Finding a Favorite Place at Wakatobi

Published February 28, 2024

In January of 2024, Richard and Candace Oberschulte celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with a trip to Wakatobi. They were first-time guests of the resort, spending two weeks in one of Wakatobi’s oceanfront Villas and devoting their days to snorkeling and free diving with a private guide. At the culmination of their trip, they also […]

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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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The Walls of Wakatobi

Published February 24, 2023

No matter how many times you’ve experienced it, that initial moment when you reach the edge of a sheer underwater wall will always be a thrill. One second, you are finning through a shallow coral reef, the next you are suspended over the edge of the abyss. This topographic contrast is particularly keen at Wakatobi […]

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Sunrise to Sunset

Published December 10, 2022

Wakatobi guests Allan Saben and Erik Schlogl share a sample of their images, taken one day – from sunrise to sunset, during a visit to Wakatobi Resort. Hope you enjoy this photo essay and learn about some fascinating Wakatobi marine life subjects. It’s a new day on the coral reef and the first dive on […]

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Take a private boat

Published November 28, 2022

Wakatobi’s private boat service provides the ultimate in personal attention, snorkeling, and diving freedom. Some have called it “concierge-level” or “valet diving,” and Wakatobi’s boat crews and dive guides take pride in providing the highest levels of service to each passenger. But there’s an even more personal dive or snorkel experience available at the resort: […]

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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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Cruising Comforts

Published November 3, 2022

What five-star service means to Pelagian’s crew The Pelagian carries divers to some of the most fertile underwater landscapes on the planet. For this reason alone, many consider it to be one of the world’s best liveaboard diving experiences. From the spacious cabins to the fine cuisine and the personal attention of the Wakatobi dive […]

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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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Lodge to Luxury

Published July 1, 2022

The evolution of Wakatobi Resort’s premier guest accommodations Wakatobi Resort is known for its spectacular reefs, diverse marine life, and world-class diving and snorkeling opportunities. Those qualities alone attract travelers from around the world, but there is another facet of the resort operation that guests find equally appealing. Despite its remote location, Wakatobi delivers a […]

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Close to Home

Published February 18, 2022

Discovering the underwater attractions that lie just off Wakatobi’s beach. by Steve Miller It’s morning, and the dive boats of Wakatobi are just about to head out for the first trip of the day. I’m still onshore at the dive center, halfway through a leak check on my camera housing. But there’s no rush because […]

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