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12 Indonesian Paradise Islands You Should Totally Visit

Book your tickets now, and don't forget to bring your sunscreen. A lot of it.

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1. Bangka - Belitung Islands. / Via

Lies on the the western part of Indonesia, Bangka and Belitung Islands located just in the east coast of Sumatra. Pictured above is Parai Tenggiri Beach in Bangka Island. The word bangka derives from 'wangka' which means "tin" as the island is one of the major contributors of the world's production.


2. Thousand Islands (Kepulauan Seribu) in the North of Jakarta's coast. / Via Flickr: 93309979@N07

This chain of islands consist of almost 128 small islands located in the Bay of Jakarta. These islands become Jakartans' favorite for a quick weekend getaway.


5. Bunaken Island, North Sulawesi / Via Flickr: kaufik

Bunaken is well-known for its highest level of biodiversity. There are at least 58 different genera and sub-genera of corals and 2,000 species of fish are found in the marine park.


10. Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara / Via

Kelimutu Lakes are basically three craters with three different colors at the top of Kelimutu Mountain. According to locals belief, the lakes are the spiritual resting place of their ancestors. It is said the lakes change color according to the mood of the spirits. Source

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