With over 17,000 islands in Indonesia, there are so many places that you can go. One of them is visiting the beach. Depending on which beach you go to, you can do many different kinds of activities. Whether is it for snorkeling, surfing, BBQ, playing volleyball, or just casually making sand castles, the choice is all yours!
Have you ever wondered which Indonesian beach you should visit? This quiz will analyze your personality, lifestyle, and habits to give you the most suitable beach location that fits your personality the best. Please note that COVID-19 is still spreading, so please stay safe.
If you can choose two colors, which will it be?
Red and purple.
Orange and pink.
Blue and green.
If you can choose one shape, which one will it be?
Which occupation do you think is the coolest?
Which season is your favorite?
It’s suddenly raining and you forgot to bring your umbrella. What will you do?
Take a cover somewhere and wait until the rain stop.
Run your way through the rain.
There’s a convenience store nearby, I will buy the umbrella there.
After you arrive at your house, you feel hungry. What will you eat?
Left-over pizza from yesterday.
Cook instant noodles.
Order fast food delivery.
Do you like eating spicy food?
Do you drink alcohol?
I never tried alcohol before.
Yes, but I only drink them on special occasions.
Yes, I can’t live without my alcohol.
It’s finally the weekend! How will you spend your free time?
I will stay inside my house.
I will hang out with my friends outside.
I will spend my time working on my job, the weekend means nothing to me.
The holiday is near and you can finally go on a vacation. How will you prepare for your vacation?
I’ll just think about it when I’m already there.
I will look up the recommended place to eat, go shopping, and do many more activities from the internet review.
I will go to the place that my friends recommend to me.
Will you bring a camera when traveling?
I rarely take pictures, why should I bring a camera with me?
Using my phone is already enough.
Yes, I will make sure to take every angle possible.
If you can choose your own transportation, how would you travel?
Using the public bus, I can save money this way.
Flying using an airplane of course!
Ship is my best friend, nothing beat the sea.
I will always use the train.
Your journey will consume 4 hours, what will you bring to fight boredom?
Books to read.
Board games or cards.
I will just sleep.
You arrived at your destination, how will you decide to stay during the vacation?
Nearest hotel that I can find.
5-star hotel for the best experience.
Cheap hotel to save budget.
Hotel in the middle of the city.
Ask to stay at a relative's house.
If you will going to eat, where will you go?
Local restaurant near your hotel or house.
Street food all the way.
I will buy the ingredients and cook them myself.
What is your favorite kind of food?
You see a shopping district, what will you buy?
Electronic gadgets for my hobbies.
Action figures for my collections.
Handcraft accessories for style point.
I will not buy anything.
There is a cinema nearby, what movie genre will you watch?
Slice of life.
What is your gender?
None of the above.
It’s a secret.
Do you believe in the zodiac?
Yes I do.
No I don’t.
Tanjung Gelam Beach0000ProvinceCentral JavaFeaturesFishing and RelaxingBeing a fairly favorite tourist spot, Tanjung Gelam Beach is located in Alang-Alang Village, Karimunjawa and has the attraction of a stretch of rocky white sand. In addition, the area around the beach is still beautiful and free of garbage, so visitors are free to play in the water without worrying about being infected with beach waste bacteria.On the beachfront, there are special stalls that rent out wooden boats. You can rent them to get around the island area, as well as take pictures with the beautiful white sand beach in the background. Not only that, you can rent this boat to fish around the waters of Tanjung Gelam Beach.FF9F2D//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/1.png
Nemberala Beach0001ProvinceEast Nusa TenggaraFeaturesFishing, Surfing and SnorkelingIn Nemberala beach, there are many things you can do like fishing, swimming, surfing, and many more. Fishing is one of the most popular activities since the ocean around the beach has numerous species of fish. The most common species of fish you can find in the ocean include Dog Tooth Tuna, Spanish Mackerel, Yellow fin Tuna, Trevally, Wahoo, Sailfish, Sea Perch, Grouper, and Marlin.Another exciting activity is snorkeling. You can enjoy beautiful underwater life in this beach, including colorful live corals, larger pelagics, and small reef fish as well as beautiful sea shells still alive with their occupants and an occasional octopus. Other activities include surfing, village trip and island hopping. Island hopping means you can visit other islands nearby such as Donna, Do’o and N’Doa.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/2.png
