5 World-Famous Indonesian Tourist Destinations
Maybe one of the most famous tourist attractions in Indonesia is Bali. Foreign tourists can come freely as long as they bring a visa Bali to travel and various other required documents.
Over the last few years, Indonesia has often emerged as a world-famous tourist spot. Indonesia does have incredible natural beauty from Sabang to Merauke, which is a strong magnet for foreign tourists.
Most-Loved Tourist Destinations
1. Parai Tenggiri Beach, Bangka Belitung
This tourist spot is known for the popularity of the film Laskar Pelangi which took scenes at Parang Tenggiri Beach. Slightly different from other beaches, Parai Tenggiri contains granite rock structures of various sizes, from small to large. The waves on this beach tend to be calm with white and soft beach sand. Parai Tenggiri is often visited by domestic and international tourists because of its beauty. Besides swimming, various activities that can be done here are fishing, diving, snorkeling, parasailing, and many other water sports.
2. Nusa Penida, Bali
Bali island, the name is very famous and familiar to tourists worldwide. Many foreign tourists visit Bali every year because they are captivated by the cultural diversity and exotic natural beauty. One of the beaches is Nusa Penida. Indonesian tourist attractions became the most favorite, chosen by tourists who like to do water sports such as Island Hopping and snorkeling. A panoramic view of the beach and a group of beautiful islands offers an unforgettable experience for anyone who visits.
3. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi
Southeast Sulawesi offers an exciting experience in Wakatobi, a National Park with a sea area of 13,900 km2. The strong attraction of Wakatobi is its stunning underwater scenery. It has 112 types of coral reefs that live side by side with marine fishes, making the underwater scenery almost like a painting.
4. Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua
Heaven on earth in eastern Indonesia. That’s the right word to describe the Raja Ampat Islands. With an island area of 4.6 million hectares of land and sea, visitors can find more than 540 types of coral reefs, 1,511 species of fish, and about 700 types of mollusks here.
In fact, according to a report from The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, about 75% of the world’s marine species inhabit the Raja Ampat area. Therefore, the splendor and beauty of this tourist attraction make many tourists return to visit again and again to enjoy the natural beauty of Raja Ampat.
5. Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara
Most visitors’ intention to visit the island of Komodo is to see the giant lizard only live in Indonesia. Seeing and observing how they live in a natural habitat is exciting because you can’t find it anywhere else. In addition, when visiting Komodo Island, visitors can also visit Kalong Island (Bats Island), where thousands of bats live. Or even visit Pink Beach, a beach with pink sand beaches where there are only 7 in the world.
Those are the various tourist attractions in Indonesia whose names are well known worldwide.