Back in 1997, a green sea turtle has been found onLikupang beach. The finding of this green sea turtle or Chelonia mydas is now such big news for local people and WWF since this type of sea turtle is an infrequent one. Thus, indirectly this quite popular tour item in Sulawesi was able to watch over its normal preservation. Likupang beach charm offers carpeting of white sand, a green hill, and an underwater sea park. The beauty of the sea park can be enjoyed by diving or snorkeling. Besides, you may also go to Bangka by motor boat to observe the sea park on the island mentioned. The trip out of Sulawesi into Bangka Island is about 20 minutes.
How to Get There
It’s located in the north tip of north Sulawesi, along with even the most scenic information of Sulawesi Island. It’s about 48 kilometers from Manado city, which also includes Bitung city. From Manado town, you may use public transport such as public transportation from Paal 2 terminal. This public transportation will require you to the Likupang terminal. If you go into a group, it’s much better to use a personal car or leased auto, as this beach is very far from Manado town.
Top 3 Hotels Where You Can Stay
Some amenities available on this beach are diving equipment leasing, food stalls, and a parking lot if you want to stay the night at Likupang beach. Some recommended hotels near Likupang beach.
- Blue Bay Divers
Blue Bay Divers (see the first picture above) includes a restaurant, bar, garden, and a private beach area in Likupang. Boasting family rooms, this property also offers guests a terrace. The accommodation provides room service and currency exchange for guests. All guest rooms at the hotel come with a seating area. At Blue Bay Divers all rooms include a desk and a private bath. Guests in the lodging may enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast. The nearest airport is Sam Ratulangi, 48 kilometers from Blue Bay Divers, and the property offers compensated airport shuttle support.
- Aryaduta Makassar Hotel
Located by Losari Beach, Hotel Aryaduta Makassar includes a fitness centre and rooms with wellness cable TVs. Select rooms offer sea views. A spa and outdoor pool are available. Hasanuddin Airport is a 45-minute drive away. Aryaduta’s rooms are equipped with a minibar and tea/coffee maker. High-speed online access can be obtained. Its en suite baths include both a tub and shower as well as toiletries.
A business center is available at the resort. Guests may approach the concierge desk for their requests and needs. Laundry service is offered at Hotel Makassar. While Mexican specialties are served in Salsa freshwater Mexican Bar and Resto, Western pleasures can be enjoyed at Bellini Restaurant. Live entertainment is also available. For day tea and perfumes, a trip to Le Bar Atelier can be made.
- Murex Dive Bangka Resort
With a private beach area, the 3-star resort has whirlpool bedrooms with free WiFi, each having a private bath. The resort has family rooms. Guest rooms in the resort come with a seating area. The components will provide guests with a desk and a pot. Guests in Murex Bangka Dive Resort can enjoy a continental breakfast. The closest airport is Sam Ratulangi, 49 kilometers from Murex Bangka Dive Resort, and the property provides a paid airport shuttle support.
Before you plan a trip to Likupang, be sure to read more about Likupang and Indonesia by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.