Naturally Elegant

Published March 31, 2015

Wakatobi delivers select luxury without sacrificing natural beauty Wakatobi is best known for its spectacular reefs, diverse marine life and world-class diving operations. But as thousands of our guests attest, it is not just the diving, but the entire resort experience that sets us apart. From the magnificent natural setting to the premier levels of personal service provided, we strive to make every element of a Wakatobi stay exceed expectations, and create memories of a lifetime. One of the key elements of this experience are the resort accommodations, which have evolved from relatively modest beginnings into some of the most […]

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Special Occasions

Published January 29, 2015

For some guests, a visit to Wakatobi can become one of life’s great memories While some might say that any trip to Wakatobi constitutes a special occasion, some guests make their visit all the more memorable by scheduling their stay in concordance with one of life’s more significant milestones such as a birthday, honeymoon or a wedding anniversary. The intimate nature of the resort, the high level of personal service we pride ourselves on providing, and our capacity for personalization, make Wakatobi an ideal place to turn those special occasions into truly unforgettable memories. Here are some such recollections, as […]

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Wakatobi Named Among the World’s Best

Published January 7, 2015

At Wakatobi, our greatest rewards come from providing each guest with the highest level of service, relaxation and prime access to some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. But we also enjoy earning the recognition of the broader diving and travel community, and take pride in the numerous accolades and awards we continue to receive. One of the most recent of these industry recognitions comes from the editors at Bonnier, who publish Sport Diver magazine’s World’s Best Diving and Resorts. Sport Diver is now hosting on their websites a video introduction to Wakatobi as part of their World’s […]

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Why We Love Wakatobi

Published January 2, 2015

Some of the many reasons why guests appreciate and celebrate our resort Words like “best” and “favorite” often pop up when guests recall their time at Wakatobi, while those who have yet to visit may utter phrases such as “dream destination” or “bucket list.” But what exactly is it that keeps Wakatobi Dive Resort earning such accolades? The answer may be different for each person, but always stems from the harmonious combination of nature and nurture, where one of the world’s most pristine and picturesque natural settings is enhanced but not overwhelmed by a luxury dive resort that places a […]

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Arrivals and Departures

Published November 30, 2014

Years ago, a journey to a remote destination such as Wakatobi might require a week or more of travel time. Now, with direct charter flights connecting us to Bali and the world, most of our guests need only add a couple of days to their vacation schedule to accommodate their arrival and departure at the resort. And along the way, our team has created a number of additional services and conveniences that, while they won’t make the initial trip any shorter, can certainly make it more enjoyable, and possibly even more memorable. Denpasar International Airport, also known as Bali Ngurah Rai […]

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Surface Intervals

Published October 25, 2014

There’s more to Wakatobi that just world-class diving and snorkeling Most guests are drawn to Wakatobi resort to experience the beauty and diversity of the protected reefs that surround this upscale oceanfront retreat. But even the most avid of underwater enthusiast has to surface at some point, and when they do, they can enjoy a wide range of additional activities, along with a level of scenic beauty, personal service and amenities that create a premier vacation experience, even for those who never dip their heads below the surface. Adults and kids alike can enjoy paddle boarding along the resort’s shoreline; […]

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The Best of Both Worlds

Published September 29, 2014

Discovering the rewards of combining a stay at Wakatobi with a cruise on the Pelagian dive yacht With one of the world’s best shore dives just steps from your room, and more than 40 exceptional dive sites within a short boat ride of the resort, it is hard to imagine how you could make a dive vacation at Wakatobi any better. Unless, that is, you also took to sea, adding a cruise aboard the Pelagian dive yacht to the itinerary. Come with us to experience the best Wakatobi has to offer by land and sea. A great start Arriving at […]

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Remote Yet Readily Accessible

Published August 27, 2014

Years ago, if asked to describe the location of Wakatobi Dive Resort, a common answer might have been “hard to get to.” Today, the answer you are more likely to get is “away from it all.” The resort’s location hasn’t changed, but what has shifted is the travel experience, and when that happens distances can become an asset rather than a challenge. More convenience and choices When we launched our charter flight program a decade ago, we cut travel time and transfer hassles between the resort and Bali dramatically. Instead of multiple land, air and sea transfers that might take […]

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A Virtual Visit

Published July 30, 2014

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could be transported to the beach at Wakatobi right now? Unfortunately, the teleporter hasn’t been invented yet, but digital imaging technology has given us the next best thing. When you log on to a new feature on Wakatobi’s website you’ll experience a bird’s eye perspective of the resort as you find yourself soaring above the reef and beach, and taking in the view while standing at the open door of a waterfront villa. Digital transformation A series of beautiful images were recently added to Wakatobi’s website, allowing online viewers to experience the resort like […]

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Private Moments

Published June 25, 2014

Wakatobi Dive Resort is located in a remote and pristine corner of the world. The setting is ideal for reflection and relaxation, and it’s intimate design allows guests to enjoy both private time and convivial socialization. Some of these experiences are best when shared, but others can be quite personal, and even intimate. These can range from morning beach walks to evenings under the stars, and can also include a number of special experiences made possible by the resort staff. We invite you to indulge your imagination and join us on some of these private and very memorable moments that […]

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