At a Glance
Based on the traditional Phinisi vessels the Amandira is 52 meters and is built using the finest tropical hardwood and follows the elegant design of having eight sails.
Komodo and Raja Ampat are two of the most recgonisable destinations in the world for diving and Amandira is complete with state of the art diving equipment for you to explore some of the world's most diverse waters
Due to the remoteness of these locations hours are to be spent on the deck lounge just gazing up at the stars, with of course a cocktail in hand.
Do not lift a finger as your personal crew of 15 will be there to make sure everything is perfect. From your chef, to your diving instructor, to you own onboard massuer.
With five beautiful en-suite wood-decked cabins each en-suite it is the perfect vessel for families or groups of friends
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Straddling the equator, Indonesia tends to have a fairly even climate year-round. Rather than four seasons, Indonesia has two – wet and dry – and there are no extremes of temperature between winter and summer. Given the different climates throughout the archipelago, the vessel is able to operate different expeditions at different times of year. Between December and March, Amandira operates expeditions to explore the magical waters of Raja Ampat, and from April to November, the expedition changes course for the mythical island of Komodo.
To start planning your holiday to Amandira
The Amandira sailing ship of 52 metres is a luxurious accommodation choice for an adventure with a difference. Enjoy stunning far flung parts of Indonesia by boat, waking up each morning with a different scene to take your breathe away.
Amandira is a traditional Phinsi sailing ship offering old fashioned charm though renovated to move by motor and has all the facilities of a modern hotel. It houses up to 10 guests with five spacious and modern wood-decked cabins. Each cabin is en-suite; two are king size cabins, one queen and the last two offer bunk beds, perfect for friends or siblings.
Aboard you will visit new places everyday and wake up to a new paradise outside your window, visit the volcanic isles of Komodo National Park and The Raja Ampat Archipelago - a truly beautiful wonderland both above and below water.
These two different trips offered by Amandira allow guests to explore the more remote archipelagos of Indonesia. From April to September they offer the Komodo National Park Expedition, which explores the Nusa Tenggara islands and dive sites around Komodo, including sightings of the Komodo dragon itself.
From October to March, you have the opportunity to visit the Raja Ampat archipelago. Lasting five or seven nights, these tailor-made journeys celebrate some of the world's most diverse waters, spreading over 50,000 square kilometres and thriving with thousands of species of fish and hundreds of species of coral.
Make the most of being on the water with the state of the art diving equipment available, great for more experienced divers, or take your PADI exam onboard ready to explore the waters. A crew of 14 ensure a seamless experience, and first class Aman service. They will go above and beyond to ensure this is one of the most unique and memorable experiences of your life.
Amandira houses up to 10 guests with 5 spacious and modern wood-decked cabins. Each cabin is en-suite; two are king size cabins, one queen and the last two house bunk beds, perfect for friends or siblings.
Both Amandira and Amanwana (sister boat) have good facilities for children with special meals, equipment and lots of fun activities included along the way to keep your little ones engaged, educated and happy.
There are 15 staff onboard Amandira, ensuring you have everything you might need from . Sip on sunset cocktails before enjoying a dinner on the top deck right under the stars. Amandira also features state-of-the-art onboard diving equipment, perfect for experienced divers. New divers also have the chance to gain their PADI certification with Aman's expert instructors.
Learn or hone your diving skills during your trip with Amandira. Discover the islands of Indonesia on your voyage, taking in the Komodo dragons, manta rays in the reefs of Monchu Bay or discovering pearl farms in Kawe. Why not even dive or snorkel across the equator and back again?
Sarah Rowan (Staff)
A trip on Amandira is one of those once in a lifetime experiences that will stick with you forever. The boat is spectacularly beautiful and from the second you step aboard the magic takes hold of you. The Aman crew will take you to unbelievably beautiful and remote destinations, hidden beaches, crystal clear waters, set up beach BBQs for you and take you to unique dive sites. The possibilities are huge. The service aboard is superb and you will really feel transported to another world.
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Amandira sets sail from Amanwana, Moyo Island and cruises to the Komodo National Park or the Banda Archipelago in the Spice Islands.
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