Best Beachfront Resorts in Selayar Islands


Selayar Islands, a regency in South Sulawesi, is marine heaven. Just like the neighboring Wakatobi and Raja Ampat on the east, Selayar has wonderful underwater life as well as small exotic islands. The region is not yet fully developed for tourism, but you can already stay in several good resorts in Selayar.

Sunari Beach Resort. via Instagram/yesiws366

The most exotic destinations in Selayar is surely the Taka Bonerate National Park. It’s a cluster of small islands with wonderful panorama. To explore them, you can stay in some of the best resorts in Selayar. Here are some of them.

Quina Paradise Cottage

The lovely resort. via Instagram/quinaparadisecottage

Located in the city of Padang, this resort is a great place to stay of you are about to explore Selayar Islands. Each room in this resort is equipped with a flat-screen TV, air conditioner, and private balcony with free toiletries. The rooms also have a balcony with a garden view, desk, and electric teapot. You can also enjoy the sea view from this resort. Rates ay Quina paradise Cottage start at IDR1,050K per night. Lastly, the address is at  Jl.sangkulu-kulu, Bontosikuyu, Padang, Selayar Islands.

Tamamelong Cottage

Nice view from Tamamelong Resort. via

In Tamamelong Cottage, you get to stay in a one-bedroom villa. Each villa has a bedroom, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a bathroom. The villas also have balcony and sea views. In addition, the garden in front of the villas is large and filled with coconut trees. Spending the afternoon in the garden is bliss, specifically because the sunset here is remarkable. Rates at Tamamelong Cottage start at IDR990K per night. Finally, the address is at Pantai tamamelong, Patikarya, Padang, Selayar Islands.

Sunari Beach Resort

A villa in Sunari Beach. via Instagram/muhammad_yusuf51

Located on Sunari Beach, this resort is a great place to unwind. Each guestroom in this resort is fitted with a seating area, a private bathroom with free toiletries, and an air conditioner. Additionally, you can enjoy facilities like garden and terrace.

The resort also has a tour desk that will provide you with information on Selayar tourism. Rates at Sunari Beach Resort start at IDR950K per night. Lastly, the address of the resort is at Patikarya, Bontosikuyu, Selayar Islands.

Shorea Garden Villa

The villas in Shorea. via Instagram/selvianichepy

Each guestroom in Shorea has a flat-screen TV with cable channels, air conditioning, a fridge, a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer, and also a tea maker. In addition, you can also enjoy a shared lounge, garden, and a terrace with sea views.

Furthermore, Asian and buffet breakfast is available every morning. Rates at this resort start at IDR1,000K per night. Finally, you can find this resort at Bontobangung, Bontoharu, Selayar Islands, South Sulawesi.

Sunset at Sunari. via Instagram/shindyursula

Finding a nice accommodation in Selayar Islands can be a bit challenging due to its limited choices. Luckily, you can now choose one from several nice beachfront resorts in Selayar. It could be a great base for your exploration in the area.

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