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Sokala Villas

Palm Grove is located in Vaima on Rarotonga’s enchanting south coast.

The property has 22 individual bungalows scattered over five acres of landscaped beachfront and lush tropical gardens. Bungalows are available in a range of categories from studio to a three-bedroom layout in beachfront and garden settings. All bungalows include a king-size bed, kitchen facilities, air-conditioning, flat screen TV and private patio/balcony. Located on a pristine stretch of white sand beach, Palm Grove guests need go no further than steps from their bungalow to experience wonderful snorkelling, swimming and kayaking.

Tropical tranquility

A daily tropical buffet breakfast is included in the room rates and is served in the open-air restaurant overlooking the garden. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the deck is the perfect spot for an evening cocktail. Don’t miss the Friday evening happy hour with live music or the popular Sunday barbecue.

Spend the day on the pristine white sand beach with complimentary kayaks and snorkelling gear, take a dip in the freshwater swimming pool, or rent a motorbike on-site and explore Rarotonga. There is also a guest barbecue area, laundry facilities and a tour desk.

Palm Grove will assist with arranging transfers, scuba diving excursions, local shopping, sightseeing tours and outer island day trips. The resort also offers several wedding packages and an on-site wedding coordinator.

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of your private piece of tropical island paradise at Palm Grove.

Sokala Villas

PO Box 82, Rarotonga
COOK ISLANDS
Tel: +682 29200
Email: [email protected]
www.sokalavillas.com

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The Trans Resort Bali

A luxury oasis in the heart of Seminyak, The Trans Resort Bali offers a sophisticated blend of rich Indonesian tradition and contemporary refinement.

Luxurious accommodation

The resort features 184 exceptionally appointed guestrooms and suites. Guestrooms feature a spacious balcony with daybed and private hot tub overlooking the sandy beach pool and garden. Suites feature a spacious living room and a terrace giving private access to the secluded pool.

There are 16 palatial villas with private pools, designed to indulge with its spacious living and dining room in the middle of a lush Balinese garden. Villas feature an oversized bathroom, hot tub, and an outdoor shower. The three-bedroom Presidential Villa is privately staffed with a dedicated 24-hour butler.

All accommodation features mood lighting control, exclusively designed bedding with 100% goose down and customised linen made of Egyptian cotton, luxurious amenities, temperature and humidity control, oversized bathroom with separate shower room with overhead rain and hand shower, double wash basin and bathtub, multi-media docking station, extensive cable television channels, complimentary highspeed wireless internet access, coffee and tea facilities, and complete 24-hour on-call STAR (service to all request) service.

World class facilities

Relaxation is redefined at The Trans Resort Bali, with its endless blue water main pool, a sandy beach pool, towering waterfalls, and kid’s pool. There is a kids club, fitness centre with two yoga rooms plus separate male and female steam and sauna rooms, and hot and cold tubs. The spa is ready to pamper with an array of luscious wellness treatments such as the sea salt scrub for glowing and invigorated skin, and the luxurious caviar and pearl facial treatment.

Celebrate special events at The Grand Ballroom, the biggest ballroom in Seminyak with stunning crystal blown glass chandeliers, can accommodate up to 1,100 guests for a standing cocktail event. The seven boardrooms are ready for all meeting purposes. All of the multi-purpose venues are equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual and sound equipment.

The restaurant features authentic Indonesian, Chinese, and Western dishes while afternoon tea, canapés and cocktails are served at The Lounge Bar.

Enjoy an exclusive 10% off best available rates for rooms or events when you book directly with the hotel and mention the promotion code “ASIAN2019”. Terms and conditions apply.

The Trans Resort Bali

Jalan Sunset Road, Kerobokan, Seminyak,
Bali INDONESIA
Tel: +62 361 898 1234
Fax: +62 361 898 1233
Email: [email protected]
www.transresortbali.com

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Amadea Resort & Villas

This award-winning Seminyak hotel offers a truly peaceful oasis in the heart of Seminyak.

Located on the fashionable eat street with its many boutiques and famous restaurants, the resort is perfectly located for those who want to be right in the action and within walking distance to Seminyak Beach.

Value for money

Amadea Resort and Villas offers an extensive selection of accommodation options catering for couples who want to enjoy a romantic escape, honeymooners or small groups of friends and family alike.

Choose from 86 rooms, two Junior Suites, two Apartment Suites and three Rooftop Suites. For extra space and luxury, there are seven villa options available in two and four-bedroom configurations offering a fully-equipped kitchenette, separate living and dinning area as well as their own private pool and garden.

