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Ultimate Guide to Sulawesi's Top 30 Accommodations in 2023

Greetings, fellow adventurers! Let us be your compass on this journey through Sulawesi, the jewel of Indonesia. This ultimate Sulawesi 2023 travel guide has been carefully crafted to include our top picks for the most comfortable and unique accommodation options, All meticulously categorized by province.


Whether you're looking for a tranquil island getaway, an underwater paradise for scuba enthusiasts or a cultural dive in the heart of the island, we have everything you need.


We want you to experience the warm hospitality of Gorontalo and the breathtaking natural beauty of North Sulawesi.


Prepare to an unforgettable adventure as we show you the best places to stay in Sulawesi, each province with its own charm and appeal.


 

Gorontalo's Sulawesi Hub

🛖 Harry & Mimin Homestay
Family enjoying the homestay, happy and having fun.
🛖 Harry & Mimin Homestay.

One of the top-rated homestays in Sulawesi, Harry & Mimin provides a genuine Sulawesi local experience. Offering hearty breakfast options, easy access to popular cycling routes, and vehicle hire for exploration, this homestay has been warmly welcoming guests since 2018. Book here


North Sulawesi's Natural Beauty

🏝️ Siladen Resort & Spa
Nice homestay on North Sulawesi beach
🏝️ Siladen Resort & Spa

Nestled on the beach, the Siladen Resort & Spa is an eco-friendly retreat with a private beach area, outdoor pool and restaurant overlooking the ocean, this resort offers a luxurious and activity-filled stay. Book here


🏝️ 3Will Bunaken Dive Resort
3 Will Bunaken Dive Resort, cottage, beach, homestay
🏝️ 3Will Bunaken Dive Resort

Amidst Bunaken's verdant landscape, 3WILL Bunaken Dive Resort offers a getaway just steps away from some of the best diving and snorkeling in the area. Each private cabana offers beautiful views from a personal balcony, a dive center and relaxing massage services, so guests are guaranteed a serene yet adventurous stay. Book here


🏝️ Bobocha Siladen
Resort with private beach and easy access to renowned diving and snorkeling sites.
🏝️ Bobocha Siladen

Bobocha Siladen, a charming resort in the heart of Bunaken National Marine Park, features a private beach and easy access to renowned diving and snorkeling sites. This resort offers comfortable villas with classic wooden decor, air-conditioning and private bathrooms, and delights guests with a mix of local and international flavors in its restaurant. Book here


🏝️ Panorama Bunaken
Resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled island cottage
🏝️ Panorama Bunaken

Panorama Backpackers is a Bunaken resort offering a delightful mix of garden, terrace, restaurant, bar and free WiFi, complemented by a paid airport shuttle service and daily continental breakfast. Book here


🏝️ Kuda Laut Boutique Dive Resort
Resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏝️ Kuda Laut Boutique Dive Resort

With a prime location in the Bunaken National Park, Kuda Laut Boutique Dive Resort offers an intimate and serene getaway for diving enthusiasts and nature lovers. And a year-round outdoor pool, private beach, an on-site bar, and stunning views of the sea or garden from every room. Book here


🏝️ Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort and Spa
resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏝️ Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort and Spa

Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort and Spa offers rooms with a private balcony seating area for enjoying coffee with views of the sea or pool, and boasts amenities like a shared lounge, babysitting service, and a gift shop. Book here


 

Tumbak's Remote Island Getaway

🏝️ Tumbak Island Cottages
overwater bungalows in the heart of the Tumbak lagoon
🏝️ Tumbak Island Cottages

Tumbak Island Cottages is a small family-run resort offering overwater bungalows in the heart of the Tumbak lagoon, known for its traditional sea-oriented lifestyle. Book here


