If there is an opportunity to visit Raja Ampat, stop by at Puyau Homestay in Kabare – Waigeo Island, Mama Regina’s homestay.Mama Regina
West Papua (ywp) – Choosing Raja Ampat dive lodge to stay is not a wrong choice. This hotel is strategically located in Dampier Strait of Raja Ampat, Mansuar Island, an intimate resort or a perfect place to experience the most bio – diverse reefs in the world. This hotel is 2-hour speedboat ride away from Usaha Mina Port of Sorong which can be reached by a 20-minute drive from Dominik Edward Osok Airport of Sorong, As the main hub to Raja Ampat, the Domine Eduard Osok Airport in Sorong normally serves flights to a number of major cities in Papua and Indonesia including Manokwari, Jayapura, Ambon, Makassar, Manado, and Jakarta.
The success of tourism in Raja Ampat can not be separated from support of the Raja Ampat Maniambyan Foundation (MARA). Thank MARA for participating in working hard to advance Ecotourism in Raja Ampat and enhance Women’s Empowerment.
However, for those who want to specifically appreciate the Mama Regina inspiration, don’t forget to stay at Puyau Homestay, Waigeo Island. She is the first woman to provide a home stay in Raja Ampat.
Raja Ampat Regency capital of Waisai lies on the southern shore of Waigeo which is one of the largest of the four big islands in Raja Ampat. While Mansuar Island is not far from Waigeo island.
There are four main islands in Raja Ampat namely Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau. Administratively, the Raja Ampat archipelago is part of the province of West Papua (formerly known as Irian Jaya).