We’re getting ready to sail soon around Indonesia’s Komodo National Park on the luxurious Alila Purnama. And we can’t wait!
Launched in late 2012, the 150-foot long Alila Purnama was hand-crafted in the style of a traditional phinisi. These two-masted sailing ships were used by the skilled Bugis seafarers who, for centuries, plied the waters off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, trading in spices, gold and sandalwood.
On Komodo island, we’ll walk around Komodo island with a ranger to see Komodo dragons, the world’s largest lizard.
Carrying just 10 guests, the Alila Purnama has its own licensed PADI dive center onboard – so we can do as much scuba diving as we want :-).
There’ll also be time to simply relax on deck in the watery archipelago…
Photos courtesy Alila Hotels & Resorts
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