Kanawa Island Resort & Bungalows – Kanawa Island – West Flores – Indonesia

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Kanawa Island Resort
Kanawa island is located just 6miles away from Labuan Bajo, at the borders of UNESCO World Heritage site, Komodo National Park.

Kanawa Island (Indonesian: Pulau Kanawa) is considered as one of south east Asia’s most idyllic islands, fully surrounded by spectacular reef with thousands of fish species, turtles, corals and reef sharks, sometimes it is possible to see some mantas just around the arrival jetty. Kanawa island is just 10 km away from Labuan Bajo (about 1hr with a local boat or 10 minutes with speed boat) and located just at the boarders of Komodo National Park.

Guests can stay for affordable price in standards bungalows (14 of those on the island) and enjoy meals at the Starfish cafe.

In Kanawa island guests can enjoy most breath-taking sunrises and sunsets, about a kilometers of untouched white sand beaches ais available for sunbathing and walks

It is an untouched secluded island, fully surrounded by reef and white sand beaches. In the middle a small hill guarantees a spectacular view all over the park and Labuan Bajo bay.

On the island you can sleep in small hacks, 14 total, really rustics, with open sky “shower”…

Snorkeling, diving and trekking are just fabulous, one of the best place all over the world to dive and snorkel.
On the island a rare sea eagle made its nest, and a dear and some goats live widely but not scared of humans, as for all the fishes and turtles which swim freely in the turquoise waters.

KANAWA ISLAND BEACH BUNGALOWS AT KOMODO NATIONAL PARK
Kanawa is a beautiful tropical island of about 32 Hectares, fully surrounded by natural reefs. It consists of two main white sand beaches and one small, hidden sand cover.

At the center of the island a hill guarantees astonishing 360 degrees views all over Komodo National Park, offering one of the world’s most spectacular sunsets.

Kanawa is a beautiful tropical island of about 32 Hectares, fully surrounded by natural reefs. It consists of two main white sand beaches and one small, hidden sand cove.

Kanawa Beach Bungalows has a totality of 14 bungalows directly located on the beach, few steps away from the crystal clear waters and reef.
Our accommodations are basic but clean and comfortable and providing astonishing views from the terraces. A bedroom, a toilet and a terrace, with a total dimension of about 30m2, composes each Bungalow, in five bungalows, which are larger (about 36m2) is possible to add an extra mattress and sleep in three.

At the center of the island a hill guarantees astonishing 360 degrees views all over Komodo National Park, offering one of the world most spectacular sunsets

Located just at the boarders of Komodo National Park, Kanawa island is the perfect destination for divers, adventurers, families and honeymooners. This exclusive tropical getaway is only one hour away from Bali International Airport

Kanawa island is the ideal place to create an eco friendly boutique resort, where high standards of luxury will be affordable to most people. Kanawa Resort will be a destination point for honeymooners or couples looking for the most romantic scenery, for people who want to escape their daily, chaotic routines and for travelers, adventures, divers, etc. who are looking for new places to discover…

* Accommodation: 14 Bungalows include 5 triple rooms. Family guests are most welcome!!
* Restaurant and Beverage are open following schedule.
* SIR Kanawa has 3 beaches. Please excursion those as you feel free, this island is only hotel staff and guests are living.
* Our friends are Eagles, Deer, Goats, Cats, some other birds and fishes. Please protect and respect our lives here.
* As long as no bother, please feel free to enjoy your stay.

Activities:
Relax your senses

Kanawa island offers its guests magical moments of relax, contemplation and romance.

Fantastic sunsets and sunrises will paint everyday the sky with different colors.

Snorkeling around Kanawa, in the pristine waters looking at the untouched reef, will make you discover thousands different species of sea-lives, including turtles, dolphins and sea sharks.

The middle of the island offers a 91m high hill, with tracks and wonderful views all over Labuan bajo bay and komodo national park

The island is reachable by one hour flight from Bali and 40 minutes boat from Labuan Bajo. there are actually 3 daily flights from Bali to Labuan Bajo and the Kanawa office will organize for you the baot trip to the island.

