Hotel Of The Day: Pulo Cinta Eco Resort, Indonesia

Obsessed with the Maldives and its over-water rustic villas? The charming Indonesian Pulo Cinta resort is giving it serious competition. Pulo Cinta eco resort has 15 luxurious wooden villas built on stilts over the crystal clear shallow waters, surrounding the central sandbank.

Where exactly is Pulo Cinta Eco Resort?

This slice of paradise is just off the coast of Tomini Gulf in Gorontalo Province in the northern part of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia.

Pulo (or Pulau) Cinta literally means the ‘island of love’. You may not notice it right away, but if you look from above, the shoal in this little piece of a heaven forms the shape of a heart.

Island of love in Indonesia

What’s so special about this hotel?

Pulo Cinta is completely secluded, making it an ideal place to come for a complete and utter break from the world. You’ll wake up with a magical view of the endless blue ocean and you’re right at the point of some incredible diving and snorkeling sites.

Pulo Cinta Villa

All villas are set above the water with panoramic views of Pulo Cinta’s pristine beach

Private sun decks, stylish decor and the water at your feet? They all make this an unforgettable place to spend a few nights.

Villa rooms with private sun decks Over-water Rustic Villas

How much does it cost to stay here?

Pulo Cinta Indonesia

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Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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