Dive Into AmbonDescription
A pleasant resort for diving in Ambon
Dive Into Ambon is a dive centre located in Baguala Bay, at Maluku resort & Spa. This location give easy access to south side, which features great and colourful walls, caves, swim through, with large fish, healthy coral reefs and more critters. Also diving in Ambon bay is offered.
Maluku Resort & Spa is set in a beautiful garden on the waterfront. It hosts 4 Deluxe cottages, 2 Studio Sea View and 6 Deluxe standard, all with free wifi, air-conditioning, private bathrooms, cable TV and hot water.
Deluxe standard offers simple and comfortable accommodation with a King size bed or two queen size beds with private bathroom and a garden/sea view.
Studio Suites are directly facing the sea with a large living room with single bed and convertible sofa, a large bedroom with queen size bed. This Studio can accommodate up to 4 guests.
Deluxe Cottages is set in the garden, split level with its own balcony, living room with convertible sofa, large bedroom with queen size bed, Bali style bathroom with shower and bath tub. These cottages can accommodate 3 people.
The restaurant is facing the sea, closed to the large swimming pool. Breakfast is a generous buffet with Indonesian or continental dishes (eggs, sausages, toast, marmalade, fruits, cereals…). Diner includes starter, main dish and dessert. Guest and managers of Dive into Ambon, Kaj and Bard, get together around a large table to share dinner, in a friendly atmosphere.
If you wish to relax after a dive day, you must spend some time at the “Spice island spa”, where well trained therapists embrace the use of natural herbs, spices and essences to offer you four healing treatments.
A perfect organization for relaxing dives
Dive center is located few meters from restaurant and swimming pool. An air-conditioning room is dedicated to photographers for preparation and maintenance of their camera. Diving both to muck and coral sites give you an unique opportunity to dive macro and wide angle. When you will dive in Ambon Bay, you will be transferred in 10 minutes to a small jetty to board in one of the 3 dive boats of the centre. Two boats welcomes up to 15 divers and are equipped with WC and have wifi on board. The 3rd boat is smaller, welcoming up to 10 divers.
Guides are Indonesians and have a sharp eye to find critters. Nitrox is available and each dive lasts 70mn. A meal tray will be served on board for lunch.
Kay and Barb, Dive into Ambon managers, have more than 15 years experience in diving, underwater photography and management of dive centres and resorts. They will organize you the perfect dive schedule regarding your wishes and critters you would like to spot.
Non divers are welcome to Maluku resort, where they can relax around the swimming pool or at the Spa. Outdoor activity can be organized as jungle trek to reach waterfalls of Ureng or Naku, or a day at the hot springs of Tulehu and Salahutu, or visit of the huge ponds eels, regarded as sacred by locals who think they bring luck to those who can touch them.
For those who prefer historical or cultural visits, they can visit memorials Pattimura and Martha Christina Tiahahu (national heroes who fight the Dutch colonists), Siwalima museum with its ethnographic and cultural collections of Maluku province, Amsterdam fortress built early 17th century, Wapauwe mosque built in 16th Century, or Hiti pier that was a high place for spice trade…