8 Days in Bali and the Lesser Sunda Islands
Bali and the Lesser Sunda Islands are unmatched in their natural beauty and boast of a diverse offering of cultural and natural attractions. A true paradise on earth, chartering a yacht in this exotic region is a life-changing experience! Discover the allure of this mesmerizing locale with Sunreef Yachts Charter on an 8 day luxury yachting holiday aboard a charter mega yacht , charter power boat, charter sailing yacht, or charter catamaran and open your eyes to a world of wonder.
Day 1: Bali (Southern Coast)
Embark on an unforgettable journey in one of the most exclusive destinations in the world, Bali. Your exquisite charter yacht awaits your arrival in Benoa Harbor located at the southern end of the island. Step aboard, settle in and soak in the scenery as your private charter yacht chef prepares a delicate lunch that will tempt your taste buds. The afternoon welcomes relaxation onboard the yacht or a variety of excursions on land or in the sea to your choosing. Spend the remainder of the day lounging in the sun at a secluded beach, scuba diving in the pristine waters, or visiting one of the local temples.
Day 2: Bali (Eastern Coast)
Awake to breathtaking vistas as the sun rises in Tenganan on the eastern coast of Bali. Surrounded by high mountains, lies an ancient fortress village that dates back to at least the 11th century. Visit this traditional Bali Aga village to witness a preserved culture that is truly fascinating and learn about the handicraft of producing geringsing, a traditional hand-woven cloth with an intricate double-ikat design that is unique to Tenganan.
Day 3: Lombok
A mesmerizing yacht charter stop, Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara is abundant in natural splendors and attractions both in and out of the water. There are powdery beaches, turquoise seas with spectacular marine life to discover, and fascinating cultural traditions. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the sea or go diving amongst the coral and to see the giant Sun fish (Mola Mola). You will also have the chance to visit a charming pottery village center and attend a ritual Sasak dance performance.
Day 4: Satonda
Explore the picturesque volcanic island of Satonda known for its awe-inspiring landscapes which were created after the massive eruption of nearby Mount Tambora in 1815, more disastrous than Krakatoa and larger in scale than any other volcanic eruption in history. Visit its sublimely beautiful crater lake and indulge in amazing scuba diving in the colorful coral gardens. At sunset catch a glimpse of the flying foxes as they glide through the evening sky.
Day 5: Sumbawa
The remote island of Sumbawa entices visitors with its authentic local culture, incredible views, and stunning white sand beaches. The slogan here BESAR stands for Bersih, Elok, Sehat, Aman Damai, Rapi which translated means Clean, Beautiful, Healthy, Safe, and Proper, and truly everything on the island of Sumbawa is outright pristine. A surfer’s paradise, the waves and huge breaks here attract championship surfers from around the world. For a more subdued experience, enjoy lounging at the beach or snorkeling and scuba diving over the beautiful coral reefs.
Day 6: Komodo
Today we will anchor off of the famous Komodo Island. While here seek out the mysterious Komodo dragon in the National Park or head to the beach for glorious snorkeling. Pantai Merah or Pink beach is remarkable with an underwater world that teems with spectacular reefs and dazzling marine life. The island is also great for whale watching and spotting dolphins playfully leaping across the sea.
Day 7: Rinca Island
Rinca affords another ideal opportunity to catch the Komodo dragon in its natural habitat. The island is dry and rugged and is known for its exotic and diverse wildlife. Take a trek up to the top of the hills for truly spectacular views and for prime opportunities of spotting monkeys, wild pigs, buffaloes and deer. In the evening, delight all of your senses with an exquisite beach barbeque under the moonlit sky prepared by your expert crew.
Day 8: Flores Island
Conclude your luxury yacht charter in Flores Island, spending your final hours snorkeling and scuba diving in the crystalline waters or stopping by the color-changing crater lakes at Mount Kelimutu, before taking a short flight back to Bali.