Where to eat
1. Bajo Bakery
Bajo Bakery provides high-quality European style bread, cakes, sandwiches, breakfasts, coffee, fresh juices, and more. Eat at the small cafe or order take away for your trip. Also prepares large quantity’s to order. Open 7 am to 7 pm Monday through Saturday.
2. Fish Market
A perfect place for a budget-friendly and fulfilling meal. At the fish market, you will meet so many food stalls selling Indonesia’s best dishes, mostly seafood. The food stalls set up in early evenings by the water and they serve fresh grilled fish and other Indonesian dishes. Prices depend on fish and size. Beer can be purchased from the grocery store across the street.
3. Paradise Bar
The bar that is open until late, and has a fantastic view of the sunset. Every Saturday (at least) there is live music till late at night, though don’t get high expectations about their taste in cover songs. Paradise also serves good food.
4. Scooperific “La Creperie”
This restaurant offers more than 20 flavors of milkshake, including coconut, mango, tiramisu, chocolate, vanilla and lemon and much more. You can also have a good french Crêpe with Nutella or cheese.
Where to Stay
1. Bintang Flores
Bintang Flores Hotel, a four-star hotel sets in a spacious tropical garden, a beachfront property with a private white sandy beach. It is a great choice for those who want to explore Komodo island and the world-class dive sites along the coast of Flores island. The hotel is located only ten minutes drive from Komodo Airport. Bintang Flores is also the first starred hotel in Labuan Bajo and still the best amongst the newcomers.
2. The Jayakarta Suites Komodo-Flores
The Jayakarta Suites Komodo-Flores, the first five-star hotel in Labuan Bajo is located on the seaside of Pede Beach, surrounded by the beautiful sea and amazing mountainous scenery. Consist of three types of class with a total of 71 rooms, Deluxe, Jayakarta Suites, and Presidential Suites, all facing to the breathtaking landscape. The city serves as a jumping-off point for the trip to Komodo Island, the home of the largest lizard in the world. It also offers a beach with pink sand, called the Pink Beach, one of only seven in the world. Due to the spectacular sights, gorgeous coral reefs and more than 50 dive spots around the island, it is the paradise for all divers and snorkelers.