Ambon Island is part of the Maluku. The islands (over 1000) formerly known as the Moluccas, are the original Spice Islands which in the 16th and 17th centuries lured the major seafaring nations of Europe to come to trade and to establish their power and influence in this part of the East.
Dive Into Ambon is onsite at Maluku Resort and Spa, Ambon’s only boutique resort, located in Baguala Bay. Fully refurbished and rebuilt in 2015, this beautiful resort has free WiFi in all rooms, as well as hot water, private bathrooms and air-conditioning.
The resort features three different types of accommodation: 4 self-contained Cottages, 2 Studio Suites and 14 Standard rooms.
Set in the garden, with views of the Baguala Bay and the pool, the self-contained Cottages are split level, with their own balcony, living room, bedroom and ‘Bali’ styled bathroom.
The sea view Studio Suites are directly facing the sea. With a bedroom, a large living room and private bathroom.
The Standard Deluxe Rooms offer simple yet comfortable accommodation. The rooms all have views to the sea, with private bathroom and air-conditioning.
The restaurant, bar and kitchen are situated poolside with an open patio. The restaurant offers three meals daily. The cuisine is mostly local and is served in buffet style. Afternoon snacks are served as well and the bar offers cool drinks. Throughout the day, complimentary tea, coffee and water is available.
The dive centre is located at the resort. It features a large communal camera room, pre and post dive lounge, camera tables, dive equipment area, showers and camera rinse tanks.
This is a great little dive resort, purpose built for passionate divers and underwater photographers, offering superior levels of accommodation and excellent dive facilities in Ambon. It is a muck diving mecca!