Pulau Siladen

North Sulawesi

Located 3km east of Pulau Bunaken and the smallest island of the archipelago, Siladen boasts wonderful white-sand beaches and a wall of gorgeous corals. All lodging is lined up on the island's west side, looking across at Bunaken.

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