Wakatobi and The Blue Mind

Published November 25, 2023

Research shows that a visit to Wakatobi can enhance your mental well-being. Are we healthier and happier when we are around or in the water? There is an emerging school of scientific thought that supports the idea of the “blue mind.” This phenomenon is described as a mildly meditative state of calm unity and a […]

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The Pelagian Difference

Published October 31, 2023

To expand their diving horizons and take in a greater area of the Wakatobi Regency, guests of Wakatobi Resort can board the dive yacht Pelagian for week-long cruises that take in offshore reefs and pinnacles, walls, coral atolls, and the exceptional muck diving sites of Pasarwajo Bay on Buton Island. As you might expect from […]

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The Magic Show

Published October 27, 2023

A cruise aboard the Pelagian liveaboard is a ticket to some of nature’s most memorable underwater experiences The setting sun ignites the western sky in shades of orange and red as you step into the dive tender, ready to embark on a long-anticipated adventure. As always, the crew has your dive kit secured, and all […]

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Diving Your Way

Published September 20, 2023

Novice, enthusiast or fanatic? Leader, follower, or soloist? Whatever your scuba diving style, you are welcome to dive your way at Wakatobi Resort. Thanks to the combination of a diverse underwater landscape and an expert and accommodating dive team, guests are never subjected to a one-size-fits-all diving experience and can create underwater experiences tailored to […]

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Maxing Out at Wakatobi

Published September 13, 2023

Visitors to Wakatobi often praise the pristine condition of the coral reefs and the exceptional variety of marine life found within the resort’s private marine preserve. And for some avid divers and snorkelers, it’s not just the quality of the underwater experience that puts Wakatobi in a class of its own, it’s also the potential […]

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Nature at Your Doorstep

Published August 12, 2023

Wakatobi Bungalows are a personal haven of relaxation and rest Imagine a place where your wake-up call is birdsongs and the gentle rustling of palm fronds in a sea breeze, and your morning ritual begins with coffee and freshly baked croissants enjoyed on an ocean-view verandah. Those moments and much more come standard with a […]

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Sand Dwellers of Wakatobi

Published August 9, 2023

The coral reefs of Wakatobi are often lauded as some of the most pristine and bio-diverse in the world. Such praise is certainly justified, and we work diligently to ensure our reefs continue to receive the protections needed to ensure their continued health. But there’s more to our underwater attractions than corals, and even areas […]

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Current Travel Documents & Other Information

Published August 5, 2023

Download our Pre-Travel Q & A >here Video demonstration of applying for a Visa On Arrival > here  

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A Destination for Inspiration

Published July 19, 2023

For Hong Kong-based artist and designer Kate Padget-Koh, Wakatobi is more than a destination — it’s an inspiration. “From the first visit, I fell in love with Wakatobi,” she recalls. “It’s a place where we become guests in a beautiful, magical other world. It never ceases to inspire and astound me.” Kate was introduced to […]

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Wakatobi’s Turtle Beach Bungalows

Published July 17, 2023

Wakatobi’s New Turtle Beach Bungalows combine stunning beach and ocean views with extra elbow room. If you’ve ever said “I need my space,” then Wakatobi’s newest bungalows are for you. Set amidst the palms and other foliage on their namesake beach, Turtle Beach Bungalows are a jumbo-sized take on our popular Ocean Bungalows, and include […]

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