Attractions

Village in Kalabahi

Desa Takpala

About 13km east of central Kalabahi is the majestically preserved, mountain-top village of the Abui people, Alor's largest ethnic group. It's one of the more accessible and tourist-friendly villages, with locals hap…
Market in Kalabahi

Pasar Kedelang

Mingle with locals at Alor's most exciting wet market. Pyramids of vegetables are piled on tables; betel nut, flower and leaves are arranged on tarps on the ground; and kenari (almond) is everywhere. Pick up nasi an…
Museum in Kalabahi

Museum Seribu Moko

Named for its collection of moko (bronze drums; the 1000 is purely figurative), this humble museum located just west of the market has some decent English booklets about the collection, which includes more than 700 …
Beach in Kalabahi

Pantai Maimol

One of the best beaches near Kalabahi is this ribbon of white sand 10km out of town on the airport road. You can easily laze away a few hours here. When we last visited, hotel construction was about to commence acro…