Indonesia is a country with thousands of natural beauty combined with the authentic culture and friendly people that you must visit. The government lately has been improving the facilities and services as well as expanding the tourist attractions especially for the islands who never promoted publicity before. The exotic beaches with clear water sea and marine life, volcanoes, and local wisdom are the main weapons for Indonesia to attract International travelers. You can enjoy many things in many places from enjoying beaches, seeing the biggest buddies temple in the world to climbing surreal volcanoes. If you have a plan to start your journey traveling to Indonesia, here are the best new islands that you should visit before its viral.
Mandalika may sounds unfamiliar among international travelers located in central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Province. But, the province has been spreading their wings to make the island become popular just like Bali and other popular destinations in Indonesia. the combination of exotic beaches with crystal clear water, white sands and phenomenal hill planted right in the offshore make this island staying in another level. You can do many water activities here like snorkeling, scuba diving, local food hunting or exploring villages by motorcycle here. Staying in an affordable luxury resort with its services also can be your best choice here. Because it’s considered as a new promotional island, everything would be cheaper than touristy places such as Bali. So, rather than traveling to the places where you can not enjoy your time because of the crowd, why not going to Mandalika?
2. Padar island
One of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia with its phenomenal beach, Padar island would amaze you with unforgettable experience here. Located in East Nusa Tenggara, this island has a bunch of things to offer especially its spectacular landscape. Hiking through the hills with challenging ascendant and descendants treks is a must to do here. Padar island is an en route to get Komodo island, where you can also see the phenomenal wildlife of Komodo here. Having trio beaches color combined with coral reef make this island more beautiful. If you are lucky, you can also see dolphins swimming and jumping up water surface.The island has no human inhabitants and you should use a boat to get there that makes your traveling more alive and adventurous. There nothing like visiting this island if you are traveling to Indonesia.
3. Morotai island
Morotai island was a place for military daily activities such as landing off and taking off back in 1944-19945 or world war II. This island is a strategic base for the allied forces to fight against Javanese. But not many people know that the island is very beautiful with wide white sand and blue water combined with derbies of flights that you see underwater. Snorkeling, surfing and scuba diving are the main things to do here. It’s located in Halmahera islands in eastern Maluku province Indonesia. Besides its beautiful beaches, you can also explore the villages with its local culture and cuisine that you have to try. The majority of villagers are fisher where most of their food is basically seafood with traditional recipes. For those who love interacting with local people and learning their culture, Morotai island is your place to know the culture and the history of the island.
Enjoying these 3 islands must be everyone’s dream if especially for those who have never traveled to Indonesia before. Not only because its phenomenal beautiful beaches but also the culture combined with historical islands make traveling to Indonesia become another level.