Seribu Island – The Best Short Getaway from Jakarta
Pulau Seribu means a “Thousand Island” consisting of almost 150 small islands located in the Bay of Jakarta in the Java Sea. Currently, Pulau Seribu natural tourism has attracted abundantly visitors. The nature is beautiful, unspoiled and less contaminated by garbage and pollution. It is suitable for people in Jakarta who struggle with every day polluted air. In addition to its beautiful nature, this place cost is quite cheap and attracts many local and foreign tourists. Most of these are inhabited and can be reach in about 1 – 2 hours from Marina Ancol by ferry or by chartered board. The surrounding reefs are home to a wide variety of fishes, making Pulau Seribu an ideal spot for diving, Snorkeling and fishing. Some of the islands is this group developed for tourism are Pulau Bidadari, Pulau Ayer, Sepa, Coconut, Pelangi, Bira, Pantara, Kul-kul and Pulau Putri. There are also cabins for tourists, besides golden beaches fringed with coconut palms. The surrouding waters are a paradise for skin divers. Diving and snorkelling are the two most popular past times for tourists. The surrouding waters are a paradise for skin divers. They are filled with a myriad of tropical fish, which live among the multicolored corals.