tea making facilities, refrigerator, ensuite toilet and shower, bathrobe, slippers, hair dryer, shower amenities, and LCD TV with international channels Internet Access via WIFI is complimentary
Medical Service facilities include international hospital within 30mins from our resort and 90mins to the only recompression chamber (located in Manado)