Mawar Homestay

Arborek

(5)


Rooms

5 x Over water - Private bungalow

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

1 x On land - Private bungalow

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

4 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

Land bungalow (full board)

Unless other rates are shown, price is per person per night. (Includes 3 meals/day) IDR 350,000 / person / night

Over-water bungalow (full board)

Unless other rates are shown, price is per person per night. (Includes 3 meals/day) IDR 400,000 / person / night

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Features

  • Near village
  • Reef dropoff
  • Western style toilet
  • Coral
  • English speaking
  • Good house reef
  • Calm beach
  • Diving available
  • Good phone signal
  • IDR 360,000 to 450,000
  • Sandy Beach
  • Has private bungalows
  • Can pay by credit card
  • Has family bungalows

    Details

    Mawar Homestay lies at the western tip of Pulau Arborek and has five over-water private bungalows, plus one four-room family bungalow and one private bungalow on land. All have spectacular sunset views.

    Bedding in each room consists of mattresses on the floor with pillows, bolsters, sheets and mosquito nets and each room has a room light switch, power outlets and a small table.

    Bungalow verandahs have a table and bench seating and Mawar has also strung some net hammocks between the coconut palms and provides a beachside shelter with table and benches for relaxing at.

    Meals at Mawar Homestay are served in a sand floored dining shelter that also has sea views, and coffee, tea and drinking water are provided there free of charge.

    All guests share Mawar’s two room, concrete floored bathroom building. Both rooms have bucket bathing. A western style toilet is in one, and a raised squat toilet in the other.

    Arborek’s electricity supply operates for 12 to 18 hours a day, and a local tower provides a stong signal and (slow) 4G data connection.

    Mawar Homestay is on the outskirts of Arborek village where basic supplies and cold drinks can be purchased and diving is available at Arborek Dive Shop. Arborek Dive Shop also provides a credit card payment facility for Mawar.

    English is spoken at Mawar Homestay.

    Please read why you should take all your inorganic rubbish away with you.

    Transport / Getting there

    Transport between Waisai and Mawar Homestay can be be either longboat or speedboat. The longboat can carry up to four passengers and costs IDR 1,000,000 each way. Speedboat transfers can carry 8 passengers and cost IDR 1,500,000 – the trip cost is shared by passengers.

    Longboat transfers are also available for those arriving from or departing to other islands. Mawar transfers between Gam and Arborek are IDR 500,000 and between Kri and Arborek costs IDR 600,000. (Cost is per trip, not per person.)

    Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.

    Activities

    Arborek Island provides fabulous snorkelling and diving. It’s a small island – nowhere is more than 10 minutes’ walk away and in addition to village visits there are often cultural performances to enjoy.

    Mawar Homestay can organise trips to other snorkelling spots (bring your own equipment) and is very close to Manta Sandy where you can snorkel with mantas.

    A day trip to Piaynemo is offered and costs IDR 3,000,000 by speedboat (max 8 passengers) or IDR 1,500,000 by longboat which can accommodate up to four passengers. Cost is shared by passengers.

    Pulau Arborek

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

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