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There are several places of interest you can explore in Flores, first is the Komodo Island. This island is located at east of Sumbawa, separated by Sape Strait, and also the native habitat of Komodo dragons, a wondrous animal in the brink of extinction. Flights available every day with the route of Bali – Labuan […]

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Free your mind for an adventure! Flores is an Island located on the Eastern side of Indonesia archipelago and can take you to a whole new experience, an adventurous vacation, if you please.

There are several places of interest you can explore in Flores, first is the Komodo Island. This island is located at east of Sumbawa, separated by Sape Strait, and also the native habitat of Komodo dragons, a wondrous animal in the brink of extinction. Flights available every day with the route of Bali – Labuan Bajo Airport or the straight from Bali to Komodo island, each requires approximately 1,5 hours of flight.

With fresh air and magnificent natural surroundings. You can see the Komodo dragon roams freely in the wild. There are other animals inhabiting this area as well, such as horses, wild buffalo, deer, wild boar, snakes, monkeys, and various types of birds. In addition to the fauna, Komodo Island also has a variety of exotic flora, for example the Sepang Wood used by local people as medicine and material to dye clothes, while Nitak tree (sterculia oblongata) is believed to be a good medicine and the seed can also be consumed. Komodo Island is considered as one of the best diving spots in the world where you can dive into the clear Blue Ocean, and bath under the sun. At the same time you may contemplate and enjoy your moments uninterrupted providing an unforgettable impression.

There is a beach with pink sand at Komodo, which can be reached by boat from Loh Liang on Komodo Island, which only takes 30 minutes trip. While on the boat, enjoy the warm greetings from the dolphins. These majestic creatures are very fond to human and not a rare sight on the island’s vicinity. If you’re lucky, green turtle and even whale could appear sometime, providing a mesmerizing sight. The pink beach is formed by the mixture of white sand and red coral fragments that are washed to the shore, creating a romantic bliss of nature you rarely found anywhere else.

In addition, the coral reef around the island is so amazing. Inhabited by vast variety of colourful fishes, like butterfly fish, and clown fish. There are a 1,000 fish species, 260 species of coral reefs, and 70 species of sponge inhabiting the ocean area. The pink beach area is a pristine site, mindfully preserved to maintain its original beauty.

Holiday at Flores Island is an unforgettable experience where you can directly meet wild animals in their natural habitat. The scenic panorama and natural ambience will take you away to a travel destination beyond your
wildest expectation.

 

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