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Frequently Asked Questions

How many rooms and decks will there be at AYANA Lako di’a?

AYANA Lako di’a is custom designed with 4 decks and 9 bedrooms.


➢         Deluxe Suite


➢         Front Deck

➢         Luxury Suites

➢         Dive Deck


➢         Wheel House

➢         Lounge

➢         Master Suite


AYANA Lako di’a check out time

Onboard guests will check-out from their rooms at 10am and disembark at 11am to board the speed boat for transfer back to the resort. (expected arrival at the resort at 12.30pm max)

Are there any special benefits if guests celebrate their honeymoon during the trip?

Personalized service is one of our core values, please let us know in advance about the details of your special occasion to allow us to give you a memorable experience.

Are children allowed onboard AYANA Lako di’a?

Only children 8 years or above are permitted.

Please note that parents or guardians are solely responsible for the supervision of children and to ensure the comfort of other guests.

Can guests book a day trip?

Yes, Lako di’a can be booked for a day trip on full charter only. Day trips are perfect for corporate events and weddings like no other. AYANA’s event planning team will cater to all of your special event’s needs. For enquiries, please contact our event team at (+62) 361 702222

Do you have any job vacancies?

Please visit AYANA.COM and click on ‘Careers’ or email recruitment@ayanakomodo.com

How will guests get to the phinisi if they take 3D/2N package that departs on Wednesdays?

Guests can join the cruise by speed boat from AYANA Komodo Resort on WEDNESDAY. Departure from the resort is at around 9.30am (expected arrival at the Phinisi at 10.45am).

Where will AYANA Lako di’a embark and disembark their guests?

The embarkation and disembarkation will take place at AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach. Every Monday and Wednesday (by speed boat) for embarkation and Wednesday (by speedboat) and Friday for disembarkation.

Are retail products available onboard? (e.g. tampons, mosquito repellent, sunblock, after-sun gel, tanning oil, etc)

We don’t sell retail products onboard. We have a retail area at the resort that provides sundries that you can purchased before getting onboard.

What are the differences between AYANA Lako di’a and the other boats used for daily trips?

AYANA Lako di’a is our phinisi sailboat, where guests can spend multi-day and night journeys comfortably cruising across the Flores archipelago. AYANA Lako Cama, our flybridge cruiser, and AYANA Lako Taka, our glass bottom boat, are perfect for day trips.

What is included in the AYANA Lako di’a package?

All tours include:

  • Airport transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle (From airport to the port)
  • Luxury accommodation and amenities onboard AYANA Lako di’a
  • On and offshore activities including: island hopping, dolphin watching, and snorkeling
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, and Dinner) including unlimited soft drinks and local beer
  • Special dietary requirements catered on request
  • All entrance fees and tours as indicated in itinerary

Optional Services (with additional fee):

  • Bar service 
  • Cooking class
  • Romantic dinner

What is not included:

  • Meals in addition to those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camera/video equipment is not included. 
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, tips, etc)
  • Alcoholic beverages, except local beer
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above

Do you have any internet onboard?

Internet is provided onboard, but please be informed that the connection can be affected by the nature of the places we visit.

How is the safety onboard AYANA Lako di’a?

Safety is AYANA Lako di’a utmost concern. We pay special attention to providing new equipment that meet safety standards, with experienced boat crews and an additional engine onboard for contingency events.

Guest insurance? Do guests sign certain letters before joining the voyage?

There is no guest insurance, but we will provide a General Liability Release form that all guests are required to sign before joining the trip.

If guests stay in another Labuan Bajo hotel outside of AYANA, will transport from their hotel to AKR be covered in the package price?

We provide complimentary return transfers between outside hotels and/or the airport to AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach.

Is this a non-smoking voyage?

This is a non smoking voyage and smoking is strictly prohibited.

How many daily trip packages are available at AYANA Komodo Resort?

We have 4 packages: Padar, Pink Sand Beach & Rinca Discovery (Full-Day Tour), Glass Bottom Boat by AYANA Lako Taka, Sunset Cruise, and Mesa Island - Fishing Village Adventure. Please visit our Daily Trip page for the details.

What is the pricing for daily trip packages?

Tours around Kukusan Island and/or Angel Island via glass bottom boat, AYANA Lako Taka, cost $45.00; Full-day tours ( Padar, Pink Sand Beach, & Rinca) cost $335.00; sunset cruises cost $80.00; and Mesa Island tours cost $70.00.

What’s included in a daily tour?

Inclusions are dependent upon the package, please visit our Daily Boat Trip page to learn more about the details.

Cancellation policy

If guests cancel their reservation 2 days prior to departure, a full refund will be available, however if guests cancel their reservation 1 day prior to departure, a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the total price of the trip will be applied. A 100% cancellation fee will be applied if guests NO SHOW or cancel on the day of departure.

Please note that all daily boat trips are subject to modifications/ cancellations based on weather conditions. All guests will be updated on the day of their departure, for more information please contact us on reservation@ayanalakodia.com.

What boats are available for daily trips?

AYANA has 2 boats available for daily boat trips: flybridge cruiser, AYANA Lako Cama and glass bottom boat, AYANA Lako Taka.

Are daily boat trips available for private charter?

Yes, guests can charter AYANA Lako Cama, but not Lako Taka.

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