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.

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      A travel blog entry by karolinajb on Oct 05, 2014

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      ... 281;dzamy dni siedząc na plazy, wciągając (bo jedzeniem sie tego nazwać nie da), urozmaicając życie mrożoną herbatą lub piwem (Shane pracuje bardzo cieżko utrzymując lokalny browar przy życiu). Pomimo miana wyspy imprezowej, ta wyspa w niczym nie przypomina tajlandzkiej Koh Phangan, pełnej imprez o każdej porze- tutaj znaleźć można raczej puby, kawiarnie na plaży itp. i kilka dyskotek. Nic zbyt ...

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      A travel blog entry by rskybackpackers on Aug 15, 2014

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      ... We then cycled to the sun set bar, Kat and Steph riding a tandem while Tom and Rhianna had their own bikes. We had a couple of drinks and went on the hunt for crabs in the low tide. We saw a few sea snails and star fish and some little hermit crabs. After a power cut we were cycling back in the dark, which was a rather funny but traumatic experience. Kat and Steph almost got hit by two horse and carriage's! Kat was still driving at this point still forgetting ...

      A Sunset Trip

      A travel blog entry by joemilsom on Jul 12, 2014

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      ... a great idea! We asked the Barman in the hostel and he said he would get them delivered to us and make them into Vodka, coffee shakes. The 8 of us all head off to the other side of the island to go watch the sunset. We found a nice spot on the beach just as the mushrooms hit, we sat around for the sunset just chatting and laughing. At the same time there were constantly joints being passed about too. We decided ...

      Liberty shipwreck

      A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri on Jun 09, 2014

      56 photos

      ... to the visibility. Not sure if it is because of he colour of the sand (dark brown), or the water being dirty but we hardly saw anything. The sea is very rough on that side of the island and the sun wasn't shining very much. So we didn't stay long and got part of our money back from the lady that rented our equipment.
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