Honeymoon is a special moment after your wedding ceremony. You should spend that moment in a place that have all the beauty. I believe most of us love beaches and sea scenery, but what if there's a place that has more than 100 dives site with 1000 reef fish species? In that place, not only you get the amazing experience of diving, but also enjoy your leisure time in a resort that provide a private beach for you only?
Welcome to Bunaken National Marine Park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Bunaken is the most amazing diving site in the world. The park covers a total surface area of 89,065 hectares, 97% of which is overlain by sparkling clear, warm tropical water. You may find another diving site near Bunaken for beginner and pro like Manado Tua, Pulau Siladen and Selat Lembah. The water in Bunaken National Marine Park are extremely deep about 1560 m in Manado Bay. The temperature is about 27 C-29 C. You can fine any of under water species in Bunaken. Pick any of group of interest - corals, fish, echinoderms or sponges - and the number of families, genera or species is bound to be astonishingly high. Bunaken has about 60 genera of corals and thousand of fish species.
How to get to Bunaken? From Jakarta you may travel by air to Manado in North Sulawesi. And you have to pay the Bunaken National Marine Park Fee, is about USD 6 per daily ticket or USD 17 for the full calendar year.
You may stay in a resort like in Minahasa Lagoon - Dive & Tours Club where you may enjoy your own private beach, and many hotels and resorts in Manado. Don't hesitate to experience the cuisine, many choices of exotic seafood cuisine that have to be tested.
If you decide to visit Bunaken around August 2009, you will be experience the international event of Sail Bunaken 2009 that held on August 12-20,2009. If you fly to Bunaken around August this year you will enjoy the yacht rally, international fleet review, Bunaken expo & festival, diving competition & festival, jetski trans equator touring, sail competition, dragon boat competition, international seafood festival, Manado traditional boat race, and many more. So, come and visit.