Karangasem Pasir Putih Beach0010ProvinceBaliFeaturesRelaxingKarangasem white sand beach is located in Karangasem Regency, precisely in Desai Perasi. At first, this beach was not much known and there were still few visitors. But over time, tourists began to look for beaches that were still clean and not too crowded. And now, this beach has become known by tourists.The location of this beach looks like a bay because of its position flanked by two hills that extend into the middle of the sea. Because it is located flanked by two hills, this beach is only about 3 km long. For its calm atmosphere, this beach is recommended for family or friend trips together.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/3.png
Ora Beach0011ProvinceMalukuFeaturesSnorkelingOra Beach has white sand that is very soft which is good for picnics with families or friends. In addition, the beach directly overhangs the shallow sea which contains hundreds of thousands of beautiful coral reefs and their inhabitants.Both the reefs and the fish in them can already be seen from above the surface without us having to dive or snorkel.0085FF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/4.png
Tanjung Tinggi Beach0100ProvinceBangka BelitungFeaturesSnorkelingTanjung Tinggi beach once became Laskar Pelangi’s filming location. Due to this reason, the locals call it Laskar Pelangi Beach. Thanks to the film. The beach becomes more popular over time. Some visitors come here for a research. They are attracted to the granites. The thing is no one knows the history of those rocks. According to science, these are part of the batholith. Though, the locals believe these granites were formed by magma. It is said these rocks had been there since hundreds of years ago. The oldest one is located in the northwest part of the beach. It has the color of gray. When it comes to the stone surface, it is quite rough.Snorkeling is also popular. The seawater is suitable for both beginners and professionals. Apart from fish, you may expect different types of coral reefs. As a precaution, you must avoid jellyfish. They can be quite harmful sometimes. If you aren’t sure about your skills, you should hire an instructor. The locals often offer a tour guide to visitors, so you can take advantage of their service. Also, you should have carried snorkeling equipment. It is because the rent fee is quite expensive, especially during weekends.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/5.png
Derawan Beach0101ProvinceEast KalimantanFeaturesSnorkeling and Banana BoatLots of people come to Derawan Beach for snorkeling. It is because they have acknowledged its underwater beauty like corals, jellyfish, fishes, green sea turtles, hawksbill sea turtles, and more. The crystal clear water provides excellent visibility to explorers, as well. Moreover, the water is warm and comfortable. Another tip is related to the gear. Tourists don’t need to carry snorkel gear as the dive centers provide those items to them. Still, they need to spend money to rent them.For families, the most recommended activity is banana boat riding. The cost is affordable and it gives a wonderful experience, as well. A banana boat can accommodate 5 passengers, including an instructor sitting in the back of it. Before riding it, all passengers should have worn a safety jacket so they can avoid drowning when the boat flips over. It is a basic precaution, after all.168FFF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/6.png
Pink Beach0110ProvinceWest Nusa TenggaraFeaturesSnorkeling and DivingThe reason this beach is called “Pink Beach” is because you will see pink sand on the entire beach here. The color pink came from a small microscopes animal called “Foraminifera” which gave red pigment to the coral reefs. The coral was carried by the waves to the shore and then broke into fragments and grains which now become the beach sand.If you come here, you can do various activities such as playing sand, snorkeling, and diving. There are various corals and marine animals that you can see directly behind the crystal clear sea water.FF9F2D//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/7.png
Waiwo Beach0111ProvinceWest PapuaFeaturesSnorkeling and DivingThis beach is located on Waigeo Island, the largest island in Raja Ampat. Unlike other beaches where we can play with sand or surf, Waiwo Beach has a pier that juts out into the sea. This pier is used for tourists who use boats to travel around the islands and do diving or snorkeling.Alongside the dock, the tourists can also feed the fish there, giving different experiences when spending your holiday on the beach.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/8.png
Olele Beach1000ProvinceGorontaloFeaturesSnorkeling and DivingOlele Beach is the gateway to Tomini Bay, a paradise for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. Deep-sea photography enthusiasts will also fall in love as soon as they see the natural beauty of Olele's waters. So if you love to see underwater creatures, you would like to choose this beach.Various types of coral reefs can be found on this beach. In addition, there are also small fish and also various other marine life that lives to decorate this sea.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/9.png