All spacious rooms, suites and pool villas are modern and tastefully furnished with flat screen TV’s, DVD players, alarm clocks, in-room safes, fridges, hair dryer, free internet access, and most rooms offer views of one of the lap pools.

Exciting dinning options

An array of services and facilities cater to the needs of every guest. Indulge in exciting dinning options at Bistro Batu Kali which provides a relaxed, casual dining experience.

During the day, the pool bar is the perfect spot for chilling out, serving refreshing drinks, beers, cocktails and light meals. An in room dining menu is available from 7 am to 11 pm for those who wish to dine in the comfort of their own room.

The resort also offers a convenient prearrival e-concierge service which allows you to book airport transfers, request special items and other services before your arrival and during your stay.

Balinese bliss

Your Bali holiday would not be complete without a spa experience. Ambiente Spa at Amadea Seminyak is a roof top spa facility offering a range of wellness and beauty treatments for a blissful and affordable Seminyak spa experience.

Spa facilities include two double treatment rooms, two single treatment rooms and Spa reception area.

For intimate meetings or gatherings of up to 40 people, an air-conditioned rooftop Balinese bale-style meeting room provides the perfect retreat for that important business meeting or event. Presentations, training sessions and private negotiations can be conducted with complete ease in the lifestyle district of Seminyak.

Amadea Resort & Villas

Jl. Kayu Aya 55, Seminyak,
Bali 80361 INDONESIA
Tel: +62 361 847 8155
Fax: +62 361 847 8157
Email: [email protected]
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The Samaya Ubud

Showcasing a harmonious blend of cutting-edge design and lavish comfort, The Samaya Ubud is designed around its natural surroundings, creating a hidden gem of luxury in the midst of Ubud’s tropical jungle.

The resort features 19 luxury villas surrounded by lush gardens and a fantastic view of the hills and rice fields, while some villas are complemented by the soothing sound and sight of the flowing waters from the Ayung River below. With a modern minimalist interior giving a heightened sense of luxury and spacious living, each villa is surrounded by a high wall, with a garden, traditional gazebo and private swimming pool.

Overlooking the green hillside and vast rice fields, Scene offers a hearty breakfast and a lavish afternoon tea. The iconic Swept Away restaurant sits beautifully on the river bank of the Ayung River with a selection of comfort food inspired from local flavours to international favourites. Special arrangements can be made for an intimate dinner by the waters surrounded by romantic candlelight with a special menu from the resort’s chef.

Treat yourself to pampering treatments at The Spa at The Samaya. This state-ofthe- art spa and wellness centre is located directly overlooking Bali’s famous Ayung River with a wide range of treatments available allowing you to achieve total relaxation.

Other facilities include a fitness centre and yoga classes, plus a range of complimentary nature activities are provided for resort guests such as nature biking, walking tours and hiking.

The Samaya Ubud

Banjar Baung, Sayan, Ubud,
Bali INDONESIA
Tel: +62 361 973 606
Fax: +62.361 973 610
Email: [email protected]
www.thesamayabali.com

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The Samaya Seminyak

With spectacular, unobstructed ocean views, The Samaya is an oasis of refinement in an urban tropical setting.

Right in the heart of Seminyak, The Samaya’s luxurious private villas occupy a prime beachfront location, merely steps away from Bali’s famous lifestyle district.

Offering guests an unparalleled level of privacy and security, each villa features its own full-size private lap pool, a spacious outdoor area surrounded by tropical gardens and a classic yet chic interior complemented by modern comforts.

The award-winning Breeze restaurant offers exotic international and local dishes for breakfast, lunch, and romantic sunset dinners. Brasserie at the Royal Courtyard serves traditional Indonesian fare, giving guests a unique opportunity to immerse their senses in the true flavours and aromas of this island paradise. For a more intimate and memorable dinning experience, The Royal Canopy Dinner is the perfect choice. A decorated canopy will be set up on the beach deck where your private butler will serve you a royal five-course menu along with one bottle of French Champagne.

Escape to The Spa at The Samaya and treat yourself to pampering treatments at this award-winning spa. With four couple treatment rooms, the spa boasts the Indian Ocean as the backdrop of your journey to rediscover your inner peace. Take a refreshing bath in the jacuzzi while gazing at the sunset over the horizon, or relax at the bale while enjoying the soothing symphony of the sea at the two beachfront spa suites.

