Where To Stay In Flores, Indonesia - Updated 2021

where to stay in flores indonesia

Flores is a small Island in Indonesia, which is becoming more and more popular amongst international tourists. With its tropical beauty and superb beaches, excellent diving spots and abundant wildlife - among others the Komodo dragons - Flores is the perfect place to start an adventure, or experience eco-tourism at its finest. Named “flowers” by Portuguese colonists, the island is a true paradise and home to active volcanoes, pristine beaches and lakes, exotic marine life, mangrove shores, spectacular rice terraces and an amazing culture. Flores’ tourism is still in its infancy, and this is the place to go for some off-the-beaten track hikes and walks. Flores is home to a growing number of accommodation opportunities, such as home stays, bed and breakfasts and resorts.

1. Bamboo hut "The Geckos" (from USD 18)

This small, pretty cabin is located near the colored Kelimutu Crater Lakes and just a short motorbike ride or walk away from Moni village, where you can find many restaurants. The cabin is mostly made from bamboo, and you will truly be able to get an experience of Indonesian culture and lifestyle. The Geckos is ideal for couples, families or solo travelers, and additional beds can be added to the room. For a small additional fee, the host family will be happy to cook local food for you.

The Geckos Homestay // Room 1
Kelimutu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
172 reviews
Private room in nature lodge 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are good and a mosquito net is present
awesome open air shower room and clean bedrooms
bathroom was super cool and had hot shower
i especially enjoyed the (almost) outside shower :)
good breakfast in the morning with fresh fruit and great coffee
very clean room shower and toilet
a clean and simple room in the mountains
everything is clean and the food lopes made was amazing
we had small simple clean room right next to the great outdoor shower
the house itself is nice clean and comfortable
lopez was a fantastic host
lopez is a great host
lopez is a great host
they are wonderful host
the host were exceptionally hospitable and friendly
really nice homestay very close to moni
nice location to spent some wonderful days
the place is not that close to the village of moni but a 30 minutes walk is nice
and the place is in a beautiful location
you have peaceful seclusion and are in walking distance to the main village life
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2. The Sleepy Lagoon Beach House (from USD 65)

This beautiful cabin is built in the traditional way with coconut wood, bamboo and grass. It’s the perfect getaway for couples, or a quiet place for artists to let their creativity flow. The cabin is located 27 kilometers (16 miles) east of Maumere, and right by the water. The place is spacious and offers accommodation for up to four people. From here you can enjoy spectacular views over other islands - especially when you are standing on the upstairs viewing deck! There are two bedrooms, one of them with a queen-sized bed, and the other one with two single beds. Guests also have access to the main house, including the kitchen. There is a small restaurant nearby, where you can experience the delicious Indonesian cuisine.

The Sleepy Lagoon Beach House
Wodong Beach, via Maumere, Flores, NTT, Indonesia
50 reviews
Entire residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside bathroom and shower are charming and the beds have mosquito nets
everything was clean and felt spacious
the house is very spacious and offers all the comfort you could expect
fredh was so helpful and attentive and made sure that everything about my stay was perfect
thank you for hosting us - we enjoyed a perfect holiday
jen and fredh were very responsive and helpful
jen was very accommodating and made extra effort to make sure everything was in order
we were greeted by fredh the house groundskeeper who was very helpful attentive and spoke english well
great house on a lovely location
great location and great place to stay
the house and location are stunningly tropical and beautiful
it was great to have lena's house so close by for lunch dinner and motorbike rental
this place is remarkable well designed perfectly serviced its paradise on earth
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3. Villa Seirama Alam (from USD 50)

Just next to the picturesque bay of Labuan Bajo, you can find Villa Seirama Alam. From here, you can enjoy stunning views over the harbor and neighboring islands. It is especially nice to be here for sunset. The villa has several rooms for rent, and can therefor provide accommodation to families or larger groups. There is a kitchen available for your use, as well as internet access and parking on the premises. Even a traditional Indonesian breakfast is included in the price! There are a couple of restaurants nearby, and the main street is a short walk away.

