Belitung is a beautiful island off the eastern coast of Indonesia which is an untouched beauty with its white-sand beaches, clear waters, and blue skies to make for an amazing getaway from the hustle of the city life. As soon as one sets foot on the island make a quick trip to the exotic beaches which are truly one of a kind. Tanjung Kalayang or Tanjung Tinggi beach is an exotic beach location which is a must-visit!
One of the most unique features of the island is natural granite rock structures which makes it hard to not linger on the beauty. Belitung is on its way to becoming a Global Geopark which is a UNESCO designated area with natural sites of ecological importance which require special efforts for its conservation and preservation.
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The crystal clear waters and natural coral formations are perfect going snorkeling or scuba diving. There are also many different tour operators which offer different tour packages to explore the beautiful ocean, swim with the fishes, paddling, jet skiing and much more!
Belitung also comprises of almost 100 smaller islands which are untouched and amazing sites to explore, relax, and cleanse your mind and body. One of the most popular islands is Lengukas Island which features a lighthouse built in the Dutch colonial era lighthouse.
One can also climb up and view the awe-striking views or even plan a picnic on the island stargazing under the beautiful skies. (However, prior permission is required for camping near the lighthouse. Some of the other interesting islands include Batu Berlayar for its granite rock formation and Batu Garuda which looks like the amazing Garuda bird from afar.