Resort

Derived from aman and wana, the Sanskrit words for peace and forest, Amanwana is a wilderness hideaway on the Indonesian island of Moyo

Destination

Set in a quiet cove on the west coast of Moyo Island, Amanwana is reached by plane or helicopter from Bali

Weather

Moyo Island enjoys a warm, tropical climate year-round. The weather is particularly pleasant from June through September; humidity is highest during January and February. Throughout the seasons, the sun is rarely out of sight for long

What to pack

Light clothing is appropriate, with a sweater or jacket for evenings. Sports shoes are suitable for light touring and a wide-brimmed hat is recommended during the day. Legs, shoulders and upper arms need to be covered when visiting places of worship

Language & Currency

Balinese and Bahasa Indonesian are the main two languages on the island. English, French, German and Japanese are increasingly spoken. The national currency is the rupiah. Currency exchanges can be found, and credit cards are accepted by larger establishments

Don’t Forget

Bali is on Central Indonesian Time (WITA), eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Electricity is 220 volts at 50 cycles per second; converters and plug adaptors are available

Health

Medical services are available round the clock at Amanwana. Reasonable precautions should be taken against mosquito-borne diseases

Visas

Please check with your nearest Indonesian embassy or consulate prior to travel. Visa requirements vary from country to country and the Amanwana team can advise on the necessary procedures. In general, passports must be valid for at least six months from the arrival date and should have at least four blank pages

Notes

The Amanwana team can advise on visas as well as assist with any other travel arrangements, including transfers and private flights