The island has been recently leased for 50 years from some young Europeans, who intend to create a unique hideaway resort, eco-friendly and in respect to the local traditions.

The island is reachable by one hour flight from Bali and 40 minutes boat from Labuan Bajo. there are actually 3 daily flights from Bali to Labuan Bajo and the Kanawa office will organize for you the boat trip to the island.

The island has been recently leased for 50 years from some young Europeans, who intend to create a unique hideaway resort, eco-friendly and in respect to the local traditions.

Kanawa Island is a small island off Flores. It can be walked around in about 30 minutes at low tide, and has only very basic tourist bungalows (ten of them) and a restaurant. There is electricity for 4 hours every evening and the bathrooms are outdoor affairs with cold water mandis. The attraction here is the great snorkelling and the good fishing. it’s the most relaxing place island of Labuan Bajo islands group

Island Information:
Excellent beaches, calm water, good swimming and snorkeling.
Basic bungalows available for overnight stay.
Restaurant serving local food and drink.
Excellent snorkeling opportunities near the Jetty and to the right of the Jetty area. Refer to map for snorkeling spots.
Accommodation: 14 Bungalows include 5 triple rooms. Family guests are most welcome!!
Restaurant and Beverage are open following schedule.
SIR Kanawa has 3 beaches. Please excursion those as you feel free, this island is only hotel staff and guests are living
Our friends are Eagles, Deer, Goats, Cats, some other birds and fishes. Please protect and respect our lives here.
As long as no bother, please feel free to enjoy your stay.

We have 180m pier where you can just jump in!! to snorkel/diving entry point from 0-3m drop down to 30-40m and more so anytime you will able to snorkel around island whenever you feel even during low tide.

Around Kanawa, you will find so many different kind of species, specially everybody loves turtles, tropical fishes, sharks (it is reef shark), bumphead, eagle rays, sting rays, moray, schools, so on…..

If you are good skin diver, you will see more!
For more expectation, there are trip to other area with divers.

Facilities:
Friendly staff for a good

The island beach resort proposes 14 basic bungalows, some with the possibility to add an extra bed for kids. On the island the following facilities and services are available:

* Cafe and Restaurant, open from breakfast to dinner
* Pizza oven
* Massage Bale, open in the afternoon
* Trip organization desk (komodo, Rinca and diving tours)
* Island Boat for snorkeling trips
* Canoe for rental
* Mask and snorkels for rental
* Mountain and beach track
* Fishing jetty
* Beach BBQ with fresh catch fish

Room and Rates:
Feel like Robinson Crusoe’s

Our accommodations are as follows:
STANDARD BUNGALOWS
Single occupancy     Rp 350.000/night
Double occupancy     Rp 390.000/night

BALE HOUSE
Single occupancy     Rp 290.000/night
Double occupancy     Rp 290.000/night

DELUXE BUNGALOWS
Double occupancy     Rp 450.000/night
Triple occupancy     Rp 500.000/night (extra mattress with mosquito net)

CAMPING
Kanawa Beach Bungalow offer to travelers the option to camp, an area on the southern part of the island has been prepared for tents. We have some tents on the island for rental, but feel free to bring your own tent and use Kanawa facilities. Kanawa Camping is still in a beta phase so at the moment only one public toilet and shower are available.

Camping accommodations are as follows:
– Rent space for tent:     1-2 pax = Rp 150.000 / night
3 pax = Rp 200.000 / night

- Rent tent:     1 pax = Rp 125.000 / night
2 pax = Rp 250.000 / night
3 pax = Rp 300.000 / night

The price include transportation to and from Labuan Bajo and breakfast at the island cafe
For Komodo Trips and diving a quotation can be provided to you upon request.
For high season is suggested to book in advance

High and peak season surcharge apply from July 01 – September 15 and December 01 – January 15 Rp. 100.000/room/night

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