Your vacation time is the only time you have to relax, be free and enjoy the good life. Well, at least that’s the gist behind it. It’s therefore disappointing when you can’t maximize and achieve the satisfaction you desire on your holiday.

A vacation in Flores Island, Indonesia is a once in a lifetime opportunity. The island has got everything you dream of for a vacation.

Numerous beautiful sceneries, a ton of activities to take part in, an exquisite underwater experience, and an amazing cultural heritage.

Whenever you have the chance to visit this place, your troubles will quickly fade away. That’s a promise.

But how can you make the best of your vacation in Flores?

Below are a few secrets you should try.

  1. Stay at a Five-star Hotel

Of the many features in this island, one that you can’t miss is the number of world-class 5 -star hotels. The island has lots of them.

Although they may be quite costly, you only have a vacation once in a while. Why not live a little?

Living in such a hotel will complement the experience you expect for the vacation; Entertainment, comfort and relaxing.

These hotels have fantastic facilities to provide you with the lifestyle you want. Ayana Komodo Resort is an example of such a hotel. Here, you’ll get amazing villas for your stay, a personal waiter at your beck and call and amazing cuisine, both local and international.

Furthermore, after a long day of touring the island, the spa treatment services in the hotel will be your best friend.

Enticing, right?

  1. Book a cruise trip at least once

Being an Island, you’ll never avoid water. Therefore, why not embrace it?

Even if you have a cruise phobia, getting on a day or liveaboard trip is the best way to cover most of the island. Cruise trips are not only exciting and fun, but you’ll also get fantastic package prices for the service.

Ayana hotels have an amazing cruise boat, the Ayana Lako Sae, which offers daily trips around the island for tourists. From Labuan Bajo to Komodo island, to Padar Island and even the pink beach. This boat will take you there.

The stylish three-deck boat is the perfect embodiment of fun, comfort and luxury on your vacation. Being a party boat, your experience on this boat is one you’ll never forget.

You can even hire a private boat with your friends or family and explore the island together. Either way, you have to try cruising when in Flores.

  1. Try the Komodo National Park Package

It’s no secret that Komodo National Park gives life to this Island. Tourists hardly leave this island without visiting this famous park. You shouldn’t either.

The park offers so many activities and breathtaking views to see. You’ll get the chance to see the great Komodo dragons, and even take part in a speed boat ride all-round the park.

Enjoy a deep dive in the blue waters of the ocean, meet the manta rays, and swim with the fish. Snorkeling, scuba diving and even stand up paddling are available in this package.

Moreover, you’ll also get to hike on the Padar hills, and capture a few jaw-dropping images for Instagram.

  1. Take Pictures, Not too many

Flores Island is a beautiful place. It’s every photographer’s dream. The features, facilities and activities offered in the Island are all Instagram-worthy.

Therefore, while you’re there take pictures of everywhere you go. This will create good memories, especially if you are with friends or family.

Nonetheless, don’t take too many pictures. Focusing on your photography will limit your ability to have fun.So, fewer pictures, more experiences, more happiness.


When taking a vacation, ensure that you have the time of your life, whether you are in the Caribbean, or at the beach with your family.

In Flores, ensure that that you try out these secrets. Get a good hotel, take a cruise, visit Komodo national park, and avoid too many pictures.

With these, you’re bound to enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

Most of all, have fun!


Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

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