Mario Gonzalez Martin
Appointed Cruise Director
At Alila Purnama in Bali, Indonesia
Spanish born Mario Gonzalez Martin takes the helm as Cruise Director for Alila Purnama, the group's first luxury handcrafted Phinisi. A man of many skills, Mario is an accomplished kite surfer, surfer and diver with extensive knowledge of dives sites across Indonesia and West Papua. In his new role, Mario will manage an experienced crew of 16 catering to a maximum of 10 guests as they sail on private charters.
Launched in December 2012, Alila Purnama, is the most luxurious liveaboard Phinisi in Asia. The 46-metre long ship consists of three decks, hand crafted in the traditional style of the Bugis seafarers. Alila Purnama offers three sailing expeditions to Raja Ampat, Komodo and Ambon, offering amazing sea voyages to deep forests and marine parks with island-hopping adventures and world-class diving in some of Indonesia’s most pristine destinations.