Sibolo Island in Tello Archipelago, Nias Regency - Indonesia
Some passionate travelers may have recognized the popularity of Nias Regency, especially due to the big waves. One of the best attractions tourists can find in such region is definitely the formation of small islands in Tello Archipelago. Once tourists get to the location, they can find a small island called Sibolo. It is an uninhabited island and provides a pristine environment for tourists to enjoy. Thus, the island becomes a perfect place to get close to nature and avoid the hectic situation of the city. This explains why travelers start recognizing the peaceful atmosphere of the island and choose it as one of the most recommended vacation destinations for lessening.
As mentioned earlier, Sibolo Island features unspoiled nature and peaceful atmosphere. No one lives the island so visitors can enjoy the holiday in a more peaceful manner. As for the features, the beach comes with soft-textured sand and it has the color of light brown. Next, it is the small forest, which covers almost the entire part of the island. The trees are dense so the nuance feels so comfortable there, even during the dry season. As for the sea, the waves are calm so it is suitable for swimming and playing water.
Exploring Sibolo Island
Being the part of Batu Islands or Tello Archipelago, Sibolo should be on the list of tourists’ agenda. Here is the unique thing about the island. Despite the uninhabited status, those who live in Baruyu Lasara Village (located near across the island) take advantage of it to conduct farming. No wonder, they regularly visit the island to do such activity. Fortunately, the distance between the place where they live and the island is only about 500 meters. As for the transportation, these people utilize a traditional boat to get to the island.
The activity of the locals who come for farming becomes a unique attraction for tourists definitely. For instance, tourists can take some pictures of those farmers and approach them friendly. As an alternative, tourists can simply head to the beach and enjoy sea scenery there. The flawless and vast sea might impress them, after all. This explains why photography becomes a recommended activity on this spot. Make sure to conduct beach walking either in the morning or afternoon, as well.
Another fun thing to do in Sibolo Island is to get in the water and explore the beauty of its underwater scenery. This can be done by either snorkeling or diving, actually. For those who love more challenging activity should try surfing, instead. Thanks to the waves that can reach up to 5 meters in height. It is going to be a memorable experience for tourists!
- Baruyu Lasara Village
- Sigata Island
- Sipika Island
How to Get There
From Gunungsitoli City, travelers need to head to Teluk Dalam Port through Raya Pelud Binaka Street. It takes approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes as the distance is 101 km. Once arriving at the port, the next destination is Tello Archipelago and tourists can take a boat to get there.
Where to Stay
- First Inn Hotel
- Tello Island Surf House
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