Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

Wai Island Eco Resort – Raja Ampat Island – West Papua – Indonesia

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Pulau WAI in RAJA AMPAT archipelago, West Papua, Indonesia. Around this wonderful island you found the richest reefs on the earth, a really incontaminate nature, friendly staff and more and more! This is the true HEAVEN!

The Wai Eco Resort – Scubacqueando Diving Raja Ampat, newly built in the papuan style, is the dream of a lifetime come true. Located on the beautiful Wai island, is surrounded by a incontaminate coral reef and a white beach. The resort currently has only 3 bungalows very spacious and finely finished and furnished, set in a lush equatorial nature and course overlooking the sea, to accommodate a few lucky guests.

Raja Ampat is an incredible stunning archipelago comprising over 1.600 islands, hosting thousands of species some of which are endemic to the region. Raja Ampat is located in West Papua, Indonesia, and it’s the true heaven on earth! Raja Ampat means Four Kings and gets its name from a Papuan mythological story about the four kings that in the past occupy the principal four big islands of this archipelago: Batanta, Misool, Salawati and Waigeo.

Some scientific surveys reveal that Raja Ampat has 603 hard coral species which represents more than 75% of all the species in the world. With its rich ecosystem and abundance of species, Raja Ampat is the true heart of the Biodiversity Triangle.

Accommodation:
The Wai Eco Resort currently has only 6 cottages on the beach, perfectly included into a fantastic equatorial garden and of course overlooking the sea, to accommodate a few lucky guests.

No phone and no TV in the room, only miles of unspoilt nature are the framework for this unique Resort.

The cottages fresh and ventilated, have an area of about 75 square meters: are composed of a raised spacious rooms with a double bed or 2 single beds (with the possibility of adding 2 single beds for family or friends), en suite bathroom on the ground floor with running water and hot shower, a raised covered terrace of more than 20 square meters, with a stunning ocean view. A special arrangement of windows and doors ensures the freshness of the ocean in the room.

The cottages are made in the traditional papuan style using local natural material, tastefully decorated with forniture built directly on the island with wood and bamboo and equipped with mosquito nets, fan, hammock, private beach and direct access to the sea.

The cottages are also embellished with driftwood, corals and shells from the sea and even the suite bathrooms are designed on the philosophy of eco-friendly Resort.

The suggestive over-water Restaurant offers an exquisite traditional Indonesian cuisine. Fresh fish every day and delicious homemade cakes for breakfast and snack!
The view here is truly unique: a large window overlooking a quiet paradise surrounded by the ocean, where the colors are the masters.

Location:
The island is a coral atoll entirely surrounded by a beautiful white sand beach, covered by lush equatorial vegetation, the kingdom of numerous exotic birds, coconut crabs (Birgus latro) and endemic spotted Cuscus (Spilocuscus papuensis). In the shade of large pine trees Cassowaries (Casuarina cunninghamniana), the cottages overlook an incredible turquoise lagoon that merges to the open sea with a spectacular House Reef rich in fishes and corals.

Rooms and Rates:
– Diver 8 Days 7 Nights Package : Euro 1.990/person/twin share ( Double Bed Room )
– Non Diver 8 Days 7 Nights Package : Euro 1.300/person/twin share ( Double Bed Room )

High and peak season apply from Oct 01-April 30 with additional surcharge for room rates and dive package is Euro 50/person/night

 

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