Arenui is a high-end luxurious dive & cruise liveaboard, it offering liveaboard trips in Komodo, Alor&Flores, Maluku & Banda Islands, Ambon Bay and Raja Ampat according to the best seasons, it only host 16 guests per trip.
Arenui is a traditional and magnificent Phinisi, a classic Indonesian wooden sailing vessel, 43 meters long, 9 meters wide, built in 2007, cruise at 10 knots. It’s aim tp provide something unique and special for every guest on board with all the very best elements of Indonesia’s rich heritage and traditions.
Arenui offer guests the chance to step aboard a truly Indonesian experience, to enhance holiday time in this special destination. If you’ve dreamed of setting sail aboard an old-fashioned pirate ship (but with all mod-cons) then this is for you. If you want to experience the culture and style of the country, as you sail through its beautiful islands, then this if for you.
Arenui features an expansive indoor restaurant and lounge area which takes up the central space on the main deck and reaches across the full width of the vessel. At one end there is a large counter for buffets and snack items, as well as tea and coffee facilities, wine fridges, cold soft drinks and juices. Above the counter are 2 LCD screens for showing movies, slideshows and also displaying dive briefings.
In the centre of the indoor restaurant/lounge, there are some long tables with an open bench on one side, ideal for group of 6 to 8 guests sit together; opposite the long tables, there are two smaller tables, ideal for couples.
At the front of the indoor restaurant/lounge, there are 2 over-sized, curved sofas - one in each corner. With a table in front they are ideal for a group of divers writing up log-books, or a relaxing place for flicking through photos on your laptop, or just a spacious day-bed for reclining with a book or a movie.
In addition, there is an iMac workstation (equipped with both windows and mac operating systems and software), 2 charging stations with shelves.
Arenui also has 3 main outdoor areas, including the largest deck you’re likely to find on an Indonesian liveaboard:
The outdoor SKY restaurant is located on the upper deck, a perfect place for al fresco meals and watching the changing landscapes. There are 2 large tables in the centre, which can accommodate up to 20 people. As well as two special "double" sun-beds - space enough for 4 guests to sun bathe or just relax. And there is a telescope for those keen on a session of star-gazing.
Behind the SKY restaurant is the SKY lounge, features a wooden bar for drinks, day-beds and benches all fitted with high-quality, thick mattresses (20+ cm) for ultimate comfort. There are spaces open to the elements for the sun-lovers among you but also a large canopy for shade.
The dive deck is in front of the indoor restaurant/lounge, on the main deck, well equipped with all professional dive facilities.
Arenui has 8 exceptionally spacious cabins, and is designed to host a maximum of 16 guests per trip.
All cabins have been luxuriously furnished with private en-suite bathroom, individual air conditioning, minibar and safety deposit box.
2 Master Suites:
Located on the upper deck, 20sqm in size, with 7 large seaview windows, a king-size bed, sofa/relax area, private balcony with seating. - Ideal for couple
2 Deluxe Cabins:
Located on the upper deck, 19sqm in size, with 2 large seaview windows, 2 single beds, spacious desk - popular with photographers
2 Deluxe Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, 20sqm in size, with 3 large portholes, a king-size bed and a single bed - Suitable for couples, individuals or a family
2 Deluxe Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, 20sqm in size, with 3 large portholes, a king-size bed, sofa/relax area - Suitable for couples or a family (sofa can be converted into an extra bed for a child)
3 to 4 dives per day, depending on conditions.
Normally, no dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.