Sailing the remotest of the Indonesian islands in search of spices like pepper and nutmeg was once the job of European merchants looking to cash in big on the trading markets in Amsterdam and London.
Now it is your turn to do it in serious style aboard Alila Purnama
Alila Resorts :
Alila Purnama, translated as The Full Moon, will be the most luxurious liveaboard Phinisi ship in Asia, providing ultra-modern and relaxing accommodation for up to ten guests. The 46- metre-long Alila Purnama consists of three decks and has been built by hand in the traditional style of a Phinisi, as used by the Bugis seafarers from south Sulawesi in Indonesia”
PADI dive centre for qualified divers and offering a range of development courses and for those with a taste for adventure there is kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, visiting local islands and pearl farms, picnic lunches and BBQ dinners on the beach.
As well as visiting these islands for spectacular kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, diving and treking the Alila Purnama leads excursions to the Dani people of the Grand Baliem Valley and to the equally fascinating coastal Asmati tribe as well as a visit to Yotefa Bay, Biak Island and its half sunken WWII ships, beached tanks and landing craft.