Travelonesia.com - Beach is one of most favorite natural sceneries in Indonesia. Because beach is not only beautiful, but also a place to calm down while enjoying the waves and the breeze. Many tourists also take advantage of the beach as a location to tan their skin. Indonesia is a country with many beautiful beaches. Therefore, Travelonesia is about to share about 10 most beautiful beaches in Indonesia that you must visit.
1. PINK BEACH, KOMODO ISLAND
Komodo Island is famous for its original animal named the same. Deliberately given a name like that because komodo is including as an ancient animal that are still exist and only exist in East Nusa Tenggara. Not only komodo are there, but also Pink Beach that will make you fascinated with the clear sea water and pink sand along the beach.
The sand is pink. The color comes from the fragments of coral and other biota that drifted into the mainland and mixed with the sand beach. In addition to enjoying the beauty of Pink Beach, you can also snorkel or diving.
2. NIHIWATU BEACH, SUMBA
Nihiwatu Beach is ranked 17th in CNN World's 100 Best Beaches In The World. You see, this beach has white sand, super clear sea water, and the most attract the attention of tourists is the sunset scenery that is super beautiful. Some of activities you can do there include diving, surfing, enjoying the sunset, or joining locals to catch octopus and crabs.
3. DERAWAN BEACH, EAST KALIMANTAN
Derawan Beach, East Kalimantan is No. 63 on CNN World's 100 Best Beaches In The World. You know, the beach is very clean and almost no garbage. Sand beaches are also white, soft, and the water is very clear. You can enjoy the beauty of Derawan Beach while diving or snorkeling. In addition, you can also swim with hordes of turtles, stingrays, and jellyfish.
4. GILI TRAWANGAN, GILI MENO, AND GILI AIR IN LOMBOK
Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air are the three beaches in Lombok that are very popular among tourists due to its exoticism. Among the three beaches, Gili Trawangan is the largest beach. The most popular activity in Gili Trawangan is scuba diving. For beginners, they can also do scuba diving because there are many qualified instructors. Tourists can also snorkel on the beaches to the northeast, play kayaking, surfing, and play with turtles. There are also equestrian learning facilities while circling the island.
Gili Air is the closest beach to the city of Lombok and has the highest number of residents than the other two Gili. The atmosphere is not too crowded, but also not too quiet. Gili Air has a calm wave, so you can explore the underwater. Various types of fish are clustered between the rocks, coral reefs, and seaweed you can meet under the sea.
While Gili Meno is the smallest beach and most quiet. Suitable for you who want to calm down from the hustle and bustle of a big city, especially this beach is the most deserted, when compared to Gili Air and Gili Trawangan. In fact, this beach is the most beautiful and the most clear sea water, you know! You can walk quietly around Gili Meno because there is no motor vehicle at all. The quality of cleanliness of the air certainly no doubt.
5. ORA BEACH, CENTRAL MALUKU
It can be said that Ora Beach is a hidden paradise in Central Maluku. The beauty of Ora Beach is similar to Boracay Beach in the Philippines or Bora-Bora Beach in the Pacific Ocean. Enchantment Ora Beach is a super clear sea water, so you can enjoy the beauty of the coral and underwater from the boat. At night, you can enjoy the beautiful stars in the sky from the dock.
6. SAWARNA BEACH, BANTEN
Sawarna beach offers scenic beauty of rows of coconut trees and seawater of the clear Indian Ocean. Sawarna beach is located in Sawarna Tourist Village, Banten and has white sand which is contrast with sky and blue sea. Wave on this beach is good for surfing. The waves at Sawarna Beach have been sampled by surfers from America, Australia, Japan and Korea.
7. BELITUNG ISLAND
The beauty of Belitung Island has been exposed since the film Laskar Pelangi. Although the island is famous for white pepper and C-type mineral mining, such as white tin, quartz sand, white clay (kaolin), and granite stones, but this island has a super beautiful beach. The beach is characterized by granite granite, soft sand as soft as snow, and the blue sea water is super clear.
8. TANJUNG BIRA, SOUTH SULAWESI
Tanjung Bira is located in Bulukumba District. The distance from Makassar is about 200 km or is at the southernmost tip of mainland of South Sulawesi. Tanjung Bira is known for its powdery white sand. Its underwater nature is also beautiful when compared with other places. The view at dusk is also beautiful. The gradations of sky color and the dim sunlight are able to make tourists lulled.
9. PANDAWA BEACH, BALI
Pandawa Beach is one of the secluded beaches in Bali and has a nickname “The Secret Beach”. Located in Kutuh Village, south of Bali, this beach is hidden behind high cliffs and bushes. Called the secret beach because the road to get to this beach is relatively difficult to access.
Pandawa Beach has snow-white sand and crystal clear sea water. Here, you will be spoiled by water sports like canoes and paragliding. You can also swim in the clear sea water. If you come here in March, you can enjoy a cultural parade held by Hindus and Buddhists.
10. TOMINI BAY, NORTH SULAWESI
Tomini Bay is located in North Sulawesi. Because of its location not far from the equator or equator, this beach becomes a great place to enjoy the time by sunbathing. In the morning, you can enjoy the sunrise then see the fishermen who come home from sailing. You can also do diving to see the diversity of marine biota which is still natural. Around there, there are also many restaurants that provide fresh seafood dishes.
That’s all for the 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Indonesia. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s travel to Indonesia.