Saparua CAPE PAPERU Ressort & Spa

Saparua CAPE PAPERU  Ressort & Spa

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The perfect place for divers, snorkelers, honeymooners and nature lovers Nabucco’s Cape Paperu Resort & Spa is the heart and soul of the people who work in and for the resort. Our intension is to make every day an unforgettable and unique experience. We have had this motto through the season 2009/2010 which is now ending with the rains during the months of July and August. At this point, we very much like to thank our friends and family for their constructive support and all travel agencies for their collaboration, assistance and time spent on writing and proofreading our paperwork and newsletters for the websites. F u r t h e r m o r e , w e would like to say thank you to all of our guests and to those who agreed with lots of humour to transport large and small belongings to and from Cape Paperu. Our guests have arrived from near and far, many as „repeat visitors“, which represent a great core audience who enjoy exploring this glorious diving site together with us

Halmahera Weda Resort

Halmahera  Weda Resort

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WELCOME TO WEDA RESORT! Weda Resort, on the east coast of Central Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia is situated exactly between Lembeh Strait and the Raja Ampat islands. Until recent, Weda Bay was an unknown spot on the dive map of the world. Now 90% of our guests, who have all dived in several other places in Indonesia, think it is their best diving ever! Reef in Weda Bay Halmahera, Indonesia Photo by: Urs Scheidegger Easy diving along steep drop offs with caverns and schools of fish, coral covered slopes, perfect shallow reef tops, bays with seahorses and other critters, and for the adventurous diver, an underwater mountain with “big stuff”. A nice detail: there are no other divers 300 Km around. Have a look at the pictures of diving in Weda Bay, Halmahera to see the underwater paradise on offer here. Untouched shallow reef – Diving Weda Bay Halmahera, Indonesia Photo by: Patrick Van Moer It’s paradise on land as well; there are two species of Birds of Paradise in our own forest. In a cirlce of only 5 Km around the resort, we spotted 24 of the 28 endemic species of Halmahera birds. Together with the local community we are proud to be able to protect 175 Hectares of primary jungle, home of the Wallace’s Standardwing Bird of Paradise. This is absolutely the best place in the world to observe this beautiful inhabitant of paradise. On this website you will find an overview of the birds we have spotted; There are great pictures of birding in Halmahera in the Gallery, too. Wallace’s Standardwing Bird of Paradise Photo by Ch’ien Lee Mollucan Scops Owl Photo by Ch’ien Lee Halmahera Cus cus Photo by Ch’ien Lee By staying at our Eco resort you contribute directly to the conservation of the forest and reefs and the development of the local communities of Sawai Itepo and Kobe Village. If you would like more information you are welcome to contact us: Rob & Linda: +62 8124433754 Belgis: +62 81340044758 Email : info@wedaresort.com

South East Moluccas Kei Islands Savanna cottages

South East Moluccas Kei Islands Savanna cottages

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Savanah Cottages is the place we stayed at on Pulau Kei Kecil. By far one of the best chill out places we have stayed at! This beautiful hostel located at a beach near the tranquil village of Ohoideertawun, hosts 8 persons (4 huts). It has a relaxing atmosphere, a dinner table outside over viewing the beach and the sea, a nice garden with hammocks hanging Between the palm trees and very friendly, informative hosts Gerson and Lucy. The prices are a bit over average Indonesian prices, but all the comfort, coziness and it’s location really makes it worth staying here for 10 days. We spend a lot of days doing nothing, Ambon – Our Ikan Bakar (grilled fish) at Dede RestaurantAmbon – Our Ikan Bakar (grilled fish) at Dede Restaurant Ambon – Our Ikan Bakar (grilled fish) at Dede Restaurant Savanah Cottages hanging around, reading, listening to music, laying in the sun, talking with the other guests (mostly couples). Since the place is a 40 minute motorbike drive away from the main city and restaurants it was very handy engine That we could rent bikes by the hour. Especially at night in the pitch black dune landscape it was quite exciting to drive. We did not eat in the city all the time, Because They served western Also good quality meals in Savannah, Which Usually we ate outside under a starry sky lit by the moonlight and some candles. One of the main “attractions” is the best beach in the world: Pasir Panjang. A 20 minute drive from Savannah bike 3 km beach stretches out Between 2 tiny villages in a light curve. The sand is so white, Especially when the sun is REFLECTS light on it and along the beach you can see nothing but palm trees on one side and on the other side, the most clear blue water You could ever imagine. I’d say a good reason to bike there a couple of times to lay there in the sun and enjoy this perfect beach. A video we Ambon – StreetviewAmbon – Streetview Ambon – Street View firing from the beach you can find here . A few times we rented a motorbike for the day to explore the Island. We went to the main city and wandered around on the impressive market and headed down south to find another nice beach, for All which we had to cross a water by a small boat after our engine was being carried interest into the boat. We visited a clear blue water cave, went up to a viewpoint, Where They build a few Jesus statues overlooking the archipelago. We basically covered the whole island by bike and saw loads of tiny villages, where Mosques and churches are situated next to eachother. One day we and the rest of the guests or Savanah chartered a boat to visit a small island, where we could lay on the beach do some snorkeling and walk around the Island in 10 minutes wile searching for shells.
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