Ndana Island

Ndana Island is including five outer islands in East Nusa Tenggara Province or one of the 92 outer islands of Indonesia. Four other outer islands in East Nusa Tenggara is Batek Island in Kupang Regency, Menggudu and Salura Island in East Sumba and Dana Sabu Island, in Sabu Raijua. The island area of 14.19 square kilometers, or about 1,400 hectares is located in the regency of Rote Ndao, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).

Ndana Island has dazzling exotic panorama. Besides the beauty of this island, Ndana Island also has myth about the island telling that women who have period are not allowed to visit the red lake located in the middle of the island. The prohibition has descended from generation to generation. Even today, there are some people who still believe in this myth. They really don’t visit the lake when they have period. It seems that the local people really obey the prohibition. Regardless the strange story about th island, the island provides many things to offer to visitors.

Ndana Island is located in Rote Ndao regency, Southwest Kupang. Precisely, the island lies right in the entrance of Boa Beach. You can go by motorboat or speedboat to the island. Along the way, you can see beautiful white sand with powerful waves. This is an incredible view. For those who believe in mystery, the island is surely a perfect place to visit. Apart from the strange story as previously mentioned, the island has another strange story. In Rote Ndao Regency, you can find two stones. The stones are said to have been a man and a woman. Their names are Hun and Suelay Stones. They are said to have been walking on their own before they stay in Rote Ndao.

There are various interesting activities that we can do in Ndana Island, including explore traditional village trip that is lies around the island. You can learn many things about the villages, including the local people, their way of life, their traditional culture and their typical food and souvenirs. The activity will give you challenging adventure. Besides that, you can visit many beautiful tourist destinations throughout the island. There are beaches you can visit. Visiting the beaches is a must because you can see the spectacular panorama of the beach. You will see beautiful nature around the beach along with crystal clear waters and steep hills surrounding the beach. There are also savannah stretching along the coastline. Walking around the beach will make you relaxed and refresh your mind.

For facility and accommodation in this Ndana Island, there are still few hotels in this island. You can only find small lodges. However, this shouldn’t stop you from visiting this island. Instead, you can challenge yourself to survive in this island. You can decide to stay in one of the local people’s house, otherwise you can set a tent around Ndana Island.

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