MarinelifeUnderwater Sightings

The hunt for the elusive blue-ringed octopus

I’ve been Atmosphere Resorts & Spa's marine conservation biologist for 14 months now and I dive regularly. In fact, it’s unusual to see me with dry hair. Coming from a coral reef and megafauna (the BIG stuff) background, many of our critters I’ve excitedly encountered for the first time. However, there is one particular little 8-armed guy that I have yet to set my eyes on – the elusive (I recon…
Kirsty Richards
18th November 2019
News

And… Breeze restaurant is open!

Our talented F&B team has taken Atmosphere dining to the next level with the opening of Breeze, a modern beach-side restaurant and bar. With an open show kitchen, guests will interact with the chefs, picking out the ingredients for their Asian Wok or selecting their local snapper for the grill. The purpose-built brick oven will be delivering the best pizzas on the coast and the selection of Asian and Western…
Ulrika Kroon
18th November 2019
AccommodationNews

Dreaming of your own pool – Premium Pool Suites opening soon!

Dreaming of your own infinity pool? Our 8 new Premium Pool Suites are spacious (95 sqm) premium suite rooms for two guests, with added luxuries and details for extra comfort. With a large living space comprising of a sizeable bedroom and lounging area, this pool villa has a lovely semi-outdoor bathroom with double sinks, and a well-appointed terrace with a private pool (almost 20 sqm), you will certainly be sleeping…
Ulrika Kroon
13th November 2019
MarinelifePADI CoursesScuba DivingUncategorised

How I found my first popcorn shrimp!

Last month our marine biologist, Kirsty Richards, launched the new (and exclusive) PADI Critters Specialty course at Atmosphere. I’ve always loved collecting things, whether it is Polaroid photographs, Pokémon cards or PADI Specialties. When I discovered that at the end of this particular specialty, I’d be better able to find a spotted porcelain crab, or an ornate ghost pipefish – I was sold. Despite being in from the get-go, I…
Ulrika Kroon
4th November 2019