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East Kalimantan Maratua-paradise-resort

East Kalimantan Maratua-paradise-resort

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Discover serenity in Paradise off the east coast of Borneo Island, divers’ marine haven and holiday makers’ exotic escapade at the NEW Maratua Paradise Resort Maratua Paradise Resort is a exotic island off the east coast of Indonesian Borneo. Together with neighbouring islands Kakaban and Sangalaki, Maratua offers some of the best diving you can find. The resort has both water bungalows and beach chalets, which are all very spacious and have private bathrooms and air-conditioning. From the beach chalets you can enjoy the beach while the water bungalows offer stunning views and relaxed balconies. Your stay at Maratua Paradise Resort includes all meals, water, tea and coffee, snacks, etc. Beer and soft drinks are not included in the price. All meals are being served in the restaurant, which is located above the house reef and next to the landing dock for the boats. And during the day you can use the sundeck to relax, work on your tan, have a drink or boast about your dives. When you come to Maratua, you have to check out marine life! Join our dive guides to marvel at the stunning underwater world! Diving at Maratua easily rivals any dive site you can think of. More turtles then you have ever seen, gigantic schools of barracuda’s, grey sharks, white tip sharks and the occasional hammerhead are just some of the pelagic animals. But we also offer you mandarin fish, pygmy sea horses, leaffish, mantis shrimp, cuttle fish, etc. And also the numerous manta rays at Sangalaki, or the huge jellyfish lake on Kakaban. Oh, and did we mention the thresher shark that lives on our house reef? Read our section on diving to learn more about diving in the waters around Maratua. Visit us and learn why our guest are so enthusiastic and love to come back!

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