The Luxury Collection has announced the opening of TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, in Labuan Bajo, one of Indonesia’s most scenic and distinctive leisure destinations.

The waterfront property, Marriott’s first in Labuan Bajo and The Luxury Collection’s second property in Indonesia, is nestled between wild forests and the Flores Sea.

The resort serves as a gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Komodo National Park and is just steps away from cultural attractions including Mirror Stone Cave, Rumah Tenun and Melo Village.

The resort is a 10-minute drive from Komodo International Airport, which gets mutiple daily flights from Bali and Jakarta.

Spread across 16 hectares, TA’AKTANA features 70 guest rooms including 25 villas and 45 suites that boast outdoor balconies with sweeping views.

Those staying in a villa, including seven overwater villas, have access to a dedicated 24-hour butler.

“TA’AKTANA, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Labuan Bajo, marks a significant landmark as not only the first property in East Nusa Tenggara for The Luxury Collection brand, but also the first for the Marriott International portfolio at large,” says Philipp Weghmann, vice president and global brand leader, The Luxury Collection.

The name “TA’AKTANA”, meaning green land, is derived from the Manggarai language of Flores island.

The resort features three distinctive restaurants, a lounge and bar, gym and spa.

“Our resort is not just a destination; it’s a journey into the heart of Labuan Bajo’s heritage and breathtaking landscapes. The property is a testament to our commitment to providing a unique and authentic guest experience, where luxury meets tradition,” says Peter-Paul Kleiss, resort manager of TA’AKTANA.