Mount Agung

For your convenience we created this ‘special’ information regarding the current situation regarding Mount Agung, the volcano that has become seriously active as of September 21, 2017.

We will sum up the facts that are currently valid and we will provide relevant reports if available.

This information should be able to help you making a decision whether to come to Amed or not. Of course we would be delighted to welcome you in our beautiful hotel if you feel comfortable coming now or in the near future.
However your well-being is priority number one. So we provide you with honest and up-to-date information to be able to make your own decision.
We don’t know if and when the situation might change but we will keep you posted…

1. We are open.
2. All roads to and around Amed are still accessible.
3. Some hotels, restaurants and diving centers are closed but many are open.
4. The Indonesian government has declared Amed as a safe area.
5. The alert level for the volcano is still at the highest alert level (4).
6. An area of 12 km around the crater has been evacuated and is unaccessible.
7. You can dive and/or snorkel in and around Amed.
8. The area of Tulamben, including the US Liberty shipwreck is inaccessible.

If you want to have a more indept understanding of the situation please continue reading. A detailed report will follow.

As of September 21, 2017, the warning level for a possible eruption was raised to level 4, being the highest warning level.
Initially everybody was expecting an eruption within days. Today everything is still the same. Despite some tremors and sometimes a little smoke from the volcano’s crater nothing is really happening and everything still looks the same…

Following the link to a report that summarizes the current situation:

https://magma.vsi.esdm.go.id/press/view.php?id=101