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Villa Alba Dive Resort

Certificate of Excellence
Rubiya | Tulamben, Kubu, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #1 of 1 Kubu B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a fortnight with Alex and Jessica in March and thoroughly enjoyed the stay, it was a last minute booking and they were unable to accomodate our entire stay but made arrangements for us to move to another provider for a couple of days over Chinese New Year. We found the resort to be excellent - nice and quiet,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

First off, let me just say that if you are looking for a 5 star beach resort, then go somewhere else. This place does not have your fantastic beach, bar and spa. Its a family style run resort with the emphasis of good standards. So here is what I think about the different aspects of the resort. 1) Check in.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Its taken a while to write this review, but a review of this first class dive resort is required. We have dived at many resorts around the world and have come to appreciate those resorts that make for relaxed and enjoyable diving whilst giving you all the creature comforts that you want whilst whiling away the hours between dives. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for 5 star glitz, bars and restaurants, don't come here. If you want to get away from it all with great hosts and the friendliest staff from the local village then Villa Alba is the place. Our 2 teenage sons did their PADI open water here. It's a great set up for diving regardless of your level.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

There are many resorts along the Tulamben coast, offering a wide range of offerings and prices, but Villa Alba is by far the one with the best setup for any type of diving you would want to do, and they have the guides and access to instructors who can help you. And the place has a house reef, seldom dived... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Villa Alba is certainly a little out of the way as is located on the Northern corner of Bali with a 2+ hour drive from the airport. It was certainly not what I expected but what I got was a perfect place to have a diving holiday. Alex, Jessica, Made and the entire staff treated us as welcome guests and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

We have just spent six days at villa Alba and it was beautiful. Alex , Jessica and staff made us very welcome . The accommodation was excellent, huge rooms and bathrooms. The resort is beach front with two lovely pools. We were picked up from the airport with no problems. My husband did his Padi training in three days and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Villa Alba is a splendid one-off. Alex is a tech diver and has set the resort up to cater for the most demanding needs any diver might have. You won't find more impressive gear stores, workshops or charging facilities anywhere - as other have reported. Jessica runs a similarly tight ship with an outstanding kitchen offering authentic Chinese, western and... More 

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Albany, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I spent two weeks diving and chilling in Tulamben at Villa Alba. Alex, Jessica and all the staff made us felt very welcomed and accommodated and were very attentive in meeting our diving needs. On arrival I could not believe the place, the photos don't do this place justice. Right on the beach, views and views with... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Alex and Jessica made us feel really welcome - couldn't fault the accomodation and hospitality. Diving on the US Liberty was even better than we'd imagined. The dive guiding from Villa Alba was excellent - even the house reef is really good. If you want to dive or snorkel on and around the US Liberty and explore the East coast... More 

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