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Arsa Santhi Hotel

3 star hotel
Jalan Raya Toya Pakeh – Ped 99 Toya Pakeh, Bali, Nusa Penida 80771, Indonesia
15 rooms
FREE Internet

Sanctum Dive Indonesia

5 star dive center
Walking distance Show address

Ped, Nusapenida, Reggenza di Klungkung, Bali, 80771, Indonesia

Resort Highlights

  • Trip Advisor’s No.1 Hotel in Nusa Penida
  • Beachfront location with a 5* PADI dive center in walking distance
  • One of the few places in Bali where you can spot the mysterious oceanic sunfish
  • Laid-back restaurant specializing in BBQ
  • Soak up the sun by the pool or on your private balcony
  • Hire bikes straight from the hotel
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 25% (downpayment)
  • 21 days before trip start: 75% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 21 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel less than 21 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Arsa Santhi Hotel

Resort Description

Arsa Santhi is a peaceful and characterful hotel on Nusa Penida, south of Bali.

You'll be comfortable here, and treated like family. It's a great little spot for marine-life too. Nusa Penida is one third of The Golden Triangle Archipelago and its pure, warm waters make for perfect diving, attracting manta rays, sunfish and sea turtles. The 5* PADI center is only a short walk away, or you can hire bikes from the reception which is open 24 hours. 

When you're not out diving or exploring on two wheels, the swimming pool and padded sun loungers are yours to make use of and you can grab a burger at the on-site grill restaurant, famous for its big BBQs. The rooms all have air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private ensuite with a bath and complimentary toiletries.

Best dive sites in Bali

USAT Liberty – Bali’s most famous dive site and a chance to see a resident school of bumphead parrotfish, black sand muck diving combined with a coral encrusted wreck. The USAT (United States Army Transport) Liberty was awaiting repairs on the shore when lava flow from an erupting Mount Agung pushed her back into the water where she now lays on her side. Starting at just over 5 meters and extending down to 30 meters this wreck is a marine life hotspot. Look out for barracuda, turtles, pygmy seahorses on fans, numerous species of nudibranch, sting rays and a wealth of critters. Gili Tepekong – These magnificent rock pinnacles are encrusted with a vibrant mix of hard and soft corals and offer stunning underwater topographies ranging from walls and slopes to canyons and swim throughs. Biomass here is exceptional with hoards of fish occupying the reef. It is a great site for spotting reef sharks, seasonal Mola Mola and when looking out to the blue - anything is possible! Due to mild-strong currents, Gili Tepekong is an advanced dive site and is recommended for experienced divers. Gili Selang – Starting out on the black sand slope you’ll be impressed by the variety of nudibranch and other macro critters as you head down to the top of the reef. The reef and wall offer gorgonian fans, rope sponges, branching corals, occasional bommies, colourful soft corals and barrel sponges in the deeper areas. Look out for moray eels, trevally, cuttlefish and pygmy seahorses camouflaged in the fans with schooling fusiliers and passing pelagics in the blue. Due to mild-strong currents, Gili Selang is an advanced dive site and is recommended for experienced divers. Eel Garden – This is a beautiful dive site which takes its name from a sandy ridge, populated by literally hundreds of garden eels which sway to and fro in the plankton rich currents. That’s not all though, this is a diverse dive site where you can spot passing pelagics and a wealth of critters on the reefs and sandy slopes. Underwater Temple – Also known as “Temple garden” or “Taman Pura” this site is an artificial reef designed to look like a traditional Balinese temple. There are sunken stone statues of Buddha and Ganesha behind ornate Balinese gateways. If there was ever a site that reflected Balinese spiritualism underwater, this is it! Bali is home to innumerable dive sites which offer diverse topographies and marine life. Other notable sites in Bali include: Coral Gardens, Napoleon Reef, Secret Bay, Jemeluk Bay and Blue Lagoon.
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What to see

Bali is one of the most diverse underwater environments the ocean has to offer. Famous for sightings of mola molas, manta rays and sharks it would be easy to overlook the other riches available. Tuna and barracuda stalk the reef. Vibrancy comes from in the from the 2500 varieties of reef fish that make Balis reefs their home. Octopus, cuttlefish and scorpion fish hide in plain sight. Divers will often encounter turtles here. Play close attention for the macro and muck diving delights. Discover pygmy seahorses, mimic octopus, frogfish and an array of nudibranch. No matter how long you have been diving, unless you have been to Bali before, you are virtually guaranteed to see so many fish and critters that you have never seen before.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* Dive Center on Nusa Penida Island, south of Bali
  • Professional and multilingual dive staff
  • Brand new Pro Dive rental gear
  • Chance to dive with giant manta rays at the famous cleaning station
  • Dedication to protection and preservation of the reefs
  • Between June and October, you can marvel at the incredible Mola Mola (Sun fish)

Description

Sanctum Dive Nusa Penida is a PADI 5* Dive Center located on the largest of three islands off the south eastern coast of Bali.

Nusa Penida has such great variety of dive sites for experienced scuba divers and for beginners alike. The dive center offers all levels of PADI training in 5 languages, all conducted by professional and friendly staff.

The island is one of the few locations in Bali where you can witness some of the world’s rarest pelagic species, ranging from manta rays, the mysterious oceanic sunfish (sometimes referred to as ‘mola-mola’) and occasional whale sharks as well.

 

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DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Nitrox Certification

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Finnish
  • Indonesian

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Dive boat facilities

  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Lunch Provided On Full Diving Days
  • Fresh Water Shower
  • Toilet
  • Camera Rinse Tanks
  • Tea And Coffee
  • Camera Table

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Island Hopping

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Yoga

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • The closest airport is Bali (Ngurah Rai International DPS).
  • The dive center will arrange to pick you up and bring you to the resort for an additional fee (advance notice required). 
  • Check in time is at 02pm.

Departure

  • Check out time is at 12pm noon. 
  • After you have checked out at the reception your driver will be waiting to take you back to the airport (advance notice required, additional cost). 

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