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Dive Facilities Gili Trawangan

Dive Shop & Dive School:

Manta dive pool

We have a broad range of dive equipment for rental in the dive school and for resale in the dive shop at highly competitive prices.

We stock a wide range of brands and models from a variety of manufacturers e.g. Aqua Lung, Technisub, Mares, Suunto, and Sea & Sea.

For teaching we have 2 classrooms and Manta Dive shopour swimming pool has recently been extended to give student divers more space. We have also widened the pool adding a beach area to allow hotel guests somewhere to cool down even when divers are in the main part of the pool. A larger area for sunbeds has also been added next to the pool to lounge around. There are also have hammocks and a large baruga (essentially a chill-out area on stilts) where you can relax, read the paper or play games.

Chappie's bar:

Chappies bar Manta dive Gili trawanganChappies Bar at Manta Dive, the newest chilled place to hang at the beach on Gili Trawangan. Enjoy a cool beer with close friends by the beach or get to know new people while drinking cocktails in the evening. Fresh baguettes and fruit juices available all day. Whether you are looking for friendship or fun, come home to Chappies Bar!

Manta cafe Gili trawanganManta café:

Serves all day breakfasts and a selection of delicious baguettes filled with a variety of meats, cheeses, seasoning's, garnishings and sauces. Also available are quiches, salads, fresh juices, cold beverages and chocolate brownies. Sit in the shaded dining area next to the pool, or on the beautiful open beachfront. Closed in the evening. 

manta boat with dive students

Dive Boats:

Our "fleet" of three traditional Indonesia boats with outriggers provides a comfortable ride to and from the dive sites. Dive trips depart from directly in front of the dive shop and the dive sites are all within 20 minutes. For the non-diver you can snorkel, or sunbathe on deck.

Family Friendly:

kids playing on Gili Trawangan

A lot of the westeners living on the Gilis now have children. This has lead to an increase in the availability of nannies and babysitters day and night. The islanders are great with kids and with the abscence of motorised transport the islands are very child friendly.


8 traditional bungalows set in a peaceful garden. The Manta Bungalows at night Gili Trawangannatural building materials used are finished to western standards with A/C, mini-bar, safety deposit box and luxurious bedding. The contempary Asian fusion is completed by the elegant outdoor bathroom.

Recently open: 3 new rooms, all facilities are the same as the traditional bungalows. These modern rooms are slightly more spacious.

Gili villas each with private poolLuxury Villas:

4 two bedroomed villas. Perfect for groups or families these spacious villas offer privacy yet are still close to the beach, bars, and restaurants. Each villa has open plan kitchen/living/dining room, ensuite bathrooms and swimming pool. Facilities also include A/C, internet, satellite TV, DVD, stereo, maid service, and breakfast.

scorpionfish gili islandsPhotography/Videography:

Digital underwater cameras are available to rent for fun dives and on dive courses. If you've got your own camera and u/w housing but are still a novice why not take the Digital photography course and improve your underwater photography skills.


From Ali the legendary massage man. Available at very reasonable rates. 60,000rps (approx $7) per hour.

First Aid:

Oxygen is always in our boats and in the Dive Center, as is a First Aid kit. Our staff are trained in basic First Aid, rescue breathing and CPR.

Speed Boat:

For fast transfers to and from Lombok.


An assortment of board games, Backgammon, chess, cribbage, boules and cards. Complimentary drinking water is included with all courses and fun dives, as is use of the fresh water shower and secure storage.

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Mario karts (the original version)- free fun dive if you can beat Marcus or Antony!