Samata – Sanskrit for harmony, balance and tranquillity – is a 42-metre traditionally designed wooden phinisi yacht that offers guests the ultimate privacy and a luxurious sailing experience among the beguiling islands of the Indonesian archipelago.
Her solid hardwood and white leather interiors are a stylish ode to traditional Indonesian craftsmanship merged with modern design. Onboard this luxury yacht with impeccable service, guests are cocooned in a quality vessel that serves as the perfect base for exploring the wonders of Indonesia’s tropical islands.
Whether it’s the towering limestone cliffs of Raja Ampat, the interesting history and pristine beaches of the Banda Islands or the volcanic topography and fascinating wildlife of Komodo National Park, a wealth of destinations are on offer to explore from the comfort of Samata.
Samata is a great option for families and groups of friends alike with a crew of 14 including a cruise director, a chef and a dive master, as well as a massage therapist.
ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES
Samata has 5 air-conditioned ensuite guest cabins, finished with solid hardwoods, white leather and 1000-thread count linens. Cabins feature a comfortable seating area with a TV, storage space and stocked mini bars, as well as private ensuite bathrooms. The master suite is situated at the stern of the upper deck and features a king-size bed with 270-degree views through wraparound windows, a lounge area equipped with a TV, and a private sundeck. The ensuite bathroom is spacious with a shower and vanity unit. There are 4 further deluxe suites featuring queen-size beds and sofas that can be converted into beds for additional children.
Samata’s indoor living room is designed with contemporary comfort in mind, decorated with quality fittings and hints of the tropics with materials such as white oak, limestone, cracked coconut and mother of pearl. The lounge features modern leather sofas with a TV, on-demand movies, books and board games. A decadent indoor dining room is perfect for entertaining with wraparound windows, high quality Leitner table linen and Alessi cutlery.
Out on deck, there’s a lounge dotted with sunbeds and an alfresco dining area for enjoying meals with spectacular views. The chef uses the freshest ingredients creates first class dishes and an extensive wine and spirit cellar offers a variety of excellent alcohols.
Facilities onboard include two tenders for exploring on land, diving and snorkelling gear, kayaks and wakeboards. The crew includes a massage therapist on hand to pamper guests, and Samata even has two underwater cameras onboard for keen photographers to use at their leisure.
- Meals & snacks
- Soft drinks & juices
- Diving (for certified divers) & dive manager
- Crew and boat manager
- Local transfers
- 2 tenders
- Scuba diving and snorkelling equipment
- Kayaks and a wakeboard
- Entertainment system with films, marine stereo speakers and iPod docking systems
- 2 underwater cameras for guest use
Samata was built in 2008 and spans 42m with a beam of 7.5m and a draft of 2.4m. 5 cabins accommodate up to 10 guests and 2 additional children. She has a maximum cruising speed of 8 knots.