Afuik Beach in Belu Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province
For some people, Belu Regency sounds unfamiliar. However, for others, it has become a nice vacation destination to enjoy natural exploration and relaxation in Indonesia. One of the reasons to visit the region is none other than the presence of beautiful beaches like Afuik. This one is located in Dualaus Village and belongs to Kakuluk Mesak Sub-District. What tourists need to do is to head to the north part of Atambua City and get to the beach right away. It takes no longer than an hour to get there, in fact.
In terms of nuance, Afuik Beach is similar to Bali’s Kuta. However, it doesn’t have as many visitors as such world-class beach. The sand has the color of light brown and it comes with a soft texture as well. Not to mention the landscape of the shoreline is sloping, so it is perfect for both relaxation and beach walking. In the back, tourists may see a small hill with lots of trees on it. When it comes to the sea, the waves are low! That means visitors can enjoy swimming and play water comfortably there. Plus, the water is both warm and stunning!
Exploring Afuik Beach
The most impressive feature of Afuik Beach is none other than its small waves. No wonder, swimming becomes the prime activity to do there. As for the best experience, it is recommended to enjoy swimming during the low tide. Not only the sea becomes warmer, but it also becomes safer for swimming. Despite the fact, parents should not let their kids playing in the water alone! Thus, it would be safer if children only play on the edge of the shoreline.
Aside from swimming, Afuik Beach is also suitable for beach walking. As mentioned before, the sand has a soft texture and beautiful color. No wonder, tourists would feel comfortable walking and play on it. It can be as simple as beach walking, sitting, relaxing, sunbathing, and much more! Here is the tip. Visitors should carry a mat so they can enjoy relaxation in a more comfortable manner with either their friends or families.
The next allure of Afuik Beach is none other than the presence of limestone hills located in the back of the beach. Not to mention it features big coral reefs on the right side of the shoreline. That means tourists are able to climb them and enjoy both sightseeing and photography from above. What a great way to spend a holiday!
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How to Get There
For those coming from Kupang City, they can take Nasional Trans Timor Street and head to Afuik Beach right away. Their prime destination is Dualaus Village, which is located in Kakuluk Mesak Sub-District. The distance is 291 km, so it takes about 6 hours and 47 minutes to get there. Have no worries. It is going to be a fun and relaxing trip!
Where to Stay
- Timor Hotel
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- Matahari Hotel