Tanjung Bira - Beach Hotel - Sulawesi Indonesia

Planning a holiday to South Sulawesi?

Searching for holiday accommodation in Tanjung Bira? If you're looking for a beach vacation where you can go diving, visit the boat building, experience the local sights and culture, or just lay back under the palm trees and relax, you've come to the right place!

Ocean view from KK Cottages, BiraBeach lounges overlooking the ocean

About Kaluku Kafe Cottages

We are a small tropical-style beach hotel, built right on a beautiful sandy beach, in the coastal village of Tanjung Bira. Our charming beach cottages and bungalows overlook the stunning bay in front, surrounded by swaying palms and fragrant frangipanis. *Ideal for singles, couples and families.

Kaluku Kafe Cottages from beach, Pantai Bira Kaluku Kafe Cottages from beach, Pantai Bira

Is your Hotel close to the beach?

Yes it is!
Our front fence is on the border of the beach and our hotel! Just walk out our front gate and you're on the white sands of Tanjung Bira, with the ocean just meters away. There are no cliffs or stairs to climb down to access the beach here! Just walk out and feel the soft white sand under your feet...

View through Kaluku Kafe Cottages, Tanjung Bira View through Kaluku Kafe Cottages, Tanjung Bira

What is your accommodation like?

Each and every one of our beach cottages and bungalows has:

  • balcony with ocean view
  • private ensuite bathroom
  • air conditioning

You can choose from family and deluxe bungalows with AC, hot water, fridge and cable TV. Or if you are looking for cheap accommodation we also have standard 'fan only' budget bungalows.

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You can also take in the stunning ocean view from one of our sun lounges, where you can unwind and enjoy an ice cold drink amongst our tropical gardens. Or you can dine in our beachfront restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has amazing sea views overlooking the beach.

So where is Tanjung Bira?

Tanjung Bira is also known as Pantai Bira, Bira Beach, or just simply "Bira". It's located about 200 km's south of Makassar, in the Bulukumba region, and is the most popular beach resort town in South Sulawesi. Tanjung Bira is famous for its white sand beach, crystal clear turquoise water and its awesome diving and snorkeling. Bira is also well known for its phinisi boat building industry.

Getting to Bira from Makassar

We offer private transfers to and from Makassar Airport or from your hotel in the city. If you are travelling to Tanjung Bira by public transport please read the transport tips on our FAQ's page.

"BIRA is the   number 1 beach destination in South Sulawesi!"

Cover of Lonely Planet Indonesia

Recommended by "Lonely Planet Indonesia" guide -
9th ed. 2010 p.669

Kaluku Kafe has a pristine setting amid palm trees... making it easy to lose days here.

Our beach hotel in Pantai Bira is recommended by "Petit Fute", 2014...

Un lieu plein de charme, la mer, le sable blanc, les cocotiers et le ciel bleu...

Cover of Petit Fute - Indonesie, 2014