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Sikuai Island, Where Dream Becomes Reality

21 June 2010 951 views No Comment

Sikuai Island located in Bungus Gulf, 23 km to south of Padang, West Sumatera. Bungus Gulf can be reached by taxi or public transportation stopping at the port of Kadung Gulf, continued with motor boat across the sea for 20 minutes to the Sikuai Island. An alternative way is from Wisata Bahari dock on Batang Harau street.

the beach



Sikuai Island offers a full facilitated resort with satisfying services. Sikuai Island Resort is surrounded by green tropical trees and white sand blend with the blue sea. There are also small green islnds and the beautiful underwater world scenery. The exoticism and services offered by Sikuai Island Resort make the tourists seemed to be on their own private island so that the slogan ‘the dream becomes reality‘ is perfect for this resort.

the beach


the resort



Besides enjoying the quiet atmosphere far from the hustle and bustle of the city, visitors cab start the days in Sikuai Island Resort by doing some activities like jogging with family around the island. Not only healthy, by jogging you can see some kind of tropical animals such as birds, big lizards and monkeys.

the beach



Snorkelling is another alternative that can be done while enjoying the chasing fish among the colorful coral reefs.

And after enjoying the day, you can relax yourself in the swimming pool located on top of Sikuai island while enjoying the sunset.

the pool



Only USD $10

If you imagine enjoying all the beauty will cost you a lot, you are absolutely wrong. Sikuai Island Management is now offering special rates for visitors who want to enjoy the paradise with only USD $10 (it’s about Rp 100.000) for a full day.

It takes just about 20 to 40 minutes down a quiet and beautiful sea, before finally arriving on the island the dream. If you imagine the trip would be boring, you are again wrong.

There are many interesting things occur along the way, one of them is the activities of traditional fishermen who occasionally passed by. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see the dolphin or the turtle sea.

Arriving at the Sikuai island and down from the ship, visitors were greeted with fresh young coconut water, and after that the dream started to become reality.

the pool



About the tsunami threat, no need to fear because there has been installed quake and tsunami detectors, by LIPI, in cooperation with the California Institute of Technology.

So what are you waiting for, if you have the chance to visit West Sumatra, don’t forget to sail to this island, because all the beauty of paradise is waiting you here.


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