Kayafyof Homestay

Arborek

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Rooms

2 x Over water - Private bungalow

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

2 x On beach - Private bungalow

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

3 x On land - 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 411,770

Single occupancy over-water (full board)

Per night single occupancy in over-water bungalow (Includes 3 meals/day) IDR 470,590

Make a booking at Kayafyof Homestay

The Stay Raja Ampat booking system is designed to support ecotourism in a remote, low-connectivity region. It is different from hotel booking systems. Before checking availability, please read this information so you understand how our booking system works.

Features

  • In village
  • Reef dropoff
  • Western style toilet
  • Coral
  • Good house reef
  • Has email contact
  • Calm beach
  • Diving available
  • Good phone signal
  • Sandy Beach
  • Has own speedboat
  • Has private bungalows
  • Can pay by credit card
  • Has family bungalows
  • IDR 400,000 to 500,000

Details

Kayafyof Homestay is located on Pulau Arborek’s southern shore, near the island’s coral-rich eastern end. Two private beach bungalows, two over-water private bungalows and a 3-room family bungalow on land are available.

Bungalows have enclosed verandahs with tables, chairs and a hammock. At least one bungalow bedroom has a raised bed instead of the more usual mattress on the floor. Bedding supplied includes sheets, pillows, bolsters and mosquito nets are supplied and rooms are fitted with light switches and power outlets.

Meals are served in a dining shelter on land. Tea, coffee and drinking water are freely available to guests there. On the beach near the dining shelter are a few wooden recliners for lazing in the sun. (Be careful you don’t get burned though!) A large wooden table and bench seating is also available in the shade of beachside trees.

All guests share Kayafyof’s bathroom building, which provides a western style toilet and bucket bathing in a concrete-floored bathroom building with two separate rooms.

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.

Supplies (including cold drinks) are available in Arborek village, which is a five minute walk from the peaceful seclusion of the island’s west end. Please do take all your inorganic trash away with you, as there is no safe waste disposal or recycling available in Raja Ampat and disposing of it on the island will only contribute to the trashing of paradise.

Only a little English is spoken at Kyafyof Homestay, so if you don’t have any Bahasa Indonesia, bringing a phrasebook would be a good idea. You’ll always be able to find an English speaker in the village to help out if need be.

Transport / Getting there

Transport between Waisai and Kyafyof Homestay is by longboat or speedboat depending on the number of people needing a transfer.

Longboat journeys cost IDR 1,000,000 each way and can carry up to 6 passengers.

Speedboat transfers can accommodate up to 12 people and cost IDR 2,000,000 each way.

Both prices are per trip, not per person.

Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.

Activities

Arborek is the perfect location to combine diving, snorkelling and cultural interaction. Being an officially designated “Tourism Village”, cultural performances are often staged at Arborek for visitng guests.

Diving

Diving is available at Kyafyof Homestay in association with the nearby Arborek Dive Shop. Arborek Dive Shop also provides a credit card payment facility for Kayafyof. See the Arborek Dive Shop page for more information

Snorkelling and sightseeing

There’s excellent snorkelling to be had beneath the nearby Arborek village jetty and over the reefs and sandbanks at the eastern end of the island. The famed Manta snorkelling and dive sites are nearby too. Kyafyof Homestay can organise tours to any of the Dampier Strait attractions you want to visit. A small selection of the possibilities is listed in the table below. Costs are in Indonesian Rupiah and are shared by trip participants.

TOURPRICE
Manta Point500,000
Sauwandarek snorkelling800,000
Gam (Sawinggrai/Gam Bay)700,000
Imbraimuk snorkelling1,000,000
Kri/Pasir Timbul sandbank1,000,000
Yeben snorkelling1,500,000
Piaynemo tour & snorkelling3,000,000 (speedboat)
2,000,000 (longboat)

Pulau Arborek

See our Arborek Island page for an overview of the island and its attractions.

Kayafyof Homestay Location Map