Meet Fon from Thailand

Fon worked at a company in Bangkok as a software engineer for years before going to Bali for a Dive Master Training. She decided to become a dive master because she wants to make money while travelling and divingin her “One-Year Day Off.” She walked around to many dive shops in Bali; from Sanur, Amed until Tulamben. Then she decided to choose Atlantis Bali because she saw the dive center has many customers and go to many different places everyday so she knew she can go diving almost everyday with Atlantis Bali. At the place she worked, there is a group of diving, even her...

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The Ramadan, a holy month for Muslims...

The 9th month of the Hijri calendar (Islamic calendar) represents the firsts Koranic verses from the prophet. This month is considered as the holiest for Muslims. Indonesia is the country with the biggest Muslims community in the world. The Ramadan end celebration, called «Eid el Fitr» or «Idul Fitri» in Indonesian, is the most important for Muslims in the country. It will take place on sunday, the 25th of June. Selamat Idul Fitri !

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Yang, a new Dive Master

Yáng, a new Dive Master “She decided to become a Dive Master just after finishing Open Water Course in Koh Tao, Thailand!” Yáng just graduated from University on Music & Art History major last year. Then, she decided to go travel for one year. She was working as a chef at kitchen for half year, then went travelling around SEA and Patagonia in South America, after that she came to Bali to join Dive Master Training. Yáng loves every sense of diving. The sense of being underwater, not being to talk to anyone, the water makes her feel calm and ...

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Planning a diving trip in Indonesia? Go for the appealing Bali and Gili Islands

Planning a diving trip in Indonesia? Go for the appealing Bali and Gili Islands The Indonesian underwater world is particularly rich in marine floras and faunas, as well as wrecks which became over the years artificial coral reefs. It is for these reasons and many others that they attract every year fervent scuba divers from all around the world. If you plan to travel in Indonesia soon for holidays, then Bali or the Gili islands are the best destinations in case you would like to dive in Indonesian waters. Some must do diving spots in Bali If you are crazy about scuba diving or simply...

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Nyepi 2017 – Shh … ! Silence in Bali …

On 28th of March 2017, the new balinese year of the Saka calendar will start : the year 1939 can begin. This so unusual and unique day succeeds 3 days of very important purification ceremonies called Melasti. The day before what we call the silent day, many offerings are place in the street to exorcise the evil spirits. During 24 hours, from 6 o'clock in the morning, the island of Gods is totally shut down, turning its so usually animated streets in human desert. It is strictly prohibited to go out from the houses and also to switch on the lights : the evil spirits passing on the isl...

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Meet Iina Ester, the new PADI Certified Dive Master

Iina is originally from Leppakoski, Finland and she is currently based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. Iina, whose childhood dream was to live somewhere with sunshine and palm trees, moved to Florida, USA at 17 when she received a Disney scholarship to be an exchange student. She stayed in Florida to pursue her undergraduate in exercise physiology at the University of Florida. For the past 20 years, Iina has been developing her career as a health and motivation expert and she graduated her Ph.D in Physiology Exercise from Georgia State University in 2011. Since then, she has worked with p...

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David Robinson : his experience at Dune - Atlantis International Bali

I am an IT guy, working as an engineering manager for Microsoft. Looking to get out of the office and enjoy the ocean ore ! I started diving back in University in Southern California, almost 35 years ago.! Bali is a wonderful island full of great friendly people, great food, and (mostly) great weather ! I had been to Bali before and dove with a shop down the street. While visiting the Shanghai Dive Show (DRT) I met the founder Jerome and was highly impressed with him and the shop. After a little more research it was obvious that I was going to do my DM at Atlantis. Atlantis met all...

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Introducing a new PADI graduated Dive Master, Michael Goldhirsh from Webster, Texas USA.

Michael always had an affinity to water and nature’s beauty : he went diving for the first time in Cold water – quarry in Pennsylvania. He found Bali is a scuba paradise destination. He stayed for a month during PADI Dive Master Training and He thought should have planned for longer.He loved the genuineness of the Balinese people, dive shop folk from many locations, food, scooter experience, touring culture/nature, bars, and buddy’s made along the way. For him, Bali is perfect rolling waves crashing against the beach, sand under his feet, and a nice evening breeze. ...

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Meet Yardena Sarai from Haan in Amsterdam - Netherlands

Yardena is an IDC Staff Instructor. She assisted Patrick at PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) from 25 November to 9 December 2016 and helped out. However, you didn’t know what happened 6 years ago at her first time diving experience in Gili Air, Indonesia at PADI Open Water Course, she was going to quit ! “I was so scared and almost cried when I went into the water. My instructor took me down the line slowly and all of a sudden we were surrounded by thousands of fish. We descended in the middle of a huge school of fish. I knew right then and there, this is...

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Discover Bali and its underwater life

Bali is one of the numerous island of Indonesian Archipelago. This destination is made of marvellous beaches, temples and incredible landscapes. The diversity of its nature fascinates and attracts tourists for many years. In addition, the Balinese will always host you in the best conditions. But this island is also well-known for its amazing underwater world. To enjoy it while traveling to Bali, these three dive sites are a must. Discover Menjangan Drop Off Menjangan is a small island located in the North West of Bali, in Barat National Parc. Around it you will be able to dive and snorke...

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