Matahari Tulamben Resort, Dive & SPA

Jl. Kubu-Abang, Tulamben, Bali, 80853, Indonesia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Jl. Kubu-Abang, Tulamben.
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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 …

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    A travel blog entry by dewiyoga on Jun 02, 2013

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    Dewiyoga stayed here on Jun 2, 2013 during their trip titled: Dewiyoga's Great Adventure.

    Gili Trawanagan

    A travel blog entry by jonnyandlucy on Aug 27, 2014

    23 photos

    The minibus arrived at 7am and we were driven to the port. Waiting around for our boat was a bit crazy. No one seemed to exactly be clear about where they should be waiting. It seemed like organised chaos. Different boats arriving at random times and people rushing through to the front, some with luggage some without. Our backpacks got taken and loaded on to a trunk when we first arrived and was told that they would go on our boat. Finally our ...

    Gili T

    A travel blog entry by gemma.frapwell on Jul 14, 2014

    6 photos

    ... beautiful beach with a jug of sangria and a few beers enjoying the really chilled atmosphere that the gillis island has! The whole two weeks we were here has just really consisted of scuba diving ... In total I did 7 dives over here :) I saw so many cool things... Loads of turtles, 6 sharks, sting rays, octopuses, trumpet fish, trigger fish, clown fish, baitfish, angel fish, barracuda, cuttlefish and loads of bright colourful fish. Our final dive was a UV dive, so we dived ...

    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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