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Belitung Island

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Description: Scenic Indonesian island located to the south of Sumatra.

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Small yet has quite a few to offer

Went to Belitong at the beginning of the month for company outing. The city is small. However, you could find a few attractions to visit. If you love beaches you should visit Batu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Went to Belitong at the beginning of the month for company outing. The city is small. However, you could find a few attractions to visit. If you love beaches you should visit Batu Banyak and Pulau Pasir and many more. But, my number one place to visit in Belitung falls for Danau Khaolin. I still can't get the blue out... More 

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Niseko-cho, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Northwest coast has endless stretches of silky white sand beaches. Sand so fine it does not get sticky or annoying.

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Jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I really recommended this place for all who's like beach The place has it's own uniqness that can not be found any where else in the world. The beautiful white sand that soft as silk, the blue ocean as clear as can be, the friendly people that treat traveler as family. It's a place that give you unforgattable memories and... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Belitung island is very beautiful place. There are many big big rock granite, peaceful beach, and nice food. Pantai Pasir with red star fish, snorkeling at pantai lengkuas....... , visit Ahok's house and meet her mother, pantai penyabong with the giant komodo rock.... beautiful sunset........... Unforgetable journey...........

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

West Belitung is more well-known by the Indonesian, since the Governor of Jakarta, Basuki T.Purnama(Ahok) was born at Gantung, West Belitung. we have a chance to visit his parents house, open for public and people can see the ladies painting batiks there.

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jakarta, indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Belitung Island become famous destination since "Rainbow Trops" or Laskar Pelangi film launched few years ago. In 2014, international hotel (Aston), has been opened for public, so I went to Belitung on March 2014 and stay at Aston. We started the trip on Friday morning and back to Jakarta on Sunday evening. It's enough for 3 days to enjoy Belitung,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

this is one of the place where you don't see so much foreigner, its not that the sight of foreigner like me myself pisses me but that means the people here is not so money minded and for sure they don't really accept or expect any monetary tips...(of course its always welcome) but on few occasion they seems shocked by... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

with 50 minutes direct flight from Jakarta, Belitung is easy to reach. You can rent a car + driver to take you anywhere you want to, only about Rp. 550.000. No traffic jam there so it's easy to arrange itinerary. Place you should visit : Kepayang Island, Lengkuas Island, Laskar Pelangi Island and if you're into literature, Museum Andrea Hirata... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is my first time to belitong, and i really fall in love with it! Only 45 mnts flight from jakarta. I stayed at aston hotel, west part. West belitong is famous for their beaches and many small islands nearby. The east part is famous for its historical story of the rainbow troops. The road infrastructure is good, no traffic... More 

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Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The beaches north of Tanjung Pandan and the islands in the harbour have some of the best beaches - with fine white sand and crystal clear waters. A perfect paradise....but hurry, before it gets polluted.

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