Moyo Island lies east of Bali in the West Sumbawa regency and has been a nature reserve since 1976, the island is 350 square kilometres with vegetation ranging from savannah to tropical jungle. The wilderness hideaway of Amanwana (peaceful forest) is the only resort on the island. Surrounded by the turquoise waters and untouched reefs of the Flores Sea, it is home to a variety of animal and bird life, from deer to wild boar, macaque monkeys, sea eagles and osprey.
Moyo Island lies east of Bali in the West Sumbawa regency and has been a nature reserve since 1976, the island is 350 square kilometres with vegetation ranging from savannah to tropical jungle. The wilderness hideaway of Amanwana (peaceful forest) is the only resort on the island. Surrounded by the turquoise waters
Amanwana’s twenty luxury tents overlook the bay and are surrounded by lush forest with either a jungle or ocean view. The ‘tents’ have hard wooden flooring, glass window sides and a soft canvas roof. Each tent is elegantly furnished and extremely spacious, with air conditioning and crisp, white linens. Each tent features Indonesian island artwork, hard wood flooring, and a spacious sitting area with facing divans, a king-size bed, a writing desk and a large bathroom with twin vanities. A sand path connects each tent to the restaurant, reception and beach. The tents are identical the only difference between the two categories is location.
The Dining Room and Bar are located in an open-air pavilion facing the sea and Indonesian hardwood flooring and solid coconut pillars support the tropical structure. A selection of Asian and Western food is served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. In season, a regular alfresco barbecue is available as are campfire dinners on the beach or jetty and starlight dinner cruises can also be arranged. Drinks can be taken at the teak-top bar or in the comfy loungers adjacent to the dining area.
The open air Jungle Cove Spa offers treatments such as fresh fruit facials and massages overlooking the bay. The Boardwalk has a pool area on the beach and can organise non motorised watersports there is also a music pavilion and library. Snorkelling, kayaks, windsurfing and hobie cats are all offered at Amanwana on a complimentary basis. For an additional charge there is diving, guided nature trekking, yacht chartering, fishing and guided waterfall excursions.
Amanwana Resort`s PADI scuba diving facility has a great variety of dive trips, including night diving, deep diving and specialized underwater photography dives, and you can also dive right from the resort`s pier. The dive facility has a full range of equipped for rent, and offers many different dive courses.
With Amanwana’s own dive operation, both beginners and experienced divers can explore the Flores Sea. Some of the best dive sites are no more than a 10-minute boat ride from Amanwana.
The snorkelling is excellent, and a variety of fish and coral life can be found in Amanwana Bay, the marine reserve in front of the camp. Guests can snorkel from the Amanwana jetty next to the Boardwalk, or from the beach in front of the tents, guided night snorkelling is also available.
and untouched reefs of the Flores Sea, it is home to a variety of animal and bird life, from deer to wild boar, macaque monkeys, sea eagles and osprey.
|Number of Lodgings||20||Cuisine type||International|
|Price range||US$ 800-900||How served||Buffet/ al la carte|
|Transfer cost||US$ 400 pp|
|Minimum stay||1 night||Other|
|Electric supply||24hrs 220v|
|Wi-Fi||Yes in rooms||Spa||Yes|
|House reef||Yes||Courses offered||Yes|
|Shore Dives||Yes||Equipment Hire||Yes|
|Night Dives||Yes||No of dives /day||4|