Ama Tukang

Textiles in Waingapu

A series of rooms and houses championing ikat and jewellery, where guests can see everything from motif design to colouring and weaving. The collection features marapu, animals and village scenes – all hung on display beside dried corn in the rafters. There's also decent accommodation from 250,000Rp per night.

There are currently four rooms with air-con available and another eight on the way, which will have hot water. Motorbike rental is available for 150,000Rp per day, as are cars from 600,000Rp to 800,000Rp. To get here, head south of the bridge on the southern side of Waingapu and turn right onto the street.


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