“Watching the sun setting over Krakatau from the back verandah was a sight I will never forget”
- Peter O’Neill OAM, cultural management consultant and museum director


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  • Sea view from Rumah Joglo Sambolo

Quick Overview

  • Airport pickup can be arranged
  • Private and secure property
  • 2 master bedrooms with king size beds
  • 2 bathrooms with hot water shower
  • Self contained kitchen
  • Safety box for valuables (fits laptop !)
  • Staff that can help with cooking, shopping, trips etc.
  • FREE fresh coconuts, all you can drink/eat
  • Big grass lawn facing the sea
  • Main beach just 200m away
  • Local fish market, staff can cook seafood BBQ
  • Forest reserve with water fall and swimming holes
  • Island trips, forest walks, village trips can be arranged
  • Information pack will be sent upon booking

Detailed Overview

Situated on the shores of Sambolo, one of the most pristine beaches on the west coast of Java, Rumah Joglo is just over two hours drive from Jakarta. The 150 year old, traditional Javanese Joglo, offers two master bedrooms with large windows facing the sea. The 1110 sqm seafront property provides for privacy, tranquility and convenience with a self contained kitchen, large grass lawn, and beautiful sunsets.

Within walking distance from Rumah Joglo is a pristine nature reserve with a unique selection of fauna as well as a spectacular waterfall where one can enjoy a refreshing fresh water swim. There are several walking tracks available through the lush tropical rain forest and the local fish market offers excellent seafood treats for a very reasonable price.

During construction we developed a good relationship with the local community and found trustworthy staff to help maintain the property and provide security.

The house is fully furnished including all essential kitchen utensils. The house caters well for children and cot and baby chair can be arranged. Our staff can also help arrange boat trips to the islands (sea conditions permitting), do shopping and cook food for you. We recommend the BBQ seafood buffet.

For overseas guests airport pickup can be arranged. We will book the car for you and the driver will pick you up from the airport. You pay directly to the driver and can also arrange to rend the car for additional days.

Whilst there is no Wi-Fi in the house it is very easy to obtain a USB modem with a local SIM card. Mobile connection is very reliable.

All guests will receive an information pack with further details about activities in the local area, what to bring and other information that will ensure you have a pleasant stay. Look forward to welcome you to our house.