The Samaya Seminyak

Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak Beach,
Bali INDONESIA
Tel: +62 361 731 149
Fax: +62 361 730 417
Email: [email protected]
www.thesamayabali.com

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Impiana Private Villas

One of Indonesia’s leading names in the hospitality and spa industry, Impiana offers a collection of villa properties for seasoned travellers who expect the finest in services and standards.

Impiana Private Villas Seminyak

This four-star private villa is ideally located in central Seminyak, just moments from the beach, leading boutiques, cafés and nightlife.

Discreetly tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world, Impiana Private VIllas Seminyak offers 50 private pool villas available in one through to 12-bedroom configurations, catering to the accommodation needs of singles, couples, families and groups alike. Each villa is nestled within its own tropical sanctuary containing lush gardens, individual thatched-roofed bungalows, featuring the latest audio-visual equipment and centred around a private swimming pool.

All villas feature their own fully-equipped kitchen for preparing meals, or for those guests wanting something romantic let the dedicated chef prepare a romantic candlelit dinner for two. For special occasions a fully serviced barbecue dinner is ideal for entertaining. the award-winning Prana Indian Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and the brand new Oswego Bali Bar & Dining is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Enjoy the rituals of ancient kings and queens as you journey through Prana Spa’s sacred Eastern traditions of health and beauty. One of the largest spa’s in Bali, Prana has been designed with a strong influence of Indian and Middle Eastern architecture. Whether under a tented ceiling or an elaborate hand painted canvas, exquisite treatment rooms are the perfect space to relax completely under the expertly trained hands of your therapist.

Impiana Private Villas Seminyak is the perfect destination wedding venue, offering a luxurious and private oasis for couples looking for an intimate wedding experience in paradise. The dedicated wedding team will work with you to ensure that your special day is filled with memories to last a lifetime.

Impiana Private Villas Cemagi

Located on one of Bali’s most spectacular beach destinations with waves rolling in from the Indian Ocean, Impiana Private Villas Cemagi offers an intimate holiday destination. With only a handful of other villas and rice fields as neighbours, Impiana Private Villas Cemagi is quiet and peaceful; the perfect location for a bike ride or walk to experience the ‘real’ Bali with its colourful ceremonies and pretty villages.

Impiana Private Villas Cemagi Beach is styled on the traditional Balinese compound and sprawls across an impressive one hectare of verdant tropical

gardens to provide guests with comfort, solitude and extravagance. Each villa has a welcoming wooden Balinese doors entrance, high-vaulted ceiling, Balinese alang-alang thatched roofs, a Palimanan stone staircase that leads to a trickling fish pond adorned with water lilies and a view that goes all the way to the ocean.

Discover unique dining choices including a tranquil breakfast by the garden terrace, fine dining at The Living Room, a personalised dining experience at the private chef’s table, intimate in-villa dining, romantic dinner by the pool, supper club dining concept and family holiday dining. The Impiana offers the country’s heritage cuisines such as authentic Balinese and Indonesia alongside international Eastern and Western fares.

Be pampered and experience the best spa treatments at the award-winning Prana Spa, or chill out by the gorgeous 18-metre infinity pool with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, flanked by the beautiful serene tropical garden landscape. Green sun loungers shaded by umbrellas and coconut palms with pretty a lily pond within sight, adjacent to an outdoor dining area and a living pavilion is an impeccable spot for a barbecue or private party.

Impiana Private Villas Ubud

The latest addition to Impiana Hotels, Resorts & Spas’ portfolio, Impiana Private Villas Ubud is set against a backdrop of lush greenery and terraced rice paddies that transcend to the banks of the mystical Ayung River, surrounding its guests with calm, peace and tranquility.

The property boasts 37 modern Balinese private pool villas and 34 luxurious hotel rooms and suites.

The entire project’s concept was designed by award winning architecture Popo Denise while the interiors are by Cedric Jaccard of Avalon Collective Interior Design in Singapore to feature unique elements of Balinese nature and culture.

Within its idyllic and natural setting, Impiana Private Villas Ubud pampers its guests with a Balinese spa, two unique restaurants with spectacular views and many lounging areas. With its impressive banquet facilities and staff delivering Balinese charm and hospitality, Impiana Private Villas Ubud makes a fine venue for memorable events such as weddings.

Impiana Private Villas

Bali,  INDONESIA
Tel: +62 361 730 840
Whatsapp: +62 811 398 1255
Email: [email protected]
www.impiana.com

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The Kayon Resort

Nestled deep in heart of Ubud’s lush jungle and verdant rice fields by the historical Petanu River, this enchanting adults-only resort, designed in complete harmony with nature offers a tranquil retreat.

