Batu Lima 2 Homestay

Gam - Eastern Gam

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Rooms

1 x Over water - Private bungalow

A single room bungalow (no ensuite bathroom/toilet) Sleeps max. 2 persons / room.

4 x Over water - Room in a bungalow

A room in a bungalow with 2 or more rooms and shared common areas. Sleeps max. 2 persons / room.

Rates

Per person (full board)

If no other rates are shown, price for all rooms is per person per night (Includes 3 meals/day) IDR 450,000 / person / night

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Features

  • Association member
  • Reef dropoff
  • Western style toilet
  • Quiet hideaway
  • Coral
  • Good house reef
  • Has email contact
  • Good phone signal
  • Has own speedboat
  • IDR 0 to 350,000
  • Wayag trips
  • Has private bungalows

    Details

    Batu Lima 2 Homestay is built over water in front of jungled cliffs near the village of Yenbeser on Pulau Gam’s eastern coast.

    If you were redirected to this page while searching for Batu Lima Homestay, it’s because (as the name suggests) Batu Lima 2 Homestay is the Batu Lima family’s new establishment. (The original Batu Lima Homestay has been closed.)

    TBatu Lima 2 Homestay has two two-room family bungalows and one private bungalow. All bungalows are over water, have glazed windows, lockable doors and private verandahs equipped with tables and chairs.

    Bedrooms sleep two on mattresses on the floor, with sheets, pillows, bolsters and mosquito nets supplied. Room light switches and power outlets are fitted.

    Meals are served in a spacious over-water dining room that has a large refectory style table and bench seating. Free drinking water and tea and coffee making supplies are provided there for guests. The dining room is surrounded by a covered deck that provides seating and hammocks in which to relax and take in the surrounding ocean panorama.

    All guests share a concrete-floored bathroom building that contains a western style toilet and dip mandi (bucket) bathing in separate rooms.

    Electricity is provided by generator from sunset to about midnight.

    Batu Lima 2 Homestay receives a reasonably strong mobile phone signal, which usually supports a slow internet connection..

    Very little English is spoken at Batu Lima 2 Homestay, so if you don’t speak Bahasa Indonesia bringing a phrasebook will ease communication.

    If you need basic supplies, Yenbeser village is a 10 minute boat ride away, but it’s best to bring the consumables you consider essential for your stay with you.

    Please take any inorganic waste away with you when you leave. Especially plastic! All trash at Batu Lima 2 Homestay must be taken away by boat, and the lack of recycling (and even safe landfill) in Raja Ampat means that you’ll be contributing to the trashing of paradise if you leave your inorganic rubbish for your hosts to dispose of.

    Transport / Getting there

    Waisai transfers are by speedboat, take around 50 minutes and cost IDR 600,000 each way. Cost is shared among boat passengers (maximum of 4).

    Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.

    Activities

    Batu Lima 2 Homestay’s ocean location is a snorkeller’s delight – be sure to bring snorkelling equipment! Rich reefs surround the homestay and the inshore shallows are calm and safe for supervised children. The reef dropoff is alive with fish and excellent drift snorkelling can be enjoyed when the tide is running. Be sure to occasionally lift your head to see where you are though: Currents can be quite strong and you can easily find yourself facing a long swim back to Batu Lima when the tide is flowing at its strongest.

    The jungle that overhangs the ocean from Batu Lima’s cliffs are alive with birds, including the brilliant azure and white Beach Kingfishers that can regularly be seen hunting the shallows from the overhanging trees.

    Batu Lima 2 Homestay Tours

    Batu Lima can organise any snorkelling or sightseeing trip that you want to do. Some of the more popular options are quoted in the table below. Prices are in Indonesian Rupiah, are per boat and are shared among passengers.

    TOUR PACKAGEPRICE
    Mansuar/Pasir Timbul sandbank1,500,000
    Kabui Passage2,000,000
    Friwenbonda (Friwen Wall)500,000
    Mios Pun (Mios Kun – Bat Island)500,000
    Piaynemo (Penemu/Fam)7,000,000
    Sardines Reef1,000,000
    Kali Raja2,000,000
    Wayag15,000,000

    Pulau Gam

    See our Gam Island page for an overview of Gam and its attractions.

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    Batu Lima 2 Homestay Contact Details

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    NameRosita Makusi
    Phone+6282238571874
    Emailrositamakusi@yahoo.com
    Whatsapp+6282238571874
    NameOnes Makusi
    Phone+6285244374644