The smaller sister of traditional phinisi SILOLONA, SI DATU BUA is not less luxurious or beautiful. Built by master craftsmen at Konjo Boat Builders, she has been created using carefully selected materials that evoke the long-standing traditions of these historic trading vessels. Used on the spice routes that criss-cross the Indonesian archipelago phinisi ships embody the true essence of Indonesia’s storied history. SI DATU BUA artfully combines this authenticity with modern luxuries, creating an exemplary vessel on which to explore this stunning archipelago.
Sleeping up to six guests in three cabins, SI DATU BUA is the perfect choice for those looking to explore the archipelago with close family members or friends. With Interiors complete with traditional woven textiles, tropical wood, and Indonesian artefacts, SI DATU BUA is elegant and comfortable. Curl up with a book in the lounge area and enjoy delicious dinners in the dining room, lit by large windows that show off the stunning Indonesian views in every direction. Outside, her deck spaces are equally magnificent with billowing daybeds, alfresco dining tables, and a shaded aft deck perfect for taking a break from the heat of the sun. Sitting on the deck whether in the sun or shade allows you to truly appreciate the unending beauty of this archipelago and you are unlikely to see another soul as you sail. SI DATU BUA houses a crew of twelve including an experienced local expedition leader, a chef, and a qualified dive instructor so you can be sure that you will want for nothing during your charter. With a range of toys and tenders onboard including kayaks and dive equipment, you will be able to explore the wild diversity of the Indonesian Archipelago exactly as you wish, whether you wish to dive to the depths or kayak to a deserted island paradise.