Best Beaches in Indonesia (Part 2) – Beautiful Underwater

10. Kepulauan Seribu (Thousand Islands), Jakarta

Kepulauan Seribu underwater
Kepulauan Seribu underwater

It is unbelievable that Jakarta still have beautiful beaches. You can imagine a metropolitan city with the worst traffic jam ever, still has a natural beauty. Yet, it becomes a good point because you dont have to go anywhere but Jakarta. Kepulauan Seribu (means Thousands Islands) are a chain of islands to the north of Jakarta that consist of about 110 islands.

Location: Jakarta Utara, DKI Jakarta Province, Indonesia

Main Island: Jawa (Java)

Pros: very cheap, very accesible, a lot of tours to get there or even you can go alone, good tourist facilities, very close to Jakarta (The capital city of Indonesia)

Cons: very touristy, a lot of damaged coral reefs

How to Get There: Take a taxi in the morning (6-7am) to Muara Angke, Jakarta. Get a local boat or speedboat to Pramuka Island, Tidung Island, or Harapan Island (three main islands of Kepulauan Seribu). Rent a local boat to island hopping.

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