Resun Waterfall in Lingga Regency, Riau Islands Province
Those who visit Riau Islands Province during holidays should know their options. That means tourists should gather information regarding some best recommended available vacation spots in that area before exploring the region. Well, island hopping would be the prime tourist activities to do there. Aside from that, tourists should visit all available natural attractions including waterfalls. In Lingga Regency, for example, there is Resun Waterfall. The location is in Resun Village and it belongs to North Lingga Sub-District. Tourists can either visit the waterfall after or before exploring the famous Daik Mountain, as well. It is because the location is not quite far.
One thing that makes Resun Waterfall is different than others is definitely the appearance. It has a wide instead of tall shape. Also, the waterfall comes with 5 levels. Not to mention it features several vast ponds for bathing and playing water. Here is another interesting fact. Due to water abundance, the waterfall never runs out of the water regardless of the season (including in hot season). The tilt is about 45 degrees, so it looks sloping. Another thing is that the location is in the middle of a forest. Many tall trees grow around the waterfall, as well.
Exploring Resun Waterfall
As for tourist activities, Resun Waterfall is known for its beauty. Visitors, therefore, would conduct sightseeing, appreciation, and photography once they arrive on the site. Tourists even have the chance to explore the site and find other attractive objects as their background for photography. One thing, the forest is quite shady, so it is recommended to come with a local guide who knows the site well.
Aside from the beauty, Resun Waterfall is definitely known for its serenity. The nuance is quite comfy and is able to soothe everyone’s mind. This explains why many people come to the site for relaxation and eradicating stresses, they want to get away from daily routines and enjoy the seclusion. In this case, the best time to visit the site is during working days or aside from weekends. The purpose is to avoid other tourists or local families who often come during holidays, actually.
What is next? Some tourists would climb the waterfall and reach the highest level of it despite the slippery landscape. Some others want to get in the natural pond and enjoy bathing, instead. They can even choose various ponds depending on the depth and size. It is because the waterfall features multiple beautiful ponds and several levels. One thing, it is better to carry extra clothes, especially for those who want to enjoy bathing there.
- Jelutung Waterfall
- Selajar Island
- Linggam Cahaya Museum
- Bakung Island
How to Get There
For those coming from Jakarta City, they must head to Batam City first. This can be done efficiently by airplane, for sure. For the information, a flight from Soekarno – Hatta International Airport to Hang Nadim Airport would take around 1 hour and 35 minutes. Next, tourists must reach the local port for boat service. Their destination is none other than Lingga Island where the waterfall resides. The voyage may pass through Sebangka Island and take much time either. Make sure to come in good stamina, therefore.
Where to Stay
- Lingga Pesona Homestay
- QMoyang Homestay