So far, Bunaken has always been a tourist destination that’s often seen while on holiday in North Sulawesi (Sulut). However, there is yet another amazing tourist destination in Indonesia that’s now attracting attention. Yes, Likupang is the brand’s newest prima donna in North Sulawesi that offers a great deal of beauty. Beginning from beach tourism to picturesque character, what’s presented to tourists. In addition, the name Likupang is becoming more resonant after becoming one of the super-priority destinations sides by the side with Lake Toba, Mandalika, Borobudur, Labuan Bajo.
- Gangga Island
Gangga Island offers natural beauty that is still quite amazing. The majority of the people around the island who work as sailors also shield the island’s attractiveness. The seawater is relatively calm. Therefore it is perfect for those who like to play across the water. Vibrant coral reefs and various types of fish increase the allure of the island. Unsurprisingly, this small island adjacent to Lihaga is among the favorite diving places for tourists.
Aside from that, Gangga Island also includes a panoramic sunrise and sunset that cannot be missed. Here too, tourists cannot locate various selfie picture places, among which can be a swing spot on the shore. To take pleasure in the wonder of Gangga Island, from Manado City, you have to travel overland for 2 hours then work with a fast boat for around 30 minutes out of Serei Harbor.
- Pulisan Beach
Pulisan Beach is one of those whole package tourist destinations provided by tourists. Because here you cannot only enjoy the great things about the beach but also can”dip” into the beautiful sea caves around the shore. It is coupled with the Pulisan Hill, whose appeal isn’t inferior to the gorgeous slopes in Lombok. Aside from the enchanting caves and hills, many exciting activities could be achieved at Pulisan Beach, such as diving, snorkeling, and seeing floating homes in the middle of the ocean.
- Bahoi Ecotourism Village
Bahoi Ecotourism Village is one of the exciting destinations for you to visit while on vacation in Likupang. Located in West Likupang District, North Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi, this ecotourism village offers mangrove woods spots closely guarded by neighborhood residents. There is a beautiful bridge which connects this village to the coast. The bridge has been constructed without ruining the mangrove forest. The bridge was designed to stick to the path of mangrove growth. Moreover, the underwater conditions from the waters at Bahoi Village are clean and not contaminated. Not surprisingly, these waters come with a dazzling selection of live coral reefs. Nevertheless, the beauty of the diving areas in Bohai is not any less than people in Bunaken.
- Lihaga Island
Lihaga Island is the next exciting destination that you see while on vacation in Likupang. Furthermore, Lihaga Island is also known for its exotic beaches, where you can find brown white beaches and clear blue waters with greenish gradations. Apart from snorkeling or diving, there are lots of activities which you could try, one of which is enjoying the tranquil sunset. In addition, the place that is just 6 hectares also makes it take you a long to explore the beauty of this island. For all those interested in visiting Lihaga Island, you only must pay an entrance ticket of IDR 50,000 for local vacationers and IDR 100,000 foreign tourists.
- Paal Beach
Last but not least, Paal Beach is one of the hidden ‘paradise’ in North Sulawesi. The beach, which will be situated in Marinsow Village, East Likupang District, North Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi, is exceptionally well known for its beauty. Silk-soft white sandy beaches wrapped in tropical hills are one of the primary attractions for vacationers. The soft sand in the intertwined waves swept the shoreline into a gorgeous perspective, making you feel at home for a long time. Even so, the locks on Paal Beach are rather big, which means you have to be careful, huh. Although it’s relatively new, the Paal Beach place is well arranged. Numerous facilities are provided, such as houses on stilts for worship actions, toilets, and a sufficient parking area. For people who are considering seeing Paal Beach, then you just must cover IDR 25,000 / person.
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