Villa Seirama Alam - Labuan Bajo
143 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spectacular view and delicious breakfast
wi-fi was super fast
the room had and ensuite and the house has a beautiful view overlooking the town
the view of the sunset from the bedroom is breath taking it's very quiet and comfortable
beautiful setting very spacious private area amazing view from the room
towels and linens were provided and clean
the villa is great and very clean and comfortable
the house is very clean and so pleasant to stay
the house is clean and exactly as presented in the pictures
nice and clean accomodation with a beautiful view
staff was incredibly helpful
staff was very eager to make us feel welcomed
great service from the house staff
great hospitality as well from the staff
the staff is lovely welcoming and very helpful
also perfect located with only 10min short walk to the town center
great location for some peace and quiet
easy access to town centre via 10 mins walk or rp
another great stay at volker's place
we can find everything we needed there so the place is really well located
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4. Bintang Flores Hotel (from USD 51)

The Bintang Flores Hotel has its own private beach, a waterfront pool and a diving counter. Set in tropical surroundings, this is the perfect gateway to experience Indonesia’s nature. The hotel is 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) away from Flores Harbor, and it is just a short drive to the ferry terminal. Many dive spots can be accessed from here, and also the famous Mirror Cave is just in the neighborhood. You can enjoy breakfast in the outdoor Kelimutu Coffee Shop.

Bintang Flores Hotel

Address: Jalan Pantai Pede, Flores

Free WiFi Safety deposit box Massage Airport shuttle (additional charge) Family rooms Non-smoking rooms VIP room facilities Thermometers for guests provided by property

5. Laprima Hotel Flores (from USD 85)

Laprima Hotel Flores is located in Labuan Bajo, on Pede Beach, just a 10-minute drive away from the ferry terminal and the bus station. The hotel features a pool, spa, a 24-hour restaurant serving local and international dishes and a fitness centre. All rooms are air-conditioned, and are equipped with ensuite bathrooms. Guests will certainly love the scenic views of the surrounding Komodo National Park, and the pristine sandy beaches which are just at the hotel’s doorstep.

Laprima Hotel Flores

Address: Jl. Pantai Pede No. 8

Airport shuttle (free) Concierge service Shuttle service (additional charge) Air conditioning Luggage storage Outdoor pool Beachfront Breakfast in the room

6. Puri Sari Beach Hotel (from USD 53)

The Puri Sari Beach Hotel offers amazing views of the surrounding landscapes, and features an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel is only a short drive away from the airport and the harbor, and you can take a boat ride to visit the nearby Komodo Island which is home to the famous Komodo Dragons. All rooms are equipped with ensuite bathrooms, a balcony or terrace, and are air-conditioned. Parking is available on the premises and the in-house restaurant serves international and local dishes.

Puri Sari Beach Hotel

Address: Jl Pantai Pede, Kecamatan Komodo

Daily housekeeping Non-smoking rooms Outdoor pool Parking Garden Fire extinguishers Trouser press Bar

7. Bedroom Beach House in Larantuka (from 81 USD)

This beautiful beach house is located in Larantuka and offers beautiful views overlooking the sea. This privately owned beach house has three bedrooms and offers space for up to six people. Internet, parking, and laundry facilities are available and the house is equipped with air-condition. For a small additional fee, you will be served breakfast, and the family is always happy to assist you with tour bookings to nearby islands, diving trips, trekking, or historical tours. This is the perfect place for families or bigger groups.

3-Bedroom Beach House in Larantuka

Price: from 81 USD

Number of Guests: 6

8. Jayakarta Suites Komodo Flores (from USD 150)

Situated at Labuan Bajo Beach you can find the luxurious Jayakarta Suites Komodo Flores. It is surrounded by tropical greenery, and just a short drive away from the airport. The hotel features an outdoor pool, a spa, a concierge desk and free WiFi. All rooms have private bathrooms and most offer stunning views of the sea. Breakfast is included in the price, and there’s a coffee shop and a bar nearby. This is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.

The Jayakarta Suites Komodo Flores

Address: Jl. Pantai Pede KM 5 Labuan Bajo, Flores

Airport shuttle (free) Cashless payment available Meeting/banquet facilities Mini-market on site Car hire Spa and wellness centre CCTV in common areas Smoke alarms

Flores - the island that you should not miss out on during your trip to Indonesia

This small island is a hidden gem in Indonesia’s archipelago. It has only recently got on the radar of international tourists, and you will be able to find unspoiled nature, off-the-beaten-track adventures, abundant wildlife and pristine beaches at this beautiful destination. So we think it’s time to start planning your getaway.

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