Transport options and Map


Travel to Sten Lodge eco Homestay and Dapur Tara Flores Restaurnt is very easy. You reach us by Scooter, Car, Taxi, Public Transport or you can be picked up by one of our drivers. From Labuan Bajo airport the travel time is 30-45 minutes but with public transport you may spend up to an hour. You will find us on Google Maps, Apple Maps and on

Find us on Google Maps and on Apple Maps


Rent a Scooter

In Labuan Bajo you will find many places where you can rent a scooter. A scooter gives you flexibility to explore all the turist attractions around Sten Lodge and Dapur Tara. The normal price (Decmber 2020) is around 85.000 Rp per day but if you rent for a week or more you usually get a discount.


Pick Up by our Driver

We can arrange pick up at Komodo airport or any other place in Labuan Bajo. The price is 200.000 Rp for up to 4 persons with luggage. You pay directly to the driver. Let us know if you want to be picked up and we will arrange it for you.


Public Transport

There are plenty of buses from Labuan Bajo that pass Sten Lodge and Dapur Tara. You have to stay in the road and stop the small bus when it comes. Ask if they drive to Melo and then you have to negociate about the price. Locals pay 10.000-20.000 Rp but they will probably ask for 50.000 Rp or even more.



In Labuan Bajo Komodo airport and other places in Labuan Bajo you will find many taxis. The will ask you for anything between 200.000 Rp and up to 400.000 Rp so you have to negociate.

Melo, Liang Ndara
Labuan Bajo,
West Manggarai Regency, Flores
Nusa Tenggara Timur