- Small and personal resort with a maximum capacity of 30 guests
- Anytime access to the 800-metre house reef in front of the resort
- State-of-the-art camera room, nitrox, classrooms, and small group sizes
- Short boat rides to Tulamben’s famous dive sites - most under 20 minutes
- Understated luxuries paired with nature for balanced Balinese harmony
AlamBatu embodies the typical Balinese blend of tasteful luxury and tranquillity, with a stunning tropical background of swaying palms, black sand beaches, and towering volcanic peaks. With a maximum of 30 guests, this resort is designed to feel like home away from home for passionate divers and underwater photographers. Care for your equipment with modern facilities, take your best shot with dedicated photography workshops and workstations, and relax amongst the lush details you’d expect from a high-end resort.
AlamBatu is a small, guest-centred boutique dive resort, set against the backdrop of Mount Agung on the north-eastern coast of Bali. Offering the perfect balance between nature and comfort, this secluded hideaway features classic Balinese design surrounded by lush tropical gardens, and backed by a beautiful black sand beach. With a maximum of 30 guests, this resort offers a uniquely personal feel and quiet, tranquil beachside luxury. Treat yourself to delicious chef-prepared meals, soothing spa services, and relaxing days poolside, or get out and explore the region above water with a seamlessly organised tour or two.
AlamBatu’s location means the Liberty Wreck and Tulamben’s other famous dive sites such as ‘Drop Off’, ‘Ulami’ and ‘Coral Garden’ are all just a 15-minute boat ride away. The resort also boasts an impressive 800-metre house reef, home to stunning biodiversity and fantastic dive conditions, suiting both beginners and more experienced divers or underwater photographers. The resort's dive base is modern, spacious, and caters to all needs with its state-of-the-art camera room, patient and professional PADI instructors, high-quality rental equipment, and nitrox. Plus, flexible options for diving including up to six boat dives a day, and ten-day packages including unlimited tanks on the house reef.
Explore the resort
Dine under the stars or enjoy the restaurant’s rustic-chic ambience - the perfect compliment to a delicious menu of Indonesian and Western dishes with a focus on fresh local seafood and tropical produce. Regular beach barbecues and Indonesian buffets are also offered. Get to know your fellow divers, compare the day’s best underwater photography, and enjoy a relaxing sundowner cocktail in the cosy lounge, boasting a beautiful ocean backdrop.
At the resort’s centre, guests can lounge around the beautiful infinity pool, lined by palm trees and massage huts and backed by an impressive ocean view. AlamBatu’s thatched bungalows are tucked away behind the pool area, hidden behind luscious gardens rich in wildlife and fresh fruits that are used to enhance the resort’s menu. The on-site spa sits beneath the alamBatu temple which guards the land and its guests in keeping with local Hindu traditions. Massages, body wraps, body scrubs and flower baths are all offered using raw and natural ingredients. For the more adventurous, alamBatu offers a range of half day or full day tours around Bali’s authentic northern region, with highlights including waterfalls, hot springs and temples as well as river rafting.
Diving from alamBatu
AlamBatu is a haven for both beginner divers and the more experienced, with expert local spotters to help you find the incredible macro life that has made this coastline so famous. The dive base offers well-maintained rental equipment, a comfortable classroom, nitrox, and a state-of-the-art camera room for post-dive charging and care. The resort’s fantastic location means that most of the region’s best sites are less than a 20 minute ride away, with up to six trips available each day including reef, muck and wreck diving. A full range of PADI courses, from Open Water to Divemaster, are available at the dive base.
The resort’s 800-metre house reef boasts an array of hard and soft corals, schools of fish including juvenile barracuda and snappers, as well as reef sharks, seahorses, harlequin shrimps and macro galore. Make the most of your time here with a ten-day unlimited diving package, and enjoy all the unguided-dives you want. Or, join each day’s adventures including night diving and fluo-diving. During this unique experience, guests are equipped with blue lights and special mask filters, which help to illuminate the many fluorescent creatures and colours within the darkness.
- Take a night off from cocktails and join a fluo dive - an after dark experience using special blue lights to make the reef glow.
- Plan a dry day for enjoying nearby attractions like Karangasam’s beautiful temples, particularly the famous Lempuyang.
- Join one of this resort’s Backscatter workshops for the ultimate underwater photography experience.
- For dedicated divers alamBatu’s ten-day unlimited house reef diving package provides exceptional value-for-money.
Diving in Tulamben
Whitetip reef sharkYear round
Hawksbill turtleYear round
Bumphead parrotfishYear round
Pygmy seahorseYear round
Giant frogfishYear round
Exotic NudisYear round
Plentiful reef lifeYear round
Soft coralsYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
PADI 5-Star Resort
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water