Indonesia is greatly known for its diving sites, and you better not skip Tulamben. Located on the north-eastern coast of Bali, the small fishing village of Tulamben is known for its US cargo ship Liberty wreck. The attraction paved the way for the village to become a diving spot. However, no diving can start without the best place to stay where you can re-energize. Here are our top picks!
Bali Dive Resort and Spa is highly recommended by visitors. They’ve all come up with one word to describe the place: “Beautiful!”. It truly is beautiful as every corner is well-designed. Wake up every day to the view and sounds of the beach right in front of you.
With only 28 rooms, this small resort shouldn’t be underestimated as their facilities and services can definitely beat the huge ones. They have a well-maintained swimming pool, knowledgeable, professional diving instructors, a restaurant serving the tastiest dishes, and a staff that’s always ready to help you.
Bali Dive Resort and Spa
Address: Jalan Raya Amlapura Singaraja
Price: from 79 USD
Physical distancing in dining areas Free parking All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized CCTV outside property Private check-in/check-out Beachfront Airport shuttle Process in place to check health of guests
Pondok Mimpi Tulamben will make sure your stay is all worth it. From here, you can reach the shipwreck diving spot after a 2-minute walk. Rooms are spacious with a balcony where you can clearly see the view of Mt. Agung volcano and the star-filled sky at night.
Pondok Mimpi Tulamben
Address: Jalan Raya Kubu
Price: from 28 USD
Tour or class about local culture Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Airport shuttle Cycling Car hire Bicycle rental (additional charge) First aid kit available Internet services
Backpackers need not worry about looking for affordable dormitories around Tulamben. Tulamben Backpacker is basically a hotel that also offers basic dorms good for huge groups or those who look for budget-friendly beds. If you’re having a break from all the diving and exploring, you can stay to enjoy their outdoor pool and restaurant. From here, you can reach to the different dive centers in the area in around 5 to 10 minutes of walking.
Couples out there can enjoy the sea view suites of Amed Beachfront Villa. Make your trip even sweeter as you witness the sunrise and sunset, plus the view of Mt. Agung which makes the entire scenery breathtaking. Rooms are furnished with antique Javanese furniture and offer complete amenities such as a fridge and water dispenser. There will be someone who’ll cook breakfast for you and a yoga teacher ready to get those muscles ready for a 90-minute session.
Amed BeachFront Villa PrivateSuite 1Amed, Bali, Indonesia
Top guest reviewsthe sea view from the room is fantasticbeautiful furniture and very comfy bed not to start with the viewthe room and the balcony are lovely with a nice decoration and beautiful view on the seathe view for the room was great and we watched the sunrise form the balcony in the morningthe view from the room/balcony is just amazing you can just chill there for hoursit's clean the cleaning is made all the daythe room is amazing neat clean and zenthe room was perfektly clean with beautiful bathroomthe house is amazing - spacious sparkling clean white walls with nice local toucheswould echo the other reviews about how peaceful clean spacious and tasteful the place is
Host:roger our host help us with everythingenjoyed roger and boo's friendly hospitality organization and food recommendationsour host was very kind and welcomingthe welcoming is really nice roger and boo are friendly and helpfulpam and jerry live downstairs are friendly and thoughtful hostsRead more reviewsthis was a lovely place to stay near amedthe location is very calm you can just hear the seait's quiet down a little lane which means for a really peaceful stayit was nice to be right on the beach and a short walk or scooter ride into towna nice walk on the beach to access the activities area
Here’s a perfect place for those who want to get out of the touristy areas of Tulamben. The bungalow serves all your basic needs with a kitchen and hot water, and is right in between the rice fields with the view of Mt. Agung.
The natural sights offered doesn’t stop at Mt. Agung. Right at the front and the back of the bungalow, you’ll see nothing but greenery and the small rivers. It’s also near the sea so when you come up to the terrace, you’ll probably can’t help but say “Wow!”. You can also get to know the locals living around the area who are mostly farming around the fields.
Ricefield bungalow authentic modern & private poolAbang, Bali, Indonesia
Top guest reviewshouse is perfect with outside kitchen and batheroom and hot showerthe garden is beautiful and our daughter enjoyed the poolits super clean and the bed is gigantic and very comfortablevery comfy clean and just amazingkomang will clean the house everyday and is a very great cookvery comfortable and easy to relax and the house was always cleanthe place was absolutely gorgeous with a clean room and very nice set up and private pool
Host:they were the best hostsamazing place the host was very friendly and nicegede and komang are friendly and welcoming hostsamazing place and lovely hostkomang and gede are really helpful and pleasentRead more reviewsthe location among the ricefields is greatwhat a wonderful and unique place the house is really located in the middle of fieldsthis place is really special - in a very positive waythe kitchen is well equipped you can buy fresh fruits from a market that is very close-bywe can really recommend this place
Staying in a villa with a pool and garden view is all possible even when you’re on a strict budget. In Akasa Villa Tulamben, experience both nature and luxury for an affordable price. Have a floating breakfast in the pool while watching the surrounding mountain and beach.
You can get to the beach in a minute from Akasa Villa. It is also a 15-minute drive away from Amed, your gateway to the amazing diving spots of Tulamben.
Akasa Villa Tulamben
Address: Jalan Kubu no 88 X, Karangasem
You won’t mind spending extra in Siddhartha Ocean Front Resort & Spa, where the ocean is right in front of you, inviting you to swim and try snorkeling. From the resort, you can reach the diving starting points in Amed after a 30-minute drive.
After a day outside surely packed with activities that require physical energy, head back to the resort to try their relaxing Balinese massage. From the spa, you’ll surely go back to your bungalow ready for a deep sleep with the waves of the ocean as your lullaby.
Siddhartha Ocean Front Resort & Spa
So here’s a top pick for those who want to do nothing in Tulamben but dive! Tulamben Wreck Divers Resort has diving professionals who can take you around the famous Liberty wreck. Beginners can also enjoy the offered diving lessons. Of course, the rooms in here are spacious and ready to make you feel at home after every dive. It is known for its excellent location and instructors who keep their students safe and well-trained.
Tulamben Wreck Divers Resort
Price: from 23 USD
When are you going to Tulamben?
Don’t miss out Tulamben just because it’s near the main attractions of Bali. Choose among Tulamben’s cozy accommodations and you might discover a place that brings you closer to the waters and at the same time, keeps you comfortable all day. All you have to do is breathe in and out, and enjoy the adventure.
Get Trip101 in your inbox
You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.
*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101
*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.