Garuda Indonesia Colours Magazine October 2014 - Page 148

146 Travel | Rote © Linda Puetter LIFESTYLE WHERE TO STAY The pool at Anugerah Surf & Dive Resort. Hammocks ready for a relaxing read of a favourite book at Anugerah Surf & Dive Resort. Other than surfing and diving, the best part of visiting Rote has to be connecting with the warm-hearted locals. Tidak mengherankan bila liburan di Rote yang awalnya hanya dua minggu bisa memanjang hingga dua bulan. Untungnya, kamar yang nyaman untuk menginap selalu tersedia di sini. Penginapan yang ada rata-rata bergaya tradisional namun romantis. Pondokpondok beratapkan rumbia dan berdinding bambu, dengan kamar dan kamar mandi yang menghadap ke laut. Anugerah Surf & Dive Resort adalah resor milik keluarga yang menawarkan beragam jenis kamar, mulai dari bentuk losmen premium hingga kamar kayu yang mewah, semuanya dengan harga yang terjangkau. Tarif mulai dari USD 40 per hari, termasuk makan tiga kali sehari. JAKARTA TO KUPANG VIA DENPASAR Flight time 3 hours 45 mins Frequency 7 flights per week Kupang • • Rote Courtesy of Anugerah Surf & Dive Resort It’s not uncommon for a two-week holiday to turn into two months on Rote. It’s a good thing there is no shortage of comfortable lodging. Accommodation here is modest, rustic and romantic. Expect stripped-back thatched-roof huts and bamboo walls, open-air bedrooms, and bathrooms that lead right out onto the beach. The Anugerah Surf & Dive Resort is a family-owned business offering a range of accommodation, from premium losmens to deluxe chalets. All rates, starting from about US$40/day, include three square meals a day. www.surfdiverote.com