Saturday, 16 February, 2019

TeraAilan Heritage Resort – Arborek Island – Raja Ampat

TeraAilan Heritage Resort offers accommodation in Saonek, Raja Ampat. Guests can interact with the local community and enjoy Papuan cuisine.

Fan-cooled rooms have a patio with sea view. Mosquito nets, bed linen and free toiletries are provided.

TeraAilan Heritage Resort also includes a sun terrace and a shared lounge room. Grocery delivery and packed lunches are available on request.

Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkelling and diving. The nearest airport is Sorong Airport, 73 km from the property.

Tera-ailan heritage resort is located on the west side of Saonek island –an old fishing village, just minutes away from the capital of Raja Ampat. It is on a separate island surrounded by pristine water. Since hundreds of years ago, Saonek was chosen as the most important island of Raja Ampat, thanks to its strategic location. Generations of people have lived on this island and the local culture has bloomed here as we can see from the the traces of the ancient culture that formed Raja Ampat. The traces were all over the island such as;

– The First Mosque in Raja Ampat (some people believe that it is the first mosque in Papua)

– The Sacred Tomb

– Under The Sea Cemeteries

– Viewing Tower, where you can see far away to the islands around

– Traditional salted-fish production and other sea-based product

– Ancient wisdom and traditional folklore

And surprisingly, though it has been populated for ages, Saonek is very popular as one of the best night-dive spot in Raja Ampat.


Room Rates: USD 45/night/single or double including breakfast

High and peak season apply from Oct 01-April 30 with additional surcharge USD 25/night/room


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