I want to visit nice beaches (diving, swiming, surfing)

LOMBOK, alluring island East of Bali West Nusa Tenggara

Overview With divine beaches, the majestic Mt Rinjani and spectacular marine life to discover, the island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara has no shortage of attractions both in and out of the water. It’s little wonder then that Lombok is the most popular destination in West Nusa Tenggara.  Come here to surf the massive breaks on the south coast. Challenge yourself with ...

Sumbawa West Nusa Tenggara

Overview Home to renowned surfing spots, the rugged island of Sumbawa in West Nusa Tengarra is a remote yet beautiful place. Located to the east of the more famous Lombok island, Sumbawa is just waiting to be discovered. It may take longer to reach but once you get to Sumbawa you’ll be rewarded with excellent surf and incredible views. This island is best known for its waves, sandy beaches and wild terrain. With great surf and spectacular c ...

Adventure on Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara

Overview For lovers of nature and the underwater world, three kilometers off the North coast of Sumbawa lies Moyo Island, a pristine environment with rugged coastlines and a grassy savannah home to all sorts of wildlife. Moyo island has become more famous with the visit or Princess Diana of England who sought refuge on this island from the paparazzi.The main attraction of this island lies beneath th ...

Pulau Satonda, Unique Salt Water Lake of Sumbawa West Nusa Tenggara

Overview Two European scientists named Stephan Kempe and Josef Kazmierczak were researching Satonda Lake in 1984, 1989 and 1996. The result of their studies showed that Satonda Lake is a rare phenomenon because of the salty water with alkaline levels much higher than regular sea water. It was their combined opinion that Satonda basin coincided with the formation of craters which aged back more t ...

Lakey Beach, strong Left Hander Waves that challenge world’s best Surfers West Nusa Tenggara

Overview Have you ever heard the term “left-hander” waves? If you have not and want to see or even conquer this surfing experience then come to Lakey Beach. This beach is located in the Hu’u Village, Dompu Regency, in the province of West Nusa Tenggara on the east coast of Sumbawa Island. Lakey beach is a long, wide, palm-lined, white-sand stretch of beach fronted by reef. ...

The Pristine Shores of Kuta Beach, South Lombok West Nusa Tenggara

Overview If Bali has an ever vibrant and sparkling tourist compound on its southern coast, the neighboring island of Lombok has similarly something special on its southern shore, and interestingly they share identical names: Kuta Beach. While Bali’s Kuta is bursting with sparkling lights and vibrant night entertainment, the small coastal town of Kuta in Lombok still offers beautiful pristine beaches, turq ...

Gili Nanggu, Romantic Paradise in South Lombok West Nusa Tenggara

Overview While the trio islands of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air in the northwest of Lombok are continuously gaining in popularity and visitors, the island of Lombok still has a secret  paradise off its southern coast at the pristine small island of Gili Nanggu. Situated among the small islands chain in South West Lombok, the 12.5 hectares island is approximately 60Km away from Mat ...

Dive the biodiverse Gilis at Sekotong Bay, Southwest Lombok West Nusa Tenggara

Overview On the southwestern coast of Lombok lies Sekotong Bay, a very large bay that offers a degree of protection from the strong currents of the Lombok Strait, and for this reason became the playground of many unique sea dwellers. Located within the West Lombok regency about 2 hours drive from Mataram, capital of West Nusa Tenggara, the Sekotong Bay Area is a vast stretch of rough coastline de ...

Pantar Strait, Alor Archipelago East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Indonesia has many famous diving sites. For professional divers, Pantar Strait Marine Park is one of the most beautiful in the country and comparable only with that of the Caribbean Sea near Central America. This Marine Park has its own unique characteristics and beauty.  This strait is located between Alor and Pantar islands in the Alor Archipelago, East Nusa Tenggara (NT ...

Semau Island East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Semau Island. Thirty minutes by boat from Kupang, this untainted island paradise is well worth a stopover. The surrounding crystal-clear waters offer exceptional snorkeling and swimming. Bamboo bungalows are available on the white sandy beach, and you can barbeque your freshly-caught dinner while enjoying a spectacular sunset. ...

Diving Around Komodo Island East Nusa Tenggara

Overview The sea around Komodo Island offers vibrant colors and exotic marine life which will enchant divers and snorkelers alike as endless schools of fish ride the waterways rushing up from deep sea vents, below them the seabed is covered with a thick carpet of florescent corals and marine invertebrates, an underwater photographers paradise. The waters that surround the isla ...

The Island of Flores East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Flores is the most fascinating and beautiful island. Long hidden in the shadows of its more famous neighbor Bali, the island of Flores is finally emerging as a unique destination of its own.  So, after visiting the lair of the Komodo dragons, take time to marvel at some of the wonders of Flores.  Here you can swim in pristine lakes and waterfalls, dive at one of the 50 spectacular div ...

Nature’s Hidden Gems in the Kupang Regency on Timor Island East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Situated in the province of East Nusa Tenggara, West Timor is one of Indonesia’s lesser known destinations compared to neighboring Flores or Komodo Islands, but is no less captivating and therefore well worth a visit. Sharing the border with the young independent country of East Timor, the region is characterized by mainly rugged terrain which is home to uniqu ...

Sumba: Powerful Surf, living megalithic culture and fine ikat cloths East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Facing the wide Indian Ocean, the island of Sumba in the province of East Nusatenggara is a surfer’s paradise. The large rolling Sumba barrels usually appear between May through October when waves can be either very high and strong or very flat as breaks are directly exposed to wide open ocean swells. This kind of powerful surf, however, though very challenging, should only be ven ...

The Fascinating Alor Islands at the east-most end of Flores East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Despite its short name, the Alor islands hide a long list of splendors, from fascinating underwater wonders up to the unique culture of the highland people. Here, one will be indulged with spectacles ranging from spellbinding marine life, the unique Moko kettledrums, the oldest Al Qur’an in Southeast Asia, and the traditional villages of the highlands. Extending at the east- most t ...

The romantic Pink Beach of the Komodo Islands East Nusa Tenggara

Overview A clear blue sky above, with fluffy white clouds drifting lazily across. Rolling green hills, covered luxuriantly in thick vegetation, interspersed with high, rocky cliffs. Calm, clear waters, tinted by the colorful corals beneath its surface, and alive with the movement of a hundred species of marine life. Last, but not least: a stretch of soft sand, but not white, not black, but PINK!Pink ...

The paradisical 17 Islands Riung Marine Park of Flores East Nusa Tenggara

Overview Located on the north coast of Flores island in the Ngada district  lies an archipelago that forms a unique, paradisical sea garden, called the 17 Islands Riung Marine Park. This cluster consists of islets whose waters are rich in biodiversity, sandy white beaches and crystal clear blue waters where you can dive in and swim among the colorful and varied coral beds. One of the mos ...