Labuan Bajo offers a variety of places to stay and is the gateway to Komodo National Park. Although getting to this region is a bit of a hassle, the wild Komodo dragons, stunning views and the incredible diving sites, a trip to Komodo is worthwhile in any case. The beautiful set of islands which belongs to the Komodo National Park is one of the best places to dive in Southeast Asia. It is also one of the most epic trips you can do in Indonesia. As soon as you arrive in Flores, the small but lively town of Labuan Bajo becomes home for a few days. So whether you are diving ,exploring the islands or waiting to embark on one of our Private Charters in Komodo ,here are our personal recommendations on the best places to stay in Labuan Bajo, Flores.
The Bayview Gardens Hotel is a private boutique hotel strategically located on a picturesque hillside of Labuan Bajo.
Each of the nineteen rooms is a lush tropical-garden sanctuary with a private terrace. You can take in sweeping views of the Flores Sea while enjoying your complimentary breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with a hot-water en-suite bathroom and other amenities. There is free WiFi available in the restaurant & pool area. www.bayview-gardens.com
Villa Domanik is one of the best-rated places in Labuan Bajo. It is located on the top of a hill, at the end of town. It offers accommodation with free WiFi, open lounge, infinity pool with ocean view and is surrounded by the lush greens of the hill.
The bungalows and villas are all equipped with air-condition, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, mosquito nets, terrace with sea view, a dining area with a dining table and a private bathroom with shower.
Services available at the property are laundry and airport transfer, which are available at a surcharge. (www.villadomanik.com/en-us/)
Waecicu Eden Beach Resort
Located in the western part of Flores Island ,15 minutes away from Labuan Bajo, the hotel sits in the middle of a wild and beautiful bay. The bungalows are made in eco-construction. All bungalows have thatched roofs which keep them cooler and ventilated. The hotel has a charming restaurant offering delicious international cuisine and local dishes. In Addition, the hotels offers a variety of massages.(www.waecicu.com)
Located in the heart of Labuan Bajo, The Palm Komodo is a newly opened hostel with restaurant and great place to discover the town. The hostel offers free wifi, breakfast a la carte, an outdoor pool and a garden.
If you want to be close to the airport, The Palm Komodo is only 1 km away. (www.thepalmkomodo.com)
Situated in the hills of Labuan Bajo and overlooking the harbour, this place is the ideal starting point for your adventures. The friendly staff and atmosphere creates a sense of home. Home made breakfast and the terrific view of the bay make it a clear recommendation. It is quite and comfortable.Rooms have air-condition and hot water. (www.villaseiramaalam.com)
Green Hill Boutique Hotel is a mid-range hotel, located in the center of town. The rooms offer a minimalist modern design, hot water, air conditioning and balconies to relax and enjoy the sunset overlooking the beautiful ocean. The view from the restaurant area is also stunning. (www.greenhillboutiquehotel.com)
A small Boutique Style hotel run by two Dutch women that presents a pleasant family atmosphere. It is situated on top of a hill – 1 km form the center. It is quiet and a relaxed but everything is still in walking distance.
The bungalows are spacious, bright and clean. Each with its own balcony and a nice views of the ocean. (www.golohilltop.com)
Angel Island Eco Resort
An environmental-friendly resort, on a private Bidadari Island, which is located about a 30-minute boat ride from Labuan Bajo.
Guests can enjoy the beach side restaurant that serves à la carte specialties.
All rooms include an espresso machine, a private balcony with sun loungers to relax in. They also have a private semi-open bathroom fitted with 2 showers, 2 basins and extras bath robes and slippers. (www.angelisleflores.com)
A family-friendly hotel and good place for couples. Rooms facilities; air conditioning, a desk, free internet access and 24 hour concierge service. The hotel offers free breakfast and convinced us with its tranquil and warmth atmosphere. (www.ecotreeotel.net)
Situated on the idyllic Seraya Kecil island in Flores (45-minute boat ride to Labuan Bajo), it is the authentic definition of a tropical luxury sanctuary. The private white sand beach provides access to pristine and crystal-clear water and and has an outdoor swimming pool. Each room is equipped with air condition, minibar, personal safty box, desk and fresh towels. The spectacular view from the rooms is the perfect add-on for that amazing place.
Massages and laundry are available on requests. (www.sudamalaresorts.com/seraya/)
Puri Sari Beach Hotel
The last place on our list is Puri Sari Beach Hotel. It is a quiet 4-star beach hotel with a stunning outdoor swimming pool and a superb open-air restaurant.
It sits on the beautiful Pede Beach. The resort facilities are well maintained and clean. The staff is very attentive and takes care of all your needs. All rooms have a private balcony and breakfast is included. (www.purisaribeachhotel.net)