Meridian Adventure Scuba Resort and Marina
Becoming known as one of Raja Ampat’s best kept secrets, Meridian Adventure Dive Resort is located in Waisai, which is the Capital of the Raja Ampat Regency, on the island of Waigo.
Once you arrive, you feel immediately at ease by the natural warmth of the local staff and the clean, crisp, modern surroundings. With a focus on quality and comfort, the simplicity of the hotel provides the perfect base after a day of exploring the beauty of Raja Ampat both above and below the water. The rooms provide all the simple luxuries to make you feel at home, and with air-conditioning and Wi-Fi available 24 hours a day – all that’s left to do is just to relax and enjoy your dive holiday with Meridian Adventure Dive Resort!
Luxury Accommodation in Raja Ampat-Hotel
All the rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs and 42 local and international channels. The modern, airconditioned rooms are serviced daily and includes imported Italian linen, shampoo, conditioner, body wash and amenities such as hairdryer, clock radio, safe and international plugs and USB ports.
Modern Restaurant and Bar in Waisai
The restaurant and bar are designed with international flare and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily as well as fresh infused teas and Italian coffees. The eco-focused resort grows some of its own produce and support local farmers in the area to bring the freshest flavors to your plate. The MAD bar is the only fully licensed bar in the area and serves some of the best cocktails in Raja Ampat.
Scuba Diving in Raja Ampat
Well-maintained, high quality dive equipment is included in all dive packages and the high-performance, low emission, custom-built dive boats have revolutionized the functionality and comfort of their dive operations. The space and long-range capabilities allow this machine to deliver divers in total comfort to more dive sites faster and more efficiently. In addition to diving excursions, PADI diving courses are also offered in the resort pool. The variety of dive sites ensure there is something for everyone, from macro photographers to Manta Ray lovers, and from beginners to experienced divers. Dive a World War II wreckage or simply ‘hunt’ for nocturnal creatures during a night dive. Some of the sightings that will make you stand out from any other diver at a cocktail party include Dugongs, Epaulette (Walking) Sharks, Pygmy Seahorses, Black Mantas, Electric (Disco) Clams and the newly discovered Mercy’s Garden Eel. Plus, you get to take all the GoPro footage taken during your dives from the local Dive Masters home for free.
What to do in Raja Ampat
Meridian Adventure Dive Resort has its main focus and passion poured into scuba diving as its location in Raja Ampat speaks for itself. With the idyllic tropical island setting, Raja Ampat has so much more to offer in scenery and wild life than just the diving. At Meridian Adventure Dive Resort, guests are offered an array of activities to pursue whilst exploring the region, during surface intervals and during the time frame when they can’t dive before flying.
If you are looking for a more affordable accommodation option that offers a combination of an authentic holiday experience and state-of-the-art dive excursions in Raja Ampat, then their Homestay scuba dive option is perfect for you.
Special thanks to Meridian Adventure for images!