Most Stunning White Sand Beaches in Indonesia


Indonesia has one of the largest archipelagos in the world, making up for more than 17,000 islands. It means you will get easily spot stunning beaches in most of travel destinations in the country. There are already well-known beaches across the country. In fact, some of them are ranked at the top of the world’s most beautiful beaches. And for today, we are going to explore more about Indonesia’s most stunning white sand beaches that you can put into your travel bucket list. Here are five of the most stunning, magical white sand beaches in Indonesia worth travelling for:

Most Stunning White Sand Beaches in Indonesia

Mandalika beach, Lombok

This is white sand beach located in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Mandalika is a region situated in the southern part of the island. This is where green savannah hills located majestically side by side with marvelous beaches. Mandalika beach has pristine waters and white sand, making it look magical. You can snap some Intagrammable pictures while strolling around the beach. Not to mention that the surrounding vibe is overall calming and peaceful. It is perfect for you who are looking for more serene getaway. You can access Mandalika beach via direct flight to Lombok International Airport. If you leave from Bali, you can take a boat to reach Mandalika beach via bus through 2 to 3 hours ride. 

Gili Trawangan, Lombok

Gili Trawangan is one of the gilis (small islands) in Lombok. This beach has one of the most scenic view due to its white sand and blue waters. Gili Trawangan is one of the most popular islands in Lombok often visited by international tourists. Aside from strolling around white sand beach, you can also visit one of the restaurants located nearby. They have wide selections of authentic dishes. Also, don’t forget to enjoy your time exploring the underwater marine life since it is too astonishing to skip. You can reach this beach by taking a boat from Bali. There is no airport in Gili Trawangan so boat can be the best option to take. 

Trikora beach, Bintan

Bintan is one of the most breathtaking places in Indonesia promoted a lot to draw in more visitors. This is claimed to be one of the best sites for the emerging world-class Sport-Tourism. Aside from numerous natural charm, Bintan also has such a stunning white sand beach called Trikora. It is located on the eastern part of Bintan, Riau. This photogenic beach is paradise for those who like or into photography. The beach has exotic boulders with rows of fish traps called Kelong. 

Likupang beach, North Sulawesi

Likupang beach is located in Sulawesi that looks beautifully charming with its glittering waters. Aside from beautiful white sand, this beach also has one of the most vibrant marine life. The underwater scenery is so breathtaking to look at. Snorkeling and diving are a must when you spend your time here. To reach Likupang beach, you have to get to Likupang district which is around 48 hours drive away from Manado by private car or public transports.