A Destination of Choice

Published September 8, 2023

Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” Of course, Mr. Emerson never had to deal with taxi lines, baggage restrictions, and tight flight connections. And neither will you if the destination is Wakatobi Resort. “Exceptional service that takes into consideration every need. If you need help with anything they […]

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A Family First

Published August 3, 2023

Diving into new adventures at Wakatobi Resort Annalisa Doedens had witnessed many wonders of the underwater world—but only from the surface. Together with her husband and sons, she had snorkeled with whale sharks in Mexico, visited the Great Barrier Reef, shadowed sea turtles in Sipadan and taken in the reefs of the Maldives. But it […]

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Wakatobi’s Shallow Water Paradise

Published January 11, 2023

Wakatobi is known as one of the world’s premier dive destinations. But as a growing number of guests have discovered, you don’t need to don SCUBA gear to experience the magic of the surrounding reefs. That’s because many of the same sites that wow divers are equally delightful when explored at snorkeling depths. The appeal […]

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Arrivals and Departures: Wakatobi Guest Flight and More

Published December 14, 2022

Years ago, a journey to a remote destination such as Wakatobi might require a week or more of travel time. With our Wakatobi Guest Flight 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 […]

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Wakatobi: Bring the Kids

Published November 23, 2022

At Wakatobi, you don’t have to choose between great diving and family time. Children are one of life’s greatest joys. But they do add complications. After the little ones arrive, travel becomes a bit more challenging–especially if the trip involves airline transfers and remote destinations. Parents who dive have additional considerations when planning a vacation, […]

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Easy Arrivals

Published June 1, 2022

Travel to Wakatobi does not get any easier via a direct flight exclusively for guests of Wakatobi Resort and Pelagian Dive Yacht. Our guests tell us the direct flight is one of the most significant factors that differentiate Wakatobi from other [remote] destinations. And thanks to our partnership with a top airline carrier, and a […]

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Remote Yet Not Removed

Published February 18, 2019

At Wakatobi, getting away doesn’t mean being out of touch In our hyper-connected world, it can be a real pleasure to get away and unplug. That’s certainly one of the charms of Wakatobi Resort. Whether you are submerged on a coral wall, walking a deserted beach or enjoying a sunset libation at the Jetty Bar, […]

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Flying in Comfort & Style

Published December 1, 2018

Our air charter services make travel to Wakatobi more comfortable and convenient than ever before. The beginning of a long-awaited vacation puts most of us in a mood of happy anticipation that can survive airport layovers, security lines, and time zone changes. This is especially true when you are on your way to Wakatobi, as […]

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A Taste of Wakatobi #2

Published January 28, 2016

Wakatobi’s chefs share some of their favorite Indonesian soup and stew recipes A full day of diving, snorkeling, kitesurfing and beach time can work up quite an appetite. So it’s no wonder that meal times at Wakatobi are everyone’s favorites. Our chefs always serve up a delicious range of international cuisines, along with a variety […]

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Permanently Spoiled

Published June 29, 2015

Why Wakatobi Resort became one couple’s favorite diving and snorkeling destination Sometimes, once is not enough. Each year, Wakatobi welcomes quite a few return guests, and some make a habit of visiting the resort as often as possible. Among these resort regulars are Wayne and Pam Osborn, who now consider Wakatobi to be one of […]

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