Warm sea washes the shores of Flores… this wonderful, small island appeared from a volcanic eruption. Moyo is situated between the better-known island resort island of Bali and the island of Lombok .
Moyo National Park
Moyo is not very popular among tourists as it is needed to get to it by plane from Bali. The flight takes about 2.5 hours. Moyo has stunning beauty of nature. There are magnificent, unspoiled waterfalls, hills and forests with the most interesting species of birds and animals. The island's population is of about 6000 people and they all live in villages. Moyo is interesting because it has only a hotel, located in the Amanvana resort in the jungle. The resort area is just one, but it makes this place even more attractive by the fact that the beaches are secluded. No one will disturb you during your stay. There are all opportunities for water sports, scuba diving, fishing or even hiking in the rainforest. Divers from all over the world come to this island to enjoy the extraordinary beauty of the corals near the island of Moyo. Just that not least, it is believed that on this island diving is trained by the best professionals in Indonesia . Hikers passing through the jungle see different animals and plants, which may be seen only on this island. Be sure to stay happy. Moyo offers all sorts of interesting excursions. The most part of the excursion is associated with the natural beauty of this place. For example, you will be offered to visit the magnificent beauty of the lake, which is fresh water. It is also interesting to visit the island of Komodo, Komodo dragons where they live, the beach and this place has an unusual pink hue. And of course visit the island Satod which gave rise to a volcanic eruption. While there, everywhere is felt a luxury, but not screaming, like in other hotels, but some kind of natural, completely in harmony with the views of this comfort. In addition, each visitor will find something . More to explore the Indonesian history and the culture can be a tremendous library. Among a variety of books, literature, also provides numerous illustrations, devoted to the inhabitants of the deep ocean. The main restaurant offers an excellent menu. Upon request you can order specialties of the Indonesian cuisine. By the way, its formation was greatly influenced by the Chinese and the Indian traditions of the dishes. Music lovers need to visit the music pavilion. Light snacks and sweet melodies will help you have a nice evening. Of course, do not forget the gorgeous secluded beach, where you can spend all day, swimming and sunbathing. As an alternative, the coast is a freshwater pool. Take a bath with medicinal properties, take a massage or a set of procedures to rejuvenate the skin - all these are suggested by the local massage center- the Jungle Cove. It offers customers three pavilions which are opened, with a specially-equipped spa - room, solarium and showers. You can walk on the lined paths with volcanic rock, a wooden pier on the coast Amanvany.
Fans of extreme relaxation will appreciate the variety of fun offered here. This is a diving center and fishing at depth, snorkeling, kayaking and many more. Rental boats and yachts, equipment for windsurfing and surfing - you can also find on this dock. For the lovers to lie on the beach loungers and umbrellas are provided to protect from the scorching sun. Especially for walking on the sea there are small fleets of 5 ships. Focusing on your taste and financial possibilities, you can choose a luxurious 55 foot yacht, taking on board up to 12 people, a 32-foot high-speed catamaran, a 25-foot boat Boston Whalers or a 40-foot open boat, with cloth top. The highlight of the fleet is fully renovated by old ship fishermen from the island of Madura. It is ideal for short trips, and takes on its side just two people. Mini-cruises to the island to the bay or Medang Seyh leave a good impression. Especially for couples here are organized evening walks around the Amanvana Bay. The program includes a romantic dinner and trip on the deck of the ship, during which you can admire the stunning views of the setting sun between the volcanoes. Do not forget to visit the hotel souvenir shop of Amanvana. Here you will find antiquities and art in Indonesia , most wonderful fabrics, refined products with pearls and adorable dishes made of porcelain. Deciding to take a walk along the coast, go to the amazing Beach. Prior to this most beautiful place you get about 20 minutes. Not far away is the small settlement of Aji Elbe. It has almost the entire staff Amanvana.
Rest on the island of Moyo will give you lots of positive emotions from the union with the beautiful tropical nature and the gentle sea. You'll remember this place for years to come, yet again to get back here.
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Its islands are situated in the Indian Ocean and Pacific and occupy 5100 km near the equator.
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It is a location full of mystery and magical stories.
This is known as the island of 1,000 temples and it is considered the land of the Lord.
The island lies in the eastern extremity of the island of Java and is composed of coral reefs and landscapes.
Ubud represents the cultural and the artistic center of Bali, with art galleries and handicraft shops with articles and the south where beaches stretch bordered by palm trees and lush vegetation.
The islands are very beautiful, with large areas of rice crops, volcanoes reaching to the clouds, lush tropical forests and white beaches of the Indian Ocean.
The way of life of Bali is related to religion and dance, paintings and music describing the local life and refers to the essence of the Hindu religion, the struggle between good and evil.
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The dances are accompanied by gamelan orchestra.
During temple ceremonies in order to meet the gods, a group of dancers play around the main altar three times and take in their hands ceremonial objects of different colors, water and fire.
Kintamani is a mountain village situated at an altitude of 1500 m, where the Batur Lake is and you can see the Batur volcano, which is still active.
Here is the Tirta Empul Temple and the Elephants Temple.
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It dates from the XI century and it is situated at an altitude of 1000 m.
The Monkey Forest and Tanah Lot Tour is where the Taman Ayun Royal Temple Megwi is, the sacred monkey forest near Sangeh where the famous Tanah Lot Temple is on a huge rock surrounded by water.
Jakarta is a modern city, the political , the social and the cultural center of the country, a dynamic city day and night with impressive buildings, skyscrapers, cultural organizations and research institutions.
The city is a mixture between modern civilization and Asian civilization.
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The monument is a marble obelisk that has a flame golden top.
The most beautiful museum in Southeast Asia is the National Museum.
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