Ara Village – The Phinisi Indonesia Traditional Sailing Wooden Boat Builders Village
Ara Village located on the Southern Tip of South Sulawesi Province Indonesia, The village just located above Bira Beach and about 7 Km from Tana Beru where Buginese Konjos Tribe build the Phinisi Style Schooner of Indonesia.
All the carpenter or boat builders is lived in this village, it just 4 Km long from the entrance to the end of the village and population of approx 3000 people.
The village also has beautiful beach called MANDALA RIA, white sand beach, beautiful coral reefs and stunning views.
The road to the village from Bira or Tana Beru is quite good but narrow, In the village of Ara where you can see many traditional houses style of Buginese where all made of Wood of Merbau, All on the stilts with traditional way of making the houses.