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cleanest air in East Kalimantan

besides lodging, they allow tourists to enjoy the beauty of the sea accompanied by snacks and soft... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
caeciliacandra
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Resort island

I only visit this island, this is a resort island, so it is expensive. but yes, they have a... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

besides lodging, they allow tourists to enjoy the beauty of the sea accompanied by snacks and soft drinks. the sea is very clean and anyone will like it.You can sunbathe without a cover and can play with any type of fish in the ocean below...More

Thank caeciliacandra
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I only visit this island, this is a resort island, so it is expensive. but yes, they have a beautiful beach.

Thank IvanaH176
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great Island! It’s quite big and you can see beautiful sunset here! Great place to relax and enjoy the beach!

Thank JohanKinoshita
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This island is like shoes shape with laguna. And also with its white sandy beach and its resort at this island. Unforgattable moment only seeing for a couple of hours.

Thank anurulhida
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Come here. If you are in Derawan don't miss this island. Many differnt beaches and diving or snorkeling spots. If you want to see the whole island you Need more than a day

1  Thank INKA97
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I have travelled to many places around the world and I have not seen a place with as much natural beauty as this island. It is breath taking! It still has minimal modern day services but that is changing and honestly, when the power is...More

1  Thank shanee269
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I love this island so much!! The water is so crystal clear, we had great photo sessions here. My main reason to go to Derawan was for diving. We did some divings around this island and we saw tremendous Baracuda schooling!! It was magnificent though...More

Thank Handayani88
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Maratua island can be reach by boat from Main island derawan. the beach is so gorgeous white sands and clear.

Thank stefanuswisnu
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Maratua Island was one of must-visit in our Derawan Trip. The trip to Maratua Island took about one hour boat ride from the island of Derawan, or two hours ride from the Tanjung Batu Port in Berau mainland. Our family of four visited Maratua in...More

1  Thank Adrianus D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

As a couple we had 4 days here in November 2016. We loved the quiet and the peaceful vibe. Staying at Maratua Guesthouse was a highlight. They had rooms overlooking the water where snorkelling was a 100 metres walk away. The guesthouse also had motorbikes...More

2  Thank maxbaby
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Rock J
29 January 2018|
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Response from stefanuswisnu | Reviewed this property |
For a lowest rate you can stay at derawan island, rather than Maratua In derawan you can find easily an accommodation for around USD 40
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Fox_travelling
13 November 2017|
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Response from stefanuswisnu | Reviewed this property |
All I can say is that, Indonesian area are on a rainy season. So I guess it is not the best time. But sometimes the sky is friendly
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eilishkincla
3 September 2017|
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Response from stefanuswisnu | Reviewed this property |
Get flight to Tarakan directly, and then you can reach the island by car to the harbor and continue with a boat. Lot of travel agent can be found at Tarakan that will offer you various tourist package. Choose wisely
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