Belitung Island is a hidden gem located off the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, and best explored from one of Secret Retreats’ exclusive Belitung hotels. The island is renowned for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and unique rock formations. Unlock the mysteries of this gorgeous destination and its luxurious Belitung Island hotels by contacting our team today. Belitung Island is a stunning destination that offers visitors a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and historical landmarks. From its pristine beaches to its unique rock formations, there is no shortage of things to see and do while staying at the best resort in Belitung. Whether you're looking for relaxation, adventure, or cultural experiences, Belitung Island has something for everyone. Without further ado, let’s unlock some of this picture-perfect paradise, its stunning scenery, and numerous natural attractions.

Here are some of the best things to see and do while staying at your Belitung Island resort.

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Island hopping from your Belitung hotel resort

Belitung Island is surrounded by many beautiful small islands that are perfect for island hopping while staying at your luxurious Belitung hotel resort. Visitors can arrange a boat tour from their Belitung resorts to explore the island's pristine beaches and turquoise waters. Some of the most popular islands to visit include Lengkuas Island, with its towering lighthouse and fabulous rock formations, Kepayang Island, with its amazing pearly-white sand beaches, and Batu Berlayar Island, with its huge granite stones. These islands offer stunning views and are perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing. Why not take a day away from your Belitung hotel resort to visit Pulau Batu Garuda? This island is home to a unique rock formation that resembles a flying bird. Visitors can take a boat tour to the island and climb to the top of the rock formation for stunning views of the surrounding ocean and nearby islands.

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Relax on one of the white sandy beaches easy to reach from your Belitung Island resort

Tanjung Tinggi Beach is a must-visit on a day out from your Belitung Island resort and is one of the most famous beaches on the island and is known for its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and unique rock formations. Visitors can relax on the beach, swim in the calm waters, and explore the nearby rock formations. Bukit Berahu Beach is another popular destination for those booking a stay at one of our Belitung Island hotels. The beach is known for its crystal-clear waters, soft white sands, and palm trees. Visitors can swim, sunbathe, and take in the beautiful views. Tanjung Kelayang is a beautiful beach and a popular spot for sunset viewing. Visitors can enjoy stunning views of the ocean and the nearby islands while watching the sun set over the horizon. The beach is also a great spot for swimming and snorkeling and is easily accessible from your best hotel in Belitung. If you prefer to swim in fresh water, then Kaolin Lake awaits. This is a unique destination in Belitung and is known for its milky blue waters. The lake was formed from the remnants of a former tin mine and is now a popular spot for swimming and taking photos. Ask the team at your resort Belitung island how to get there, they are here to help.

Experience the local culture through our Belitung island hotels

Belitung Island is dotted with several cultural villages easily accessible from Belitung Island hotels and offer visitors a glimpse into local life and traditions. Visitors can learn about the local culture, watch traditional performances, and sample local cuisine. The best way to visit areas of interest on the island is to hire a scooter or book a private car with a driver through the staff at your Belitung Island resort. The Secret Retreats team is dedicated to making sure you get to see and experience all this wonderful island has to offer in comfort and safety. Through our network of trusted drivers and guides we will show you the places the other tourists don’t get to see. The Rainbow Troops Museum is a must-visit destination for those interested in learning about Indonesian culture and history. The vividly painted museum tells the story of the Rainbow Troops, a group of poor children who fought to receive a proper education in the 1980s. The museum features exhibits on the history of the Rainbow Troops and their impact on Indonesian society and was opened by Andrea Hirata, author of the story the movie was based on. And without doubt the best place to stay on Belitung Island has to be the incredible Arumdalu Resort. Located on 40-hectares of pristine forest on the shores of the dramatic Belitung coastline, Arumdalu Belitung is an outstanding Belitung Island resort. With an 800-meter-long stretch of beautiful white sand private beach, privacy and serenity are guaranteed. Stunning rooms, a wonderful restaurant serving a delicious menu of local and international cuisine all carefully crafted from the freshest locally sourced ingredients, and a commitment to blend local tradition with state-of-the-art technology, Arumdalu Belitung is the perfect place for you and your family to unwind in a tropical paradise.

Contact the Secret Retreats team today to find out more about arranging your holiday travels and staying at the perfect Belitung Island resort.
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