Surface Intervals

Published March 5, 2024

“Even as non-divers, there are plenty of activities to choose from. This place is so amazing that just admiring the nature and ocean was one of the many great things to do.” ~ Francesca Furlani amd Marc Zeitouni Wakatobi Resort has earned a reputation as one of the world’s premier diving and snorkeling destinations. Travelers […]

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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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Family Time

Published November 1, 2022

How Wakatobi Resort brings family divers together When planning a vacation, striking a balance between adult pursuits, teen interests, and age-appropriate activities for youngsters can be a challenge. As many families have discovered, Wakatobi Resort is a place that not only offers something for all ages but also experiences that bring generations together and creates […]

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Personal Touches

Published June 9, 2022

Discovering the human touch at Wakatobi Resort We always enjoy hearing from guests who experienced a particularly memorable stay with us. These comments and compliments often touch on the quality of the diving, the beauty of the surroundings and the resort’s amenities. But even more common—and rewarding to us—are the accolades given to our staff. […]

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A Kick in the Grass

Published May 16, 2022

Unique discoveries await those who snorkel into the seagrass beds at Wakatobi Resort The reefs around Wakatobi Resort are ideal for snorkelers, as coral formations at many sites rise to within a meter or less of the surface. Dive boats provide daily access to dozens of these sites, but unique adventures can be found much […]

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Beyond Diving

Published May 11, 2021

At Wakatobi Resort, there’s even more than mind-blowing diving Wakatobi Resort was founded by an avid diver to provide equally avid divers with unique access to some of the world’s finest coral reefs. In the twenty-plus years since, our dive operation has evolved into a premier and secluded eco-lux destination, and established a precedent-setting conservation […]

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Discovering Wakatobi

Published January 9, 2020

Discovering Wakatobi and documenting the world’s smallest seahorse This story comes from a long-time friend and guest of Wakatobi Resort. Working alongside his late wife Denise, Larry Tackett devoted hundreds of hours to documenting the subtle details of our reefs at Wakatobi Resort. In the process, they became the first divers to witness and document […]

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Wakatobi’s Double Dip

Published August 22, 2019

What’s the perfect dive vacation? How about a week at Wakatobi Resort, with days filled with regular boat dives and plenty of additional shore dives. Or would you rather cruise aboard a luxury dive yacht voyaging through the Wakatobi Islands and beyond, visiting dive sites known only to a few. With either choice, you’ll get […]

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Getting the Drift

Published November 6, 2017

Guests Gary and Robin Wright discover the wonders of Wakatobi’s reefs. by Gary and Robin Wright Peering over the side of the boat, we can clearly see what awaits just a few meters below. Five minutes after leaving the jetty at Wakatobi Resort, we are at the site known as Turkey Beach, ready to begin […]

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