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TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, opens in Indonesia

By Vaseline May31,2024
TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, opens in Indonesia

  • TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, opens in Indonesia

    TA’AKTANA, a luxury collection resort & spa – Image Credit Marriott

  • TA’AKTANA, a luxury collection resort & spa – Image Credit Marriott

Nestled between a labyrinth of wild forests and the glittering shores of the Flores Sea, TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa invites guests to immerse themselves in the rich culture and breathtaking seascapes of Labuan Bajo

The Luxury Collection today announces the opening of TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Labuan Bajo in one of Indonesia’s most scenic and distinctive leisure destinations. The waterfront property, Marriott International’s first property in Labuan Bajo and The Luxury Collection’s second property in Indonesia, is nestled among a canopy of surrounding wild forests and the beauty of the Flores Sea.

Located in the heart of Labuan Bajo, the resort serves as a gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Komodo National Park and is just steps away from an array of cultural attractions such as Mirror Stone Cave, Rumah Tenun, Melo Village and more. Short direct flights from Jakarta and Bali to Komodo International Airport, followed by a convenient 10-minute drive to TA’AKTANA, ensure seamless connectivity and easy access for discerning travelers.

“TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Labuan Bajo, marks a significant milestone as not only the first property in East Nusa Tenggara for The Luxury Collection brand, but also the first for the Marriott International portfolio overall “said Philipp Weghmann, Vice President and Global Brand Leader, The Luxury Collection “As we continue our global foray into the resort category, TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, offers a natural and stunning fit to global travelers with rare experiences that deeply reflect the destination, and through that lens we invite guests to discover the beauty and vibrant history of Labuan Bajo.”

TA’AKTANA is generously spread over 16 hectares and designed by ANP Interiors. It features 70 rooms, including 25 villas and 45 suites with outdoor balconies offering stunning views of breathtaking sunsets. Seven overwater villas offer unparalleled luxury and tranquility, celebrating the way of life of Indonesia’s sea nomads. Renowned for life on handcrafted longboats, the curved interior masterfully captures the cultural significance with handcrafted wood finishes, rich textures and airy layouts to celebrate the natural environment. The rooms also feature elegant furnishings and artwork that reflect the region’s indigenous crafts. Those staying in a villa have access to a dedicated 24-hour butler, who will ensure that every aspect of their stay is perfectly tailored to their preferences and needs.

“We are proud to introduce TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Labuan Bajo, as the latest addition to our portfolio,” said Ramesh Jackson, Area Vice President at Marriott International, Indonesia & Malaysia. “This marks a notable milestone for Marriott International as we expand our footprint into the fascinating landscapes of Labuan Bajo. We invite travelers to explore and connect with the soul of Flores Island, where luxury is seamlessly intertwined with the rich cultural treasures of this captivating destination.”


The name “TA’AKTANA”, meaning green land, is derived from the Manggarai language of the island of Flores and is an ode to the Lingko field, distinctive web-shaped rice fields that serve as a cherished part of traditional Manggarai culture. Staying true to its roots, the hotel embodies the history, culture and indigenous traditions of the destination, offering global travelers unique and authentic experiences of Labuan Bajo.

TA’AKTANA invites guests to discover the rich epicurean traditions of Labuan Bajo with three distinctive restaurants, a lounge and a bar, authentically showcasing the styles and presentations of the regional cuisine. Leros is the hotel’s all-day restaurant, serving a curated menu influenced by Indonesia’s vast archipelago. Umasa offers an authentic Indonesian culinary experience, served family style, with locally sourced products. Tabaa Robata grill, specializes in carefully selected ingredients from the archipelago, prepared with Japanese techniques and finesse. Nera Lounge enchants guests with mesmerizing sunset views as they enjoy a variety of tapas and a range of drinks including homemade cocktails, coffee and tea. Relax Maiga!a vibrant bar with panoramic sea views, offering an innovative selection of reinterpreted drinks and snacks.

Guests can enjoy an invigorating workout in an exclusive Fitness centerand for the ultimate indulgence, that of the hotel Di’a Spa invites guests to be immersed in a serene retreat inspired by the mystical caves of Labuan Bajo. With six private treatment rooms, a steam room, a plunge pool and more, the spa invites guests to rejuvenate and reconnect with Mother Nature. With the resort’s stunning design providing the perfect backdrop, TA’AKTANA is ready to welcome all occasions, from business meetings with two spaces to choose from, to weddings with an oceanfront chapel.

“It is an honor to welcome guests to our retreat in Labuan Bajo,” said Peter-Paul Kleiss, Resort Manager of TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Labuan Bajo. “Our resort is not just a destination; it is a journey into the heart of Labuan Bajo’s heritage and breathtaking landscapes. The property is a testament to our commitment to providing a unique and authentic guest experience, where luxury and tradition come together. I am excited to lead our dedicated team to ensure every guest discovers the magic of TA’AKTANA, delivering unparalleled experiences in this extraordinary corner of Indonesia.”

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