Luxury amidst nature

Retreat to contemporary Balinese accommodation, designed using local stone, bamboo, and white washed furniture decorated with woven rattan and bamboo ceilings.

The Kayon is a boutique resort offering an intimate selection of room choices. There are six Valley Deluxe rooms that offer a relaxing ambience with jungle views from private balconies, while 12 Kayon River Suites overlook the river. For added luxuries, the five Luxury River Edge Pool Villas hang along the river surrounded by fascinating ravine and waterfalls.

All rooms are spacious with modern conveniences. Standard room amenities include a welcome fruit basket, tea and coffee making facilities, plush linens and mosquito net, complimentary bottled mineral water, LED cable television and DVD player, and complimentary wireless internet.

The Kayon is located in Kepitu Village, a mere 10-minute drive from Ubud’s centre. Here guests can discover an exotic destination, spiritual healing and a cultural holiday experience.

Start your day with a morning yoga session to balance body and soul at the rooftop yoga pavilion while enjoying the cool morning breeze and a warm sunrise. Be pampered and indulge in a variety of signature spa treatments at the Serayu Spa. Perched 20 metres high above the river, the spa boasts two treatment rooms and one beauty room.

Surrounded by serenity

Enjoy a refreshing dip in the suspended Kayon-shaped swimming pool, unwind and read a book on a daybed while enjoying the serenity that surrounds you.

For a true Ubud dining experience, Kepitu Restaurant offers a 180-degree view over the pool and verdant surrounds. The lunch menu is light and healthy and in the evening the menu features mixed Western, Asian and signature Indonesian dishes. The deck at Canyon Jetty hangs by the river and offers a tranquil spot to relax over a light lunch or afternoon tea while watching the cascading waterfall. You can also learn how to prepare local delicious delicacies under the guidance of the resort’s Balinese gourmet chef.

For a romantic wedding, the floating Puspaka Chapel incorporated with the yoga pavilion has a truly magnificent natural setting amidst rice fields and jungle.

The Kayon Resort

Banjar Kepitu, Desa Kendran, Tegallalang,
Ubud, Bali 80561 INDONESIA
Tel: +62 361 4792553
Email: [email protected]
http://www.thekayonresort.com

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Palm Grove

Palm Grove is located in Vaima on Rarotonga’s enchanting south coast.

The property has 22 individual bungalows scattered over five acres of landscaped beachfront and lush tropical gardens. Bungalows are available in a range of categories from studio to a three-bedroom layout in beachfront and garden settings. All bungalows include a king-size bed, kitchen facilities, air-conditioning, flat screen TV and private patio/balcony. Located on a pristine stretch of white sand beach, Palm Grove guests need go no further than steps from their bungalow to experience wonderful snorkelling, swimming and kayaking.

Tropical tranquility

A daily tropical buffet breakfast is included in the room rates and is served in the open-air restaurant overlooking the garden. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the deck is the perfect spot for an evening cocktail. Don’t miss the Friday evening happy hour with live music or the popular Sunday barbecue.

Spend the day on the pristine white sand beach with complimentary kayaks and snorkelling gear, take a dip in the freshwater swimming pool, or rent a motorbike on-site and explore Rarotonga. There is also a guest barbecue area, laundry facilities and a tour desk.

Palm Grove will assist with arranging transfers, scuba diving excursions, local shopping, sightseeing tours and outer island day trips. The resort also offers several wedding packages and an on-site wedding coordinator.

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of your private piece of tropical island paradise at Palm Grove.

Palm Grove

PO Box 23, Rarotonga
COOK ISLANDS
Tel: +682 20002
Email: [email protected]
www.palmgrove.net

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Yasawa Island Resort & Spa

There are 15 words in the Fijian language for heaven and ‘yasawa’ is the first. Indulge in heavenly seclusion at Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, an exclusive retreat secluded on one of the most remote and unspoiled islands of Fiji.

Situated in Fiji’s Yasawa Group of islands, famed for pristine white beaches, clear warm waters, colourful coral reefs and sunny dry climate make this an ideal tourist destination. The resort has its own airstrip, and is just a 30-minute flight north of Nadi International Airport.

Enjoy the sounds of the palm trees swaying and the ocean lapping mere steps from your private accommodation. There are 18 luxurious beachfront bungalows nestled privately among shady palm trees along a pristine white beachfront. Each well-appointed bure is air-conditioned and superbly fitted in contemporary Fijian style, and boasts separate spacious living areas, thatched roof and plantation shutters.

