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ITB Berlin 2017

Visit our representative at ITB Berlin in March 2017. 

You will find Mrs. Laya Anes from Bunaken Tour & Travel at the Indonesia Pavillion, Hall 26 A, No 116 - 123.

Stefan Loose Indonesien Handbuch

Now, our resort is also recommended in this very well known travel guide book on page 678, 3. edition 2016.

But always remember, the newest information about travelling in East Indonesia, you will get from the resort management.

Lonely Planet Indonesia - the bible for Indonesian travelers

Lonely Planet Indonesia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.

Now Mountain View Resort & Spa is recommended in the newest edition from 15 July 2016.

Recognized for Superior Service

"We're thrilled to announce that Mountain View Resort & SPA has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistently great reviews you've earned on TripAdvisor."

TripAdvisor, 25.05.2016

The people who eat everything

Eat with the Minahasa - bizarre foods of Sulawesi - an interesting article about the strange dishes served in North Sulawesi was published in the April edition of Silk Air in-flight magazine "Silkwinds".
Thanks to the author Theodora Sutcliffe who stayed in our resort for research. By the way we are also mentioned in this interesting article (page 30 ff).

Click here to read this article

From Germany to Sulawesi by bicycle

We welcomed the German Peter Krinninger in our Mountain Resort on the 18th of January 2016, who traveled several month from the South of Germany to the North of Sulawesi.

More about this German adventurer: www.peacebiking.de

ITB Berlin 2016

The ITB Berlin is the leading global event for the travel industry presenting a wide range of destinations worldwide and a great place for business-to-business where the whole global travel trade meet, network, negotiate and conduct business.

You will find our representative at the Indonesian Pavillion, Hall 26 A No 120.

FITUR the International Tourism Trade Fair 2016

FITUR – this is the global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets in Madrid - Spain.
Meet our representative from 20 - 24 January 2016 - Indonesian Pavillion: hall 4, 4F30.

Alex Vargas (Don Gato)

We are happy that famous Alex Vargas stayed with his international guest two times in September 2015 at our resort.
Alex Vargas, native from Costa Rica and living in Vietnam. He started his career as a bird guide for 23 seasons in Latin America and the Caribbean Islands, specializing in Costa Rica.
Today he is one of the best-known bird guides.
During the years bird photography has become Alex big passion.

Solar Eclipse 2016 in Indonesia

On March 9, it will be dark at 08:58 (West Indonesian time), when the moon is in front of the sun. Scientists resulted: Indonesia is the best place where you can experience this rare phenomenon. Many hotels in South Sumatra, South Kalimantan, Central Sulawesi and in the northern Moluccas are already fully booked. The ferry operator Pelni brings 5.000 visitors with two of their ships to Ternate / Moluccas.

It is sure that East Halmahera (Maluku), remains the longest obscured of the sun with 3 minutes and 19 seconds. That is a real reason to fly together with the team of Mountain View Resort from Manado to experience the wonders of nature on a coral island, fringed by white sand beaches. Overnight accommodation is in a tent camp on the island.

Early bookings are required because there are only propeller planes, which have a limited number of seats to Halmahera.
Early bird booking pays off also in addition, because we give 10% discount (subject to availability) on accomodations and dive packages for holiday extensions in North Sulawesi in the month of March 2016, whether at Mountain View Resort & Spa, Mapia Dive Resort or Siladen Dive Resort!
Only for direct bookings through Mountain View Resort!

Curious? More info via email request (resortmountainview@yahoo.com)

Flower Festival 2015 in Tomohon North Sulawesi

Soon, it is time again and the "city of flowers" as Tomohon is known, invites to the international Flower Festival from the 08.08 - 12.08.2015.
Many events take place in this period and a parade of splendidly decorated carts pull through the streets.
For
this period we only have a few bungalows left.

Hold on to the boarding pass from Garuda Indonesia

Owners of a Garuda Indonesia boarding pass will receive a 10% discount on all our accommodationcategories. Only for direct bookings via Mountain View Resort & Spa.
Valid until 30.06.2015

Finally, there is a comprehensive guide in German language for Sulawesi.

Written by Sulawesi enthusiasts and specialists who provide some insider's tip.

The
management of the Mountain View Resort & Spa also worked as author for this first-class travel guide with a lot of insider knowledge.

