Wonderful Indonesian Islands You Should Visit

The main reason of visiting Indonesia is because it has beautiful islands. It seems that you find a miracle when you arrive and see the islands. Don’t get curious and go there right away. The information below gives you complete overview about those beautiful islands.

Weh Island

The Weh Island
The Weh Island

This beautiful island is located in Aceh. The exact position is on the west of Indonesia. You can visit the most popular city in this island known as Sabang. Visiting Weh Island in Aceh is a perfect option if you like to go to beach for relaxing your body and mind. There are fantastic beaches you can enjoy while exploring Weh Island including Iboih Beach. It is not only about the beauty of the scenery around the beach but also the wonderful underwater scenery. So, diving is the best option if you want to enjoy Iboih Beach maximally. While enjoying the beauty of Iboih Beach, you can also visit the closest small island there namely Rubiah Island. Most travelers who visit this island are using their chance for snorkeling and diving.

Nias Island

Nias Island
Nias Island

If you have a chance to visit North Sumatera, Indonesia, it is a must to visit Nias Island. What makes this island special is on its ancient culture. Nias people keep their culture from their ancient and one of the most popular cultural attractions is stone jumping. The stones are high and someone will run and jump into it. If you want to see this unique cultural attraction you can just go to Bawomataluo. Beach is always dazzled and after watching the cultural attraction, don’t forget to enjoy the wave of Sorake Beach. It is really a worth it beach for surfers.

Samosir Island

Samosir Island
Samosir Island

For those who love to enjoy cultural attraction, you can just go to Samosir Island. The location of this island is also in North Sumatera. Before enjoying the cultural attraction, it is also better to explore the exotic atmosphere of Toba Lake. Then, you can visit several cultural villages to enjoy Tor-Tor dance and Sigale-Gale doll dance. It is also your chance to see the making of Ulos weaving.

Mentawai Island

Mentawai Island
Mentawai Island

West Sumatera offers something special for travelers. This island has the most beautiful beach with its great wave. This is the reason why most of expert surfers are coming to Mentawai to test their surfing skill. Even, popular Hollywood actor, Paul Walker loves to go to this island.

Belitung Island

Belitung Island
Belitung Island

If you ever read a best selling Indonesian book entitled The Rainbow Troops, you will know about Belitung Island. This island becomes the setting of the book. The most interesting part of visiting Belitung Island is on its giant granite stones around the beach. It is the time for you to see the real setting on the book with your own eyes. Now, you can also visit Kata Museum which is built by the writer of The Rainbow Troops, Andrea Hirata.

Now, you know that visiting Indonesia as your traveling destination is a worth it to do. Definitely, there are more beautiful islands than just the islands above. Explore Indonesian islands now and you will get unique traveling experience.

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