The splendid, 164ft, motor-sailer yacht, Silolona, offers lavish private chartered cruises through Eastern Indonesia. Built in 2004 along the traditional lines of an Indonesian Phinisi complete with luxurious amenities, she presents a wide choice of spacious areas designed for relaxation and entertainment indoors or outdoors, and is fully equipped for scuba diving, and other water activities.
Life On Board
Silolona liveaboard offers beautiful accommodations for 10 guests in five air-conditioned suites, including a master suite. All the cabins have full air-conditioning, luxurious en-suite shower rooms and every modern amenity.
Her interiors feature large windows, natural woods, light linens, and bright, printed textiles. The vessel has an indoor lounge and dining area, which is perfect for sharing stories with your family and friends after a day of Indonesian adventures. Also indoors is a multi-media center and a library.
Outside is a delightful al-fresco lounge area with daybeds, sun loungers, and a shaded open-air dining area. There are two more lounge spaces on the bowsprit and aft deck providing a place to relax in the shade and take in the magnificent views of Indonesia passing by. At your request, massages and spa treatments can be administered by a professional therapist, as well as yoga sessions.
To fuel your adventures, you’ll relish food selected fresh from local food markets and cooked to perfection, either on board or on an open beach fire. The five-star chef specializes in international gourmet cuisine with an Asian flair. You can also specify your own menus to ensure a variety of familiar foods, and your favorite dishes prepared in the way that you like them best. Indonesian cooking classes with the chef are available on request.
Water Activities Abound
Silolona is a fully licensed and equipped PADI Dive Center, with three full size tenders to transport you with ease. All dives are guided by an experienced fully certified PADI instructor, who will be happy to teach you if you are new to scuba diving. Silolona also has a wide variety of water toys on board including water-skis, wakeboards, kayaks, donuts, sport fishing equipment, stand up paddleboards and snorkelling equipment.
All destinations offer world-class diving. The Komodo National Park is the natural habitat of the Komodo dragon and a World Heritage Site; the Flores archipelago has ancient cultures, textiles, and scenic volcanoes; the beautiful Banda islands, aka the spice islands, have an amazing history and stately old Dutch mansions, and are the native home of nutmeg.
Raja Ampat offers extraordinary marine life and pristine seas, Asmat (West Papua) features ancient tribal customs and powerful art, and you can swim with whale sharks in Cenderawasih Bay. On land, you can explore remote villages and experience cultural ceremonies and dancing. See the Ikat Textiles being hand woven with naturally dyed and spun cotton threads. Walk through the only known habitat of the Komodo Dragon and hike up the sides of puffing volcanoes.
With her exceptional combination of luxurious styling and amenities, Silolona Pinisi has everything you could possibly want for an unforgettable yacht charter vacation. Chartering both Silolona and her sister-ship, Si Datu Bua, together in tandem is a popular option as it enables large groups of 16-20 to enjoy holidays together, with programmes customised to guests’ preferences.
Suites & Cabins
The Sumba and Borneo Suites are each equipped with a double bed and comfortable sitting area. Every guest suite is classically furnished and provides private bathing facilities. An extra bed suitable for a child can be installed for triple occupancy.
Three Master Suites - Asmat, Bali and Java feature traditional colours, textures and styles derived from Indonesian culture. Each of the spacious suites provide a King-sized bed, bathing facilities, and gracious, comfortable detailing. An extra bed suitable for a child can be installed for triple occupancy.