Welcome to Villa Santai

Dreaming of perfect waves, crystal clear tropical water and coconut palm fringed white sand beaches! then Rote island is the place for you.
Villa Santai is ideally located on Nemberala beach, is absolute beachfront and directly in front of Besialu reef commonly known as T-Land, one of the longest and most consistent left handers in the Indonesian archipelago.
Villa Santai is the perfect destination for surfers, couples, families and group bookings (maximum 15 guests at any time) with extremely competitive, all inclusive and personal packages available.
Consisting of 5 exclusive, air conditioned, spacious and private bungalows, one being a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom.
Utilising the off shore breezes, large shady verandahs and coconut frond roof thatching to maintain a comfortable, airy internal room temperature.
Each of the separate bungalows has their own unique design and decor and are modelled around traditional Rotenese architecture, with western comforts and amenities.
The entire property is enhanced by tropical gardens and surrounded by natural stone boundary fencing, insuring privacy and security.
Guests on the resort package have unlimited use of our super fast speedboat’s to access T-Land and the Bombie surf breaks. Use of Sups, snorkelling equipment and mountain bikes.
We have numerous flexible packages available, so you can choose which one best suits you.
Our beachfront bar and swimming pool is the place to be to relax and take in the magnificent sunsets while drinking a cold beer or cocktail.

Escape to Villa Santai and you will see why our guests keep coming back.


We can also organise island tours (half day and full day), learn to surf, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling, fishing, culture tours and Yoga classes.


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The Waves

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