Amatoa Resort, Luxury Santorini of South Sulawesi


Tanjung Bira in Bulukumba is a beautiful coastal area in the southernmost tip of Sulawesi Island. This area is known for its exotic white sandy beaches and lovely sea. There are many wonderful beaches to explore in Bulukumba. You can also find interesting accommodations such as Amatoa Resort, often dubbed as the Santorini of South Sulawesi.

A seafront villa at Amatoa. via Instagram/_ri.sol

This is one of the best accommodations in the area, with a unique blend of location and Mediterranean-style accommodation. Comfortable rooms, as well as wonderful amenities, are available in Amatoa Resort. Here is all you need to know about this accommodation.


The resort is beautiful. via instagram/cindypriciliawinata

The resort is located on a clifftop to the south of the famed Bira Beach, only three minutes’ walk away. Although it is directly located by the sea, it doesn’t have the private beach itself, but the cliff is also interesting.

The official address is at Jalan Pasir Putih No. 6, B I R A, Bonto Bahari, Bira, Bulukumba Regency, South Sulawesi. Furthermore, you can easily reach this resort as the road infrastructure is already good.


Nice bed. via Instagram/tariipanjaitan

There are several bungalow choices in this resort. It can accommodate couples as well as families. Each bungalow is designed to be stylish and somewhat bright. The use of white and blue in the bungalows is indeed making this resort get its reputation as the Santorini of South Sulawesi. Each bungalow also features a private bathroom, balcony, air conditioner, and outdoor furniture. Some bungalows also have private swimming pools.


A stair down to the sea. via Instagram/yantoevoke

There is a freshwater swimming pool accessible for everyone. However, if you need to swim in the sea, you can just climb down the stairs on the cliff to swim in the ocean directly under the resort. It has a colorful coral too. Additionally, you can find a tour desk that will help you explore the area and beyond. The resort can also provide airport shuttle service for an additional cost.


Nice villas. via Instagram/novashary

The rates at this resort start from IDR2 million for a standard room. The ocean room with a wonderful view of the sea starts fromIDR3.1 million per night. For families, there is a family standard room that can accommodate up to four people. Overall, the bungalows are spacious and great for relaxing. You can also enjoy Indonesian, European, and seafood dishes in its restaurants.

Romantic escape. via Instagram/thefemaleadventure

One of the best resort areas in South Sulawesi is in Bulukumba. To enjoy this beauty, you can stay at the best resort in the area; Amatoa Resort. This accommodation is popular because it gives off a Mediterranean atmosphere while providing wonderful services.

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