I have always picture myself on an isolated island with nothing but the sea, sand, sun and the basic necessity to lived. Murex Bangka Island was the answer! Though the resort provided more than the basics such as a surreal individual cottages, simple meals, serenity, great (and I must mentioned GREAT!) diving, the best part of it, we were so disconnected from the world of technology - yup, no internet services, poor mobile reception, no TV nor radio - it was so perfect!
For those who needs these on a daily basis, forget about coming to Bangka!
From the airport, it was an hour by car to the transfer boat. Amazing volcanic sand beach! Another 30 mins by boat to the island and you are welcome by a small stretch of white sand beach which is private to Murex Bangka.
It was totally back to the basic - everything was done manually from check-in to check-out. Cash! Electric supply is run on a generator and starts only from 5pm to 7am. This means no power in the day time and honestly, who needs it! We were out diving the day and chilling out in the late afternoon on the beach and watching the sunsets.
In summary, Bangka IS the place if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of a stressful city life! It has rejuvenated us so much that we are planning for a return visit and this time for a much longer period!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated on a palm-fringed white sand beach, Murex Bangka offers a true Robinson Crusoe style experience. Our friendly team will ensure that you and your family have everything you need to ensure a fantastic holiday on this beautiful tropical island. ... more less
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