Adopting the colonial style architecture in design, The Maulana was built by the late Mr. Des Alwi in the 1980's, he was also known as the King of Banda. Most of the rooms have the great view of the lagoon and the Mt. Gunung Api volcano as it is situated by the sea front. Anyone who would like to enjoy tranquility of the island and the sea view is recommended to stay here, the place where you can relax and enjoy swmiming with the famous Mandarin fish right in front of the hotel.
Banda Islands is rich in history. Widely known as the Spice Island, is located in the eastern side of Indonesia in Central Maluku province. Historically, these groups of islands started as the central of spice trade in Indonesia since the 14th century, and it is also the location for place of exile for our first Vice President of Indonesia, Muhammad Hatta and the Prime Minister Sutan Sjahrir by the V.O.C. (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie).
The Banda Islands it is also known for its beautiful under water site and abundance of interesting marine creatures. Many celebrities have visited the Island; people like Jacques Cousteau the famous deep sea explorer, Prince Bernhard, Princess Diana, Sarah Ferguson, Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, and the multi-talented comedian Bill Bailey, among others.
Please browse our website for further information before you come to visit the Banda Islands and The Maulana. The best time to visit Banda would be from March to May, the month of July and from October to December. On any other months, there is yearly wind change that make the sea quite rough and most of the sea and air transportation are cancelled due this weather factor. Should you need any information before you come or needing immediate bookings, please feel free to submit it at out Bookings page. Another of our online presence on the Internet is at our Facebook page by clicking the icon on the right column or the direct link here, and you could also send us email for inquiry to our team for further information.