Situated in the heart of Raja Ampat, the world's epicentre of marine biodiversity, surrounded by pristine reefs and unspoiled rainforest, this is frontier luxury for divers and non divers alike.
Papua Paradise Resort lies along the pristine shoreline of the uninhabited island of Birie, Raja Ampat. The island is teeming with exotic bird life amid lush jungle foliage, and a spectacular array of fauna, while the reefs in the surrounding area offer world class diving. Built in traditional style, Papua Paradise offers an exceptionally high standard of comfort and service. Papua Paradise echoes with only the sound of the birds and the lapping of the waves under the bungalows, offering a luxury experience with rustic appeal.
The resort features 25 over-the-water cottages built from native materials in the traditional style, with comfy double beds, furnishings including lounges, ocean facing desk and hammock and specially curated local artworks. Each features a spacious verandah, with direct access to the house reef. There's a sea view restaurant and bar serving Indonesian and international cuisine, plus fully equipped PADI dive centre.
Dive with manta rays, sharks, and shoals of schooling fish; explore reef slopes with some of the widest diversity of corals in the world, and housing some of the best macro diving of Raja Ampat; and end the day with a perfect ocean sunset view from your private balcony. The resort has one of the very few PADI Dive Resorts in West Papua run by international and professional dive instructors who dive with safety in mind. Additionally, Papua Paradise Resort has a house reef in the area where you can encounter mandarin fish, manta rays, wobbegongs, bamboo and reef sharks and bump into the occasional dugong.
Throughout the building of Papua Paradise and in the day to day operations, the resort has established a mutually strong relationship with local communities, fairly employing local people to build the resort and as guides and dive masters. Since island and resort have access to fresh water, water purifying systems that waste energy and can pollute the environment. are not used.
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