Redang, Perhentian, Langkawi, Tioman, Pangkor…. Can’t even decide which island or beach for the upcoming trip? Why not try something new in Indonesia? Read on to see which beach appeals to you!
#1 Padang Padang Beach, Bali
Bali is well-known for its beautiful beaches with white and soft sand and shady hills. It attracts traveler from various parts of the world due to its appeal as a place of relaxation, surrounded with nothing but sand, sunlight, waves, and great Balinese hospitality. Padang-Padang Beach is often used as a spot for filming. For example, Eat, Pray, Love, a Hollywood movie starring Julia Roberts did one part of their shooting at this very beach.
#2 Balangan Beach, Bali
Balangan Beach is located at Bukit Peninsula, Bali which surrounded by cliffs. It is considered as one of the natural beach in Bali as it was eroded by high tides and not as popular as other beaches. The sea waves are quite high over here, making it one of the great places for water surfing. As the picture shown above, you can see the view of Balangan Beach from the top of the cliff and enjoy breathing clean air.
Pink Beach is located at Komodo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara. This is one of the seven beaches in the world with pink sand. Beside the stunning and unique scenery of the beach, the underwater life will amaze you as well where various species of fishes and corals can be found. The clean and clear sea water makes it a great spot for snorkeling.
#4 Kanawa Beach
Kanawa Beach is located at Kanawa Island, Flores. It is one of the best places for people who are seeking for an escape trip from the city life as the environment is more secluded and quiet compared to other beaches. It is also great for snorkeling as you can see sea turtle, reef sharks, barracudas, lion fish, and corals.
#5 Raja Ampat Island
Raja Ampat is located in Eastern Indonesia. The name is literally translated as “Four Kings”, and it is made up of roughly 1,500 small islands and comprises four main island groups. It is also known as the first class diving spot in Indonesia, containing over 1,200 fish species. It is strictly protected by the locals, hence, fishing activities is prohibited.