The island of Flores in East Nusa Tenggara, in particular, is one of the best location in the world for its variety of local and sea creatures with crystal clear waters allowing visibility of up to thirty meters. A good thing especially when viewing white-tip sharks in the area. Divers may want to be close but stay far enough away for comfort. A little less threatening crevices and giant groupers, parrot fish, tuna, jellyfish and turtles that keep divers company along with large schools of smaller fish. The Flores coral beds come in every conceivable color and shape.
Huge vermilion barrel sponges and delicate pastel colored seas fans gather with powder blue coral trees and magenta colored organ pipes. A diver dream, the coral gardens of Flores are off the island northern coast.
Tourism in South Sumatra has not been seriously developed comparing to other Indonesia travel destination. The most favorite travel destination in the island of Flores include Labuan Bajo and Komodo, Kelimutu three color lakes in Ende, and the underwater world in Maumere. Kupang.
Recommended tours to Flores
There are several options for travelers who plan to visit the island, starting from 4 days Kelimutu Tours, 3 days Komodo Tours up to 7 days Flores overland. You may take a flight to Maumere for the overland and end up in Labuan Bajo on the western part of Flores.
Hotels and Accommodation
Most hotels in Flores are very simple without swimming pool but still provides a comfortable stay. The hotels in Flores Island of East Nusa Tenggara are located in Labuan Bajo, Maumere, Ende, Ruteng and Bajawa.