Travellers race to a tiny fishing village called Labuan Bajo in Indonesia that looks like Santorini

Travelers flock to a tiny fishing village that looks straight out of Santorini – but you’d never guess how close it is to Australia

  • Travelers flock to a small fishing town called Labuan Bajo in Indonesia
  • The Local Collection Hotel looks like it could be based in Santorini, Greece
  • There are white stone walls in the village and many infinity pools
  • It is famous for its golden sunset, which many take photos on its balcony

A small fishing village in Indonesia is being mistaken for tourist hotspot Santorini because of its resemblance to the idyllic Greek island – and travelers can’t get enough of the sunset views and white stone walls.

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Labuan Bajo is a small town on the western end of the large island of Flores in the Nusa Tenggara region of eastern Indonesia.

The center of life in the town of Labuan Bajo is the harbor area with its popular fish market and the constant coming and going of fishermen and traders.

Labuan Bajo is a small town on the western end of the large island of Flores in the Nusa Tenggara region of East Indonesia

Labuan Bajo is a small town on the western end of the large island of Flores in the Nusa Tenggara region of East Indonesia

The center of life in the town of Labuan Bajo is the harbor area with its popular fish market and the constant coming and going of fishermen and traders.

While it is famous for being the gateway to Komodo National Park, there are many jetsetters who head there to take in the sprawling cave-like hotels and rooftop bars

The center of life in the town of Labuan Bajo is the harbor area with its popular fish market and the constant coming and going of fishermen and traders.

While it is famous for being the gateway to Komodo National Park, there are many jetsetters who head there to take in the sprawling cave-like hotels and rooftop bars.

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Those who post photos on social media are often met with the remark that it looks eerily similar to the whitewashed, cuboid houses of Santorini, high up in the cliffs.

‘So beautiful! Thought for a second you flew off to Santorini! How wonderful it is a little closer,’ read one comment.

There are direct flights from Sydney to the fishing village itself with Singapore Airlines, but expect to pay more in the summer and school holidays.

Those who post photos on social media are often met with the remark that it looks eerily similar to the whitewashed, cuboid houses of Santorini, high in the clifftops.

Those who post photos on social media are often met with the remark that it looks eerily similar to the whitewashed, cuboid houses of Santorini, high in the clifftops.

The four-star Local Collection Hotel is a highlight on the island, with villas strategically located across the waterfront.

It has an indoor pool, Wi-Fi in every room, 24-hour check-in and airport transfers, with some rooms even offering guests their own plunge pool.

“Have traveled to many parts of the world and I have to say that Labuan Bajo in Indonesia is one of the few that I really like very much,” wrote a woman on TripAdvisor.

A good mix of adventure, beach, hiking, sea trips and a relaxing stay in nice accommodations. Its pristine sea, amazing sunsets and the heat most if its people all set in a quite relaxed and rustic part of Indonesia gave a very special ‘back to nature’ feeling in a less commercialized part of Indonesia.’

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