You want to order it, use this link:

Click here to read more about the book 

Salusem waterfall in North Sulawesi

On the 05 of March 2015, the Resort manager reached the brim of the almost 100 meters high waterfall Salusem (Salu = river, sem = sour) with two guests and a Jungle guide, which has its headwaters at Mahawu volcano and is hidden in the green of the rainforest. Never visited by tourists or strangers before. The Trek is adventurous and the view down in the depth is breathtaking.

Family friendly tour packages

Discover with your whole family and our guides the amazing Minahasa Highland.

Climb volcanoes, observe wild animals in the National Parks, enjoy swimming in hot springs and have fun during a withe water rafting.

Island Adventure Pulau Bombuyanoi

Discover the picturesque island Pulau Bombuyanoi or also named Pulau Nanas with its white sandy beaches, coral reefs, lakes and forest by foot and by sea kayak.
Stay for overnight in tents and enjoy fresh grilled fish. Campfire at the beach in the nights.  

Contact us for more information.

Offroad 4x4 Experience in North Sulawesi

Our Off-road 4x4 Experience tour offers you the chance to explore one of the most beautiful and rugged countryside in the Minahasa Highland of North Sulawesi.

Navigate various off-road elements like steep inclines, descents, side slopes and streams.

For more information contact our staff.

Karangetang volcano on Siau island erupted January 2015

Visit Karangetang volcano with one of our experienced volcano guides from Mountain View Resort & SPA.

This 1,827 m high stratovolcano has become an emblem of Siau island. It is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia and erupted with a lava flow.
 

The Canopy Project 2015

EARTH DAY on April 22, 2015 – Join the team of Mountain View Resort & SPA and be a part of the biggest grass-root effort in history by planting a tree as a “give back” to our earth. This is an old Native American tradition. You take something from the Earth you have to give something back. It will be a real global "give back to Earth" event. The goal: planting one billion trees round the world on this Wednesday.

Whitewater Kayaking in North Sulawesi

We are proud to offer our new active program: kayaking on jungle rivers. The last few days we tested our professional kayaks with a team of experienced paddlers from Canada and the Netherlands.  All river rides where successful! We had a lot of fun, much adrenalin and great local staff who assisted us during our explorations trips. Now, you can book it directly at our resort.

Cigars & Shishas

In a place known better for its cigars, Taru Martani manufactory is the country’s oldest and largest cigar maker. It was initially built under the name of N.V. Negresco in 1918.
Three years later this cigar factory moved to Jogjakarta. After World War II was taken over by the late Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX and renamed Taru Martani, Javanese for the leaves of life.

Enjoy a handmade cigar at Mountain View Resort & SPA.

Shisha pipes use tobacco sweetened with fruit or molasses sugar, which makes the smoke more aromatic than cigarette smoke. Popular flavorings include apple, plum, coconut, mango, mint, strawberry and cola. Wood, coal, or charcoal is burned in the shisha pipe to heat the tobacco and create the smoke because the fruit syrup or sugar makes the tobacco damp.
Smoke a shisa pipe at Mountain View Resort & SPA after a great dinner.

Kayaking Tondano lake

On 13.09.2014 we organized our first trip with kayaks on the Tondao lake, the second largest in Indonesia. The weather was fine. A bit windy and some waves. But no problem for adventurers

We could enjoy the ride along the west bank and enjoyed the lake from a new perspective.

After paddling, we had a late lunch in one of the  lakeside restaurants. They offer delicacies from the Tondano lake: water snails sate and crab.
This Lake is situated at 683 metres, surrounded by a 600 sq km large Caldera at the edges of the active volcanoes Soputan, Sempu, Lokon-Empung and Mahawu.

Back, we went through the village of Rurukan, which is well known for its organic field products.
We could enjoy a nice views to Mount Klabat, the Tondano lake and the Maluku sea.
In the future, this day trip from/to mountain view resort can be booked in our office.

Budo gets puppies on 31.08.2014

Our dog Budo will retire soon for its first time. Today it is as far as.

After three o'clock in the afternoon, Budo retired in a quiet corner.
She gave birth to six healthy puppies.

 
 

Birdwatchers from Japan visit Mountain View Resort

We welcomed our first Japanese group in July with the focus observing birds in our beautiful countryside. The "early birds" among them could hear the cries of the Matinan blue Flycatcher (Cyornis sanfordi) and a few participants could observe the extremely shy Scaly-breasted Kingfisher (Actenoides princeps) in the forests close to our resort. Many thanks to the Guide Nurlin Duni Sorevaya from Palu.

Mail adress: Jl. Kimereng Kali, Kinilow Jaga VI,Tomohon - Minahasa 95362, North Sulawesi, Indonesia 

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