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

      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.

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      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

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      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 …

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      A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Dec 21, 2014

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      ... 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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      Woke up and checked out of pondok Inda, got a minivan to padang Bai, then the boat to gili t. Checked in to gili backpackers with a rock climbing wall! Went to the beach for subset and had some **** food. Then got back got ready and went out, drinking vodka joss met a gay guy who was snorting ...

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      A travel blog entry by annavan on May 23, 2014

      ... cheery Andre, a friend of the owner Edy. It's a very small place made up of only 8 small sized chalets. It had a very friendly, community feel as soon as we walked in so we felt right at home and even better when we had got our stupid stupid backpacks off us. After a chat with Andre and his friend Mr Enjoy we hit the beach to catch the last few rays of sun. The beach is nothing compared to Padang Bai, but it will do, maybe we are becoming ...

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