Outdoors is an extension of your living space, fanned by tropical breezes. Each bure has its own sun deck with a pair of lounges, a private beach hut on the sand and a hammock strung between the palms.

Amenities include a fully stocked mini bar, tea and coffee making facility, jar of fresh cookies, an electronic safe, ironing facility, hairdryer, IDD telephone and iPod docking station/stereo.

The six Bure Suites set a luxurious benchmark with a modern open-plan layout and ocean views. Scattered in pairs among the palms, they share just one adjoining wall and are positioned for privacy, the only thing you’ll see from inside is the beach. The ten Deluxe Bures are vast and freestanding, offering ocean panoramas from inside and out. A splitlevel design creates separate living and sleeping areas inside while broad decks and shaded daybeds extend the living space outside.

Perched on a rise overlooking the rest of the resort is a huge family bure, Drodrolagi, Fijian for rainbow. With two separate bedrooms either side of a central living area, this bure is perfect for an intimate family retreat. Its elevated outdoor deck provides magnificent views over the island and out to sea.

Ultimate romantic getaway

Hidden from the rest of the resort at the end of a deserted white beach, is the Lomalagi Bure, boasting its own horizon pool overlooking the ocean. The ultimate among Yasawa’s accommodations, Lomalagi, features a spacious bathroom equipped with lavish amenities. Offering absolute privacy and seclusion, this private retreat is ideal for a luxurious romantic getaway.

The resort’s main complex features an alfresco restaurant with 180-degree views of the beach and ocean. Manasa’s Bar is located poolside and offers guests complimentary wireless internet access and signature cocktails. All meals, which are included in the tariff, promise contemporary cuisine with an emphasis on the succulent seafood caught daily in surrounding waters. Lobsters plucked from the nearby reefs are a specialty.

This all-inclusive resort includes individual à la carte dining options. The international chef’s creations highlight the fresh seafood that is delivered daily and caught from the surrounding waters.
Variety abounds and menus change daily accentuating the freshest, regional ingredients of the day. Dine at the restaurant, on the beach, in your bure, or beneath the stars. The choice is yours at Yasawa where every extraordinary meal is complemented by a memorable location.

Discover your own private paradise

Surrounded by 11 pristine private beaches considered among the best in the world, each is your own paradise waiting to be discovered. Order Champagne and board a boat, armed with a picnic basket prepared by the chef, and you’ll be delivered to a secluded beach. Like all meals at Yasawa, a private beach picnic is also included in the tariff.

Yasawa is home to Fiji’s first beachfront spa, just metres from the ocean’s edge on a sweep of soft white sand. The Baravi Spa has been constructed with a blend of traditional and contemporary styles. The massage deck with ocean views and fanned by sea breezes, is perched over the sands in the open air. The Ultimate Spa Bonus for $495FJD will pamper you with a 50-minute spa treatment every day of your stay.

All watersports, scheduled activities, trips and tours at Yasawa are included in the tariff (except spa treatments, scuba diving and sport fishing). For those who love to keep active, land-based activities include tennis and volleyball on the beach, or simply set out on the island’s hiking trails to explore the bays and headlands of this scenic isle.

Visit nearby villages to meet the local children or listen to the church choir and during rugby season, you are welcome to watch rugby matches. Swim in the crystal waters of the famous Blue Lagoon or snorkel among spectacular and vividly coloured corals and tropical fish, do as much or as little as you choose.

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa

PO Box 9779, Nadi Airport,
FIJI
Tel: +679 6722266
Fax: +679 6724456
Email: [email protected]
www.yasawa.com

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Trans Niugini Tours

With over 30 years of expertise in cultural tours, trekking, ecological tours, wilderness adventures and cultural events, Trans Niugini Tours offers a number of options for accessing Papua New Guinea’s unspoiled environments and traditional cultures.

Rondon Ridge

Situated at 2150 metres above sea level, Rondon Ridge offers sweeping views of the incredible Wahgi Valley, the Hagen Range and Sepik Divide. Just 30 minutes from the centre of Mt Hagen, each of the 12 units offers 90 degree views, modern bathrooms and electric blankets while an additional 16 newly built rooms offer double or twin share beds. The lodge features a main building with a lounge, bar, dining room, conference centre and a cosy fireplace for the cooler highland evenings. Business visitors have access to the fully-equipped conference room. The heating and all power is supplied by the lodge’s own hydro system, providing environmentally friendly electricity.

