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Tanjung Kelayang Beach
Tanjung Kelayang Beach, Photograph by Tour Viewers
Belitung (or in English, Billiton) is an island on the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia in the Java Sea. it forms part of the province of Bangka-Belitung Islands. The island is known for its pepper and for its tin production . It was in the possession of the United Kingdom from 1812 until Britain ceded control of the island to the Netherlands in the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824. Its main town is Tanjung Pandan.
Tanjung Tinggi Beach, By Andika, Tour Viewers Photographer
Belitung island is located very strategic, surrounded by three major islands: Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan. Belitung Island is surrounded by seas and small islands. Pantai Tanjung Tinggi is shaped like a cove approximately 1000 meters long with white sandy beach and granite blocks. Visiting the Pantai Tanjung Tinggi will feel as like you are in a fantasy world.
Photograph by Tour Viewers
Its main island’s beaches, including Tanjung Tinggi and Tanjung Kelayang, are known for their rounded granite boulders, fine sand and calm waters. This beach, Tanjung Kelayang, is for visitors to have a closer look and enjoy the panoramic view of the island. Visitors must visit Tanjung Kelayang first by taking a boat.
There are many seafood restaurants and other places of interests. The beach is large with very soft white sands, lots of nice photo spots, and big rocks too. Ships are available for transportation, immediately can reach edges of the beach.
The main tourist destinations also includes Tanjung Tinggi Beach. Pantai Tanjung Tinggi is also called Pantai Bilik (Chamber Beach) because it is flanked by two peninsula. Pantai Tanjung Tinggi is approximately 2 km east from Pantai Tanjung Kelayang. Pantai Tanjung Tinggi is located in the north of the island near the hamlet of Tanjung Tinggi, Belitung island in Bangka Belitung province.
On the eastern tip of Pantai Tanjung Tinggi there are rocks that form a tunnel through which you can walk through. The panorama is exotic and very compelling. But besides having a beautiful panorama you can also go fishing, diving or use jet skis.
There is also Pulau Burong, which can be accessed from Tanjung Binga beach by walking at low tide. There is also Lengkuas Island, which is the home of a 129-year-old lighthouse and a good place for snorkeling. Another destination is visiting Babi Island and Kelayang Islet on East Belitung, specifically Kelapa Kampit, as there you will find new tourist attractions as well. A magnificent Kong Hu Chu temple called Fu De Ci temple is also on offer to visit. The temple is expected to attract more tourists to East Belitung area.
Belitung Island’s Hotels and Places to Stay
Nearby Hotels See all 21 hotels in Belitung Island:
Belitong Inn, Green Tropical Village, Kelayang Beach Resort, Billiton Hotel, Marriot Belitung, and Havana Mutiara Hotel Belitung