Famangkor Homestay

Friwen

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Famangkor Homestay, Pulau Friwen, Raja Ampat

Rooms

2 x On land - VIP bungalow

A single room bungalow with ensuite bathroom and toilet. Sleeps max. 3 persons / room.

Rates

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Twin share from USD 34.61 per person / night including 3 meals daily

Single occupancy from USD 34.61 per person / night including 3 meals daily

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Features

  • Reef dropoff
  • Coral
  • Good house reef
  • Good phone signal
  • Calm beach
  • Sandy Beach
  • Has raised beds
  • Western style toilet
  • IDR 500,000 to 600,000
  • Near village
  • Has ensuite bathroom/toilet
  • Diving available
  • Has private bungalows

Details

Famangkor Homestay offers two VIP bungalows on Pulau Friwen’s southern shore.

The bungalows sleep two on raised beds. Bedding for a third person can be provided if required. Mosquito nets, bedding and towels are provided. Bungalows are fitted with power outlets and room light switches.

The bungalows have covered verandahs with recliners and a small table. The ensuite bathrooms have western style toilets, showers, and dip mandi (bucket) bathing.

Meals are served in a beachside dining shelter where coffee, tea and drinking water are freely available for guests. Power outlets are also available in the dining shelter.

Pulau Friwen has decent phone reception and a 4G data connection is usually possible. Electricity is from the village supply is normally available all night.

Supplies can be purchased in Friwen village, which is an easy ten minute walk away via a jungle path through sago and coconut groves.

Very lttle English is spoken at Famangkor Homestay, so be sure to bring a translator app or phrasebook to ease communication.

As everywhere in Raja Ampat, it’s important to take all your inorganic trash away with you when you leave. Anything left behind will only contribute to the trashing of paradise.

Transport / Getting there

Waisai one-way transfer by longboat: IDR 600,000 (Cost shared by max 4 passengers)

Waisai one-way transfer by speedboat: IDR 800,000 (Cost shared by max 6 passengers)

Please contact Famangkor if you want to specify a preference. (Contact details can be found in booking confirmation emails.)

Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.

Activities

On the eastern tip of Pulau Friwen, Famangkor Homestay looks across the narrow channel to Friwenbonda and the famed dive site of the Friwen Wall.

There’s great coral for snorkeling right at the door and dugongs are sometimes seen over the house reef at high tide. At high tide, the water is easily entered from Famangkor’s sandy beach.

Diving with Famangkor Homestay

Diving can be arranged in with nearby Corepen Dive Homestay on Gam.

Famangkor Homestay excursions

Famangkor can organise snorkeling trips to any Raja Ampat site you want to visit. (Bring your own equipment.)

One popular choice is the Piaynemo speedboat day trip. The trip cost is IDR 7,000,000. Cost is shared by partcipants. (Up to 6 passengers maximum.)

The village of Friwen is a short walk away through jungle interspersed with coconut and sago groves. There are small shops for supplies and more great snorkeling available under the village jetty. Demonstrations of traditional production methods of sago and coconut oil can be arranged for those who are interested and trips to see birds of paradise at nearby Gam can also be organised.

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