There are numerous activities that give an insight into the special cultural traditions of the area. A comprehensive touring program takes guests on a journey through the traditions and customs of the Melpa people. First contact with the Melpa people was made as recently as the mid-1930s. With daily flights from Port Moresby to Mt Hagen, Rondon Ridge is also the perfect jumping-off point for access to Ambua Lodge, Karawari Lodge and Sepik Spirit.

Ambua Lodge – Southern Highlands

Located at 2100 metres in the Tari Gap area, Ambua Lodge showcases local architecture, spectacular views and modest luxury. The 36 individual units feature picture windows and a modern bathroom inside the lodge. With its beautiful Highland architecture, the main building houses a lounge, bar, dining room and a beautiful, cosy central fireplace. An additional 18 luxury rooms were recently constructed to meet the increased demand for accommodation.

Enjoy some bird watching, venture along nature trails that are complete with traditional vine bridges, and discover a secluded waterfall. In keeping with its back-to-nature feel, Ambua Lodge generates 24-hour clean electricity from its mini hydroelectric power plant. A culturally vibrant place, this is the home to the Huli Wigmen with their human hair wigs adorned with colourful flowers.

The Tari Valley is one of the few places left where men and women can be seen wearing traditional dress as part of daily living and men’s wealth is still counted by the number of pigs and wives they possess.

Bensbach Wildlife Lodge

On the Bensbach River, in Southern PNG, this lodge is easily accessible by charter aircraft from Mt Hagen, Port Moresby, or via Daru from Cairns. The sweeping plains that are teeming with wildlife make this lodge truly perfect for nature lovers. This is also barramundi country, and the barramundi of Bensbach are second-to-none. The lodge caters for the serious angler as well as those who just want to drop a line into the water for fun. Included in the tariff is accommodation, all meals, transfers and fishing.

Lake Murray Lodge

On an island spit, the new Lake Murray Lodge has found its home in this remote area on the largest lake in PNG. Guests are accommodated in 12 individual cabin rooms overlooking the lake. They are furnished with king, twin or double beds, ceiling fans, modern en suite bathrooms, an elevated veranda and wonderful view of the lake. The main lodge building with a wraparound veranda is the perfect place to enjoy exceptional sunsets over the water and houses a dining room, lounge, bar and reception. Lake Murray Lodge arranges excursions around the lake in eight-seat river boats to visit local villages, birding sites and fishing spots. With a rich population of birds, fish and a unique culture, this lodge is an exceptional experience for travellers wanting to experience this remote destination in comfort.

Karawari Lodge – East Sepik Province

Overlooking the Karawari River in the Sepik region, Karawari Lodge is set in dense tropical lowland rainforest in one of the most remote and culturally rich areas of PNG. The guest cottages nestled in the vast jungle are made from local materials and offer comfort with modern luxuries. The main building of the lodge is built in the form of a haus tambaran, or spirit house, that contains the dining area, bar, lounge and an incredible collection of Sepik artefacts. With no roads in the area, the Karawari River provides the only access. For a truly old-world experience, guests can try jungle, river and village exploration. Cruising the jungle fringed waterways is particularly memorable. The lodge is accessible via air transfer from Karawari’s private airstrip.

Sepik Spirit

The Sepik Spirit is an amazing way to see the middle reaches of the Sepik while still experiencing all the comforts of civilization. The Sepik Spirit accommodates 18 passengers in nine deluxe, twin bedrooms each with a private bathroom. Day trips are conducted on an 18-seater, custom designed riverboat. Experience unique cultural encounters with the Iatmul people whose prolific wood carvings are seen throughout the Middle Sepik, including the Blackwater Lakes. With nine twin rooms, guests will also appreciate the very comfortable accommodation. Venture everyday into a culture that annually encounters very few outsiders.

Malolo Plantation Lodge

Malolo Plantation Lodge is set in a truly magical landscape with jungle birds, thatched roof huts and steaming volcanic mountains. Snorkellers and divers will love the marine ecology whilst thrillseekers can canoe over crystal clear waters to an uninhabited island for a nature walk. With 14 air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, bar and lounge, freshwater swimming pool and lawns and gardens that lead to the ocean, guests can expect personalised service and the smaller touches that really add to a holiday experience. The lodge is a 45-minute drive on a sealed road from Madang and Air Niugini has daily services to Madang from Port Moresby and some main centres.

Trans Niugini Tours

Trans Niugini Tours PO Box 371, Mt. Hagen
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Tel: +675 5421438 or +675 71989397
Fax: +675 5422470
Email: [email protected]

www.pngtours.com

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