Comfort and Luxury in Manado

🏨 ASTON Manado Hotel
nice and elegant hotel in ASTON manado
🏨 ASTON Manado Hotel

With its contemporary design and strategic location, ASTON Manado Hotel provides a comfortable and convenient stay for both leisure and business travelers. Its in-house restaurant serves breakfast and à la carte dinner, while the lobby bar provides a relaxing spot for drinks and snacks. Book here


🏨 Best Western The Lagoon Hotel
Lagoon Hotel, trees and clouds
🏨 Best Western The Lagoon Hotel

Boasting breathtaking views of Manado Bay, the Best Western The Lagoon Hotel offers luxurious accommodations and state-of-the-art facilities. It's an ideal choice for travelers seeking comfort and elegance. Book here


🏨 Aryaduta Manado
Very nice and elegant hotel in Aryaduta manado
🏨 Aryaduta Manado

Located within walking distance of Manado's main attractions, Aryaduta Manado offers comfortable rooms, excellent service, and impressive city views. It's a great base to explore the charm of Manado. Book here


🏨 Four Points by Sheraton Manado
Very nice and elegant hotel in Sheraton manado
🏨 Four Points by Sheraton Manado

Four Points by Sheraton Manado is a modern hotel offering stylish accommodations and panoramic views of the Celebs Sea. Relax in their spacious rooms or enjoy local cuisine at their restaurant. Book here


 

Sulawesi Adventures at Likupang Diving Resorts

🏝️ Blue Bay Divers Likupang Bangka
beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏝️ Blue Bay Divers Likupang Bangka

For diving enthusiasts, Blue Bay Divers Likupang Bangka is a dream come true. With room service and currency exchange available for guests, as well as a diverse breakfast menu, it promises an unforgettable stay with captivating ocean vistas. Book here


🏝️ Coral Eye Boutique Resort
beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏝️ Coral Eye Boutique Resort

Located on the pristine beach of Likupang, Coral Eye Boutique Resort offers a private beach area, and an on-site restaurant. Stay in their eco-friendly bungalows and enjoy the untouched beauty of the sea. Book here


 

The Gems of South Sulawesi

🏨 Melia Makassar
Nice and elegant hotel, houses and buildings around, city, sky, clouds
🏨 Melia Makassar

Melia Makassar, nestled in the city's heart, provides luxurious accommodation with spacious bedrooms and free Wi-Fi throughout. This upscale property features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, various dining options, and well-appointed rooms with modern amenities. Book here


🏨 Harper Perintis by ASTON
Hotel with lights, illuminated pool
🏨 Harper Perintis by ASTON

Harper Perintis by ASTON in Makassar is a 4-star hotel featuring a fitness center, a restaurant, a sun terrace with a swimming pool, and free Wi-Fi throughout. Their staff provides exceptional service, ensuring a memorable stay. Book here


🏨 Best Western Plus Makassar Beach
Nice and elegant hotel, houses and buildings around, city, sky, clouds
🏨 Best Western Plus Makassar Beach

Situated close to the beach, this hotel is a tastefully decorated hotel featuring an indoor pool, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and amenities like a flat-screen cable TV and minibar in every room, along with on-site dining and comprehensive guest services. Book here


🏨 Toraja Misiliana Hotel
beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏨 Toraja Misiliana Hotel

Situated in the heartland of Toraja, Misiliana Hotel offers cozy rooms with comprehensive amenities, an outdoor pool, on-site dining options, and a range of services and activities such as a tennis court, traditional massage treatments, and a shopping arcade. Book here


🏨 Toraja Heritage Hotel
beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏨 Toraja Heritage Hotel

Toraja Heritage Hotel, nestled in Rantepao, is a traditional Toraja-style retreat featuring an outdoor swimming pool, spa, fitness center, on-site restaurant with diverse culinary options, and an array of amenities and activities, such as darts, table tennis, billiards, and a picturesque garden with mountain views. Book here


🏝️ Luta Resort Toraja
Nice and elegant hotel, houses and buildings around, city, sky, clouds
🏝️ Luta Resort Toraja

