Sailing through the Indonesian archipelago is a true adventure with mostly private charters where itineraries can be tailored according to personal interests. Secret Cruises offers four options to explore Eastern Indonesia:
The 5-cabin is converted traditional Indonesian phinisi boats, as sailed by the Bugis seafarers from south Sulawesi.
Bird’s eye view of the Silolona. Featuring an authentic design, the boat includes five spacious cabin suites, a teak lounge and dining area surrounded by large windows, on deck dining and a well-equipped dive facility.
Silolona sails in Indonesia from April to November, and up the West Coast of Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar from December to March.
2. Alila Purnama
Alila Purnama provides ultra-modern and elegant accommodation for up to ten guests. Handcrafted in the traditional style of a Phinisi, as used by the Bugis seafarers from south Sulawesi in Indonesia.
The 46-metre-long Alila Purnama consists of three decks, 4 deluxe suites and 1 master suite with a private deck, large wraparound windows offering 180-degree views of the ever-changing yet incredible landscape as well as a lavish en-suite including a bath tub, 2 wash basins and a separate shower room.
Alila Purnama can accomodate up to ten passengers for cruising around Komodo, Flores, and Raja Ampat.
3. Nyaman Perjuangan
Blending authentic Indonesian tradition with contemporary allure designed by a French interior architect, the 7-cabin magnificent 32-metre yacht Nyaman Perjuangan was launched in May 2017, cruising around Komodo National Park.
4. Salila Expeditions
Comfortably able to accommodate up to 14 passengers in 7 spacious and elegant cabins, this 32-metre long traditional Phinisi cruises to Indonesia’s remarkable Komodo National Park. Designed by French interior architect Stephan Remini, the décor reflects Indonesian culture with a contemporary feel. Large panoramic windows offer stunning views of Komodo National Park. Exciting complementary activities include diving the diverse reefs of Komodo National Park, trekking on Rinca and Komodo Island, discovering the famous Komodo Dragons, fishing, snorkelling, spear fishing, tubing, and kayaking.
Aboard the Salila Expeditions. Featuring large panoramic windows, the cabins are made out of the finest Indonesian teak wood. The interior design presents a maximum of comfort including air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with hot water.
Complete conditions and schedules for all cruises are available on https://www.secret-retreats.com/cruises or through the Secret Retreats Concierge team: [email protected].