In Indonesia, there are many beaches and tropical islands that are suitable as a place to unwind. One of these destinations is Likupang, whose name may still be unfamiliar to tourists. Likupang is an area in Minahasa, North Sulawesi. It is located about 1 hour away from Manado. Here, tourists can freely travel on the beach, sea, savanna to the hills that are still green and beautiful. Not surprisingly, Likupang is also called a tropical paradise that is still hidden from the reach of most tourists. Let’s take a peek at ten enchanting tourist destinations in Likupang that are worth a visit.
- Bahoi Village
Bahoi is a coastal village in Likupang that is famous for its beautiful coral reefs and mangrove forests. Not surprisingly, the community here is very concerned about preserving the existing nature to be sustainable. In Bahoi, tourists can walk on a wooden bridge that divides the forest, play with white sand, see various coral reefs and colorful fish. The complete package for the holidays.
- Likupang Beach
This beach is so popular in Likupang, even in North Sulawesi Province. White sand, clear water, beautiful surrounding scenery makes this beach crowded with tourists and coupled with a view of the beach from the top of the hill.
- Pulisan Beach and Hill
Pulisan Hill is one of the spots that is famous for its green savanna beauty. Not only that, but tourists can also see the blue sea and the contrasting coastline from the top of the hill. Besides having white sand, the sea in the Pulisan Beach area is also famous for its clear water. 1 destination that provides 2 different atmospheres at once.
- Paal Beach
Paal Beach is also a beach worth visiting in Likupang. In addition to the clear blue water, this beach area is also surrounded by beautiful green hills. At Paal Beach, tourists can enjoy the bright sun while sitting in the gazebo to try riding a speedboat, one of the most favorite water sports.
- Gangga Island
Gangga Island is an island in Likupang which has white sand and sea water as blue as the sky. This island is famous for its beautiful panorama at sunrise and sunset. In addition, Gangga Island is also suitable as a place for snorkeling because the beauty of the underwater coral reefs is still awake. Relax, the waves here are safe for this activity.
- Lihaga Island
Lihaga Island has white sand that is still clean and surrounded by a blue sea that is so clean it’s almost transparent. This small island is actually uninhabited, but tourists can visit it to relax and unwind. You can even improve the quality of “me time”.
- Mantehage Island
Mantehage Island is located in Wori District, and is still included in the Bunaken National Park area. With its flat and sloping shape, this island has an unusual beauty compared to other islands in the vicinity. There is also a mangrove forest on this island. Under the sea, the life that exists has a stunning view.
- Bangka Island
Not only Sumatra has Bangka Island, but also in North Minahasa. This Bangka Island is located precisely in East Likupang District. The beauty of Bangka Island is not only its beaches with soft white sand, but there is also a charming underwater world.
- Tunan Waterfall
Tunan Waterfall has a height of approximately 86 meters. The water that comes from the top of this mountain flows quite fast towards the cliffs of Tunan Waterfall. Tunan Waterfall is located in Talawaan Village, Dimembe District. You must be prepared for the cool adventure that will be had when visiting this place.
- Klabat Mount
Mount Klabat is the highest mountain in North Sulawesi Province, reaching 1,995 masl (mdpl). Mount Klabat is a natural tourist attraction and can be traced from Airmadidi, North Minahasa. This mountain is a volcano that is no longer active. Challenge yourself to try climbing this mountain.
Whether your trips take you to a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts or urban attractions, extra research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Likupang by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.