The sister vessel to Silolona, Si Datu Bua has three spacious cabin suites, a teak lounge, dining area, on deck dining and a well-equipped dive facility. Offering both fixed departure date cruises and private charters, sail onboard this classic vessel to witness fascinating cultures, and explore diverse landscapes, pristine deserted islands, and transparent turquoise waters.

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Named for one of the fabled Spice Islands (Banda, Toraja, Celebes) and decorated with original art from that island’s culture, each meticulously appointed suite, featuring a king size bed, is a spacious dwelling unique unto itself.

 

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Vessel Facilities & Highlights


Pink beach.


Table set for dinner on the deck.


Your Host & The Team


“My goal was to create a traditional hand crafted vessel that speaks of the history of the Spice Trade and embodies the spirit of the Indonesian Archipelago while ensuring the highest international standards for safety, comfort , service and cuisine. In order to accomplish this goal a mutually respectful bridge between the knowledge and skill of the traditional boat builders and modern western marine technology had to be established.

Silolona is the embodiment and realization of that dream and is already being called the Ultimate Phinisi, truly a modern classic. Secret Retreats shares the same values and respect for people and traditions.”

Welcome to Raja Ampat


Raja Ampat, an archipelago off the Bird’s Head Peninsula, West Papua, offers some of the most stunning marine and tropical island scenery and some of the richest reefs in the world, for diving Indonesia and perhaps the best eco resort Indonesia has to offer, look no further! With such rich and biodiverse reefs around Misool, it is fair to say that the Raja Ampat region offers the best diving in Indonesia, certainly the best reef diving in Indonesia. And Secret Retreats offers you one of the best Indonesian island resorts, Misool, the ultimate in boutique dive resorts.

Current Temperature

28° C

Current Weather

Local Time

11:04 pm

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Itinerary

Si Datu Bua vesselSpice Islands of Banda
Long before we sight land, the scent of spices drifts across the burnished teak decks of our wooden sailing ship. Before us, in the tranquil Banda Sea, lies the enchanting tiny island that was once the centre of the Spice Island trade.
Soothed by the trade winds and idyllic charms of these now forgotten islands, tomorrow we shall stroll through the world’s oldest nutmeg gardens, visit private colonial mansions, and savour the remnants of Banda’s once glorious past. On our way to snorkel or dive the brilliant multihued underwater gardens, we might stop along the beach to collect pieces of 500 year old pottery washed ashore from an ancient shipwreck.

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“Si Datu Bua is the sister vessel of Silolona - a 3-cabin traditional sailing ship built by the master Konjo boat builders of Sulawesi to exacting German Lloyds specifications.”

Kim, the discoverer.

Useful Information


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Time zone: (GMT+09:00) Tokyo
Currency accepted: IDR
Electricity voltage: 220V
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ACCESS
Eastern Indonesia (Komodo, Flores, Raja Ampat) and Andaman Islands (Langkawi, Phuket, Mergui). All designated airport pick ups are included

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