Nad Lembeh Resort

Hotel Overview

NAD-Lembeh is an owner-operated small resort situated on the world famous Lembeh Strait. Their location, knowledgeable staff, beautiful house reef, intimate service, and divers to guide ratio of a staggering 2:1 makes NAD a haven for photographers.

NAD Lembeh Resort offers just ten Poolside Room and five Seaview Bungalows. The resort boasts and beautiful open air restaurant and a newly built bar. It’s the perfect place to wind down after a day’s diving enjoying the beautiful sunset overlooking the Lembeh Strait together with a cold beer, a glass of wine or delicious cocktail.

Outside the restaurant, and directly facing the Straight is a lovely little shaded grass area where you will find a small pool, jacuzzi and sun loungers, a great place to off gas! Should you have more energy than you expected, you can always take advantage of the free of charge kayaks and take yourself for a paddle around the bay.

Camera Room

NAD Lembeh has one large camera room featuring individual workstations for each room, and overspill benches for those who like to spread.

Each workbench has a shelf for your chargers, 8 (yes, eight!) power points (Indo / European 2 pin plugs – adapter strips available and plentiful), a mini spotlight, towel hangars (for camera towels, not your speedos), a rubberised matt for your camera and a mouse-mat style camera mat for your delicate’s. There is also space for the largest pelican cases underneath and a lower shelf for your additional charging needs.

Beachfront/Poolside Room

Beach Front/Pool Side Room


Ground level, no stairs or hills to climb. These simple rooms are available as twins or doubles. All provide a view over the jetty and beach, and all have a small patio with chairs and a drying rack. These rooms are perfect for those who travel in a small group.

Seaview Bungalow

Sea View Bungalow


  • Private Balcony

These wooden Minahasa style bungalows can be found in a secluded section of the resort, a short distance away from the restaurant and bar. With an impressive view over the bay, these bungalows are all double bedded, and are suitable for couples who want to spend their evenings sitting on a private deck with the best view in the Straits.

Food and Drink

Your stay at NAD is on a full board basis. The restaurant comfortably seats up to 40 people, although it’s never really that full. Dining at NAD is usually with a big long table to get everyone talking, but if you prefer your own table just let them know, same if you would like a meal for a special occasion.

Most meals are served buffet style in the open air restaurant, offering various Asian dishes as well as pasta, pizza, burgers etc.

Please note that as standard they don’t offer seafood or fish on the menu, but it can be requested. NAD’s supplies are purchased daily and all food is prepared freshly onsite. If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know in advance. They can accommodate almost anything, with enough notice.

Flights and Transfers

We can arrange your flights from several UK airports, however Heathrow provides the best prices and connections via Singapore. Transfers are included within your package.

Diving Information

Diving the Lembeh Strait is something that all divers should try at least once, these black sand bays and coral outcrops hold an outstanding amount of marine life.

If you are an underwater photographer, then the Lembeh Strait should be on your must visit list, likely multiple times!

Divers visiting Lembeh are likely to have a vast list of must-see critters, such as frogfish, mimic octopus, rhinopias, a huge array of nudibranchs and other octopus, the blue ringed octopus being a highlight. But at NAD Lembeh is not just muck diving, they will also explore all over the Island and beyond to find some of the best reef diving in SE Asia.

Dive packages are available as 2 or 3 dives per day. Night dives, mandarin and black water dives can be booked and paid for locally.

House Reef

For those who opt for the 3 dive a day package on a minimum 5 night stay, access to the house reef is free, otherwise the price locally is $10 per dive.

Pricing Information

Based on a 7 night stay prices start from as little as £1925 per person and include:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Afternoon snacks
Free flow mineral water
Free flow brewed coffee & tea
Welcome drink
17 Dives (2 morning & 1 afternoon)
Complimentary self guided house reef diving up until 7pm on 3 guided dive days

Your stay at NAD Lembeh Resort can easily combined with a stay on the beautiful island of Bangka, or mainland Manado, example prices start from as little as £550 for an additional 4 nights with 6 dives.