If the thought of quarantining in a hotel in Jakarta is too much, perhaps quarantining on a beach where you can snorkel and enjoy delicious food is more tempting? In this post, we detail everything you need to know about quarantining in and around Manado when you travel to Indonesia during COVID-19.
Flying to Manado Sulawesi, Indonesia
The airport is Sam Ratulangi, North Sulawesi. There are direct flights to Manado from Singapore twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays with Scoot airline. Once your quarantine is finished, you can get a domestic flight to anywhere else in Indonesia any day of the week. There are direct flights from Manado to Bali available every day with Lion Air.
Quarantine hotels in and around Manado, Indonesia
This fantastic resource lists the prices and packages of Manado beachfront quarantine hotels available, with prices starting at IDR 5,600,000 per person for the 7-day stay. The beachfront quarantine hotels are mostly located on the Bangka islands. All quarantine hotels provide airport transfers so the process of getting to your quarantine hotel from the airport is nice and straightforward.
The 5 days required quarantine can potentially be done with just 4 nights in the hotel. Read more about the Indonesian quarantine rules here.
Visa requirements to travel to Manado Sulawesi
As your port of entry into Indonesia, you will need the same visa for Manado as you would for Jakarta. We have written about the B211 offshore visa, application process and rules here.
Tempted to travel to Bali via Manado Sulawesi?
Take a look at this page which tells you all you need to know about the B211 visa and get in touch to get your application underway!