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Jl. Raya Candidasa Desa Samuh, Karangasem, Candidasa, Karangasem 80851 Indonesia
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#7 of 31 in Candidasa
A cozy bungalows, made out of exotic wood with a view to the pool or the pond. All bungalows have A/C, hot water, private terrace, and semi-open Balinese style bathroom. Some of the bungalows are deluxe with 42 inches led satellite TV. At our Deco Bar and Restaurant, we provide variety choice of breakfast & lunch and fresh juice with pool view from the wooden dining table area.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
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Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Indonesian


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Grade: 70 out of 100
31Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Rhondandarren wrote a review Oct 2019
Townsville, Australia11 contributions
Meals are very small compared to surrounding restaurants. What the menu states comes with the meal apparently is an error. Vegetables are extra. No ice with drinks, shot of alcohol, coke extra and hot
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Date of stay: October 2019
Nick F wrote a review Jul 2019
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions3 helpful votes
We decided to get our 16 year old daughter her dive licence for her Bithday and the team at Benthos did an awesome job with Pablo the instructor teaching her and one other student while dive boss "Commando" took my wife and I diving and my younger daughter snorkeling. We did 2 dives at Tulamben and 2 at Ahmed. Conditions were perfect, the gear was top notch and the team were amazing. She graduated with her licence and is absolutely stoked.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled
Response from VeraA1558, Marketing Manager at Benthos Bali Dive Resort
Responded 8 Jul 2019
We´re really happy that your family enjoyed the diving experience with us!
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Relax103449 wrote a review Aug 2018
1 contribution
The resort is nice and comfortable. The staff are friendly and helpful. However, I must say the food was scarce and monotonous. Room for improvement here. No juice or cereal or yoghourt for breakfast. The rooms are beautiful but dark. In any case I would recommend it.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled
Response from VeraA1558, Marketing Manager at Benthos Bali Dive Resort
Responded 26 Oct 2018
Thanks for you review, we´ll try to improve our lunch and breakfast and make the rooms brighter.
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Joe S wrote a review Jun 2018
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Benthos is a great dive resort. Location is good with many restaurants and spa nearby. All staff are very nice and helpful, and will arrange whatever you need. The room is nice and you will enjoy the outdoor shower room. I made three days diving and met a great dive guide Komang. We found manta and bumphead parrot. I will come again to find the mola during the right season next time. Thanks Komang and all Benthos staff!
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled
Response from Vera A, Marketing Manager at Benthos Bali Dive Resort
Responded 10 Jun 2018
Thank you Joe, hope to see you back soon, Mola Mola are waiting for you!
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trung v wrote a review May 2018
Bali, Indonesia4 contributions
I was looking for the best place to get my PADI certificate and a friend of mine recommended me to try Benthos Bali Dive Resort. I am really far from being disapointed by this choice, it has even exceeded my expectations. The facilities are clean, spacious and very well equipped. The diving gears are excellent and well maintained. Both of the 2 instructors i had interactions with were friendly, professional, encouraging and also incredibly respectful of all the marine life. If you are serious and looking for a place to get your PADI certificate in Bali dont hesitate to visit Benthos bali dove resort.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Trip type: Travelled
Response from Vera A, Marketing Manager at Benthos Bali Dive Resort
Responded 28 May 2018
Thank you for your review, we really appreciate your kind words and we hope to dive with you again soon.
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Sue J wrote a review May 2018
Perth, Australia115 contributions72 helpful votes
We had a great 6 days. Benthos is such a boutique resort with only 8 rooms. The whole complex is excellently designed and thought out. From front reception, Dive area, to bar to pool to rooms.... only criticisms A) pond water feature next to the 2 double rooms was quite noisy through the night — ear plugs provided were either who that or the rooster! B) room was a little too dark and needed better lighting C) no sea view. That said .......The positives far far far outweigh any negatives We would not hesitate to stay here again. 6 days was too short and we loved our outside bathroom. Even if you aren’t a diver plenty of bars and restaurants right on your doorstep and moped hire close by. Diving local sites was excellent, mantas at Penida, octopus, turtles, shark cave at Biaha etc etc all delivered in spades Pablo was a very extrovert and enthusiastic divemaster. Our dive guide was Komang who was very friendly, relaxed and calm and Gede was a great driver. ALL the staff were friendly and polite with always a cheery hello or goodnight and looked after our gear really well. Welcome drinks at past midnight were not too much trouble.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled
Response from Vera A, Marketing Manager at Benthos Bali Dive Resort
Responded 19 May 2018
Dear Sue, thank you for your comments. We´ll try to follow your recommendations about lighting the rooms, We´re sorry about Balinese night noises and I hope you enjoyed even with no sea view. ;-) Our staff is really looking forward to welcome you again. Best regards,
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andreavitton2015 wrote a review Nov 2017
Sauze d'Oulx, Italy9 contributions15 helpful votes
is a great dive center , excellent location in Candidasa , spotless and perfectly looked after . Muji my divemaster was great fun and knowledgeable of the dive sites we went to . Had a wonderful day and will advise friends.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled
Odon K wrote a review Oct 2017
51 contributions3 helpful votes
Perfect location for excursions around. Ideal for divers and bike travelers. Very good accommodation and an amazing breakfast. Very friendly staff and will arrange almost everything. Although on the main street, but there was nothing to be heard at night. After borrowing bike everything in good availability.
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Date of stay: September 2017
Trip type: Travelled
bukkerfly wrote a review Aug 2017
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Benthos was actually recommended to me by a friend whose son had done his diving there. I chose to stay at the resort only to make it easier for the diving. Best decision I have ever made!!! The resort was just perfect............from the rooms to the pool to the food. It was quiet, in a fab location (right in the center of Candidasa) and had extremely accommodating staff. The food was delicious. Breakfast was included in the price of the room and was very generous portions. They do a Balinese coffee that kept me going all day. Best dive instructors I have ever had. I had not been diving for a few years but after just 2 dives with them I felt like I was diving every day. Thank you Titta and Muji for your patience and support!! ( please forgive me if I got the spellings wrong) After a long day diving, it was just amazing to come back to the idyllic setting of the resort, swim in the pool and have a beer lounging on the porch of my little villa. Big thanks to all the staff for making my trip there so special.
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Travelled
Jan B wrote a review Jul 2017
5 contributions2 helpful votes
I found Benthos after exploring the "Secret Gilis" on Lombok (the one I liked most is Gili Layar) & while me and my girlfriend were looking for a nice not too crowded place to stay on Bali before we had to fly back home... If I would have known before how great & relaxed this place actually is - I had become 3 days in advance... It offers beautiful open air bathrooms, luxurious large bedrooms and a nice pool (which has two different levels of depth-what is fantastic if you want to learn how to dive-or even do a refresher)... The management and the staff were extraordinarily friendly (warm greetings to Anna) and the food was delicious... Situated in the middle of Candidasa it's just a short way if you want to visit the lagoon or the city's temple...I'm absolutely thankful and happy that I found this place...
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Benthos Bali Dive Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Nearby attractions include Wacky Jacky's (0.4 km), Lotus Lagoon (0.1 km), and Guungan Hill (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vincent's Restaurant, Warung Puspa, and Crazy Kangaroo.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Benthos Bali Dive Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Benthos Bali Dive Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Benthos Bali Dive Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Benthos Bali Dive Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Benthos Bali Dive Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Candidasa.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Indonesian.
Are there any historical sites close to Benthos Bali Dive Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tenganan Ancient Village (4.0 km).