Congratulations to Mr. Guntram Vogelsgesang of Hohenfurch, Germany whose name was drawn from over 550 entries during a ceremony Friday the 4th of February on the S/V Mnuw. Guntram has been notified that he has won a free 7 night/5 dive day stay at the Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers, Micronesia’s finest dedicated dive resort. A separate letter of thanks has been sent to all other entrants.
Guntram, as seen here sporting a brand new Mares‘ cap, has notified us that his vacation time for 2011 is allocated but that he will be here sometime in 2012. We look forward to seeing him in Yap and to hopefully welcoming many of the other entrants from the BOOT Show 2011. Thank you again to everyone who stopped by either of the two Yap Divers’ booths at this year’s show.
We stayed at the hotel and dove with Manta Ray divers in early December 2017. The hotel is very comfortable, well run and staffed with wonderful employees. During our visit my wife came down with an illness and the consideration and support from the hotel and dive staff could not have been better.read more
The best place to stay in Yap. The resort is really nice and clean, the scuba diving is great, and the docked ship that houses the bar, restaurant, and movie screen is very cool. I really enjoyed my stay here.read more
The whole place centers around the scuba diving operation. Probably better to find somewhere else if you're not a diver.
The dive operation was generally good, but a little too laid back - schedules weren't always clear, and sometimes would change without any notice. Sometimes it was hard to tell if this was really because of changing tides/weather or because of the island pace of life.
Pizza is a surprisingly good option at the restaurant.read more
We were from 11.08 to 18.08 at the Manta Ray Bay resort and had unforgettable days there 😍In total we made 12 dives with wonderful encounters. Highlights were, of course, the manta rays in the Goofnuw Channel and many white tip reef sharks in the Shark City 🦈 But also we saw eagle rays, turtles 🐢 and buffalo head parrotfish. The hotel is beautiful and the whole team does a great job there. The food on the ship Mnuw, as well as the home-brewed beer are excellent. Thank you again to the whole team of Manta Ray Bay Resort and Yap Divers 👏🏼We also did a one-day land tour to explore the many beautiful places of this unique island. The beach is like in paradise🏝, stone money and relics from the second world war very worth to see! You find there also culturally typical houses with different meaning and use! It would be nice if more visitors would come to this great island and appreciate the great work that is done there!
Anyway, we really enjoyed it and would come back anytime 🙏🏻✌🏼read more