Amanwana, meaning “peaceful forest” is located on the island of Moyo east of Bali in Indonesia. Set in a secluded cove overlooking the crystal
clear water of the Flores sea and fringed by lush tropical forest, Amanwana is a nature camp and hideaway for those who want to experience
pristine wilderness in supreme comfort.
An official wildlife reserve since 1976, the island offers a fascinating variety of flora and fauna. The vegetation on the island ranges from semi-
open to tropical jungle. There is a great variety of trees, such as native teak, tamarind, fig, coral and Banyan. Animal life includes rusa deer,
water buffalo, boar, monkeys and bats. Birdlife includes the white-breasted sea eagle, barmity kite, osprey, megapod and many other species.
The surrounding seas contain many colorful corals, of both soft and hard varieties, including staghorn, gorgonian fans, sponges and plate
coral. Fish life is similarly plentiful, with baitfish, pelagics, morays, lobster, parrotfish, barracuda, small reef sharks, blue spotted and eagle rays.
In addition, dolphins, turtles, giant manta rays and the occasional whale can be seen.
Sumbawa Besar Regency,
West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
The wilderness hideaway of Amanwana (peaceful forest) is located on Moyo Island, a nature
Reserve 15 kilometers off the coast of Sumbawa, east of Bali.