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Has email contactGood phone signal
English speakingQuiet hideaway
Has raised bedsSandy Beach
Western style toiletIDR 500,000 to 600,000
On site dive centreDiving available
Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay lies on the eastern end of Andau Besar, which is one of the larger of the Pam Islands.
Four beachside private bungalows are available.
All bungalow bedrooms have real beds, and extra mattresses can be provided if needed. Bedding includes sheets, pillows, bolsters and mosquito nets, and bedrooms are fitted with light switches and power outlets for charging devices. All bungalows have covered verandahs with a table and chairs and hammock.
Meals are served in Aibaf Pam’s wood-floored, beachside dining shelter. Drinking water and tea and coffee making supplies are always freely available to guests in the dining room.
Guests share a two-room bathroom building which has a western style toilet in one room and dip mandi (bucket) bathing in the other.
Electricity is supplied by generator, and is available from sunset to around midnight.
Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay usually receives a good 4G phone signal.
English is spoken at Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay.
Pam village is a ten minute boat ride away, and basic supplies can be purchased in shops there.
Please be aware that, as everywhere in Raja Ampat, there is no way to properly dispose of inorganic waste at Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay. To avoid contributing to the trashing of paradise, all homestays ask that you take all your inorganic trash away with you when you leave.
Transport / Getting there
Transfers between Waisai and Aibaf Pam Homestay cost IDR 2,000,000. The boat can carry four passengers and the cost is shared.
See Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay’s June 2023 transfer & trip pricelist (PDF 32KB) for transfer prices to/from selected other destinations (In June 2023, Aibaf Pam was still called Bau Homestay.)
Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.
Public Boat to the Fam Islands
If you have plenty of time, you don’t mind a bit of discomfort, and you want spend as little as possible on transport costs, then there are cargo boats that you can use to get to the Fam Islands. (Obviously, if you are going to arrive on the cargo boat, then you don’t need to request a Waisai pickup when submitting the booking form above.)
Here’s what you need to know about getting the cargo boat to Fam.
As the name suggests, Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay has an on-site dive center.
Dives (including equipment hire) cost IDR 550,000 per person per dive.
An additional boat charge applies. The charge is per trip, and is shared by divers participating.
Snorkelling and sightseeing
Andau Besar’s six kilometer coastline is predominantly sandy beach and provides plenty of options for swimming and snorkelling.
Aibaf Pam Dive Homestay can of course organise snorkelling and sightseeing trips to Piaynemo and any other of the Pam Islands you care to visit. Pam Island is only a ten minute boat ride away and is a great place to spend the day. Two villages, long beaches and walking trails provide plenty of opportunities to explore. A selection of popular trip destinations and prices are provided here in Aibaf Pam Homestay’s June 2023 transfer and trip price list. (PDF 32KB) (In June 2023, Aibaf Pam was still called Bau Homestay.)
Nearby Pambemuk Island is tiny, but it hosts Pam’s largest village and port. It’s also a great place to spend a day.
See our Pam Islands page for an overview of the Pam/Fam Islands and their attractions.