Komodo Cruise Highlights: The Pink Beach

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Here comes summer, where the sun is out and people are rushing to enjoy the splashing of water. Prepare your swimsuit and sunblock because we are going to the beach! But where should we go? Is there any unique beach that stands out among others in Indonesia? Well, how about Pink Beach on Komodo island? This beautiful beach you can easily visit while on Komodo Cruise.

Witness the exotic Pink Beach via Komodo Cruise!

Komodo Cruise Highlights: The Pink Beach

Just like the name, Pink beach is literally having beautiful pink sand in the shores. This beach in Komodo island is actually not the only beach with pink sands in Indonesia. However, it is the most famous one and arguably the most beautiful one as well. And this is one of the most requested Komodo cruise destinations!

So let’s ask the real question, how exactly is the sand have pink-colored? The real suspect of this phenomenon is a red microscopic amoeba called Foraminifera. This tiny animal has inhabited the seas around Komodo and lives in the corals.

Throughout time, the corals will be swept by the current into the shore and perished. It turns into dust and crystals with red colors, which the Foraminifera brought. This red coral dust ended up mixed with the white sand, resulting in a pink color.

A magical nature phenomenon creates pink sand!

Witness the exotic Pink Beach via Komodo Cruise!

If you’re on a Komodo trip, the trip organizer will take you to enjoy the beauty of Pink Beach while visiting Komodo island. The pink sand is scattered along the Komodo shoreline is makes it interesting! It’s not just on a certain spot only. Tourists usually take a bird view photos of the area, to capture the gorgeous landscape of the beach with pink sand.

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There’s a famous hill in Komodo where you can have a good view of the entire island including Pink Beach called Sabana Hill. If you don’t happen to bring a drone to get a beautiful shot of the beach, this hill can be an alternative to get a sky view of Pink Beach.  

Another interesting fact about the Pink beach is you can often encounter a Komodo near the shores since the beach is still their habitat. And believe it or not, the Komodo is actually capable to swim from one island to another. That’s why you should visit this beach with an experienced guide or ranger supervision.

The pink beach can be the perfect vacation site, if you’re careful of course…

And that covers our highlights for today, why not join the Komodo Cruise yourself and you can also experience the beautiful Pink Beach first hand along with many other exciting adventures. Happy Holiday!