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Private Islands on Our Radar

The idea of a private island is one of the most seductive in travel. Here are five that we are most anxious to visit.

Aqua Expeditions Takes on Indonesia

Aqua Expeditions introduces Aqua Blu, a long-range explorer yacht that will take guests on seven- or 12-night trips through the Indonesian archipelago.

Deep Dive: 12 Hotels With World-Class Scuba

There may be no greater adventure on this planet than diving into the 70 percent of it that is water. Here are 12 properties where the diving is extraordinary.

Where to Go in 2020

Here are a few of the places -- some familiar, some unfamiliar -- that you will likely be hearing more about in the year to come.

Best Amenities: Spas, Beaches, Pools and More

Hideaway Report editors single out particularly memorable amenities --beaches and baths to spas and pools -- from the hotels and resorts they visited.

Hotels With Nothing to Dislike — Except Having to Leave

On rare occasions, Hideaway Report editors find a property that defies any attempt to ferret out fault. Here are six hotels that our editors hated to leave.

7 Spectacular Light-Adventure Voyages

They're not always comfortable, but they're certainly memorable. These 7 light-adventure cruises are the only way to explore some of the best places on earth.

Members' Choice 2018: Most Culturally Connected Hotel

Immersion in the local culture is important to our members. These hotels offer a strong sense of place, while also focusing on community outreach.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Incredible Pool

A well-appointed pool can act as a centerpiece or a sanctuary for a property; our members found the following three hotel pools to be the most captivating.

Video: Journey to the Orangutans

Follow our editor as he takes a five-hour journey through the jungle in southern Borneo to see orangutans at the world's leading orangutan research center.

Five Endangered Species in Indonesia

Indonesia's tropical forests are home to a wide variety of species, many facing extinction. Here are five to know.

Amanwana: Glamping at Its Finest, in Indonesia

Amanwana's tented wilderness retreat provides direct access to all the natural wonders on the island of Moya without skimping on luxury.

Jakarta's Urban Sanctuary

Jakarta attracts relatively few foreign visitors. But for those overnighting there, The Dharmawangsa Jakarta offers a sanctuary amid the sprawl.

Indonesia: Where Komodo Dragons Are King

Take a trip to the Indonesian islands to view the mighty Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, and snorkel in the pristine Flores Sea.

A Journey to the Orangutans

After an hourlong flight across the Java Sea from Jakarta, I landed at Pangkalan Bun, near Borneo, to meet my guide and the orangutans that call it home.

Indelible Memory: Dawn at Nihi Sumba

Sometimes traveler's insomnia has its advantages. A case of jet lag gifts us peaceful early-morning reveries on the remote Indonesian island of Sumba.

Cruising the Indonesian Archipelago

The best way to explore the remoter areas of the Indonesian archipelago is by luxury boat. Aman Resorts and Alila Hotels offer upscale options.

Video: On the Beaches of Bali and Sumba

Videos of Nihi Sumba and Alila Villas Uluwatu capture what it's like to be in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago, at two stunning hideaways.

Letter From the Editor: June 2018

Sometimes, we discover a place that is truly one of a kind. For the June 2018 Hideaway Report, we review a spectacular resort on the Indonesian island of Sumba.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Indonesia

The June 2018 issue of The Hideaway Report covers Indonesia and Amsterdam, where we discovered several new impressive hotels.

Nihi Sumba: The Ultimate Hideaway

Sometimes, remarkable hideaways turn up in the unlikeliest of places. Located 250 miles east of Bali, Nihi Sumba is one such example.

A Serene Clifftop Sanctuary in Bali

Nowadays travel sophisticates tend to sniff, “Bali’s finished,” but that's not fair. We visited Alila Villas Uluwatu in the south and were duly impressed.

The New Six Senses Resort in Bali

The Six Senses brand debuts its new resort on the Bukit Peninsula in southern Bali. It features 103 lavish suites and villas set atop a rugged cliff.

Bintan Island, Indonesia

Bintan Island is part of Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, and because of its strategic location, it has been subject to foreign domination for centuries.

The Sanchaya, Bintan Island

The Sanchaya hotel, a sumptuous new property on Indonesia’s Bintan Island, is just a 45-minute ride by comfortable high-speed ferry from Singapore.

An Inside Look at COMO Shambhala Estate in Bali, Indonesia

This week, COMO Hotels is taking over the @HarperTravel Instagram account to give our readers a glimpse into the tropical paradise of COMO Shambhala Estate in

15 Things to Do in Bali

Here is a list of 15 memorable activities for your next trip to Bali.

Andrew Harper Staff 2014 Travel Wish List IV

Travel can be transformative, whether you are flying across the ocean to Bali or simply taking a weeklong holiday in Italy.

Guest Post: The Wonders of Prambanan and Borobudur

If you are visiting Indonesia for the first time, I wholeheartedly recommend scheduling a visit to the temples of Prambanan and Borobudur in central Java.

Amanresorts Announces Amanikan, a New Indonesian Luxury Cruise Vessel

Copyright Amanresorts Amanresorts has just added a luxurious new vessel to its small Indonesian fleet based on the island of Moyo, a nature reserve east of Bali

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