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Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge is simply idyllic! Set in beautiful gardens on the edge of a rainforest, in a valley of rice paddies, beside a babbling river with breathtaking views of Mount Kelimutu. This is a magical place, and for the local Lio people this is a sacred area that runs deep with legend.

The Ecolodge exclusively employs local people who live in the Moni area, and are dedicated to educating and empowering the local community in long term conservation and sustainable development.

The lodge has 21 clean, comfortable private rooms each with stunning mountain views and sounds of the rambling river. Sixteen rooms are in private cottages and five are above the restaurant. Each room has an en suite bathroom, comfortable bed with mosquito nets, private balcony, safe and hot spot Wi-Fi.

There is also a full restaurant serving organic meals. The 6 hectares of gardens are our wonderful, where organic fruit, vegetables, rice and their own coffee is grown! 

The must-see experience at Kelimutu is the spectacular coloured crater lakes which are breathtaking to see at sunrise. The tour leaves at 4:30am and gets to the lakes before dawn. On the way, you will hear the songs of the Bare Throated Whistler; which mimics other birds and sounds. Enjoy up to 18 different songs from a single bird!

From the lodge the village of Moni with its traditional Chief’s house, is only a 15 minute walk away and is a great base for bird watching, hiking and experiencing the fascinating local culture.

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