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- Perfectly located just a short walk from Tulamben’s dive sites
- Exceptional scuba diving training for recreational, professional and technical divers
- Relax in the beautifully-designed gardens with unique views of Mount Agung
Located just a short walk from Tulamben’s renowned dive sites including the Liberty Wreck, Ocean Sun offers flexible dive holidays with personal service. This family-run resort boasts first-class facilities for recreational, professional and technical divers alike, making it an ideal option for any diver visiting Tulamben.
About Ocean Sun
Ocean Sun is a family operated dive resort located in a quiet area just a few minutes’ walk from Tulamben’s famous dive sites – allowing for a relaxing and flexible dive holiday. This SSI Diamond Dive Centre provides superb facilities to recreational, professional and technical divers wanting to extend their skillset or simply explore the area’s renowned dive sites.
Ocean Sun’s dedication to exceptional facilities extends throughout the resort, boasting one of Tulamben’s most popular restaurants on-site and beautifully manicured gardens which offer unique views of Mount Agung. With a focus on individual care, this resort accommodates customers wishes wherever possible and provides a welcoming family-like atmosphere. Combined with a variety of exhilarating and relaxing activities, both in and out of the water, Ocean Sun is a perfect choice for any diver visiting Tulamben.
Explore the resort
Ocean Sun’s in-house restaurant and bar, Hops and Chops, is one of Tulamben’s most popular locations. The menu offers a variety of local and international specialities including high-quality steaks made from local beef and traditional curries using homemade curry paste from an original recipe. A good selection of beer, wine and cocktails is also offered. The resort’s garden was expertly designed by Balinese gardeners, boasting unique views of Mount Agung and providing a little patch of paradise that is perfect for sunbathing beside the pool.
Guests can also indulge in traditional massage treatments performed by experienced locals in the comfort of their own bungalow. High-speed internet is available throughout the resort and guests are provided with access to an online library of fish identification books. Ocean Sun Resort also offers individually guided cultural tours and adventurous excursions around Bali. Popular areas to visit include Mount Batur, Bedugul, Lovina and Ubud, with exciting activities like rafting, trekking, quad biking, and climbing.
Diving from Ocean Sun
Ocean Sun’s dive centre is perfectly located just a couple of minutes walk from the most popular dive sites of Tulamben, including the Liberty Wreck and Drop Off, and to make life easier, equipment is carried to and from dive locations by resort staff. The dive centre incorporates a spacious wet area with wash basins to clean equipment and plenty of storage space for gear. 12 and 15-litre aluminium tanks are used by the dive centre, with both DIN and INT connections, and full equipment rental is available including U-lamps, computers and compasses. Nitrox blends of up 40% are also available for recreational use.
Ocean Sun’s dive centre received the SSI Diamond Award for professionalism and performance and is also an instructor training resort, providing first-class scuba diving experiences for beginners and professionals alike – as well as crossover programs and specialty seminars. This resort also boasts a technical diving and SSI Extended Range dive centre, managed by Big Fins. A well equipped multi-media room with high-speed internet provides the perfect environment for theory lessons while specialist facilities including Horizon rebreathers ensure divers get the most out of every dive.
- Visit the Chops and Hops restaurant for the best steaks in town, made using high-quality local beef, and delicious curries blended to an original recipe.
- Recharge with a lazy afternoon in the garden at the foot of Mt Agung – one of the most beautiful and tranquil settings you're likely to find.
Diving in Tulamben
Whitetip reef shark
Plentiful reef life
Mola molaJune - September
Number of rooms
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SSI Diamond Dive Centre
Basic Diver, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue, Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, IDC, specialities