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Kenawa Island

Kenawa Island

Quiet, and peaceful. That first impression when you set foot on the island Kenawa. No chirping birds singing, the sound waves are not too big. Only the occasional sound of a small ripple on the beach. As far as the eye could see, there was only a stretch of grassland, a bale (gazebo), and a small hill at the end of the island. This really is the perfect place to find peace.
Kenawa island located in the northwest of the island of Sumbawa, precisely in the Alas Strait, not far from the ferry ports Poto Tano, West Sumbawa.

Kenawa to reach the island, visitors can rent a fishing boat from the village of Poto Tano, to take approximately 15 minutes.
Kenawa island offers stunning natural scenery. The combination of natural hills, grasslands (savanna), a stretch of white sandy beach and sea blue-green shades, making Kenawa island is so beautiful and memorable.

Island with an area of ??about 13.8 hectares are uninhabited island and not much visited by tourists, so it’s quiet. It is really like a private island. For photography enthusiasts, Kenawa Island is paradise. Every corner of the island is so interesting. Small hills, vast prairie, and white sandy beaches are some of the object that must be preserved during a visit to the island Kenawa. To get a more captivating panorama, you can climb into a tower not far from the pier. However, be extra careful, because the stairs in the tower was damaged.

Spectacular marine life with a sea depth of only one to two meters and crystal clear sea water appears around the island Kenawa, the reason why a lot of visitors who do snorkeling activities. To be able to snorkel on the island Kenawa, you have to bring equipment from home, around the island because there is no snorkeling equipment rental place. snorkeling in the sea
With snorkeling, you can see a variety of beautiful coral reefs, colorful, coral both hard-and soft corals.

In addition to the various types of anemones are also scattered underwater Kenawa island, ranging from table corals (Acropora sp.), Brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis), cabbage coral (Montipora sp.). Not only that, hundreds of species of fish of all shapes and sizes as well as blue starfish (Linckia laevigata) is also back and forth under the sea coloring Kenawa Island.
Not satisfied explore underwater Kenawa Island with snorkeling, visitors can enjoy all the scenery from the hilltop Kenawa Island which is not far from the island. Panorama from here can make you amazed by the incredible beauty of the island Kenawa. The sun was shining brightly and the absence of large trees growing on the island makes the weather very hot.


To reach the island Kenawa, firstly you have to fly to Mataram, the capital of West Nusa Tenggara Province. Of Mataram, proceed to the Port of Heaven, East Lombok to take about two hours. You can take public transportation or rent a car from Mataram to the Port of Heaven. Then you can take a ferry to Port Poto Tano, Sumbawa within two hours. From Poto Tano harbor, you can take a motorcycle taxi or walk to the village of Poto Tano or by hiring a local fishing boat. The journey from the village of Poto Tano Kenawa island is only about 15 minutes.
Enjoy the beauty …


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