The SpaceThe Guest House is a small version of a traditional Sumbanese home. A bedroom and bathroom extends out on to a lovely balcony beneath the alang-alang grass roof. With a view of the horse racing field and the mountains in the distance this is a cool, airy place to relax and chew some betel nut.
The Guest House has a queen beds inside a large mosquito net, and extra beds with mosquito nets can be provided. There is also a fan, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and drinking water provided. Freshly baked bread is provided for breakfast, and you are welcome to join the family for other meals (additional cost of Rp25,000/person).
Kampung Raja Prailiu was the centre of the Lewa-Kambera Kingdom during Dutch colonial rule, and remains the cultural heart of Waingapu. Traditional ceremonial houses, mixed with more modern houses represent Prailiu as a centre for living culture, ancient customs adapting to a rapidly changing world. Guest AccessThe Guest House is 200m from the main house, where you can eat with the family, learn about the largest megalithic tombstone in East Sumba, see ikat weaving in action and play soccer with the kids of the village. Wireless internet is also available at the main house. Interaction with GuestsGuests are invited to eat with the family, learn about Sumba ikat weaving, hear the story of the largest megalithic tombstone in East Sumba or play soccer with the kids. The NeighborhoodKampung Raja Prailiu is a ceremonial village located in the middle of a growing city. Ancient beliefs and architecture meld with modern life to create a warm and inviting atmosphere, where you can be as involved in daily village life as you like, chewing betel nut with the locals, learning to weave or cook maize meal for dinner. Getting AroundPrailiu is located just 3kms from the centre of town and 6kms from the airport (we can pick you up). Hire cars or buses can be arranged to pick you up from Prailiu for other destinations like Kalala, Tarimbang, Laiwanggi-Wanggameti National Park and West Sumba (Waikabubak and Tambolaka). Other Things to NotePrailiu is located just 3kms from the centre of town and 6kms from the airport (we can pick you up). Hire cars or buses can be arranged to pick you up from Prailiu for other destinations like Kalala, Tarimbang, Laiwanggi-Wanggameti National Park and West Sumba (Waikabubak and Tambolaka).