Indonesia, the pearl of Asia.
Situated between Asia and Australia, Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world. Its 17,000 islands offer an incredible diversity of landscapes, fauna, flora, culture and ancestral traditions. Indonesia is a wonderful mix of volcanoes, rice paddies, tropical forests, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters with a strong cultural and spiritual heritage that will stay imbedded in your memory forever.
In the center of the archipelago, lush nature, smiles that enchant hearts, spirituality and customs that punctuate the life of the Balinese, you will fall in love instantly.
Bali and its 3 unique magical islands: Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Penida are the only Hindu territories of all Indonesia.
Less than an hour by boat from Bali, the island of Nusa Penida has just opened up to visitors. It is said that it is what Bali looked like 30 years ago. You will see Breathtaking landscapes, heavenly beaches and palm forests. It’s people’s generosity is matched only by their kindness. The ancient cultures of Bali is truly unique in the world.
A true paradise for nature lovers, the island of Nusa Penida is an ideal destination to relax and explore the luscious seabed that surrounds it.
Preserved coral reefs, manta rays, moon fish, Nusa Penida dive sites are some of the most beautiful in the world!
NUSA PENIDA, the unknown
Still unknown to travelers, Nusa Penida is the largest of the 3 adjacent islands in Bali. For nature lovers in search of adventure, Nusa Penida offers exceptional sites, some of which are difficult to access.
Thanks to a direct boat shuttle between Sanur (Bali’s main seaport for the Eastern Islands) and Toyapakeh, Nusa Penida’s main port, the island can be reached in less than fifty minutes. A round trip to dive in the day from Bali is quite possible, you could enjoy the seabed without staying overnight in Nusa Penida.
This island is worth seeing!
Covering an area of approximately 200 km², with a maximum altitude of 524 meters, Nusa Penida offers a contrasting landscape between vertiginous cliffs, sandy beaches on its coasts, palm forests and green or arid plains in its heartland.
Formerly a land of exile, feared and venerated by the Balinese people, the island has remained isolated for a long time, and has only recently been directly connected to Bali.
Nusa Penida is the favorite destination of Bali travelers.
Discover exceptional untouched seabeds, Less than an hour by boat from Bali, the island of Nusa Penida has just opened its doors to tourism. Wild, with paradise like landscapes, some say that it is Bali thirty years back.
Dive in safety with a certified instructor in French, English or Indonesian.
Thanks to its tropical climate, Nusa Penida welcomes divers all year long.
The seabed of Nusa Penida has nearly 296 species of coral and 576 species of reef fish. Since 2010, a 20,057-hectare area around Nusa Penida and neighboring islands of Nusa Ceningan & Nusa Lembongan has been declared a Protected Maritime Zone banning all industrial fishing and regulating recreational activities related to the marine world.
Among world-renowned sites, Manta Point offers divers year-round visibility of the fabulous Manta Ray. Between July and October, it is the moon fish or “mola-mola” that can be observed on the sites of PED, Blue Corner and Crystal Bay.
Accommodation in Nusa Penida
Accommodation in Nusa Penida, which was still very rare a few years ago, continues to grow and develop.
From simple guesthouses with typical Indonesian interiors, bungalows with waterfront facilities, or rooms in local homes, if you sleep in Penida, you will be enchanted by the magic of the island.
If you choose to take your certification at Temple (Open water…) for more than one day, we can organize your accommodation on site.
We will adapt to your constraints and budget. Whether you are a solo traveller, a family traveller, a group traveller or a Dive Master traveller, we have solutions for your stay.
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