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Lotus Bungalows Bali

3 star hotel
 Candidasa Main Road , Karangasem , Bali 80871, Indonesia
20 rooms
FREE Internet

Gangga Divers

5 star dive center
Onsite Show address

 Candidasa Main Road , Karangasem , Bali 80871, Indonesia

Package highlights

  • Traditional waterfront resort set within tranquil gardens
  • Dive around Tulamben, Padang Bai, Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan
  • Mantas, sharks, turtles, eels, macro life
  • 20 traditional Balinese bungalows
  • Infinity pool, spa room, yoga pavilion
  • Land excursions, fishing, rafting, trekking
  • Up to three dives per day are available at Lotus Bungalows
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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
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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

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30% (downpayment)
  • 51 days before trip start: 70% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% will be charged if you cancel less than 28 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Lotus Bungalows Bali

Best dive sites in Bali

USAT Liberty – Bali’s most famous dive site offers a chance to see schools of bumphead parrotfish, black sand muck diving, and 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 five 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's a great site for spotting reef sharks and seasonal Mola Mola. 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, colorful 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 hundreds of garden eels that sway to and fro in the plankton rich currents. This is a diverse dive site where you can spot 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 has one of the most diverse underwater environments the ocean has to offer. Famous for sightings of Mola Molas, mantas 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. Discover pygmy seahorses, octopus, frogfish and an array of nudibranch. No matter how long you have been diving, you are almost guaranteed to see a huge amount of fish and critters that you have never seen before.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* dive center based on the waterfront
  • Fish ID library with reading area
  • Two dive boats with toilets, towels, camera tanks, powerful engines
  • Snacks, warm drinks and drinking water onboard
  • Rebreather friendly- training provided
  • Small group sizes (4 divers per guide)

Description

Gangga Divers PADI 5* Dive Center is based on the beach at Lotus Bungalows Resort. 

The dive center offers international instructors with an intimate knowledge of the local marine environment. Facilities include storage areas, a training pool, free WiFi,  air-conditioning, fish ID books with reading area . 

Two purpose-built dive boats offer on-board toilets, powerful engines, towels, freshwater tanks for cameras, drinking water, warm drinks and snacks. 

Daily dive trips depart in the morning and night. A full range of recreational PADI courses are offered, including PADI Enriched Air Diver Speciality. Rebreather training is offered. 

Group sizes are small (max 4 divers to 1 guide).
 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

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

Diving Facilities

  • Training Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Danish
  • Indonesian

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Rebreather Course
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Resort Amenities

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Resort Description

Lotus Bungalows is set among peaceful gardens in Candidasa, Bali.

This location affords easy access to coral reefs and muck diving sites in Tulamben, Padang Bai, Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan.

During a week’s worth of diving it is possible to spot mantas, ghost pipefish, many species of eel, turtles, white-tip and black-tip sharks, giant trevally and numerous macro critters. Liberty Wreck is a one hour drive from the hotel

The resort is made up 20 traditional bungalows, interspersed with tall palm trees, stone pathways and exotic vegetation. An infinity pool, spa room and yoga pavilion complete the grounds. 

The restaurant serves Mediterranean and Indonesian dishes using local produce. Up-lighting provides ambience and highlights the bamboo roofing. WiFi is available in all areas. 

Land excursions, traditional fishing, rafting, yoga, trekking and snorkelling are available. 

How to get there

Arrival

  • The closet International airport Ngurah Rai Despensar in Bali
  • Airport/local hotel and harbour transfer can be organized for an addional charge 
  • The distance from the airport is around 80 km

Departure

  • Once you have checked out at reception you can make your own to your next destination or join the resort transfer back to the airport for an additional charge

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