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Dive Review of Villa Markisa in

October, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Michael J. Millet, CA, US
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Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Galapagos, Solomon Islands, PNG, GBR, Vanuatu, Palau, Philippines,
Indonesia, Yap, Kosrae, Truk, Fiji, Socorros, All over the Caribbean.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 75    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No deco  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
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The diving at Villa Markisa is primarily black sand ("Muck")
diving. The dive crew  assisted in loading camera gear on/off the dive
boats and in/out of the water on shore di ...
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4 stars
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Villa Markisa is located near Talumben on the northeast shore of Bali. From
the Denpasar airport it is about a 60 mile trip to the resort. Due the
traffic and road conditions, allow at least 3 hours for this journey.

The accommodations are spacious and nicely appointed with very good air
conditioning. My bungalow had a large veranda overlooking the resort and
the water. The room has plenty of electrical outlets so it was convenient
for charging batteries. The tap water is not potable but
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