Top 3 Dive Resorts In Alor Island, Indonesia

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Alor Island, one of 92 islands off of Indonesia, is located on the eastmost tip of Flores. The 20 islands and 17 districts that comprise the archipelago of Alor are packed with rich highland culture, breathtaking views, and underwater splendors. In fact, the island has at least 50 diving spots. In addition, you can experience the local culture when you spend time with the Takpala Indigenous group who dwell in the nearby village of Lembur Barat. You can also visit Museum of A Thousand Mokos to witness artifacts and textiles that are important to the history and culture of Indonesia.

While you’re on Alor Island, you should not miss out on diving because of the beauty that the ocean and coral reefs hold. To explore the best diving experiences and have the most luxurious of stays, check out this list of the top dive resorts in Alor Island, Indonesia.

1. Alami Alor Dive Resort

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Alami Alor Dive Resort is a boutique resort located on the secluded, stunning Alor Island. The establishment specializes in snorkeling, scuba diving, and underwater photography services. It is also special because it only caters to 12 to 14 snorkellers or scuba divers at a time. Here, you can try your hand at coral reef diving and muck diving or explore the house reef to find the mandarinfish.

You can also hone your underwater photography skills, as the resort hosts customized workshops.

Alami Alor Dive Resort

Address: Desa Wolwal, Alor Island, Indonesia

Price: from 1,175 USD

Travelers Review: 4.9(from 26 reviews)

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2. Alor Tanapi Dive Resort

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Alor Tanapi Dive Resort is just about 20 km (12.43 mi) from the town of Kalabahi. Along with luxurious accommodations, the resort provides top-notch diving equipment and opportunities. The area is known for its abundant coral reefs, crystal-clear waters, and encounters with various marine organisms. These will be easily accessible to guests, as there are about 40 dive sites within a 30-minute boat ride of the property.

Apart from that, you can also experience more of Alor Island through tours, hikes, treks, snorkeling, and much more.

Alor Tanapi Dive Resort

Address: Sebanjar, Alor Besar, Alor Barat Laut, Alor Regency, East Nusa Tenggara 85813, Indonesia

Price: from 20 USD for dive courses

Travelers Review: 4.8(from 4 reviews)

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SAVU is a luxury resort set in the untouched part of Alor Island, giving guests access to the natural and peaceful oceanic world. With snow-white sand, volcanic rocks, and beautiful teal waters, the stay will offer you comfort like no other.

You can experience marine life here via scuba diving and snorkeling excursions to witness the myriad colors the ocean has to offer. Another highlight is how the property actively participates in the conservation and protection of aquatic life through various programs.


Address: Alor Barat Daya, Halerman, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, 85861

Price: from 1,450 USD

Travelers Review: 4.9(from 17 reviews)

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Enjoy the best diving experiences on Alor Island, Indonesiaa

Alor Island
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Whether you are traveling solo, as a couple, or in a group, diving is a magnificent experience that you must not skip. When you travel to Alor Islands in Indonesia, you will get plenty of opportunities to have unparalleled diving experiences in the beautiful turquoise water. Check out the properties above to speed up your planning process and find the best dive resorts in Alor Island, Indonesia!

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