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Experience Komodo’s Best-Kept Secret: The Luxury Liveaboard Komodo

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Have you hear how it’s like to explore the breathtaking Komodo National Park inside a luxury liveaboard Komodo? 

With its crystal clear waters, pink beaches, pristine natures, and jagged islands scattered across the sea, Flores’ Komodo National Park is a sight of behold. Located in Flores, Eastern Nusa Tenggara, he Komodo National Park (which named after its ancient resident ‘Komodo dragons’) is an archipelago made up of over 80 islands. The rarely inhabited region is part of the Coral Triangle, boasting impressive marine diversity on earth, which come only second to the more remote Raja Ampat of Papua. 

Untouched by mass development (thanks to its national park and UNESCO World Heritage status), Komodo has long dubbed as one of he last hidden paradise on earth and world’s best-kept secret. Just imagine Bali in the ’70s, where the beaches were not lined up with busy beach bars and the rest of the island were covered by lush greens. As destinations are scattered among islands and the water in betweens, sailing ship become the most convenient accommodation—allowing travelers and divers alike to access the far-flung sites without having to return to shore. Now, we basically have three kind of boats in Komodo; basic budget, mid-range liveaboard, and the lux. While the two first options are cost-efficient, they don’t necessarily give the best comfort nor the greatest experience possible. Here’s how your short sailing life would be inside a luxury liveaboard  Komodo. 

Experience Komodo’s Best-Kept Secret: The Luxury Liveaboard Komodo

Leaving civilisation with the comfort of modern amenities

A lot of travelers prepare for the most basic living once the set sail off from Labuan Bajo, Komodo’s port town. But that’s not the case with luxury liveaboard Komodo. Belong to the ‘flagship’ class of the ship, luxury liveaboard takes prides with all modern amenities that a luxury travelers can expect. You would enjoy air-conditioned saloon, ensuite cabins, hot water shower, electricity, laundry, yoga class, and a range of water sport facilities which availability could differ from one boat to another. The service are in par with hotel as well; with professional chefs to cook three meals per day, housekeeping service, and onboard masseuses to keep you fresh and rejuvenated. 

Tons of space for everyone

As most Komodo liveaboard of luxury class built in 30-40 m length phinisi ship, you don’t have to worry about space. We are talking about indoor AC saloon, separated dining room, sunbathing decks, ‘sky’ rooftop lounge, and master suites with terraces and king bed—sometimes featuring a wraparound windows displaying Komodo’s impressive landscape.

Lunch by the sea

One of luxury liveaboard Komodo feature that’s loved by many is the availability of having exquisite dining right on Komodo’s secluded shore. Imagine having freshly cooked Western and Asian dishes served under the shadow of tasselled umbrella—just after you’re done playing in the brilliant water.