The upscale Kura Kura Resort is located on the green, private, tropical island of Menjawakan, which is part of the Karimunjawa Archipelago. Situated between Java and Borneo, Karimunjawa Archipelago is a National Marine Park composed of 27 islands, which is still largely unknown to mass tourism.
Kura Kura Resort Lifestyle
The Kura Kura Resort occupies its own 22-hectare island filled with royal palms and pristine beaches.
The resort offers 15 Deluxe Cottages with sea views and 21 Private Pool Villas, which have a design that blends the traditional Indonesian style with contemporary facilities.
The spacious private pool villas (including two ‘two bedroom villas’) all have a large private pool (4 x 8 metres), along with sun beds and two gazebos. The open air living room is stocked with mini-bar and CD player with MP3 connection. The air-conditioned bedroom features touches of natural materials, the king-size bed is draped with mosquito curtains and floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of the pool.
There cottages are positioned close to the beach offering astonishing views over the crystal blue lagoon. The deluxe cottages are individual units whereas the superiors are semi-detached.
The Kura Kura Resort Restaurant creates an elegant atmosphere by mixing the local traditional tastes with contemporary elegance. The Restaurant serves a wide selection of dishes with ‘a’ la carte’ menu, ranging from Mediterranean inspired fine cuisine to Indonesian dishes. Guests can choose where they want to dine, either inside the intimacy of the Restaurant, the open-air Restaurant – patio, or in the romantic setting of the tables that surround the pool.
The hotel’s recreational facilities, include a private beach, outdoor pool, spa and massage.
Special hotel recommendation
Due to its location, guests can experience the beauties of the Marine Park, being an excellent spot for those that are looking to dive or snorkel amid the beautiful coral reef and fish. One can find various kinds of sea animals, such as turtles, sharks, and dolphins, in the sea around Karimunjawa. On land, especially in Karimunjawa island and in the mangrove forests of Kemujan island, there are many species of birds that live here, along with deer, and even snakes.
The resort can arrange daily diving and snorkelling trips to the best spots around Karimunjawa Islands. Diving classes and trial dives are available every day.
The resort also organizes Robinson Crusoe trips which drop you off to one of the nearby paradise islands for a day. Lunch, drinks and snorkelling gear are also included in the trip. Paradise island cruises can be arranged upon request, providing shore raid for lunch and snorkelling on some of the best reefs in the marine park area. Dolphins often accompany the cruise ship in its journey.
Due to its location, guests can experience the beauties of the Marine Park, being an excellent spot for those that are looking to dive or snorkel amid the beautiful coral reef and fish. You can find various kinds of sea animals, such as turtles, sharks, and dolphins, in the sea around Karimunjawa. Enter the world of Robinson Crusoe, enjoy nature and adventure, and relax.
Address: Menyawakan Island, Kemujan, Karimunjawa, Kabupaten Jepara, Jawa Tengah 50149, Indonesia.