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Tambarat Island

Our bungalows are on an uninhabited tropical island called in Indonesian language – PULAU TAMBARAT, surrounded by crystal clear water with pristine corals. You can walk around the island end enjoy the white sandy beaches that will by only for you and that make you want to shot thousands of photos.

Tambarat coral reefs are habitat to diverse species of pelagic and coral fish, varieties of octopus, lobster, the giant clam and other sealife such green sea turtles, barracuda fish or reef sharks, dugongs, dolphins, whales…

The land of Tambarat Island is flat (0,9 km x 1,1 km = 0,63 km²), along the edges with coconut trees, deeper a lush green jungle, surrounded by the Indian Ocean, only 2´North of the equator. It takes about an hour to get around.

Pulau Banyak Archipelago

The Banyak Islands is an archipelago of inhabited 71 islands with area an 319 square km, 27 196 ha (25km radius) between Simeulue and Nias (29 km) off the western coast of Sumatra in the Indian Ocean, part of Indonesia’s Aceh Province divided into two districts: Kecamatan Pulau Banyak (villages: Balai, Teluk Nibung, Baguk) and Kecamatan Pulau Banyak Barat (villages: Asantola, Haloban, Ujung Sialit, Suka Makmur). The islands vary in their land cover, most are sandy with limited vegetation, while the larger islands have deep rainforests. Population  : 6 570 persons. Most of the dozens of small islands are uninhabited.

MONEY

The official currency of Indonesia is : Indonesian rupiah (code : IDR).

In Pulau Banyak are not any ATMs and they are not accepting international credit or debit cards.

We highly recommend you to withdraw enough money in Medan.

They are ATMs machine in Singkil (BRI or Bank Aceh), but only serves Mastercard and it’s often offline or out of cash.

PS : In our accommodation you can pay by card using the transfrewise.com application.

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VISA

Citizens of 169 countries get a free 30-days visa on arrival. These free 30-days visa are not extendable !!!

The 60 days tourist visa must obtain from a Indonesian embassy, prior to entering Indonesia.

All visa validity are counts from the first day of arrival !!!