7 Best Beaches in Indonesia

Known as the largest archipelago country in the world, Indonesia has a huge amount of exotic beaches.

No need to worry about tourist sites since every island you go, there are always tons of choices of beaches that make you agape.

Here are the seven best beaches listed only for you.

1. Pink Beach

Pink Beach

What is it in your mind when you hear “Komodo Island”? It is an island in Indonesia that is so popular because the ancient animals, Komodo dragons, inhabit there.

No wonder the history of Komodo Island says this becomes the finalist of the new “New Seven Wonders of Nature.”

Not only Komodo that becomes the signature of the island, but also Pink Beach, one of the twelve pink-sand beaches around the world.

Located in Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Pink Beach is famous for its sandy beach. It is pink!

The pink sand beach is a mixture of marine organisms lived in the corals and white sand beach.

The stunning turquoise sea combined with the pink sand beach will make your Instagram feed awesome!

2. Raja Ampat

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Raja Ampat is an islands-regency in West Papua.

It is categorized as the most exotic place in Indonesia because of its pristine water. You even can see what is going on with the fish in the sea.

One of the interesting facts about Raja Ampat is that it is the best place for snorkeling or diving.

You will be amused by the delightful scenery of around 700 types of mollusks, 540 types of corals, an excessive number of coral fish.

The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International stated that Raja Ampat covers 75% of the world’s coral species.

It is indeed an unforgettable experience in one of the best beaches in Indonesia!

3. The Gilis

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Are you feeling stressed because of congested traffics, dense workload, also hustle and bustle of city life?

Perhaps you need to go to Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, and visit the Gilis, a perfect getaway from your busy life.

In Bahasa Indonesia, “Gili” means “island.” The Gilis in Lombok includes Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air.

The Gilis is an ideal destination for relaxation. You can go snorkeling, surfing, or playing with turtles.

These islands are also ready for tourist visits since these provide a lot of hotels and restaurants to accommodate your needs, also high-spirited nightlife inside the bars in particularly Gili Trawangan.

4. Karimun Jawa

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Do you want to swim along with sharks? Then, Karimun Jawa is the famous natural landmarks in Indonesia you shouldn’t miss.

It is located in the northern coast of Jepara regency. This beach challenges you to explore underwater magnificence in the open Java Sea.

You will not only see the sharks because Karimun Jawa is a home of more than forty different species of mangroves, nine species of seaweed, eleven species of seagrass, and hundreds of species of fish.

Moreover, 176 different species of corals will be a paradise for you who are snorkeling enthusiasts.

5. Dreamland Beach

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It is a sin if we do not talk about Bali, when we talk about the best beaches in Indonesia.

Among plenty of beaches in Bali, Dreamland Beach is one of the places for relaxing in Bali.

It rises the fame of southern Bali since Dreamland Beach is named as its first surf spot.

This one of the best beaches in Indonesia can advance your splendid experience.

If you take an 11-km trip to the south, you will be cherished by the most famous performance in Bali, Kecak dance performance, at Pura Luhur Uluwatu.

The performance is usually held when the sun goes down, so you will watch the brilliantly red and orange view as the background of the performance.

6. The Bunaken Marine Park

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If Dreamland beach becomes one of the top lists of Bali tourist attractions, do not miss this other best beach in Indonesia.

Situated in the north of the island of Sulawesi, specifically the Bay of Manado, The Bunaken Marine Park allows you to clearly view the attractive view of sea biota.

It is because of the translucent waters that scuba diving lovers can praise.

There are twenty diving spots to joyfully admire the sea. Ninety-one types of fish and thirteen species of coral reefs will fascinate you. The recommended spot is Lekuan Walls.

These archetypal dive spots are divided into three areas: Lekuan Walls I, II, and III. Together they will captivate your interest of beautiful underwater Life.

7. Ora Beach

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The last but not least good beach in Indonesia falls into Ora Beach in Central Maluku.

It is a hidden paradise that gives you the view like Bora-bora in the Pacific Ocean or Boracay Beach in the Philippines.

The tranquil water makes you able to directly see the submarine panorama.

The mesmerizing landscape is not only delighted during the day. At night, you can relax under the stars on amazing night sky on the harbor in Ora Beach.