Discover the High Life at Murex Bangka


Discover the High Life with new Deluxe Ocean View Accommodation at Murex Bangka

Situated on a palm-fringed white sand beach, Murex Bangka Resort offers a true Robinson Crusoe style experience and with the addition of 6 new Deluxe Ocean View Rooms you can experience Bangka with a touch of luxury.  Murex’s friendly team will ensure that you have everything you need to ensure a fantastic holiday on this beautiful tropical island.

From walking the shores, trekking to the viewing points and drinking from fresh coconuts this is nothing short of paradise on earth. For those who want to take it easy, there is nothing more relaxing than laying in a hammock and listening to the waves; for those who prefer a more active experience, the stunning house reef offers crystal clear waters just a step off the beach.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing, romantic break away or the chance to explore with family and friends Murex’s Deluxe Ocean View Accommodation offers comfortable living on one of Indonesia’s most picturesque tropical islands.

Deluxe Ocean View Bungalows are strategically located on the hillside to give views over the ocean and refreshing sea breezes. These tastefully appointed, spacious rooms offer air conditioning and large verandas with built-in day beds. Double and twin bed sleeping configurations are available and all Deluxe Ocean View accommodation features large en suite indoor-outdoor bathrooms. For families and groups of friends, semi-detached options are available, allowing you to stay closer together. Each of the 6 rooms offer:

  • Large verandas with day beds
  • En-suite indoor-outdoor bathrooms
  • AC throughout the night
  • King size or twin beds
  • Complimentary drinking water
  • Ocean views
  • Large desks with seating
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • USB charging facility
  • Ample wall sockets for charging accessories

Murex Bangka is the only resort on Bangka Island able to offer hot water showers and air conditioning. Electricity operates in our Deluxe Ocean View accommodation 24 hours a day (reduced to one socket from 7am to 5pm and full power throughout the night).

Murex aims to ensure that you have the most comfortable stay possible in North Sulawesi.

Diving Bangka Island

An explosion of color and kaleidoscopic soft corals. Bangka dive sites are a sensory overload where the pristine reefs are teeming with life. Pelagics and critters, Bangka has it all!

Unique species include resident dugongs, dolphins and pilot whales, several species of pygmy seahorse, harlequin and tiger shrimps, blue ring, mimic, reef and wonderpus octopus, ghost pipefish, Ambon scorpionfish, frogfishes, turtles, reef sharks, eagle rays, tuna, great barracuda, schooling fish including snappers, fusiliers, cardinals and mackerel.

Are you planning your next diving trip to Indonesia? Do you want to see and dive as much as you can while you are there? Stays at Murex Bangka can also be combined with stays at Lembeh Resort for world class muck diving or with Murex Manado for diving in the stunning Bunaken Marine Park and Manado Bay. Why not take a Passport to Paradise and dive all three of these distinct diving destinations? Seamless boat diving transfers from resort to resort mean no drying and packing gear or wasted transfer days, just dive your way around one of Indonesia’s most famous diving regions – North Sulawesi.

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Sarah Wormald

Sarah Wormald

Sarah Ann Wormald is a writer and PADI Master Instructor with a passion for underwater photography and conservation. Sarah is the author of “Diving in Indonesia” and “Diving in South East Asia” (Tuttle Publishing). With over 20 years of diving experience, Sarah has dived all over the Indonesian Archipelago and South East Asia. Find out more at

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