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Beloi Beach Hotel

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Beloi Beach Hotel is a unique, all-inclusive package, private island hideaway with home to only 8 rooms at a time. The breathtaking panoramas of the renowned tropical crystal clear waters and neighboring islands can be seen from our spacious Hotel. Gentle winds carry the scent of tropical flowers and the warm, azure waters at our private beaches beckon you to relax in Paradise...
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Hikerjane wrote a review Mar 2020
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This great little hotel is a five minute walk up the hillside overlooking the beach, although the hotel arranges a pick up as you arrive on the ferry or by boat. This means great views, gentle breezes, no pesky bugs and absolute quiet for sleeping. When I visited in Feb, I was the only one at the hotel for a day and the only one with Marcin, the dive instructor. It was fabulous. The snorkelling and diving is not to be missed and I dove every day of my visit. The reefs are healthy and stunningly active. I saw 1000s of fish, turtles, snakes, eel, tuna... crazy! The rooms are modest, clean and air conditioned. The food is fine and the bar is a real treat. The plunge pool is small with a spectacular view. If you are in Timor, a visit should be on your must do list.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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warrnambool wrote a review Feb 2020
Warrnambool, Australia100 contributions63 helpful votes
Did a day tour to Atauro with this business. The boat trip across was fine, although no safety briefing, and while I trust there are life jackets , it was by no means clear where The island is lovely, and the crystal clear water abounds in coral & fish Not sure if scuba would greatly enhance the experience. Hotel has a very attractive terrace with pool, and an excellent view. Lunch was simple but good Only downside was that it appears a bit expensive st $ us 135, Nonetheless, happy to do it sgz
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Poleinahole wrote a review Nov 2019
Switzerland1,773 contributions1,467 helpful votes
Neyl answers emails very promptly. His staff is kindly and helpful, especially Gito who looks after guests at the hotel. (By international standards, It’s more of a guest house than a hotel.) The local ferry being out of operation Beloi runs the only regular transfer service. From Dili the boat was spacious and had good engines for the open ocean and took an hour. On the way back, however, they used one of small dive tenders. It took 2.5 hours and was not safe. This needs to be improved. In contrast to Dili diving, Atauro boasts lusciously healthy corals, but very few fish and no pelagics. There are also resident schools of melon headed and pilot whales. The resort is only usually busy with visiting folks from Dili on a day trip over the weekend. I was the only guest there mid week and had the Polish dive master to myself. I could therefore choose when I wanted to dive. The equipment is new and of high quality. There are clean rinse tanks and plenty of place to dry your equipment. The rooms are small but clean and have AC and en-suite shower and toilets— the only accommodation on Atauro that have this. Rooms are not serviced while you stay there. There is no hot water-it’s warm at best but it’s so hot you won’t mind. There is a slight sewage smell from the drains but not enough to be off putting. There is no WIFI and no TV. The resulting peace and quiet was a selling point for me. The small pool and bar is super cozy and overlooks the sea. The reggae theme everywhere (including on scuba tanks!) is a bit odd for the most upmarket option on the island but doesn’t detract. Other than being transferred to Dili on the dive tender, the only thing which can and should quickly be improved is the food quality. Granted supplies on the Island are limited, but Barry’s Lodge manages to produce good meals and they don’t have a boat that goes to Dili at their disposal. The cook should probably get a few tips— ketchup features prominently on the menu everyday. To get the most out of your stay, plan on spending at least three full days diving here. Cost is $100 a night for all meals and the room and includes boat transfers ($45 each way for third parties). Diving is $55 a dive. They only accept cash and there is no ATM on Atauro.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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AdelaideMacca wrote a review Jul 2019
Adelaide25 contributions10 helpful votes
Beloi Beach Hotel Dive Resort on Arauro Island offers some of the best diving in Timor Leste. The reefs just off the beach are amazing and now protected with National Park status. Everything is pristine and healthy. Brendan our dive master was thorough and gave comprehensive briefings for each of our dives and created a relaxed but very safe dive environment. As older divers returning to diving after a long break, his observations and suggestions also really helped us improve our diving skills. The dives themselves were spectacular. Healthy corals, diverse fish, sea snakes, lobsters, turtles - amazing. If you are diving in Timor Leste don’t miss Arauro! The hotel is comfortable and the view from the pool, bar and restaurant is stunning. Gito who looked after us worked hard to ensure we were enjoying our stay and we did. We left feeling very relaxed. However you need to bear in mind that Arauro is still developing as a tourist destination. Go there with an open mind and you’ll have an amazing experience.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Roger G wrote a review Jun 2019
Redcliffe, Australia24 contributions1 helpful vote
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Visiting family in Dili, recommended Beloi Beach Hotel. Excellent position, rooms very neat and tidy with aircon. Food was buffet with good choice of traditional food. Ponkys Bar and Cafe new addition, great area and huge variety of cocktails all very reasonably priced. Now offers diving packages to excellent reef off beach. Doll factory a must visit.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Beloi Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Beloi Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Empreza Di'ak (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Beloi Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Beloi Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Beloi Beach Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Beloi Beach Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.