Visiting Indonesia is not complete without exploring the beaches around. As the country becomes an archipelago country, that makes it has so many beautiful beaches that are worth visiting.
Most of the provinces in Indonesia have beaches that ahs a different beauty. From Western into Eastern Indonesia, they have them all. Even though some destinations are well known for their high price, but people still coming from around the world to see the magnificent view of those beaches.
Lately, Indonesian tourism visit is popular with exploring some beautiful beaches in Eastern Indonesia. Most of them are less crowded beach types which make tourists feel isolated on their island.
Let’s see some of them below!
1. Cendrawasih Bay National Park
Visiting Papua as the Eastern province in Indonesia is not only about Raja Ampat island or their popular glacier. They also have so many other beaches that have a magnificent view, such as in Cendrawasih bay national park.
Cendrawasih bay national park is located in Sobei Indah, Duairi, Teluk Wondama regency, West Papua. In May up to October claims by the locals as the best time to visit this island.
Cendrawasih bay becomes one of the national parks in Indonesia that has the biggest seawater park. This place becomes a paradise for scuba diving and snorkeling activities a very long time ago.
The white sand, blue water of the ocean, unique seawater animals, mangrove forest, and clean areas around the beaches at the Cenderawasih bay becomes one of the most magnetic tourism visits from year to year as one of the beautiful places in Eastern Indonesia.
2. Biak Island
Another way to explore Papua is by visiting the Biak island as one of the islands in Cendrawasih bay. The island has two regencies of the Supiori regency in the west area and the Biak Numfor regency in the east area as one of the Indonesian cities with the best beaches.
Biak islands have so many beaches that are worth to visit such as Bosnik beach, Korem beach, and Wari beach. You can also visit the Numfor island as the part of the Biak island that has a beautiful beach as Biak island.
3. Togean Island
Exploring Sulawesi island is not only about the popular destination of Wakatobi, but also other islands as well. One of their beautiful island that is worth visiting in Togean island that has a magnificent view of the beach.
Just like in Wakatobi, you can also be diving and snorkel at Togean island. There are so many beautiful fish and coral reefs on the island that worth snorkeling. The white sand along the seashore makes this island has a worthwhile beach to explore.
4. Tanimbar Island
Tanimbar island is one of the islands that are worth exploring while you visit Maluku. The island has a strong culture of the Tanimbar tribe that living there for so many years. They live around the island around the lowland of coral beaches.
Tanimbar island has so many beautiful beaches that are worth visiting. Most of them have soft white sands with clear water from the ocean. While exploring the island, you can explore some of them, such as Anggormas beach, Weluan beach, Keylar beach, Sambunyi beach, and many more.
5. Moyo Island
Exploring Sumbawa of West Nusa Tenggara is not only about Komodo island. You can explore other islands around the province, such as Moyo island. Lately, the island becomes one of the most wanted tourism visits in Indonesia for its magnificent beauty.
Moyo islands have so much beauty that contains the nature of Mata Jitu waterfall and beach as well. One of the most popular beaches there is the Tanjung Pasir beach that has the softest white sands.
Another beach around the Moyo island worth visiting is the Raja Sua beach, Takat Sagele beach, Poto Jarum beach, Brang Sedo, and Ai Manis beach. Between May and August becomes the most popular visit for tourists as the best time to visit Indonesia as well.
6. Alor Island
Alor island is located in Kalabahi regency, East Nusa Tenggara. The island is so popular with the beauty of the beach. Exploring Alor island is perfect for you to explore the beaches that contain white sands and the clear blue ocean water.
While visiting Alor island, you will find so many beaches that are worth visiting. There are Ling Al beach, Pigewa beach, and Mali beach. If you want to explore those beaches, you need to take a plane from Kupang city to the Kalabahi regency, which needs around one hours flight.
7. Nihiwatu Beach
Visiting Sumba Island is not complete without exploring the Nihiwatu beach as one of the most popular marine tourism in Indonesia. The beach is located in the eastern of Sumba island, East Nusa Tenggara. The beach becomes one of the most favorable spots for surfing in Indonesia so far.
Not only surfing on the Nihiwatu beach, but you can also snorkeling and diving there. To reach the island, you need to get to the Tambolaka airport first then rent a car or travel agent to take you to the Waikabubak in West Sumba regency.
8. Tomini Bay
Tomini bay becomes one of the biggest bays in the world that located in Gorontalo, North Sulawesi. It has around six thousand hectares of area that contains more than 60 islands. That makes this bay has so many beautiful beaches that are worth exploring.
Tomini Bay is a paradise for snorkeling, diving, or even just laying around the sands to sunbathing. The bay has clear water of blue ocean with so many rare sea biotas and coral reefs so that becomes one of the best snorkeling places in Indonesia.
So, there are some of the most beautiful beaches in eastern Indonesia that are worth visiting. Most of them are a bit far from the metropolitan cities in Indonesia, but they have a magnificent view of the scenery. Have you ever exploring one of them?