Luta Resort Toraja offers a tranquil retreat in the heart of Toraja. With a scenic river setting and traditional Toraja architecture, it's a serene place to unwind after exploring the region's cultural heritage. Book here


🛖 Nuansa Homestay Authentic & Hospitality
Wooden hut, surrounding nature, trees, plants
🛖 Nuansa Homestay Authentic & Hospitality

Nuansa Homestay, an authentic and sustainable villa in Rantepao, offers guests a tranquil garden, shared lounge, free parking, and a spacious bedroom with a terrace featuring stunning garden views, complemented by a halal breakfast and round-the-clock front desk service. Book here


🛖 Rammang Rammang Eco Lodge
resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🛖 Rammang Rammang Eco Lodge

Embrace the beauty of nature at Rammang Rammang Eco Lodge. Located in a geopark, it's the perfect place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of city life and engage with the natural environment. Each room features a flat-screen TV, terrace, seating area, and complimentary daily maid service, inviting guests to unwind with wine or champagne. Book here


🛖 BaraCoco Bungalows
resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🛖 BaraCoco Bungalows

Stay at BaraCoco Bungalows for an authentic experience of the Sulawesi Du Sud. Each room offers stunning sea views, a spacious terrace with a hammock, and an en-suite bathroom, ensuring an idyllic seaside escape. Book here


 

Hidden Treasures of Central Sulawesi

🏝️ Sanctum - Una Una
beach, pool, tree
🏝️ Sanctum - Una Una

Sanctum - Una una is a paradise for divers and nature lovers alike. Offering scuba diving facilities, a restaurant serving full-board meals, and a range of outdoor activities including snorkeling, along with a training swimming pool and hot water shower. Book here


🏝️ Reconnect Island Resort
Island Resort, resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏝️ Reconnected Island Resort

Managed by Thomas Despin, Reconnect Island Resort offers an off-grid experience, A fitness center, garden, and terrace, as well as sea-view accommodations, a private beach area, a bar, and essential services including 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free Wi-Fi. Book here


🏨 Best western Plus Coco Palu
Nice and elegant hotel, houses and buildings around, city, sky, clouds
🏨 Best western Plus Coco Palu

Best Western Plus Coco Palu offers modern guestrooms with free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, and a bar for guests to unwind. Ideally located for exploring Palu, this hotel is a comfortable base for your travels. Book here


🏨 Swiss-Belhotel Silae Palu
Hotel with lights, illuminated pool
🏨 Swiss-Belhotel Silae Palu

Enjoy a luxurious stay at Swiss-Belhotel Silae Palu, which offers comfortable rooms, excellent service, and a relaxing atmosphere. Guests can unwind with a swim in the outdoor pool, work out at the fitness center, or indulge in a relaxing spa treatment and sauna at the full-service spa. Book here


🏨 Cameloan Hotel Palu
Hotel with lights, illuminated pool
🏨 Cameloan Hotel Palu

Cameloan Hotel Palu offers air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Each room is equipped with a desk, flat-screen TV, and complimentary toiletries. Conveniently located, it provides easy access to explore the attractions of Palu. Book here


🏝️ Harmony Bay Resort and Dive Center
resort, beautiful, cozy, plant-filled cabin on the island with lagoon
🏝️ Harmony Bay Resort and Dive Center

Harmony Bay Resort and Dive Center is a diver's dream. With access to some of the best dive sites. The resort features comfortable rooms with a seating area and private bathrooms. Explore a range of exciting activities nearby, including snorkeling and hiking, making it an ideal destination for adventure seekers. Book here


 

For More Informations about Togean Islands


The Togean Islands are a breathtaking destination that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural experiences.

By choosing to stay at one of these top 5 budget-friendly eco-resorts, you're not only treating yourself to a memorable escape but also contributing to the preservation of this hidden paradise for future generations.


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