Best Indonesian Tourist Islands

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Bali island _Source: Honeycombers
Bali island _Source: Honeycombers

If you are a beach lover and planning a trip for this summer, Indonesia is a great idea. This beautiful country possesses thousands of islands and islets with compelling natural landscapes and crystal clear water. Bali island, Komodo island, Lombok island, Wakatob island are the most beautiful tourist islands in Indonesia that visitors should not miss out in Indonesia trip.

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1. Bali Island

Indonesia is renowned as the land of thousands of islands so exploring islands is an important part in the Indonesia trip of tourists. Bali Island is the most famous island in this country that travelers should take a visit first in Indonesia. This island owns many ravishing beaches – great place for sea bathing and activities at the beach, especially surfing. Bali Island also owns impressive temples that are hundreds of years old, reflecting the history and spiritual culture of this land. Bali Island is a great choice for those who love the fresh beauty of country and the pristine forests. Beratan lake, Kintamani volcano, Batubulan village, Tanah Lot Temple, Uluwatu Temple, Kuta beach, Sanur beach are highlights of this charming island. Moreover, Bali’s cuisine is also a very interesting point for travelers who want to taste and learn more about traditional Indonesian foods.

Bali island _Source: Honeycombers
Bali island _Source: Honeycombers

2. Lombok Island

Lombok is an island located in Nasu Tenggara Province – a province of Indonesia and lying between two famous islands- Bali Island and Sumbawa Island. This island is considered like the “the beautiful neighbor” of Bali island. Its natural landscapes are more pristine and diverse than those of Bali Island. Coming to Lombok Island, travelers can enjoy the activities of swimming, surfing, scuba diving to explore the ocean. At the present, there are many services that meet the needs of visitors when visiting the island. Visitors will fall in love with this island because of the compelling beauty of nature and the intimacy of the indigenous people. The period from May to October every year is the best time to explore Lombok. Pura Meru Temple, Mayura Water Palace, Senggigi beach, Pusuk park, Gili archipelago and Rinjani volcano are the famous tourist attractions of Lombok island.

Lombok Island_ Source: Indonesia
Lombok Island_ Source: Indonesia

3. Komodo Island

Komodo is a small island situated in the Nusa Tenggara archipelago with an area of about 390 square kilometers and a population of over 2000 people. The name of the island derives from the name of a very famous reptile – Komodo dragon. This island is home to Komodo dragon. Komodo dragons can be seen as the pride of Indonesian people and tourism. Komodo Island owns the beaches stretching to horizon with white sand and colorful coral reefs in clear water. The atmosphere of this island is not as vibrant as the Bali’s one, but it still retains its original serenity and pristine beauty. That is the reason why this place has become a resort destination chosen by many visitors. Visiting this island, travelers can join the climbing activities to conquer the high peaks on the island.

Komodo Island_Source: Love & Road
The atmosphere of Komodo island is not as vibrant as the Bali’s one, but it still retains its original serenity and pristine beauty._Source: Love & Road

4. Wakatobi Island

The name of this island derives from the combination of the name of four main islands – Wangi Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia and Binongko located in the north of Indonesia. Hoga island is the most renown island in Wakatobi thanks to its pristine and quite beaches. Wakatobi is considered to be the place receiving the minimum effects of modern life. It still maintains its inherent beauty. Although Wakatobi Island is located in a remote area, visitors still can come there easily via a domestic flight. Wakatobi is a paradise for those who love scuba diving and taking photos of landscapes.  During the day, visitors can swim, dive, rent boats to explore the islands and in the evening, the sunset over the sea with sparkling gold color is an impressive image for all visitors. Coming to Wakatobi Island, tourists will be captivated by its peaceful and quite atmosphere that make travelers feel hard to leave.

Wakatobi Island_ Source:Pinterest
Wakatobi Island_ Source:Pinterest

Indonesia is named as the country of thousands of islands and it will be a perfect places for those who are planning a summer trip on the beach or just wanting to enjoy sun bathing on the peaceful and beautiful beaches.