Sandy Bay

  • Sandy Bay

    Sandy Bay

    When one thinks of good diving, Bintan doesn’t often spring to mind, but there is better diving here than many presume. Intermediate scuba divers usually warm up at Sandy Bay, one of the best dive sites in Bintan. Protected from the wind and enclosed with sand dunes it makes for a good place to escape the crowds.

    Sandy Bay is known for natural beauty and naturalism. Located near the beautiful beaches of Tanjung Bungah, this is a perfect accommodation for honeymooners, couples and leisure travelers. The site has a flat sandy bottom and marine life. At a depth of ten meters, you may spot schools of Lion Fish, Grouper, Butterfly Fish, Damsel Fish and huge clams embedded in the sand. By three neighboring islands is a shallow reef with nudibranch and a soft coral, and snappers and fluorescent blue angelfish have also been sighted there. The beach is generally known to be gay friendly.

    Walking to Sandy Bay

    Dolphins and seals can still be seen surfing in the waves and the breeze still cools the bay in the late afternoon as the sun sets on what is Cape Town’s naturist jewel since time immemorial. The soft, white, sandy beach is a favourite sunbathing spot for the naturalist seeking an all–over tan.

    Accommodation and Facilities

    Sandy Bay is a great location for travelers who want a unique experience. There are 13 cheap accommodation options accessible for booking near Sandy Bay where even the 4 Star hotels are at an affordable price. Some of the more well known hotels in Sandy Bay include Wrest Point Tasmania, Globe Hotel Hobart and Best Western Blue Hills Motel Hobart. Sandy Bay hotels are typically well known for their cleanliness and location. All hotels near Sandy Bay have facilities including Parking Facilities, Faxing Facilities, Laundry Facilities and Internet Access.

    Getting there

    When you arrive at the airport there is always a taxi ready to take you to your destination. If you arrive by ferry at the main dock you might have to ask for a taxi. Just ask anyone where a taxi is if you don’t see one. Once you’re settled in the taxi, tell him you’re going to the home called the Sandy Bay Beach House in Sandy Bay close to Blue Bayou.