If the promise of pristine ocean and untouched landscapes isn’t enough to make you wanderluxe, this brand new five-star island resort sure will...
Real talk: every adventure addict with a pulse has Komodo National Park at the top of their travel hitlist. But for the luxury lovers out there, this raw and untouched expanse of island-meets-ocean is yet to tick all the boxes for the glampers and elite-lifestylers. Well, that’s all about to change, because on September 15th 2018, the brand spanking new AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach will be swinging open its glamorous doors in Labuan Bajo, the gateway to Komodo National Park.
Becoming the first and only five-star resort in Labuan Bajo, AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach will bring all the best bits of wanderluxing to Indonesia’s most breathtaking expanse of unchartered territory. Less than an hour’s flight away from Bali, this luxe new destination sits on the outskirts of the ever-awesome Komodo National Park – an unparalleled natural playground and UNESCO heritage site that’s #blessed with epic marine diversity, and of course, is home to the indigenous Komodo Dragon.
With the promise of five-star luxury in the heart of one of Mother’s Natures finest creations, we’re already planning our next vacay at this stunning new resort. Here are four reasons why you should too.
Reason One: Explore Komodo country, AYANA style
Crystal clear waters, untouched islands and beaches with a pink glow – with the opening of AYANA Komodo, you can soak up the best of Komodo National Park in ultimate style. We’re talking snorkelling, island hopping and Komodo spotting with all of those all-important creature comforts included. Cold drinks, professional guides, stand-up paddle boards… you name it, AYANA Komodo can provide it.
And you won’t be short of vessels to take you on your island adventures either, because the resort has five different cruise options for your daily itineraries, from high-adrenaline speed boat rides and nighttime party cruises, to serene sails on an Indonesian Phinisi. Swim with Manta Rays, visit Pink Beach and find Nemo in the deep – all in ultimate AYANA style.
Reason Two: The all-star AYANA touch
Already loved in Bali and Jakarta for its world-class hospitality, exceptional hotel design, superior cuisine and unparalleled standards of service (what more could you ask for?!) AYANA Komodo will be bringing all that we love about the superstar brand (and more!) to this new Flores address.
For starters, AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach will feature 13 suites and 192 premium guest rooms that’ll have you interior crushing from the second you touch down. Each room has its own large and unobstructed ocean-view window to ensure you never miss the candy-coloured sunsets that melt dramatically behind Kukusan Island every evening…
And in true AYANA style, expect clean lines inspired by light throughout the resort, with bright and breezy open living spaces, and contemporary décor that extends from the dazzling suites, to the spa, to the three signature restaurants, and out to the jaw-dropping wedding venues. Yup, you can now even get hitched in Komodo country thanks to this new AYANA creation, and with a panoramic rooftop terrace plus a private jetty that stretches far out over the ocean, your nuptials will look as fierce as those hungry dragons!
Reason Three: Nab those pre-opening rates and exclusive perks
To celebrate the grand opening of AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach, right now there are some very special deals to get your adventurous mitts on. First up is the “Stay Longer for Less” package, where you can receive an additional night for free when you book two nights’ accommodation. Or, book 4 nights and you’ll receive 2 extra nights free… Double the vacay time for no extra charge? Yes please!!
But that’s not all. There’s also a 20% Pre-Opening discount, with two-way airport transfers included. And if you’re bringing the kiddos along too (there’s a children’s pool, a kid’s club, and plenty of child- friendly activities to keep them busy) right now it’s 50% off all connecting rooms – that’s a dream holiday for the whole fam-gang wrapped up!
Reason Four: Set sail on AYANA Lako di’a
Need even more reason to wanderluxe? In October, exactly one month after the opening of the resort, AYANA Lako di’a will be setting sail on its maiden voyage – the resort’s very own luxurious 54-metre traditional Phinisi sailing boat with 9 luxury cabins for up to 18 guests. Imagine sailing through Komodo’s ocean expanse of castaway islands, drifting between white sandy bays and sleeping beneath the stars aboard this aquatic stunner. Soak up that Komodo sunshine on the boat’s expansive deck, feast on fabulously fresh seafood at the onboard dining room, and snuggle up each evening in the villa-like cabins – the perfect respite after a day full of beach hopping, ocean splashing and cocktail sipping. The boat will depart every Monday for one, two or three-night voyages, turning those Monday blues into trips of a lifetime!
Want in? Of course you do! Find out more and book your stay via the AYANA Komodo website.
AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach, Labuan Bajo, Flores, p. +62 361 702 222, e. email@example.com. Opening September 15th 2018.
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