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Belitung island is part of Indonesia archipelago. It has several beautiful and exotic beaches you should see someday. It is great place for vacation destination and much less expensive when compared with other famous Indonesia vacation destination like Lombok or Bali.
Now, let me to continue telling you where the Belitung exactly is. Belitung located within Bangka Belitung archipelago that consists of 98 island, big and small, beside Sumatra. You can check it out via Google map. The well known vacation destinations in the Belitung island are as follow:
- Tanjung Kiras Beach
- Bukit Berahu resort
- Tanjung Kalayang Beach
- Tanjung Tinggi beach
- Lengkuas Island
Next I am going to tell you regarding the beauty of Tanjung Kelayang as well as Tanjung Tinggi beach but unfortunately I can not attach some pictures because it’s not allowed. If you are interested to see the pictures you may go to the links I attach at the bottom of this article.
Tanjung Tinggi beach
The beach is flanked by two peninsulas, is less than 2 km from Tanjung Kelayang beach. you’ll find clean white sand, festooned by granite boulders with about 15 meters height at its offshore and shore. This cove-shaped beach sized approximately 100 meters for the length, 8 meters width in low tide with 1 km long beach, and 5 meters width in high tide. At the east end, there is a pile of rocks which one of the gap forms a passable tunnel. The air flowing inside the rock hall is pretty cool, as in the air-conditioned room.
Across from this beach has been built a resort named “The Villa Lor in Tanjung Tinggi”, with complete amenities and be considered as the first of the most comprehensive resort at Bangka Belitung archipelago. Tanjung Tinggi beach region is perfect for sun bathing, fishing, diving, swimming, jet skiing or even enjoying white sand at shore of the beach.
Tanjung Kelayang Beach
Location of the beach is around 27 km from Tanjung Pandan town, is a beach that has an amazing view. The coconut trees along the coast, smooth floury white sand and quiet blue sea, forms a bay with granite rocks carpets on the west side make this beach is absolutely exciting.
At the crystal clear seashore you will discover posts where fishermen tether their motorboats before sailing. Tanjung Kelayang has around 1.5 km coast length, 7 meters wide beach (in high wave) and 10 meters (in low wave). This beach covers 60 acres wide areaand absolutely suitable for sun bathing or swimming among the amazing arranged rocks of granite. Having beautiful view, Tanjung Kelayang obviously is the right place for photography enthusiasts to satisfy their hobby.
Eastern part of Indonesia is a place you must visit if you want to experience the real beauty of Indonesia.Its unspoilt natural beauty, richness in land and sea biodiversity never stops attracting visitors from all over the world. Bangka Island is an island that poses natural beauty of Indonesia’s Eastern part. Located off the coast of North Sulawesi, Bangka is actually a group of island consisting Bangka Island itself, Gangga and Talise. This area is one of the best dive destinations that attracts divers from all over the globe. Almost all of sea creatures can be found here, from Napoleon fish to white and black tip reef sharks; even you can see whales or dolphins sometimes. On the land, there are various exotic mammals and birds such as the tarsius and the maleo birds.