Author Archives: Nelleke de Weerd

An example of reef-safe sunscreen, based on illipe butter, which we sell at the resort.

Is Your Sunscreen Killing Coral? Let’s Face The Facts

As we venture to exotic, tropical destinations for our holiday, there is at least one thing that’s always on the packing list: sunscreen. Not unimportant when you consider the dangerous effects of too much sunlight on our skin. But did … Read More

Using the Dive Against Debris App to record trash we collected on a local dive site.

Marine Research on the Nusa Islands: Become a Citizen Scientist

As soon as you start your dive adventures on the Nusa islands you’ll find we’re part of a very active diving community contributing to marine research. Research that is important to better understand and preserve the underwater world we love so much.

The cool thing is that as a diver on the Nusa islands you can contribute to several research projects on our favourite marine creatures! … Read More

Guided Dives Lembongan

Save The Reef, Master Your Buoyancy: 5 Tips For Beginning Divers

Good buoyancy control is not only key for relaxed diving and better air consumption, but also to avoid damage to the reef while diving. For the beginning diver, this might be easier said than done. So how to go about it? … Read More

Asian water monitor lizard

Mangrove Secrets: Hidden Animals in Nusa Ceningan’s Front Yard

With Ceningan Resort tucked away between the Nusa island mangroves you have a good chance of spotting some fascinating island wildlife. There is enough to see for nature seekers and wildlife enthusiasts. Not only below but also above the waves. Let’s dive into the hidden world between the mangrove trees! … Read More

Blue-tailed bee-eater

Mangrove Secrets: Birds in Nusa Ceningan’s Front Yard

Surprisingly the mangrove forests covering the north side of Nusa Lembongan and lining the northeast coast of Nusa Ceningan, are often overlooked. The Nusa islands have a lot to offer for the wildlife enthusiast or anyone seeking out some real nature experience during their time above the waves. … Read More