The Captivating Belitung
Island-hopping in Belitung to see its iconic beaches with stout granite clusters and magnificent underwater view.
1. Lengkuas Island
Frolicking on the white sandy beach on which stands a historic lighthouse. Lengkuas is an island with a combination of nature and historical spot, the lighthouse, that you can climb to see the amazing surrounding landscape.
2. Tanjung Kelayang
There are two parts to this destination; on the west side, you can find the characteristic granite clusters, while to the east, the beautiful white sandy stretch is an attractive place to relax. Don't miss also the Batu Garuda, a granite formation that resembles the mythical bird Garuda.
Enjoy the great sight of beautiful fish and coral the two most recommended spots: Kepayang Island and Batu Malang Penyu. Here, you can snorkel around a giant granite with the company of the local marine life. If you're lucky, you can even see the hawksbill turtles swimming close to the water surface.
4. Tanjung Tinggi
White sand, clear sea water, and the beautiful granite stones are discernible traits of this beach. The calm waves on Tanjung Tinggi Beach makes it a relaxing and safe spot for swimming. After a day at the beach, don't forget to try the local food vendors on the shore.
5. Bukit Berahu
You can find a combination of nature and luxury resort in this place. White sandy beach and sparkling blue water go hand in hand with the comfort of first class accommodation. Discover the idyllic private beach that is hard come by elsewhere.
6. Lake Kaolin
This abandoned kaolin mine is a hidden photographer’s paradise. The beauty of this place lies on the contrast of sparkling blue water and white kaolin, which makes a fascinating photo background.
7. H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin International Airport(TJQ)
Access to the islands is even easier with 1 hour 15 minutes direct flights from Singapore, for futher information please contact our exclusive partner Garuda Indonesia (www.garuda-indonesia.com).
8. Diving Underwater
Diving in the charming underwater world of East Belitung, in Siadong Island, Manggar District. Predominated in hard coral this dive spot offers excellent visibility that gives any kind of diver an unforgettable experience.
9. Belitung Coffee
Want to get to know Indonesian coffee better? Manggar is a destination that will give an insight into Belitung coffee. There are numerous local coffee shops in Manggar that each boasts local flavors.
10. ‘Laskar Pelangi’ Primary School
The primary school that gets recognition after being used as a set in the Indonesian popular movie Laskar Pelangi. This school will give a sense of hope and inspire anyone who visits it. A replica of building has been made to be an inspiration to its visitors.