KENAWA ISLAND, WEST SUMBAWA REGENCY
Kenawa island is a small exotic island on the West Sumbawa Regency (Kabupaten Sumbawa Barat), its only 20 minutes cross by boat from public ferry harbor at Pototano harbor, the main land of Sumbawa. This is simply virgin island without any population in it, the sea water just so clean and blue, colorful corals and variety of fishes, white and bright sandy beach. One of the beach corner has mangrove trees make it best view for photograph. Green savanna on the whole of the island with many of single Berugak (Gazebo) set up along the beach is perfect place for relaxing, you even cans see very close of the public ferry between Lombok - Sumbawa pass by every one hour.
Snorkeling spot on the island just very near from the beach line, between 7 - 14 meters.
DIVING AT KENAWA ISLAND
Diving at Kenawa island will be your best experience, its offering lots of dive spot with it beautiful deep marine life, colorful corals and many kind of fish species.
KENAWA ISLAND TRIP PACKAGE 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT
(LOMBOK - SUMBAWA)
Highlight of the trips are visiting:
1. Kenawa island, very quiet island (no population) located at the western of Sumbawa island (between Lombok and Sumbawa), it has beautiful beach, white sand, colorful coral and fishes, savanna view. Its one of the best island for snorkeling and relaxing.
2. Bungin Island (Fisherman Village), is the most densely populated island in the world, it is built from coral and sand and there is almost no vacant land. The island inhabited by the Bajo people who extend the island as the population increases. Originally established about 190 years ago by fisherman from Sulawesi, the houses are built on stilts above low-lying coral atolls. People fetch firewood and burry their dead on neighbouring Panjang island.
D01: LOMBOK – KENAWA ISLAND, SUMBAWA. OVERNIGHT AT ALAS
Depart 07.30 from Senggigi / Mataram City / Kuta Beach Lombok to Kayangan harbor (1,5 hours) drive to get ferry for Pototano harbor. Two hours on the ferry with view of Mount Rinjani in Lombok and clusters small island between Sumbawa and Lombok. From Pototano get boat for 15 minutes to Kenawa Island, one of the highlight in this trip. Enjoy your time here, swimming and snorkeling, walk around the island and hiking to the top, see the beautiful views of the savannah from the summit.
Once at the afternoon time you will see the best sunset from this island, enjoy it until the sun set down than get on the boat back to Pototano and continue the trip to Alas for overnight.
The accommodation is basic, get dinner at local restaurant and then rest.
D02: ALAS - BUNGIN ISLAND - LOMBOK
After breakfast, check out the hotel and continue to Bungin Island, 30 minutes drive. Explore this most densely populated island, hunting the craft and lobster with the local.
Late afternoon leave this island back to Lombok.
Full board trip (breakfast, lunch and dinner) accommodation, drinking water and soft drink, Transportation (private car - Air con) for the whole trip from Lombok, ferry ticket and private boat charter for trip to Island. Experience Guide, All entrance ticket and donation.
Alcoholic drink, personal purchase, tipping