Pulo Cinta in Boalemo Regency, Gorontalo Province
Here is common knowledge. One of the most famous tourist sites in Gorontalo Province is called Pulo Cinta (Pulau Cinta) or Love Island. Therefore, all tourists must not forget to visit it later during the exploration. As for the location, the island resides in Patoameme Village of Botumoito Sub-District. It also belongs to Boalemo Regency! Well, people should not call it an island per se. It is because the size is too small to be called that way. No wonder, the locals often call it Pulau Cinta Beach instead. Being one of the best vacation areas in Gorontalo, visitors indeed can enjoy lots of things there. What are they?
There are lots of things to discuss Pulau Cinta. First, it is about the nuance, which feels more crowded to the others. Thanks to the superior popularity. Another reason is that the area features more facilities and services! Tourists can use a boat service and other available accommodations there, including the famous eco resort! Moreover, a sturdy pier and several huts can be found there. Not to mention visitors would be astonished by its white sandy shorelines, bushy plants, and shallow sea. Plus, many boats are seen on the sea, which becomes a great object for photography.
Exploring Pulo Cinta
So, what can tourists do in Pulo Cinta? Those who carry lots of cash should rent the resort and enjoy a family recreation comfortably there. They can even choose different types of cottages with distinct facilities and amenities, too! Even a private pool is available! One thing, it may cost lots of money, especially those who come with many family members. As an alternative, tourists can simply spend a single day in Pulo Cinta by doing lots of fun things, especially exploration. This way, they don’t need to spend the night at the resort.
Forest exploration becomes a common tourist activity there. The location is beside the beach, and it is suitable for adventurers. The shady and lush trees would protect them from the heat of the sun, actually. Thus, it is not a problem to explore the forest at noon. Next, tourists must also rent a boat and explore the sea. Watching sea scenery feels different on the boat, after all. For the information, it may take an hour for getting around the island once.
What is more? Snorkeling and diving are also quite popular there. Even beginners can enjoy these activities comfortably due to the excellent clarity and shallow water. In fact, the depth of the available diving spots is only about 2 – 3 meters! Don’t forget to carry a camera, though. Using that waterproof camera, divers can take photos of fishes and other beautiful objects down there. Next, after diving, it is recommended to relax on the beach while playing swings!
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How to Get There
For outsiders, it is recommended to take an airplane service and head to Gorontalo Province directly. From Jakarta City, for example, a flight from Soekarno – Hatta International Airport to Jalaluddin Airport may take about 3 hours. Next, after arriving at Gorontalo, tourists should take a local transportation service and head to Boalemo Regency. The purpose is to get a boat service and head to Pulau Cinta Directly. For the information, the voyage may take around 25 minutes at least.
Where to Stay
- Pulo Cinta Eco Resort
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