INDONESIA - FLORES ISLAND
The island of Flores in East Nusa Tenggara in particular is one of the best location in the world for its variety of local and sea creatures with crystal clear waters allowing visibility of up to thirty meters. A good thing especially when viewing white-tip sharks in the area. Divers may want to be close but stay far enough away for comfort. A little less threatening crevices and giant groupers, parrot fish, tuna, jelly fish and turtles that keep divers company along with large schools of smaller fish. The Flores coral beds come in every conceivable colour and shape.
Huge vermilion barrel spongers and delicate pastel coloured seas fans gather with powder blue coral trees and magenta coloured organ pipes. A diver dream, the coral gardens of Flores are off the island northern coast.
Tourism in Flores has not been seriously developed comparing to other Indonesia travel destination. The most favorite travel destination in the island of Flores include Labuan Bajo and Komodo, Kelimutu three color lakes in Ende, and the underwater world in Maumere.
How to get to Flores
The island of Flores can be accessed by public ferries from Sape Harbour in the eastern part of Sumbawa Island. Regular flights are linked from Denpasar, Bali and some from Kupang.
Recommended tours to Flores
There are several options for travelers who plan to visit the island, starting from 4 days Kelimutu Tours, 3 days Komodo Tours up to 7 days Flores overland. You may take flight to Maumere for the overland and end up in Labuan Bajo on the western part of Flores.
Hotels and Accommodation
Most hotels are very simple without swimming pool but still provides comfortable stay.
Bajo Eco Lodge is small boutique hotel nestled on the southern side of Labuan Bajo in West Manggarai. The hotel sets on the secluded area...
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Puri Komodo Resort is surrounded by lush tropical gardens providing tranquility atmosphere in Labuan Bajo. The resort takes within a few minutes boat transfer from...