teradesa.com North Sulawesi is a province in Indonesia that is famous for its amazing natural tourist destinations. Beaches, mountains, and lush forests must be visited when in the province. One of the best places that you can find here is Likupang Beach. This beach is located in the northernmost part of Sulawesi island and only 48 km from Manado city, precisely in Likupang district.
Since the first time you see Likupang Beach, your eyes will be stunned by the beautiful and wide expanse of white sandy beach. Not only that, Likupang Beach also has very clear and charming sea water, and offers various other tourist attractions and activities. Furthermore, you can also enjoy the underwater scenery by diving directly into the blue ocean which will surely amaze you. Likupang also has several other tourist destinations such as Pal Beach and Pulisan Beach. Not far from Likupang there are several islands that also have extraordinary underwater beauty, namely Lihaga Island and Gangga Island.
If you depart from Manado, to reach Likupang, you can use public transportation bus from Paal terminal. The bus will take you directly to Likupang Bus Terminal. If you depart with family or friends, it is advisable to bring your own vehicle or rent a car from a rental, because this beach is quite far from the city center.
Main Tourist Destinations in Likupang Area
White sandy beaches, and blue and refreshing sea water framed by green hills in the distance will certainly make Pesona Friend feel calm. A wide selection of activities that can be done there, can make you feel at home and definitely want to stay longer. You can try various activities ranging from snorkeling, diving, and also fishing in the Likupang Beach area.
These clear waters once surprised locals and the World Wildlife Fund Indonesia, as Green Turtles were found in the area in 2007. The presence of this rare species is a sign that North Sulawesi’s marine ecosystem is well preserved. Because of its clear waters, it is a favorite spot for divers and snorkeling lovers to enjoy the stunning beauty of the coral reefs underwater.
Paradise Watersport at Casabaio Paradise Resort is a favorite attraction near the beach. Like the show “Ninja Warrior” where participants are challenged to jump on a trampoline that is right above the water surface! But the difference is that if you fall here, you will immediately dive into the beautiful blue waters. Not only jumping, you can also choose various water sports activities such as riding a Jet Ski, Banana Boat, and others.
Interesting Destinations Around
There are several other beaches around Likupang Beach that you should consider visiting. Pal Beach, Pulisan Beach and beaches along the bay are often used as places for snorkeling and diving, by local tourists but especially foreign tourists. The beauty of the beaches here is not inferior to the beauty of Bunaken. If you want to start a new adventure, visit Lihaga Island and Gangga Island which have underwater scenery that is no less amazing.