Arenui Liveaboard Review

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Simply the best of everything


Built in 2007, the Arenui, a 43 metres luxury Phinisi takes divers to the best of Indonesia’s diving. 

Arenui dive boat review

The Arenui Liveaboard is a traditionnal wooden Phinisi, navigating year round in Indonesia. Since the vessel follows the seasons of Raja Ampat and Komodo, it offers the best diving conditions possible.

You can check the availability and prices for this Boat here.

While the Arenui is probably not the only boutique Liveaboard in the world, it certainly is one of the most unique. The 8 cabins are beautifully decorated with handmade objects which very well represent Indonesia’s rich culture. Moreover, every cabin has an ensuite bathroom as well as individual climate control.

The Arenui’s philosophy is that you are there to sit-back and enjoy. Their 5 stars service is organized around this philosophy and will not disappoint, even the most discerning guest. The chefs are serving International cuisine onboard, they are carefully preparing it and cooking delicious meals from local food. In addition, they can cater to any specific diet requirement. There are also professionnals offering Spa treatments and massages at the location of your choice on the vessel.

Enhancing the Scuba diving experience is easy with the boat’s incredible amenities. The large dive deck offers more than enough space for the 16 divers to get around comfortably. Also, camera counters, personnal storage, rinse tanks and shaded areas. It’s all there waiting for divers to enjoy.

It’s simple, the Arenui offers a diving journey with no compromise. Hence, you can have both the 5 stars accommodation and  the world-class diving.

The Arenui’s onboard services and facilities : 

  • Two (2) motorized dive tenders
  • Kayaks onboard
  • Camera & Charging stations
  • Air conditioned lounge
  • Nitrox is Available
  • Spacious dive deck
  • Sun deck & shaded lounge
  • Warm water showers
  • Spa services and massages
  • Much more +++
Prices starts at 4560$US for 8 nights – Komodo
Prices starts at 6270$US for 11 nights – Forgotten Islands 
Price starts at 6270$US for 11 nights – Raja Ampat
***Some cruises are shorter, some are longer so prices may vary.***

 

Read more : Best Raja Ampat Liveaboard Reviews 2016 & Best Komodo Liveaboard Reviews 2016.

Where does this liveaboard dive boat go?

Check out the fabulous places where this dive boat travels to.
Note: some destinations may not be listed below, please enquire for more details.

Komodo Island

Diving in Komodo is all about action! It is BIG fishes land! With wonderful coral, it is just incredible diving all year round.

Komodo Island Diving Review

Raja Ampat

Richest Reef in the World, Amazing Biodiversity, Wonderful Coral, perfect place for underwater photography.

Raja Ampat Diving Review

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Dive spots reviews in Komodo Island & Raja Ampat

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Lighthouse is a great dive site! Located in the North of Komodo Island National Park not far from castle rock and crysta...
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Tatawa Kecil is a small island and is a magical world class dive site for a drifting! Be careful the current there can b...
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This is one of the best dive sites in Komodo national park. It is the best place to dive with manta rays. From September...
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This is one of the best dive spot of Komodo Islands national park! Not to be missed! This seabanks is full of fish with ...
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Batu bolong is a world class dive site! At the surface, we can just see a small rock with hole in it, but underwater it ...
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This dive site is maybe the most extreme of the Komodo National Park! It is a submerged pinnacle located southeast of La...
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Castle Rock is an amazing dive site in the Komodo Islands! It is a huge pinnacle underwater with a top at 4 m deep. As t...
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Tatawa Besar dive site is an easy drift in shallow waters. It can be very rewarding with many manta rays in the rainy se...
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Pillaarsteen dive site is really interesting due to its unusual reefscape. However this dive site is actually affected b...
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End of the World dive site in Komodo Islands is a big wall of rocks with small caves and overhangs. The wall is going de...

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