Kalimaya Dive Resort is the first dedicated dive resort in East Sumbawa Island and the only dive operator offering day trip diving to West Komodo Island, Gili Banta, and Sangeang Volcano. Kalimaya has a house reef which is a delight to dive. Some of the critters seen here include Bumblebee Shrimp, Rhinopia, Candy Crabs, Starry Night Octopus and Bobtail squid. Other dive sites in the area offer amazing varieties of life. Some sites are excellent for muck diving with wonderpus, frogfish, sevearal shrimps and crabs and nudibranchs regularly spotted. The topography of the area includes sloping reefs, sea mounts, walls, pinnacles and caverns. The variety of coral in the area is second-to-none and the reefs here provide perfect homes for everything from manta rays and reef sharks, to tropical reef fish, to turtles to invertibrates.
The Kalimaya Dive Resort has lovely sea-front bungalows built with materials sourced from local communities and built in traditional Indonesia style by local teams. The spacious bungalows all have air-conditioning, private bathrooms and covered private terraces. The seaside pool offers a great view and place to relax after a days diving.
The large open sided divning area provides delicious meals, served family-style on a large communal table. There is a wide variety of dishes served with flavours influenced by Indonesian and international fare. Kalimaya tries to source as much produce as possible from the nearby villages which rely on income from farming and fishing.
Enquiry for Kalimaya Dive Resort │ Indonesia
Phone: 0117 369 0443
Canningford House, 38 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6BX