The Selang Resort was build up at clear land from year 2001 and opened for first customers on 1st November 2004. The resort is part of indonesian company PT. Deep Blue Studio. The company also operate the dive center in Tulamben since 1998.
When the resort was builded in the area wasn’t electiricity, telphone line, mobile signal and the road was still unpaved without bridges.
The name Selang Resort comes from the name of the small village Selang where the resort is situated. The name Selang could mean in indonesian language “seulanga” (sometime also kenanga) what is the name of the cananga tree (latin name Cananga odorata). It is the tropical tree that is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It is valued for the perfume extracted from its flowers, called “ylang-ylang”. Flowers itself are also used in balinese traditional hindu offerings called “canang”.