At this moment, many countries are reopening its borders but some other countries remain closed. Indeed COVID-19 restrictions affect travelling around the world. Howeever we are sure that travelling again will be possible soon. When will be travel again? We do not know the answer, but we would like to continue inspiring you...so that you will know exactly what you would like to see in your next trip to Indonesia! Hopefully this year...late 2021:)
With this blog post we would like to show you some of the best luxury cruises in Indonesia...Live an extraordinary liveboard experience with :
Beautifully crafted from wood, with masts of billowing sails, the traditional Indonesian phinisi schooners evoke the romance and majesty of a bygone era for a truly unique and exotic experience. Indulge in a private retreat on water with every luxury, featuring air-conditioned cabins, en suite bathrooms, a dining area, and sun decks furnished for relaxing as you sail through Indonesia’s picturesque landscapes. Phinisi Felicia offers two master cabins, two double cabins, and two bunk bed cabins, offering unsurpassed luxury and space to laze while touring the islands and bays of Indonesia’s hottest destination, including Komodo islands and the areas surrounding Flores.
Kelana was built in 2012 with a 16-meters long, Kelana boasts three cabins consists of one master cabin, one double cabin, and one bunk cabin. Kelana is also facilitated with one living room, one kitchen, one dining room / lounge area, and 1 lounge deck with a beautiful wooden interior. Kelana is perfectly fit for a group of 6 persons to experience the liveaboard and exploring Komodo National Park and other beautiful islands around.
On board you can experience an amazing underwater adventure. Indonesia’s Komodo National Park is a glorious realm of translucent seas, glittering reefs, and lush volcano-islands. It’s one of the top snorkeling and diving spots on the planet, with a festival of marine life, from giant trevallies, groupers, and sweetlips to schools of tiny iridescent anthias. Drift snorkels bring you above exquisite coral gardens and to seamounts patrolled by rays and hawksbill turtles.
Aliikai is a 41 m long wooden phinisi originally built in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi. Fully refitted in 2019 – 2020 in Bali, Aliikai will be exploring the jewels of the Indonesian Archipelago with up to 15 guests aboard. Its dedicated 12 crew members and expedition leader will cater to all your needs to create lifelong memories.
Designed with an emphasis on space, privacy, and comfort, Aliikai boasts 7 generous cabins on three decks, an intimate and cozy lounge & dining room, a spacious sky deck, and a vast alfresco area on the main deck. Aliikai has plenty of lounge areas for everybody.
Explore the realm of the Komodo dragons, the storied Spice Islands, the underwater kingdoms of Raja Ampat and the Flores Sea and the Hammerhead shark migration of the Banda sea. Climb volcanoes, dive with mantas and bask in rose-hued sunsets from the decks of Alikai. Fully staffed and yours to command, each cruiser takes you on a journey to rarely seen wonders, with every detail tailored to personal preference. Satisfy a yearning for adventure with uncomplicated serenity, Alikai’s voyages are a unique way to experience untouched environments in some of the world’s most remote and attractive destinations.
SI DATU BUA
The boat was meticulously handcrafted on the shores of Suluwesi. Si Datu Bua, means the Beloved Princess. Her design takes us back in time when traditional Indonesia ships used to sail the vast oceans. Intimate in size with only 3 cabins and 12 crew, Si Datu Bua is a wonderful option for a family or small group of friends.
There are many hidden gems within Indonesia’s archipelago, where remote islands far removed from tourists are waiting to be discovered. The Togean and Banggai Islands tick those boxes and are the perfect destination to feed your adventure.
Their crystal clear waters, secluded white sand beaches, rainforests, and an abundance of reefs for diving and snorkeling make for an ideal barefoot adventure to have with a sumptuous Togean liveaboard. Si Batu Dua will take you there...
Liveboard Unique Experiences
Set sail to explore the exotic wonders of Indonesia. Its expansive waters invite travelers to have a glimpse at a fascinating world few have witnessed. To fully experience the multi-faceted treasures of Indonesia, guests can also:
-Meet the Bajau people
-Kayaking in remote islands of Indonesia
-Yoga retreat at sea
-Swimming with Whale Sharks
-Meet the locals
-Relax time at the beach. Have you experience relaxing at the beach with a beautiful panoramic mountain views and turquoise crystal clear water in front of you? We will prepare a beautiful set up with bean bags and umbrellas so you can relax and gather your energy to continue your journey. You can seize this free time to have some beach activities such as snorkelling or only chilling.
-Lunch at the secret beach