People already know that Indonesia has a lot of beautiful islands. So there is a good choice if you want to plan your honeymoon in Indonesia. We have a reccomendation for you, how about honeymoon in Derawan Islands?
Derawan Islands located in Berau, East Kalimantan. Derawan Islands has three districts, namely Derawan, Maratua and Biduk Biduk. There are four islands known by people, Maratua Island, Derawan Island, Sangalaki Island and Kakaban Island. There are rare green turtle and hawksbill turtle in this island. Derawan become one of the favorite destination for water sports lovers in Indonesia. In addition to presenting the beauty of nature and under the water, there are also many marine biota and fauna that live there.
This destination was perfect for couple who wanted visit destinations that have not been visited by many people. If you both lovers of the ocean then Derawan suitable for you.
How to get there?
To reach Derawan Island, their journey is quite long, starting from Jakarta to Balikpapan for 1 hour and 40 minutes by plane. After that transit for 1 hour before continuing on a connecting flight to Kalimarau-Berau which takes about 1 hour flight. Once there, you have to travel by land transport about 2 hours 30 minutes to get to the port of Tanjung Batu. From Tanjung Batu to Derawan Island you can use speadboat.
Places to stay in Derawan
There are plenty of options to stay at Derawan, ranging from homestay to resort. Rates range from Rp 100,000 to millions of rupiah.
What to do in Derawan?
Derawan main activities of course water and underwater attraction. Here you can sunbathe on white sand beaches, swimming, snorkeling, diving and also see the turtles.
Each island has its own charm, like the famous Kakaban with jellyfish that do not sting (There are only two places in this world that is habitat for jellyfish do not sting. One is located in Palau, Micronesia). In Sangalaki Island you can swim with stingrays and visit the turtle breeding. And also in Gusung Island you can see white sandy beautiful beaches when low tide.
Snorkeling equipment rental place quite a lot here at the rate of approximately Rp 50,000 per day. You can walk if you and your couple want to travel around the Derawan Island because the island is not too broad. As for the visit to the nearby islands you can rent a boat.
For couples who have been there before this trip is extremely impressive because the place is very unique and romantic.
Want to honeymoon in Derawan but do not want to be bothered? You can use the services of a travel agent. Package tour offered was varied so that it can be adjusted with the budget. Interested to honeymoon to the island Derawan?
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