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In villageLarge groups OK
Western style toiletCoral
English speakingGood house reef
Has email contactCalm beach
Diving availableGood phone signal
Sandy BeachHas family bungalows
IDR 400,000 to 500,000Child discount
Arborek Homestay is quite a large homestay located on the southern shore of Pulau Arborek.
Five two-room family bungalows are available. Two are over water, while another other two sit in the shade of beachside trees.
There is also a 2 room, concrete bungalow which we refer to as a VIP bungalow because both rooms have ensuite bathrooms with western style toilets.
The 2 VIP rooms have tiled floors, real beds, and evaporative air coolers supplied.
Meals at Arborek Homestay are served in a large and well appointed, sand-floored dining room. There are a several tables and plenty of seating available. There’s a refrigerator, and drinking water, tea and coffee making supplies are provided there for guests.
Traditional bungalow guests share a two-room, tiled floor bathroom building. A western style toilet occupies one room, and bucket bathing is available in both.
Plenty of shady relaxation is provided at Arborek Homestay, with a number of beachside shelters, seating and hammocks set in the shade of the beachside trees.
Electricity is from village supply and is usually available at all times except from 0700 to about 1000. Telkomsel’s Arborek tower provides a strong 4G signal.
The homestay lies on the outskirts of Arborek village, where you can purchase basic supplies and cold drinks.
English is spoken at Arborek Homestay.
As everywhere in Raja Ampat, you need to take your inorganic rubbish away with you to ensure it doesn’t wind up in the sea.
Transport / Getting there
Transfers between Arborek Homestay and Waisai can be by either speedboat or longboat. Transfer prices below are one way and are shared by boat passengers.
Longboat: IDR 800,000 (4 passengers max)
Speedboat: IDR 2,500,000 (7 passengers max)
Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.
Snorkelling and diving
Arborek is a fantastic location for both snorkelling and diving, and provides the closest accommodation to the famed Manta Sandy, where you can snorkel and dive with Mantas. The waters beneath the Arborek jetty are full of fish and colourful soft corals bloom all over the jetty pilings. Be sure to bring your snorkelling gear!
Diving at all of Raja Ampat’s best sites is available in conjunction with the neighbouring Arborek Dive Shop.
Arborek Homestay Tours
Naturally, Arborek Homestay can arrange any kind of sightseeing or snorkelling trip you’d like to do. The table below has a small selection of the possibilities. Prices are in Indonesian Rupiah and are shared by participants.
|Cape Kri & Pasir Timbul||700,000|
|Kabui Bay & Passage||3,500,000|
In addition to the above, Arborek Village is a delightful place to while away the day and there are often cultural performances organised there.
See our Arborek Island page for an overview of the island and its attractions.