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Willem v
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
In Riung we would advice to stay at:
Riung Tiga Empat Tujuh Guesthouse

Very nice place, helpfull friendly.
We stay in the brand new room, super bed with perfect matras, airco and nice view .
Short walk to harbour.
Written 30 March 2024
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Alexander Belov
Moscow, Russia26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Riung is a remote fish town far from flores main roads. You can reach it either from Bojawa or from Ende. Both variants take about 5 hours. I strongly advise you NOT to take bojawa - riung bus because it’s a nightmare, seriously. The road is literally DESTROYED in some parts. We ve been moving so slowly - about 5 km per hour. But if you still decided to take this adventure make sure to ask your host in Bojawa which bus operates today: the one that reaches Riung in 5 hours or in 7. If it’s going to be the second variant then you’ll experience a short(2 hours) lap to the small village where roads are even more terrible)) Our bus broke in this village and we had to change a wheel.

We stayed in a Riung guesthouse. It s a nice place with AC but without hot shower. The owner Paul is a farmer that took a credit to build this hotel. He has to pay it back in 15 years. I tend to believe him although he might be saying it just to manipulate my final review score on booking. Anyway, he cares a lot about every guest and it is wonderful.

Paul helped us to organize a tour to visit 17 marine islands. It costs 600 thousand for 2 people. It is super cheep comparing to snorkeling tours Labuan-Bajo. A captain Luca cooked a really wonderful dinner for us at the beach: grilled tuna(incredible!!), eggplant, noodles and rice. Snorkeling is amazing there however there were some trash on the beaches. That’s a shame. By the way, the Riung itself is FULL of trash. I ve never seen so many trash in any other city in Flores. We’ve collected some trash and that s my advice to you - please pick up some plastic bottles! Paul said that every weekend all people from the village go and clean the islands and that most of the trash comes from the sea. Seems like the government does’t care about Riung at all so people try to clean this place by themselves...

We had dinner at two places - Pato Resto and Cafe del Mar. Both restaurants are great however we liked Pato Resto a bit more.

Riung is a hidden gem in Flores - but it needs improvement. The city is poor and dirty the tourist facilities are limited. The roads are terrible. I hope in the future this city will be prosperous.
Written 10 February 2020
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Claire
Windsor, Canada362 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
Although there is a road that leads to Riung, it is, in some sections, quite challenging to drive through due to the many potholes or even lack of asphalt. These parts have actually been eroded.
The destination, however, is worth it. The village is slowly expanding, with a growing number of guest houses. We took a day-tout to the 17 Thousand Islands where there was some very good snorkeling and where we had a barbecue on a peaceful private beach.
Very few tourists go there, but it’s about to change. A groups of young European were spending a couple of nights there, one of them involved camping and partying on an island beach.
Written 14 June 2019
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Adalberto G
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018
Camped for three nights, fished, did barbecues and relaxed in these beautiful islands - the true Robinson Crusoe experience!

Dhevon organized the boat, fishing equipment and barbecues for us. Super helpful ‭+62813 37370614‬
Written 20 December 2018
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thebendotnl
Kranenburg, Germany182 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
This place is really great, just hire a boat with captain for a whole day and take a snorkel and sun crème with you and enjoy.
The boat will stop on a island and the captain will prepare your lunch on a small fire.
During the day you can jump into the water and enjoy swimming between all the fish.
There is also some coral. The captain knows all the places, just ask for it.
Written 17 October 2018
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barabba
varese268 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017
fantatsic place, quite and relax, with beautiful trip around the islands. Beautiful beaches , exciting sightseeing of bat island and good snornelink all around . Good place for 2-3 nights.
Written 16 October 2018
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Dawannes
Hoogstraten, Belgium204 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Couples
Its a sleepy fishing village, but ok for a few days Island hopping and waterfun , but there are much Nice places
Written 6 October 2018
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WorldcitizenPortland
Portland105 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Now with 11 guest rooms attached to a restaurant, Cafe Del Mar continues to be one of the preferred choices in Riung. Our very basic room with AC was located in the old wing, was brightly colored and clean furnished with a queen and a twin bed. The cold shower and toilet were one room but separated in height. The lively restaurant a few steps away served basic fare and a great Bajawa Turkish coffee. Trips to the 17 Island National Park can be easily organized from the internet free premise. Good choice for a night or two.
Written 19 September 2018
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Yves C
Laxou, France128 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Family
We enjoyed our boat trip (seeing the bats, snorkeling around a few islands). The corals and the fishes are numerous and nice but not as beautiful as in Komodo park (Siaba, takar makassar). The lunch on a small island with grilled fishes worth it !
Written 14 August 2018
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Caroline Q
17 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples

Riung is an amazing place to stay for 2 nights at least. All houses are in a magificient garden of coconut trees and tropical trees and flowers. Snorkelling and beaches of the 17 islands is a must to do with a fisherman boat privatized or with a group. People are just nice as not so many tourists so far .
Written 14 August 2018
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