Nihiwatu Beach1001ProvinceEast Nusa TenggaraFeaturesSurfingNihiwatu beach is the 17th most beautiful beach in the world. The name “Nihiwatu” which means “mortar stone” is being used for this beach because of the isolated rock formation along the tide. The reason this beach is in rank 17th is that you can enjoy the sunset scenery in Sumba and this beach has a comfortable atmosphere for those who want to enjoy nature. The waves on this beach are also one of the best and the fastest waves in Indonesia.There’s even a term “God’s Left” wave for this beach. To maintain the safety and security of the surfers, there are only 10 people that can do the surfing at one time, so the other surfers must wait in turn if it already exceeds 10 surfers. Aside from surfing, the tourists can also do other activities such as fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, boat rides to Konda Maloba Beach bay area, bird watching, and lastly mountain biking to trekking to the waterfall.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/10.png
Sawarna Beach1010ProvinceBantenFeaturesSurfingSawarna Beach is a beach that faces the Indian Ocean, so it has typical south coast waves that have large waves and strong currents, making it very suitable for surfing tours. With a length of 65 km, Sawarna Beach has clear sea water, white sand, green hills, coral reefs, and not too many visitors.Located in a south coast village, Sawarna Beach has always been associated with the story of the ruler of the South Seas, Nyai Roro Kidul, an Indonesian old legend story.0085FF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/11.png
Suluban Beach1011ProvinceBaliFeaturesSurfingSuluban is also one of the world-class surfing beaches. If you are a surfer then you will be offered by massive waves from 3 to 12 feet. This is a true paradise for crazy surfers to spend their all day time to play and enjoy the beach wave with their surf board. The best day to surf here will be on the dry season from April to August.There is no doubt that Suluban Beach is the perfect place for the most scenic at sunset but early morning is better to visit to avoid the crowd and claim your favorite spot. If you’re lucky you’re the only one there! Make sure you also explore some of the hidden places under the Suluban cave. The Pirates of the Caribbean look alike might be the real treasure here.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/12.png
Padang Padang Beach1100ProvinceBaliFeaturesSurfingThis beach is one of Bali's tourist attractions that has been used as a filming location such as the Hollywood movie Eat Pray Love and the video clip of the music group Michael Learn To Rock. The unique thing about Padang Beach, which is one of the hundreds of beaches in Bali, is that it is surrounded by shady hills and cliffs. In addition, Labuan Sait Pecatu beach, is also famous as one of the best surfing locations in Bali. If you are a beginner in surfing, you should not do surfing activities at Padang-Padang Beach Pecatu.The surfing location at Padang-Padang is more suitable for advanced surfers. However, if you still want to try surfing at Padang-Padang beach, it is better to use a surf guide that you can find at the surfboard rental location. The best month to surf at Padang-Padang beach is during the dry season from June to October.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/13.png
Gili Trawangan Beach1101ProvinceWest Nusa TenggaraFeaturesTurtle Spotting, Sunset ViewThe Gili Islands, just off northwest Lombok, are a group of 3 tropical coral-fringed islands. They have a large backpacker scene but are also perfect for couples, families, and divers. Gili Trawangan is the largest, most populated, and offers the most possibilities for tourists. There are 4 beach locations where you can choose in this small island depending on which activities you would like to do. Northeast of Gili Trawangan for calming and relaxing spot, also famous for the turtle spotting if you love doing snorkeling. Northwest of Gili Trawangan for the famous sunset views, thus this beach is called Sunset Beach.On the southwest coast is a lovely strip of white sand sometimes referred to as Malibu Beach since a beach club opened there. This is round the coast from the buzzing main strip but also has plenty of places to relax, eat and drink. South of the jetty on the east side of the island is a strip of beach with lots of bars, restaurants and chairs on the beach. It’s the social hub of Gili Trawangan, and where most of the party animals sunbathe off their hangovers.FF9F2D//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/14.png
Iboih Beach1110ProvinceAcehFeaturesRelaxingPantai Iboih, also known as Teupin Layeu, is located opposite the west bank of the legendary Pulau Weh, or Weh Island, in northern Aceh, Sumatra’s most northern province. Pantai Iboih (Iboih Beach) will bring your expectations of natural beauty to a whole new level.This small, hidden paradise has remained largely untouched by much of the tourist traffic, giving it a more relaxed and laid back atmosphere. Its forests are well protected by Iboih's charming coastline of golden sands that is strewn with giant boulders.17CB49//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-beach-should-i-visit/show/15.png