Manado travel guide

Manado Tourism | Manado Guide

You're Going to Love Manado

With a population of 451,893, Manado is the largest city in North Sulawesi, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Manado to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Manado

Manado in March
Estimated hotel price
$61
1 night at 3-star hotel
Manado in March
Estimated hotel price
$61
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Manado in May, when the average temperature is 27 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 23 °C, with an average temperature of 26 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 420 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Manado, with an average rainfall of 110 mm.

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How to Get to Manado

Plane

When flying to Manado, you’ll arrive at Manado Samratulangi (MDC), which is located 11 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Manado, you’ll arrive at Manado Samratulangi (MDC), which is located 11 km from the city centre.

Airports near Manado

Airlines serving Manado

Emirates
Excellent (2,115 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (912 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (828 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (453 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (953 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (27 reviews)
Garuda Indonesia
Excellent (41 reviews)
Scoot
Good (249 reviews)
Batik Air
Good (17 reviews)
Lion Air
Good (26 reviews)
Wings Air
Good (3 reviews)
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Where to stay in Manado

Average rates range from around $60 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $1,294 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Manado

Most booked hotels in Manado

Grand Luley Manado
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$66+
Aston Manado Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$54+
Whiz Prime Hotel Megamas Manado
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
$47+
Aryaduta Manado
4 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
$54+
Lion Hotel & Plaza
4 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
$32+

Hiring a car in Manado

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Manado (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.62 and $24.83.

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Manado (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.62 and $24.83.