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The Overall Review
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In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- Many people said the diving instructors were thorough with their briefings and made everyone feel safe.
- People said that the dives were exciting and they got to see various marine life while enjoying the water.
- Many people were happy with the friendliness of the crew and the way they conducted themselves.
1 reasons NOT to dive
- A couple of people claimed that the boat needed some attending too.
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Description and details
Diving on the Samata in Indonesia
YOUR VOYAGE OF A LIFETIME WITH SAMATA, EXPLORE THE PRISTINE ISLANDS OF INDONESIA IN UNFORGETTABLE LUXURY
Explore the hidden depths of the Indonesian archipelago aboard an elegant Phinisi yacht. Dream away the days in refined style with superb service from our crew of 14. Every detail of your Private Charter cruise, from the gourmet dining to the luxury linen, is taken care of. This truly is the voyage of a lifetime. Samata operates cruises in the most spectacular destinations across the Indonesian archipelago.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Measuring 42 metres from bow to stern, Samata boasts three decks, open-plan living and modern amenities. Samata combines traditional Phinisi design with contemporary European styling. The vessel features French interior design, European styling, open-plan living and dining, and contemporary amenities. With 13 staff to 10-15 guests you will be more than well looked after and, under French ownership, both English and French are spoken on board.
Samata boasts a Master Suite – with private deck, four Deluxe Suites and a crew of 14. Samata is fully equipped to sleep up to 10 guests. Tailored activities, refined dining and superb service combine with the little luxuries of home for an unforgettable experience.
Samata’s four Deluxe Suites have a sofa that can be made into beds for families with children or groups in need of more space for additional guests. Each of the four Deluxe Suites features a fully equipped en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water and full luxury showers, modern amenities, writing desk, leather sofa and Queen bed.
The Master Suite features a private outdoor deck with sun lounge, a large en-suite bathroom equipped with all amenities, and leather sofa. Wake to new and spectacular views each morning, through the large picture windows from the comfort of the King-size bed.
All Suites boast 1000 thread count bed linen and European sourced luxury bedding, so you can dream in comfort. Each Suite also features a television with on-demand viewing and large wardrobe.
French designed interiors and European styling throughout the vessel add a touch of elegance to your luxury escape. The interior Salon is equipped with an indoor Dining area, leather sofas with a generous reading library with books on multiple subjects and novels., and a television with on-demand viewing. The Main and Upper Decks feature dining tables, outdoor day beds, sun lounges and side tables, lie back and relax on the Top Deck daybed area and treat yourself to a massage. All this with the amazing scenery of Indonesian coloured by sun drenched moments of indulgence..
EXPLORE THE HEIGHTS OF INDONESIA’S REMOTE VOLCANIC ISLANDS AND THE DEPTHS OF ITS CRYSTAL CLEAR TURQUOISE REEFS IN REFINED STYLE
Our 14 person crew is fully equipped to deliver all the little luxuries during your Private Charter Cruise. Once on board everything is included providing a true luxury experience – massage, wine, spirits and beverages, complimentary stocked mini bars and use of Diving/Snorkeling equipment, Kayaks, Wakeboards/Water Skis and Sports Equipment, all excursions, onshore trips and Guides, including Scuba diving courses.
Explore secluded reefs and remote islands, visit prehistoric wildlife, such as the Komodo Dragons. View historic monuments, isolated arts and crafts villages. Relax with Spa Treatments and Gourmet Food, Sunset Dips and Remote Island Picnics.
Attention to detail is paramount, with all safety and security checks completed to the highest standard, a contemporary entertainment system, and a fully stocked wine and cocktail bar on board.
DISCOVER FLAVOURS OF THE WORLD, EXPLORE FRESH LOCAL CUISINE OR DESIGN YOUR OWN MENU WITH THE HELP OF OUR ONBOARD CHEFS.
Our menu packages are designed to suit your every taste and need, with the option to cater to special diets. Design your meals to suit your mood, with indoor and outdoor onboard dining, as well as the option to enjoy a remote beach barbeque on one of the surrounding islands.
HOW TO GET THERE
Depending on where you choose to cruise for your Luxury Dive Safari Adventure, will depend on where you need to fly to, most International flights will come through Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport, also known as Denpasar International Airport, it is located in southern Bali, 13 km south of Denpasar.
Diviac will help you arrange your domestic flights within Indonesia. Tailored routes to the remote corners of Indonesia ensure your Private Charter voyage aboard Samata truly is one of a kind.
Whether you’re after adventure or relaxation, we invite you to customise your luxury escape with onboard experiences, activities and destinations to meet all your needs.
- Leisure Deck
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Outdoor Dining
- En-Suite Bathrooms
- Entertainment Area with Lounge & TV
- Free Rental Equipment
- Free Nitrox
- Battery Charging Station
- Warm-water Showers
- Fish ID and Diving Books
- Spa Facility
- Massage Services