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  Boat being built
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  • Semau island beach - Kupang
      Semau island beach
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  • Building a boat - Kupang
      Building a boat
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  • Laid-up boat of Flobamor hotel - Kupang
      Laid-up boat of Flobamor hotel
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Semau island has a sandy beach good for swimming and some snorkeling spots off the coast. But both lack visitors. There is a deserted hotel facing the beach, complete with laid-up boat to go snorkeling.

To get there: There are two ways to get to Semau beach. The easiest way is to charter a boat from Bolok harbour. It is cheaper to just cross over to Semau island by regular public transport boat and on the island to hire a motorbike. But if you want to go snorkeling better charter a boat, else you have to find another one at the beach. Perhaps the boat they were building when we went to the beach.
A snorkeling and/or beach trip can easlily be combined with a visit to the mud wells.

Address: Semau Island
Directions: West of Kupang bay, to be reached from Bolok harbour (next to Tenau harbour) where the Rote ferries leave.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 21, 2009
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