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Pondok Sari Dive Resort

3 stars

Bali, Far East & Australia


The Pondok Sari Beach Resort is located on a sandy beach in the north west coast of Bali, with short daily diving access to the Bali Barat national park and marine reserve. The resort has an onsite dive centre, house reef, swimming pool, spa and restaurant walking distance to local Pemuteran village.


Located approximately a 3 hour, scenic transfer from the airport in Denpasar, the resort it situated on a sandy beach in Pemuteran on the northwest coast of Bali. The resort is directly next to Bali Barat national park and marine reserve. The resort is located within walking distance to the village Pemuteran with local restaurants and bars.


The Pondok Sari Beach Resort offers a variety of accommodation located in their tropical gardens, the options include;

There are 16 double Standard Bungalows located close together in a small tropical area. The rooms are furnished in bamboo and wood with beds protected by mosquito nets. All the bungalows have warm water and air-conditioning. Baby cots are available on request with some bungalows able to accommodate up to 3 persons.

There are 4 Deluxe Bungalows situated in the tropical gardens of the hotel. The traditionally styled bungalows, with Javanese woodwork features, are two storeys with modern comforts. The bungalows are equipped with air conditioning, combined living and bedroom area with a king size bed, sitting area, desk, fridge and safe. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower. The canopied second floor has an open terrace with a view of the tropical gardens, with a day bed, seating area and ceiling fan.

The Deluxe Villa is 190m² and accommodates up to 6 persons. The villa has antique accessories and precious woods from Java and Bali. There are three bedrooms with double beds, a spacious dining and living room with a CD player and views into the tropical gardens, two bathrooms with showers inside and outside. The villa has a lotus pond with an integrated spa pool, and a terrace with a day bed and sitting area with views of the mountains.

The Family Deluxe Bungalows are single storey and accommodate families with up to 2 children. There is a king size bed in the bedroom and another bed in the living room. The bungalows are equipped with air conditioning, a fridge, safe and bathroom with a bath and shower.


The resort has a traditional open Balinese style restaurant situated next to a picturesque lily pond with direct views of the beach, open from 06:30am – 10:30pm. Breakfast can be served at any point in the day. The restaurant offers a selection of Asian, Indonesian and vegetarian cuisine and can be served on the beach. Built in the middle a lotus pond there is an original Indonesian Java spa offering a range treatments including aromatherapy massages, facials, body scrubs, flower baths are more. The resort has a swimming pool, which is also used for divers, tennis and badminton courts, beach volleyball, morning yoga classes and a library.

The dive boats start directly from the onsite dive centre to visit the sites of the Menjangan marine reserve. More >


Fact File

Diving Conditions

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Best Time: April - October with peak season June - September.

Average Air temps: 30°C

Average Water temps: 27-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m

Top Dive Sites:  Angels Canyon, Kubu, Nusa Penida, Secret Garden, Menjangan Mar, Coral Stairs, Batu Karang, Oasis, Out of Eden, Les Paradise, Tembok Reef, Benben Garden, Kubu Drop Off and Coral Garden, Tulamben wreck (SS Liberty).

Great Reasons to Dive in Bali

  • Fantastic diving experience for all levels of diver.
  • Luxury dive resorts.
  • USS 'Liberty' Wreck in Tulamben.
  • Walls, reefs, caves.
  • Large pelagics, Mola Mola & whale shark in season.
  • World Class critter diving.
  • Excellent photography conditions.
  • Balinese cultural experience.


Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.