The SpaceWe are a traditional Batak Farm. My 82 year old Mom is still running it. We have water buffalos, pigs, ducks, chicken, dogs, cats, fish and lobster.
Silimalombu is located at the Beach down of an old not planted, natural Mangoforest. Normally the harvesting is around January and July. Also we have a lot of other fruits: Avocado, Durian, Guava, Passionfruits, Strawberries ....
You can choose, where you want to sleep. If it is vacant, then we give you the space, you want to have. You can choose between the old or the new house, the loft, the terrace or where ever, if it is still vacant. We not only have guest from Airbnb. Please tell us before or after your booking, what space is your favorite.
We have Coconut, Clove and Cinamon Trees. Ginger and Thallas is just growing. We can walk with you through our forest and can show you, what you all can eat. Also we can prepare you a meal of all the things we find. A lot of herbs, also Mushrooms and Thalass.
We try to make everything sustainable. It is a lot of work to change our mindsets to do it. Already we reached a lot, but not all. The most things to eat, we can produce our selve. We offer you also food and drink for the whole day for additional payment (25.000 Rp per meal and person). We provide Western and Indonesian food. We can cook, what you like. Also you can learn to cook Indonesian, or how to make bread noodles or pizza. You can help us by our activities. We make products of our local things. We make Mango Wine, Vinegar and jam. We produce tea blends with the Graviola leaves. We are working with Photovoltaic and we are working with the Government on irrigation projects.
In the Moment we prepared to built a wooden pizza oven and on top we want to built a sauna. The Fundament is done already. In the future we want to built the first Treehouse in the old Mangotrees.
You can come with your whole family. We like kids. You can charter a boat and you can go around Samosir and you can sleep on the boat.
You can join us in our activities or you can just relax. Guest Access-Canoe
-Mango and Durian in the harvesting season
-Internet Wifi (5000 IDR/100 MB), (very poor connection only 2G)
-Big Samosir Boat for up to 50 people 1 Million IDR /day including driver excluding petrol
- Lunch, Diner, Tea, Coffee, Water the whole day for 50.000 IDR/day/person Interaction with GuestsYou live in our Family. We cook for or with you. We show you the Batak-Cusine. We make Fish-BBQ Evenings with our own fish and also we have fresh Lobster. You can go fishing in the Lake or in our ponds. We can accompany you around Samosir.
We can give you a hiking guide to climb up the mountain to Sipira. (500 m up). There are Coffee Plantations of our family. You can help for harvesting and also you can harvest your coffee and buy it. We show you how you can process your own coffee until roasting. (One day trip, start at sunrise until sunset, charge for the guide 150.000 IDR).
Also you can take place in our wine processing. We can give you a wine testing of our famous Mango Wine.
You can go with us to traditional parties. There are nearly every week some. You are invited.
Your children can run free around everywhere. Everybody takes care of Children and loves Children. The NeighborhoodIt is a small Batak village at the beach of Lake Toba. It is very quiet here, here are no cars. It is a place to relax or to take place in our aktivities. We can make excursions around Lake Toba and especially to the hot springs in Pangururan.
The village Silimalombu was founded by Ratnas Grandfather, the king of Silimalombu 150 years ago. He settled down here, because there where a lot of strong old Mango trees. Nobody planted them. They are nature. A lot of the trees will be now 300 to 500 years old. The government make now the Trademark of Origin for "The Mango of Silimalombu". Getting AroundWe have a direct boat going from Parapat/Ajibata direct to our house. Leaving in Silimalombu at 9.00 am and return at 2 pm. Monday to Friday there is another boat leaving in Silimalombu at 5 am and return at 10 am. 2 km away is a public bus going to Tomok, Pangururan and from there to Medan. You can rent a Motorbike (80.000 IDR) or Bycycle (30.000 IDR) at our house. Other Things to NoteIt is more a farm and not a perfect Guesthouse. We want to make our Guest happy and we want to show our culture. You can take place in all if you want.
We like some Western things, but we don´t have toilet paper, because we want to clean us with water and this makes more clean than paper. You can try it. It is easy. Later you will miss the water, of you sit on a western toilet and you don' t feel clean anymore.
Also this pulp industries, they produce the Toilet paper cut down all the forest around Lake Toba. We don't want to support this. If you still need it, just bring it your self from the Mainland.