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Dive Review of Villa Markisa in
Indonesia/Bali

Villa Markisa: "GREAT location for muck diving!", Jan, 2019,

by Rene Cote, VA, US ( 2 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10835.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments The Resort: Villa Markisa is a gem! My package was all-inclusive including shuttle from/to the airport, full board, and 3 dives per day. Its a 2-3 hour ride to the resort from Bali airport. This Swiss-German owned resort is located in northeast Bali (Kubu region) within view of the Mt Batur volcano. The owner did tell me that last year the resort had to temporarily close due to volcano warnings, but Mt Batur is generally not very active. January is the low season so there were only a handful of guests. I was in a Bungalow which was gorgeous large canopy bed, outdoor ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Villa Markisa   [same]

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All the Cayman Islands, Cozumel, St. Croix, Turks/Caicos, Grand Turks, Bahamas, St Marteen, Saba, St Kitts, Roatan, Utila, Bonaire, Curacao, Tobago, Belize, Hawaii, Palua, Yap, Okinawa, Florida Keys
Closest Airport Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) Getting There Fly to Bali (DPS) then the resort provides a shuttle (2-3 hrs) to the resort.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 15-30 Ft/ 5-9 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dives were limited to 30 meters and 1hr 15minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Separate rinse tank for cameras. Camera table and charging stations are locate ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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