Famangkor Homestay

Friwen

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Rooms

4 x Private bungalow

A single room bungalow (no ensuite bathroom/toilet) Sleeps max. 3 persons / room.

Rates

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Twin share from USD 28.15 per person / night including 3 meals daily

Single occupancy from USD 28.15 per person / night including 3 meals daily

Discount for children under 12

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* Under 12yrs

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Features

  • Near village
  • Reef dropoff
  • Western style toilet
  • Coral
  • English speaking
  • Good house reef
  • Has email contact
  • Calm beach
  • Diving available
  • Good phone signal
  • Sandy Beach
  • Wayag trips
  • Has private bungalows
  • Has family bungalows
  • IDR 400,000 to 500,000

Details

Famangkor Homestay has a 4 private bungalows facing a private beach on the southern shore of Friwen Island.

Bedding is mattresses on the floor with covers, pillows, bolsters and mosquito nets, and all bungalows have a small verandah at the front with a table and plastic chairs.

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.

An outhouse building provides a dip mandi bathroom and western style pedestal toilet in separate rooms. These facilities are shared by guests.

Pulau Friwen has decent phone reception and a data connection is usually possible. Famangkor has a generator which operates from sunset to around midnight.

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

The Mayor family lives in nearby Friwen village and Pak Yopi’s son Martin has basic English. In the event of any problems requiring a translator, an English speaker can usually be found in Friwen to help out.

Transport / Getting there

Waisai to Famangkor transfers are by longboat which can carry up to 4 passengers. The trip costs IDR 500,000 each way and the cost is shared among passengers.

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 can sometimes be 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 is arranged in conjunction with the neighbouring Kordiris Homestay on Gam.

Famangkor Homestay snorkeling trips and Wayag tours

Famangkor can organise snorkeling trips to any Raja Ampat site you want to visit (bring your own equipment). Below are just some of the available options. Prices are in IDR and trip cost is shared by participants.

LOCATIONPRICE
Pasir Timbul sandbank500,000
Manta Point / Arborek1,500,000
Kabui Bay / Batu Pensil3,000,000
Kabui Bay / Kabui Passage3,500,000
Piaynemo7,000,000
Wayag / Kawe12,000,000

The village of Friwen is a short five minute 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.

Famangkor Homestay Location Map