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Good house reefCalm beach
IDR 400,000 to 500,000Has private bungalows
Gloria Homestay lies in the Pam Islands.
Gloria offers two private over-water bungalows, and four private bungalows on land.
All bungalows enjoy ocean sunrise views from Piaynemo’s south eastern shore.
The bungalows sleep two on mattresses on the floor. The usual bedding and mosquito net are supplied, and an extra mattress can be provided if needed.
Meals are served in a dining room on the beach. Like Gloria Homestay’s bungalows, the sand-floored dining room enjoys expansive sea views. Free drinking water and tea and coffee making supplies are always available for guests there.
Guests share a two-roomed bathroom building that provides a squat toilet and dip mandi bathing.
Gloria Homestay also provides a number of quiet and shady little beachside spots to relax with a good book.
A variable 4G signal is received at Gloria Homestay. It may not always support a data connection. Electricity is supplied by generator and is available from sunset to around midnight.
Only a little English is spoken at Gloria Homestay, so bringing a translation app or phrasebook is recommended.
The nearest village is Saukabu, which is about a ten minute boat ride away. Be sure to stock up with anything you consider essential, because local villages only have basic supplies available.
Safe rubbish disposal is unavailable on any of the Raja Ampat islands, so if you want to avoid contributing to the trashing of paradise, please take all the inorganic waste you create away with you when you leave.
Transport / Getting there
Waisai pickups and dropoffs cost IDR 2,500,000. Transfers are by longboat capable of carrying 4 passengers. Transfer cost is shared by passengers.
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.
The snorkelling at Gloria Homestay is superb.
In addition to a great house reef that can be enjoyed off the beach, a number of popular Pam Islands sites are close by.
The famed Piaynemo viewpoint is nearby, and Gloria Homestay can provide other trips or transfers on request.
Pam (Fam) Islands
See our Pam Islands page for an overview of the islands and their attractions.