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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Your accommodation is over the crystal clear water where you watch the black-tipped reef sharks, Moray eels, reef fish, and rays, right under your feet as you sit and have your morning coffee. There are also 2 beautiful house reefs. The other snorkeling and diving in the area is beyond compare to what my husband and I have ever experienced.... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stayed 5 nights, in deluxe rooms. Rooms are well design with amazing view.. No AC only electric fans.. can be very hot even night time. The staffs were excellent! very friendly, helpful, professional. The food in the restaurant were amazing.. Love it! they said different menus for 14 days The excursions provided is very good.. the speed boats were nice... More 

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I should have written this long time ago. But a good memory won't simply fade away ;) Good service since the pre-booking. I sent a number of emails asking for detailed information. Cheryl was always helpful. We were sincerely welcomed by Cheryl, Justin & the team when we arrived. The dive trips were unforgettable. I took my refresher course with... More 

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Our recent week long stay at Papua Paradise exceeded all expectations, from being collected by Romi at the airport to our final stopover at the hotel in Sorong, prior to flying to Manado. Getting to this resort from Sorong is also not as onerous as getting to a resort in Misool (the latter apparently being a five hour trip compared... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I stayed at Papua Paradise with my family of 5. The resort was beautiful and the restaurant staff and snorkelling man were wonderful and food was extremely good. The staff were overall very nice and accommodating but the dive master could have been more enthusiastic. Overall great stay, saw many swimming creatures right outside our room (dugong, stingray, octopus). Wonderful... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A wonderful resort in a truly exceptional location. Helpful, friendly staff, guided diving in small groups, amazing tropical wilderness location, and outstanding wildlife both marine and above sea. We had a worry about the bamboo rooms on stilts over the sea having no aircon, but it didn't prove to be a problem at all as the breezes came through by... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2016

We were there for 3 weeks. The rooms, the food, the diving was excellent, probably the best in the World. We enjoyed all minutes what we spent there. We would like to go back as soon as we can... It is perfect!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

This resort is to be experienced to be believed! The location is stunning and the bungalows well designed – to be luxurious and private, while complementing the idyllic surroundings. I landed there and knew within the first hour that I had to extend my stay :) Papua Paradise was an excellent launching pad not just for the incredible diving that... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had a wonderful 14 nights stay at Papua Paradise Eco Resort. When we arrived, the welcome was very warm. We enjoyed the great service at the restaurant - the very good food and the nice waitors and waitresses, who always called us by our name. Especially diving was great: Our dive guide Dodi always took us to wonderful dive... More 

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

It is a really wonderfull place! I recommend the Island for Diving or for Family Holiday too! Friendly people, excellent food! The houses are very comfortable and romantic! The all Island is truly a paradise!!!

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built on an idyllic tropical island, surrounded with pristine reefs and unspoiled flora, Papua Paradise Eco-Resort, situated in the heart of Raja Ampat brings you closer to Mother Nature at her best. With all essential standards of service and comfort, combined with personalized service making Papua Paradise an unforgettable holiday for divers, snorkelers, bird watchers and nature enthusiast.Papua Paradise Divers is one of the very few PADI dive resorts in Raja Ampat. The diving facility operates according to best safety standards, tailor made service and professional approach. With this standard, numbers of divers diving at the same time are maximum 4 divers with 1 guide, guiding you through the underwater world of Raja Ampat, with over 1300 fish species and 540 coral species, considered as the heart of the world’s coral reef biodiversity, making Raja Ampat the richest coral reef ecosystem in the world.Our four vessels are purpose built for divers and all contain drinking water, coffee/tea and cakes, fresh towels, the latest safety equipment, and crew standing by for assistance. Small diving groups and experienced guides make your underwater experience unforgettable. Dive with manta rays, sharks, and shoals of schooling fish; explore the slopes of nudibranch, pipefish, and all the best macro in the region; discover the best of Raja Ampat diving in all its spectacular diversity.The island is teeming with exotic bird life, lush jungle foliage, and a spectacular array of fauna. Just a short boat ride from the sites of several endemic Bird of Paradise species, the resort offers specialty birding trips, jungle treks to waterfalls, and world class diving in the heart of Raja Ampat.Built in traditional style, entirely out of locally-sourced materials, and in partnership with the inhabitants of the local island village, Papua Paradise offers an exceptionally high standard of comfort and service, while maintaining eco-tourism values.Our spacious sea breeze-cooled bungalows contain modern hot & cold fresh water showers, comfortable beds with bed veils, tea and coffee facilities, a hammock and cushioned deckchairs facing the sea. Directly beneath the room balconies our nursery of juvenile black tip reef sharks can be seen, and moray eels, blue spotted rays and various other beautiful tropical fish are a constant presence along the house-reef. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Papua Paradise Eco Resort

Address: Birie Island | Batanta, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > West Papua > Raja Ampat
Price Range: $164 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Papua Paradise Eco Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Papua Paradise Eco Resort Raja Ampat, Indonesia - West Papua
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“both categories are nice, deluxe rooms are really posh and include a comfy sofa/lounge inside and outside.”
 of 5 bubbles seally, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles shaunanthony, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms great! Older ones slightly smaller and less expensive but seem as comfy and still have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles jenpen2734, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“All room you can see the sunset...”
 of 5 bubbles robika63, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“absolute special place for diving or for family holiday!”
 of 5 bubbles CsillaH, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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