Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA

Address: Jl. Kubu-Abang, Tulamben, Bali, 80853, Indonesia | Hotel
 
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsMatahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA

      Reviewed by miss_cegenation

      Lovely family business

      Reviewed Jul 6, 2013
      by (4 reviews) Oxfordshire , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      I went to Matahari Tulamben to do my Open Water Diver certificate.

      The thing that made it special was that it was obviously a family business. It didn't feel like the impersonal conveyor belt of getting tourists in and out as quickly as possible, I felt that they cared about providing a good service.

      The staff were genuinely friendly and helpful, the dive instructor made everything feel safe, the room was clean and comfortable (the hot water even worked, which is a novelty in Indonesia!). There's nothing to do if you don't dive though, but that's the location and not really the fault of the resort. I even liked the massage at the spa, which I only took because it came free with the package - I rarely find one I like.

      Would recommend it to anyone who dives, but don't bring along kids or friends who don't want to join in unless they're content to sit in a hammock reading or get massages all day.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by shyoungstr

      Clean, Great for Diving

      Reviewed Jul 20, 2011
      by (30 reviews) Los Angeles , United States Flag of United States

      They have standard with NO hot water and Deluxe with for an extra 50,000 IDR. Spend the extra, since after diving you want to take a nice hot shower. Otherwise convenient for diving the wreck. Atlantis Divers (French) use it as their hub.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by briankerr

      Dive Paradise!

      Reviewed May 14, 2011
      by (1 review) Truckee, CA , United States Flag of United States

      This place is absolutely amazing! We wanted to splurge and spoil ourselves after a 4 month backpacking trip throughout SE Asia, so we booked a package with Matahari. There are many packages to choose from and it ends up being a great deal, so we chose the 10 dives within 5 days and 4 nights. The staff accommodated to our needs constantly and we felt very well taken care of. I highly recommend the 10 dives in 5 days to anyone going to this dive resort, because there is the option of 10 dives in 4 days and I don't see how that is possible. We also had a blast on every single dive, especially the night dive to the US Liberty wreck (spooooky!). That is the main attraction out there so we dove the wreck another 2 times, and each time was totally new and interesting. Our dive master (who's name I cannot recall) was the best, as he would point out all the coolest things (esp nudibranches and tons of macrolife). It is black sand beaches so visibility was extremely clear and the water was always a great temp. The resort itself kicked butt. Our room was beautiful with a huge shower and big comfy bed. The food was decent, but always filling after a long day of diving. Once again, I highly recommend this place to anyone heading out there. Just cough up the dough and treat yourself!

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

      Travel Blogs from Tulamben

      I Can't Work Out How It Never Occured To Me...

      A travel blog entry by miss_cegenation on Jul 06, 2013

      ... that being 15 meters below the ocean breathing a tank of compressed air might be a bit scary the first time you do it.

      I've had a phobia of entirely submerging my head in water since I was about 8 years old and got trapped under a rope during a swimming lesson. I was only trapped for a few seconds (how stuck can you get under a rope …

      Two wrecks in Tulamben

      A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Dec 21, 2014

      30 photos

      ... Ness had lost some confidence with snorkelling around fish, but she managed to overcome her fears and got straight in to the water and was relieved to learn the fish were not inquisitive here and didn't pay much attention to us. We also got sight of a tower from a Balinese temple that stood on the seafloor. The locals have aptly named it the 'submarine mailbox'.

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      Gili T

      A travel blog entry by karolinajb on Oct 05, 2014

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      ... tak jeszcze gdzieś tu szarlotkę upolować), mokka, solony karmel czy espresso (siekiera jak diabli- wieczorem nie polecam). Ogólnie- Gili T okazała się dobrym miejscem na spędzenie tygodnia. Dla porownania wybraliśmy się także na Gili Air- sąsiednia wyspę i bynajmniej nie powaliły nas ona na kolana. Oczywiście w sezonie może to być dobra alternatywa dla imprezowej Gili Trawangan. Podobnie jeśli szukasz ...

      Gili Trawanagan

      A travel blog entry by jonnyandlucy on Aug 27, 2014

      23 photos

      ... arrived late. Everyone piled on and we got seats under the air con :) as we were waiting for the remaining people to board the boat and the luggage to be loaded a man said to one of the crew that he had just seen his luggage loaded on to the boat opposite and ran off our boat. Hearing this we decided it would be best to check ours as we realised we couldn't see it in the pile that was being tossed on to the top of our boat. Jonathan went out ...

      The Gili's

      A travel blog entry by jeffwill on Jul 26, 2014

      6 photos

      ... experience. Cars and motorised traffic is prohibited on the islands by local ordinance, so the preferred method of transportation is by foot and bicycle or the horse-drawn carriage called a cidomo. The island is popular for snorkelling and diving and popular spots include the wreck of a Japanese patrol boat to the south of Gili Air. We spent time snorkelling off the coast where we saw lots of fish in the coral. A large ...

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