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Wakatobi Villa

Wakatobi is a luxury dive resort in southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. In a tranquil island setting far from crowds and cities, with no other divers for at least 100 miles, Wakatobi seamlessly blends five-star amenities and civilized comforts with a pristine natural environment; a pairing that has secured its reputation as one of the world’s finest resorts.


Whether you are diving or snorkelling amongst our vibrant protected coral reefs bristling with marine life, enjoying a rejuvenating spa, taking in a glorious sunset with your favourite cocktails at the jetty bar, or perhaps indulging in a romantic beach dinner, Wakatobi Dive Resort provides a unique and enriching experience for those seeking recreation, relaxation and privacy.

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Turkey Beach, Wakatobi, Indonesia

Finned right shoulder along a sloping wall down to 30m. Nice green turtle, chinta nudibranch, jawfish, crocodile fish, banded sea crate, black/yellow flatworm, 2 cuttlefish (male and female (laying eggs). the female can lay up to 400 eggs every 5 mins – phew! This was a brilliant dive and I thoroughly recommend Wakatobi!

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Fan 38 West, Wakatobi, Indonesia

Dropped down a vertical wall that fell to 60-70m. Wall encrusted with corals and huge gorgonia sea fans (nut no pygmies!), big moray, lion fish and nudbranchs. A big napoleon wrasse cruised out in the blue at about 35m. Big crocodile fish, pink scorpion fish and juvenile lion fish. Tuna and barracuda joined us out in the blue. Wonderful dive!

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Taluk Maya, Wakatobi, Indonesia

Dropped onto a a ‘coral bowl’ dive site with a centre sandy bottom. Garden eels in sand with a single anenome in the middle with a harlequin crab. Schools of beautiful and playful batfish (but with parasites on their faces). Crocodile fish, nudibranchs, saddleback anenome with clownfish eating bubbles! Pyjama cardinal fish, spine cheeked anenome fish, floured and spotfin lionfish.

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