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A Certificate of Excellence for Lia Beach

A Certificate of Excellence for Lia Beach

We are honored to earn this month our first Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site! To date, we have gathered 36 reviews, and all of them are 5-star ones! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! It wouldn’t have been possible without you, dear guests,

The Togean National Park officially launched

The Togean National Park officially launched

Good news, the Togean Islands are now officially part of a marine and terrestrial national park. It had been so on paper since 2004, but due to a massive rejection from local communities (in their opinion a national park means interdiction), there had been no concrete actions held in the

Finally a fast access to Lia Beach!

Finally a fast access to Lia Beach!

With the Ampana airport opening and the daily Wings Air (Lion Air) flight operating since October 2016, we had already made a significant progress in accessing the Togean islands. But now we take it one more level with the new fast boat operating since November 11th, 2017, which makes the

Ampana airport finally served daily by Wings Air!

Ampana airport finally served daily by Wings Air!

There are now daily flights to/from Ampana, operated by Wings Air (Lion Air branch)! Since October 12, 2016, you can fly directly between Ampana and 2 cities in Central Sulawesi: Luwuk and Palu. These flights also allow you to take connecting flights from/to bigger Sulawesi cities: Makassar (Ujung Pandang) or

Guess what… We have tarsiers at Lia Beach!

Guess what… We have tarsiers at Lia Beach!

We had been hearing them around for a while, every night, and they decided to show up this high season. It’s official: we have tarsiers at Lia Beach ☺ It all started when Darina and Pavel, two of our guests/volunteers from Czech Republic, decided to sit at the foot of

High season 2016: love was in the air

High season 2016: love was in the air

It’s been an incredible first bamboo high season! After completing the construction of our bamboo bungalows, we re-opened on July 1st and got our first guests on the 9th: thanks again to French family Pauline, Anne and Mali for being the first ones trying out our bamboo bungalows 🙂 The

Lia Beach reopening in July 2016

Lia Beach reopening in July 2016

We’re achieving the construction of our first 2 bamboo bungalows and will be ready to welcome you as of July 1st, 2016. It’s been quite a journey, but we’ve made it! After a lot of ups and downs, and a crowdfunding campaign that went beyond all our hopes, we have

Support Lia Beach on Kiss Kiss Bank Bank!

Support Lia Beach on Kiss Kiss Bank Bank!

Hi everyone! This a bit of a special news… We just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kiss Kiss Bank Bank to help us go through recent major troubles. Being the pioneers of bamboo construction in the Togean islands, we’ve been facing the teething problems of a general lack of knowledge

Bamboo bungalows: laying the first stone!

Bamboo bungalows: laying the first stone!

Our bamboo bungalows are taking shape. We started the construction work in November 2015 and are pretty happy with the result. While our bamboo was still soaking in seawater (necessary treatment for construction), we started the foundations, as well as the wooden floor and wood structures for our first 2