Komodo Island Snorkeling
The attraction of Komodo Island and Labuan Bajo is not only the National Conservation Park. In fact, this area also has some good spots for snorkeling. This place is even proclaimed as the second best snorkeling and diving spot in the world after Raja Ampat. The achievement is not without any reason, the waters of Komodo Island are the home for around 385 species of corals and thousands of water species. More than that, you can also see 6 species of shark, 10 species of dolphins, and the green turtle. Meanwhile, the depth of only 150 meters plus the temperature of 25-29 degree of Celsius makes this water ideal for snorkeling. So, are you interested in Komodo Island snorkeling? Here are the spots.
Batu Samsia is one of the most favorite snorkeling spots to the tourists. For the divers, there are some channels that challenge them to swim down in them while enjoying the beautiful underwater scenery. Meanwhile, if you want to do snorkeling, you may not need to swim more deeply but just on the surface. This way, you can still the stunning creatures like the colorful fishes and corals. Sure, it is possible also to interact with them more closely.
This spot is also well-known as the underwater rock palace. You should not worry since this spot is not as deep as Batu Samsia mentioned above. Therefore, this area is often used specifically for snorkeling. Toko toko is also suggested for you the beginners of water sport.
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There are the rangers and staff members of the resort that will help you enjoy the underwater scenery. So, what are to see in this snorkeling spot? The featured one is the colorful corals. Meanwhile, there are hundred beautiful fish species swimming around in this area.
Next, there is Crystal Rock with the depth of only 5 meters. Similar to Toko Toko, this snorkeling spot is also recommended for you who still learn about swimming and snorkeling. But sure, it is not bad to the advanced and professional ones to go here and enjoy the fabulous underwater landscapes. In this area also, you can see many species that you may not be able to see in other places. Aside from the colorful corals and fishes, there are also Barramundi Cod, Frogfish, Parrotfish, and some other endemic fishes of the waters of Komodo Island. After snorkeling, you can take a rest while enjoying the scenery around the beach that is also not less beautiful.
Manta Point is one of the most famous snorkeling and diving area all around the world for the habitat of Manta Ray. However, this species cannot be simply seen anytime. Many groups of Manta Ray come around in March to April and September to November. Sure, you can swim along with them as well as interact with this rare animal. Interestingly, Manta Point is very important for many scientists to do research and observations with Manta Ray and any other species of Stingray as the objects. Manta Ray is also not the only species you can see and enjoy here. In this area, the underwater scenery along with the corals and fishes are really stunning as well.
Not far from Komodo Island and Labuan Bajo, there is Bidadari Island or literally, it means the island of angels. Not only is the island really beautiful, the beach and underwater scenery are also outstanding so that it is considered one of the best spots of Komodo Island snorkeling. Almost similar to the spots mentioned above, it is really good to see many beautiful creatures.
Komodo Island Luxury Resort
Labuan Bajo is a beautiful little harbor which placed in the most western tip of the Flores Island as the entrance to the Komodo National Park along with other wonders of Flores Island. With the increasing number of tourists visiting this Komodo and Flores Island, there are many affordable hotel rates were increasing, however, there are many luxury hotels on Komodo Island as well. Komodo Island Luxury Resort can be your best option. In Labuan Bajo, you can find many travel agents, dive operators, boats, liveaboards that bring you to Komodo Island or go diving in the pristine water. In Labuan Bajo, you are also able to rent a car that takes you to the beautiful charm of Flores such as Mount Kelimutu and Maumere.
Luxury resorts in Komodo Island
For your lodging accommodation needs, there are many lodgings, resorts, and hotels that you can find in Labuan Bajo. In fact, there are some inss that offer you the best facilities with a very strategic location or facing the beautiful sea. If you want to get four-star or five-star accommodation with high-class facilities and services. Of course, you can find some luxury hotels on Komodo Island that meet with your criteria.
The Jayakarta Suite Komodo Flores
It was located on Pantai Pede Street, Labuan Bajo. This luxury hotel in Komodo Island is located near the Labuan Bajo Port, Flores Health Services and Ferry Terminal. The facilities and services which been offered by this resort will be guaranteed a pleasant for guests. This hotel offers you with the best facilities to satisfy all of the guests. There are around 71 rooms on 8 floors that provide you with a pleasant and warm atmosphere when you are away from home. This hotel gives you special comforts such as non-smoking rooms, air conditioning, writing desk, mini bar, wake-up services, BBQ facilities and other facilities for a special need.
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Besides that, the hotel offers you with very recreational facilities that make you feel more comfortable stay here, such as Wi-Fi in public areas, outdoor pool, karaoke, tennis court, diving, private beach, fitness center, spa, and so on.
It was located in Pantai Pedeh Street and it took 2 km away from the city center. This is a strategic place to visit popular tourist accesses in this place, such as Ferry Terminal, Labuan Bajo Harbor and Komodo Airport. This hotel also offers you with 24-hour room service and some facilities for special guests, such as valet parking, car, and Wi-Fi in public areas. You will get the authentic atmosphere in each room and wake-up service along with writing desk just a few facilities that you can get here. This hotel offers you with amazing recreational facilities such as private beach, massage, children’s pool, swimming pool and so on. Enjoying special services and amazing facilities in this hotel.
Bintang Flores Hotel
It was located in Pantai Pede Beach and offers you complete luxury and comfort resort. This hotel is a great choice to spend your night and provide you with an easy access to visit some islands here, such as Komodo Island. Each room has satellite television, tea, safety boxes, coffee facilities, safety boxes, mini-refrigerators, IDD connected telephones, and air conditioner. This hotel also provides you with entertainment facilities that give you satisfaction feeling during your stays here, such as Free Wi-Fi in all of the rooms and public areas, children’s pool, private beach, massage, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and garden. This hotel also offers you with a striking view and refreshing atmosphere. Check Komodo Island Luxury Resort before you booked.