The Pink sand beach is located in the north of Komodo island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The beach become famous for its reddish sand color. This sand color is coming from coral fragmentation, so it comes more light reddish.
For most travelers, the pink beach is one of the best destinations in Komodo that have to visit. The tour will list together with other places on Komodo National Park. So you can visit more than one destination in one go trip from Labuan Bajo.
The situation of this place is much more relaxing, there is no population living here. The only population is in the south or main harbor in Komodo island. There is a Komodo village or popular Kampung Komodo that recognize as the only village on this island.
How to get to Pink Sand Beach?
If you have a plan to visit this famous place, all you need to do is plan a trip from Labuan Bajo to Komodo National Park. There are several daily boat tours to Komodo that you can join. You can do a private trip or join a group tour with a speedboat or Phinisi boat.
Another way you need to do by joining a Komodo sailing trip from Lombok or Bali. The boat trip from Lombok will depart three times a week. This tour will stop at some beautiful places around Lombok and Sumbawa island.
For those who are in Bali, you can join the boat trip from Bali to Komodo. This boat tour is available for shared and private trips. You will be able to visit, Lembongan, Lombok, Sumbawa, and Komodo National Park including Pink beach.
The best-recommended way to do a tour to Pink Beach is firstly you need to fly to Labuan Bajo. And then, join the tour, both day tour or overnight tour packages. This way seems to be more efficient and you will spend less amount of money compared to do a trip from Bali or Lombok.
The interesting things to do on Pink Beach
Pink beach is a beautiful soft sandy beach. It is a great idea to spend your day on this beautiful beach. Below are the best things you can do while on this beach:
- Snorkeling and swimming. Enjoy snorkeling on one of the best spot, many colorful fish, beautiful coral garden, and crystal clear water.
- Laounge on the beach, enjoy the soft sand beach and relax
- Hike to the small hill in the othe side of the beach, take pictures, and enjoy the view.
Accommodation and Restaurant
At the moment, there is no accommodation in this area. The only way to spend the night around this location is by joining a Phinisi Liveaboard. You will stay on the boat and you will be able to enjoy the night. Moreover, you can stay in Labuan Bajo before or after the tour to Komodo.
Restaurants are also not found in this area. There is some Warung in Kampung Komodo, so if you want to do a small shopping, you can do it on Komodo island near the harbor area. Most restaurants are in Labuan Bajo. There is also found in Angle island near Labuan Bajo.