Pulau Banyak in West Sumatra, Indonesia is an ultimate hidden paradise!
We immediately fell in love with this place and believe you will love it as well.
There are 8 tips from us What to do and what to see in the Banyak Islands as well as an approximate price for 2 people for 7 nights.
Pulau Banyak – in translation “Many Islands” is a group of Islands in the Indian Ocean, 29 km off the West Sumatra Coast, Indonesia.
Local says its 99 separate Islands. Some of them as tiny as 5 meters long and 90% of Banyak Islands are uninhabited.
Pulau Weh also is known as “Weh Island” or Sabang. An Island on the Northwest of Sumatra, Indonesia. Pulau Weh is a small island that is 156 km2 but very mountainous. The main reason for visiting this off the beaten track island is for most travelers the diving.
During the plankton season, you can even spot manta rays, whale sharks and sharks. The diving here is extremely beautiful; the water is so clear, full of colorful coral and many spices of fish!
We spent one whole month in Sumatra and we absolutely loved it!
It´s one of the “off the beaten track” destination and it can be pretty hard to gather some information about it.
But these locations are the ones we love the most, so we collected our experiences for you and created The complete 3 weeks itinerary for traveling Sumatra!
About Pulau Weh, Sabang, Indonesia
As soon as you will get here, you will feel the island vibes and time feels to somehow go slower. Every house and shop has a hammock in front of it just in case you will need a rest after the whole day admiring the underwater world or the lush greenery.
Consider the size of Pulau Weh, there is surprisingly a lot to do!