Pulau Banyak (Banyak Island), Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

Pulau Banyak (Banyak Islands) located in Aceh Singkil Regency save a million charms from the underwater landscape they have. A total of 99 islands, some of which are uninhabited, sea food and surving are the main attraction for tourists visiting this place.

Visiting Banyak Islands, you have to cross by ferry or use traditional boats belonging to residents of Singkil Harbor to stop at populated islands such as in Banyak Island and West Banyak Island. There are several islands that are most often visited by tourists, of course this place is a hit among visiting tourists. Next is a row of islands that are frequently visited.

1. Sikandang Island
 
Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

If your stopover is in Pulau Banyak sub-district, you can visit this place for about 1 hour using a fishing boat owned by a fisherman. Then, if your stopover is in West Pulau Banyak District, access to this place is also approximately 1 hour by boat engine. But you will be faster to this place if you spend more money on a speed boat. This island presents extraordinary beauty, some snorkeling spots, bungalows, white sand and other interesting things can also be found on this island.

2. Tailana Island

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

The island is located in West Banyak Island District, access to the island only takes about 30 minutes from West Banyak Island District. But if you are from Pulau Banyak sub-district you can take about 1 hour 30 minutes by boat engine. This island is a favorite for tourists to do activities such as snorkeling. Expanse of coral reefs at a depth of 1-2 meters makes this tropical island visited by many tourists.

3. Palambak Island

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

You can feel the other beauty when visiting Palambak Island. If you want to enjoy sunrise, this island is the right choice. Because, the island is faced directly with the emergence of the sun, but you can also enjoy the sun sinking from this island. The time to travel this island is around 1 hour if you choose to stop at Banyak Island. Then, 1 hour 30 minutes if you depart from West Pulau Banyak District. Some facilities such as bungalows, restaurants you can enjoy in this place.

4. Asok Island and Biawak Island

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

The island presents a stretch of coral reefs around the island. The island is not too far away from Sikandang Island and Biawak Island.

5. Rangik Island

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

The next island is Rangik Island, this island is visited by many tourists to enjoy the beauty of the islands of the Lighthouse with a height of approximately 35 meters. If you climb this lighthouse, you can see a number of islands in the Banyak Islands and a blue expanse of sea as far as the eye can see. To get to this location, it only takes 45 minutes from Pulau Banyak District and about 1 hour 30 minutes if you depart from West Pulau Banyak District.

6. Panjang Island

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

The island is adjacent to Pulau Banyak District. If you do not have much time to visit other islands, this island can be an alternative to feel the beauty of marine tourism in the Banyak Islands.

7. Bangkaru and Ujung Lolok Islands

Pulau Banyak, Hidden Paradise in Aceh Singkil

If you go to Banyak Islands to enjoy surving, these two islands, namely Bangkaru and Ujung Lolok islands are one of the right choices. Not only has big waves, this place is also a stopover for rare green turtles on Bangkaru Island. Access to this place is far away if you go from Pulau Banyak sub-district. You can take around 2 hours to arrive at this location by using a speed boat. But access to this place is closer if your stopover is in West Pulau Banyak District.

Those are the most visited islands in the Banyak Islands of Aceh Singkil. However, if you have more funds, you can more quickly visit these beautiful islands by using a speed boat. Or, if you go with your extended family, there also provides wooden boat transportation that can carry up to 30 people. So, let's plan your vacation to Banyak Islands.

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