Located in the midst of Karimunjawa Archipelago and offering one of the largest lagoons of the area, Menjawakan is a very green, private tropical island 22 hectars large, of extroardinary beauty which is exclusively occupied by Kura Kura Resort.
Situated between Java and Borneo, and still unknown to mass tourism, Karimunjawa Archipelago is a National Marine Park composed of 27 islands which still offers the feeling of a natural and remote beauty. The exceptional location of Kura Kura Island places our guests in the midst of the Archipelago, giving them the opportunity to visit and enjoy the rare beauty of the surrounding islands with their pristine white, unspoiled beaches fringed with palm trees, and the amazing colours of the sea while staying in rare comfort
Kura Kura Resort has re-opened its doors on Jun 2008 with a new ownership team and new management after 7 months of renovations that have upgraded the property by enhancing the natural beauty of the island, with a passion for authenticity and attention to the smallest details.The Resort was already party renovated in summer '08 with 21 spacious and luxurious Pool Villas (320 sq mt) including 2 family Pool Villas (600 sq mt) settled among the beautiful Royal palm trees. Every Pool Villa has been designed with full respect for nature, embracing the influence of an Indonesian Villa concept, together with the blend of contemporary and elegant style. Each Pool Villa has not only been designed and built with the utmost attention to detail, but are also environmentally-friendly, maintaining the beautiful Royal palm trees inside the Pool Villa garden
The second stage of renovation has started from Oct 2008 and has been completed for the opening in May 1st 2009 ; not only the Cottages have been upgraded into Deluxe Seaview Cottages and Superior Seaview Cottages with spacious bedrooms and new facilities, but there is also a brand new restaurant, lobby and bar and Dive centre. in this way, every common area is now carefully enhanced and improved.
Resort facilities have also been upgraded: such as new speed boats with 2 engines for transportation and excursions, plus the charming and elegant 'Elisabeth' Grand Banks boat are now at our guests' disposal, new dining menu which provide local food and seafood with Mediterranean style, new landsacping and new water purification treatment system.
Kura Kura Resort offers the discerning traveler the opportunity to discover this still-hidden gem in SoutheastAsia and, with our renovations, in unique comfort.