Getting here and away

Getting here and away

Bali - Kupung – Rote

The best and easiest way to get to Villa Santai Rote Island if flying from Bali. 
Garuda Indonesia leaves Bali at 10.50am arrives Kupang airport at 12.40pm
After a short layover in Kupang, you link with Wings Air to Rote Island.

Wings air leaves Kupung at 3.10pm arrives Rote Airport at 3.40pm.
On arrival, you will be greeted by a Villa Santai representative, who will escort you for the 45-minute trip to Nemberala.
The cost per vehicle will be 400,000rp (max 4 people) the same fee will apply on your departure day back to the airport. This fee will be added to your final invoice.


Rote - Kupang - Bali     

Departing Rote. Wings Air at 7.25am arrives Kupang at 7.55am.

Garuda Indonesia departs Kupang airport at 1.35pm arrives Bali at 3.20pm. We will arrange for your pickup from Kupang Airport to take the short 2km journey to Hotel LaHasienda for your transit.
Here you can have breakfast, swim in  the pool and just chill for a few hours waiting for your connecting flight to Bali.

Please Note
Wings air will charge Rp 200,000 per board.
This fee cannot be booked online and will be charged at the check in counter.
Wings Air wont take Long boards or SUPS.
Reason being they cannot fit in the cargo hold.
Also there is no free checked in luggage allowance.
All check in luggage is charged at Rp 30,000 per kilo.
Check in luggage should be booked at the time of ticket purchase online.
The web sites: to use, that accept foreign credit cards are or

Long board and SUP
Fast Ferry Option

If intending on bringing Long boards or a SUP.
Your only option of getting to and from the island is by the Bahari Fast Ferry.

A one-night stay in Kupang is required.
We highly recommend Hotel Lahasienda.
A hotel representative will pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel.
A single or twin share room is Rp395,000 including breakfast.
When you book online, let them know you are going to Rote the following day and staying at Villa Santai.
Ask them to book your VIP fast ferry ticket.
The Bahari fast ferry departs Kupang at 9am and arrives Rote Island at 11am.
The hotel will drop you at the ferry terminal in the morning.
VIP tickets are currently Rp160, 000 .
Ferry terminal drop off is Rp150,000 for the vehicle..
On arrival, a Villa Santai a representative will meet your and escort you for the 45 minutes trip to Nemberala.
Ferry pick up is Rp400, 000  (MAX 4 PEOPLE) per vehicle.

Departing Rote
A one-night stay is required in Kupang at the Hotel Lahasienda.
The Bahari fast ferry leaves Rote between 8.30am - 9.30am and arrives Kupang between 10.30am- 11.30am.
A hotel representative will meet you at the ferry terminal and escort you to the hotel.
Ferry terminal pick up is Rp150,000 for the vehicle.

The following day, Garuda Indonesia leaves Kupang at 1.35pm and arrives in Bali at 3.20pm,
A hotel representative, will escort you to the airport, free of charge.

What to bring

  • Your everyday short board and a step up board for bigger days.
  • Spare leg ropes
  • Spring suit (between the months of June to September, the trade winds can be a bit chilly
  • Reef booties
  • Wax
  • Sun screen
  • Basic first aid kit
  • General course of antibiotics
  • Mosquito repellent
  • A copy of your passport
  • Indonesian power point adaptor
  • Bring cash Rupiah (there are no ATM facilities in Nemberala) so be sure to change your foreign currencies prior to arriving
  • The balance of your bill can be paid in Rupiah, AUD,USD or credit card.
  • If bringing US dollars please  ensure the notes are post 1999 as Indonesian banks and money changers do not accept them prior to 1999

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Perfect location, spotlessly clean airy bungalows amazing food great uncrowded surf and fantastic attentive staff.

- RONNIE G Australia

Dream sanctuary pumping surf,fantastic food best beach bar in Nemberala with the best sunset views I will be back.

- JAMES Australia

The best place I've stayed in Nemberala, I stayed with a group of friends for an amazing two weeks. we've already booked again for next year.

- JEROME Santa Cruz California