Amanwana (meaning peaceful forest) is the only property on Moyo Island, a nature and marine reserve 9 miles (15 kilometers) off the coast of Sumbawa, east of Bali. The island has vegetation ranging from savanna to tropical jungle and has a variety of animal and bird life, from deer to wild boar, macaque monkeys, sea eagles and osprey.
The camp’s 20 luxury tents are situated under a canopy of tropical forest. Each 170 square-feet (58-square-meter) tent is constructed on a solid foundation from which rise wooden walls with large picture windows. The canvas ceilings are covered with a separate, waterproof exterior layer. Inside, the air-conditioned tents feature Indonesian island artwork, hard wood flooring, a spacious sitting area with facing divans, a king-size bed and a large bathroom. The tents are identical the only difference between the two categories is location – ocean tent for beach settings or jungle tents.
A daily menu of Asian and Western food is served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Campfire dinners on the beach and starlight cruises can be arranged.
Snorkeling equipment, windsurfers and kayaks are available and a freshwater dipping pool is set against a wall of coral rock and a shower is set into the cliff face. A variety of superb dive spots are easily accessible from Amanwana.
The open-air Jungle Cove Spa is set just back from the beach beneath a roof of shady tamarind trees. Treatments include massages, freshfruit facials and black Borneo body scrubs.
Moyo is an island in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province. It is off the north coast of Sumbawa Island, and has an area of 349 km². Moyo Island is located in Sumbawa Regency within the Nusa Tenggara province, just north of Sumbawa.