Island At A Glance
Matahari Beach Resort & Spa is located directly on the secluded fine black lava sandy beach of Pemuteran Village in the unspoilt north-west of Bali, guests enjoy a spectacular view of the Java Sea, especially at sunrise and sunset.
This exclusive, luxury resort is built in the traditional Balinese style using only local materials such as sandstone, marble, wood and bamboo and comprises 32 rooms in 16 single storey lavishly decorated bungalows. Guests are offered cultural, culinary and wellness experiences in the most beautiful of setting.
Menjangan Island, part of Bali Barat National Park is just a 40 minute boat trip to experience some of the top dive sites in Bali with spectacular coral and marine life, Amed with beautiful steep face excursions, Tulamben – the wreck of a Japanese freighter is another top Bali dive attraction waiting to be discovered and directly from the resorts beach dive part of the biggest project worldwide to breed corals, an excellent and highly interesting dive spot!
Restaurants & Bars
European inspired cuisine combined with Bali’s traditional ingredients gives dishes an “East meets West” balance and flavour with freshly sourced ingredients from organic partner plantations and local farms or harvested in the resorts own herb and spice garden. Fresh fish and seafood is provided by the local fisherman on a daily basis ensuring top quality ingredients.
The main restaurant Dewi Ramona provides all meals in a wonderful setting buffet-style and includes delectable homemade delicacies changing daily, with breads, jams, pastries and why not sample some unknown Indonesian breakfast specialties such as “bubur ayam” (chicken porridge), “nasi goring” (fried rice) or “bakmi goring” (fried noodles).
For a casual, unassuming atmosphere the Leon Beach Bistro is the perfect place to enjoy Balinese and Western specialties. Try the “catch of the day” or pastas and salads all freshly prepared by the chef in an open-air kitchen.
Private dining in the comfort of your own villa can also be arranged. Choose your very own signature menu to be served by private waiter.
An extensive wine cellar is home to over 1500 bottles of wine with a selection of more than 130 kinds of wine from Europe, South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
The Wayang Cocktail-Bar next to the main restaurant, with its Balinese baroque style décor offers an impressive array of drinks for after dinner relaxation under the stars.
Matahari Beach Resort & Spa offers a variety of land sports for the more active guests. The gym has an assortment of equipment available for use and the resort has its own tennis and badminton courts. Additional land sports include beach volleyball, table tennis, “pitch and put” and beach chess. If you’re a keen golfer, Handara Kosaido Golf Club in Bedugul, an hour away is one of the world's most beautiful golf courses. Matahari Beach Resort & Spa guest have green fee guarantee.
The swimming pool, which also has a small child’s pool, is surrounded by the stunning tropical gardens and makes an ideal place to relax or take a dip.
Complimentary early morning yoga classes seek balance to the body, mind and spirit and are held in the Buddha Pavilion at the beach daily.
Parwathi Spa takes its influence from the hundreds of years of healing traditions in Bali and signature treatments have been created for use in this sanctuary of relaxation resembling an ancient Balinese Royal Water Palace. The Spa program with its special 2, 4 and 6 hand and Royal Bali Massage, is derived from ancient Balinese culture, and mirrors the idea of unity, attained through eternal duality – relaxing and rejuvenating. Parwathi Spa products are based on the purest organic natural ingredients and upon each treatment you have the choice of three signature Parwathi Spa essential oil mixtures.
Cookery courses commence with a visit to the local market with a chef where you will be introduced to the secrets of Balinese cuisine. With professional guidance you prepare your own Balinese menu in the open-air kitchen at the beach and return home with a personal certificate and a carefully selected collection of recipes to cook again and again.
The Matahari Beach Resort & Spa is an excellent starting point from which a good variety of full day & half day tours can be taken. Experience Bali’s impressive temples, unique culture and religion or explore the agriculture with rich plantations of coffee, cloves, fruit trees and some of the finest strains of Bali rice. For the more active guests guided trekking, horse riding or mountain bike tours.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the resort with a public computer accessible to check e-mails.
Matahari Beach Resort & Spa is the perfect place for both snorkelling and diving. The dive centre is situated directly on the beach and managed by Werner Lau. With an English and German speaking team of diving instructors and dive masters they provide instruction to SSI, Barakuda (CMAS) and PADI standards.
Four fiberglass boats equipped with oxygen, a radio and an emergency first aid kit transfer divers to dive sites. All your diving equipment is kept in the diving centre and when it comes time to dive it will be loaded onto the boats by members of staff, who at the end of the trip will also bring it back, rinse everything in clear water and store again for your convenience. A tank service charge per dive is included in the bill. This service charge is equally divided at the end of each month amongst all employees, so that all staff members can benefit, even those that fill the tanks.
Beach dives are possible and especially interesting in Pemuteran as a section of the shore area is part of the biggest project worldwide to breed corals. It is an excellent dive spot for day diving, night dives and also dive courses. The reef project continues seamlessly to the natural reef which goes down to 20m. Wire cages have been placed at a depth of three to seven meters in the water. The minor electric current (12-20 V, 5 Amp) which runs through these cages is harmless, even by direct contact, but it results in the corals here growing at a speed 4-5 times quicker than in other areas. It is interesting to see the fish and fish shoals which seek refuge among these corals.
Apart from shore diving, a variety of local dive sites that can be reached within a 5 to 30 minutes boat journey. Starting at 4-5m they drop down to depths of between 30/40m and offer divers stunning intact corals, a multitude of macro-life along with the usual numbers of different kinds of fishes. Boats depart daily at 09:30am and 2:00pm (single tank dives) and return around 11:00 to 11:30am, and 4:00pm respectively for the local dive sites.
Regular excursions are offered to the legendary dive sites of Menjangan Island, where two dives are done. These walls fall to depths between 30-40m with spectacular coral as well as the variety of fish to be seen. The boat journey is between 30-50 minutes (weather dependent). Secret Bay is the ultimate "Macro heaven" where critters otherwise seldom seen in other parts of the world, can be found. Guests diving Secret Bay are transferred by car in (35 minutes) and two tank dives are done.
Depending on the number of guests, the diving guests of the Matahari Beach Resorts & Spa and Pondok Sari Resorts dive together. Nitrox is free of charge and water temperatures vary between 25-30 degrees depending on the time of year.
To get to Matahari Beach Resort & Spa, Bali we recommend flying from the UK on Singapore Airlines to Denpasar Bali via Singapore.
Malaysian or Emirates Airlines also fly to Bali, and we can arrange 30kgs luggage allowance for divers carrying dive equipment with each of these carriers.
Morning departure from the UK for overnight international flight to Singapore.
Morning arrival into Singapore connecting with onward flight to Denpasar, arriving midday.
Scenic 3 hour land transfer to Matahari Beach Resort & Spa for 9 nights with 5 days/10 dives included.
Depart Matahari Beach Resort & Spa and transfer back to Denpasar airport to check-in for your return international flight via Singapore.
Morning Arrival to the UK.
9 nights Matahari Beach Resort & Spa, Bali from £1507 per person plus £417 departure taxes
Price includes return international flights to Bali from the UK.
For Matahari Beach Resort & Spa it includes transfers and 9 nights accommodation staying in a twin/double Garden Bungalow, on a bed & breakfast meal plan and 5 days/10 dives with tanks/weights.
Indonesia is an ideal destination for a two centre holiday. Please ask our experienced sales team for other recommendations and prices for your ideal point of departure.