Arangaca Beach in Talaud Regency, North Sulawesi Province
When it comes to a vacation in Indonesia, tourists should consider visiting Talaud Regency which is located in the north of it. This archipelago is suitable for those who love an adventure and those who want to look for a new experience during holidays. The region’s prime island is called Karakelong and it is the home to a beautiful beach namely Arangaca. In terms of beauty, the beach is similar to that of East Nusa Tenggara Province, actually. The best thing is that tourists can easily get to the beach due to its easy accessibility (which is located near to Melonguane City or the capital of the region).
In terms of nuance, Arangaca Beach has several amusing points. First, it is related to the seawater itself. The clarity is quite excellent so visitors are able to witness the underwater scenery easily, even though from the land. That means beautiful corals and fishes are seen well there. The second point is the presence of mangroves on some parts of the shoreline. Thanks to the Indonesia local government. They grow those mangroves in order to retain the environment and the allure of the beach. Another important point is the sunset in the afternoon! It emits soothing color and romantic atmosphere for tourists to enjoy with their families or lover!
Exploring Arangaca Beach
Many great features make Arangaca Beach, including the crystal clear water. This explains why the location is suitable to enjoy swimming and snorkeling. With such level of clarity, even beginners would get a good time there. What visitors need to prepare is only the equipment especially the snorkeling gear. Well, as an alternative to carry personal equipment, they can rent it from a service at Melonguane City.
The next allure of Arangaca Beach is the presence of mangroves growing by the shore. Somehow, these plants make the site more soothing and comfortable. Thus, tourists can enjoy exploration and beach walking in a more comfortable manner. For those who look for a more festive nuance, they should come on weekends or holidays when many locals come to the beach. Even tourists have the chance to make some new friends there!
What is more? Arangaca Beach is known for its stunning sunset. This is why the majority of people come to the beach in the afternoon or dusk. They do not want to miss such amusing scenery, after all. For tourists, it is also important to carry a camera. It gives the chance for them to collect many beautiful photos including the view of the sunset itself, therefore.
- Melonguane City
- Sinai Hill
- Awawanna Beach
- Salebabu Island
How to Get There
From Manado City, the best transportation service to take is an airplane. Tourists can get the airplane at Sam Ratulangi Airport and head to Melonguane Airport at Karakelong Island. The flight takes approximately 1 hour, so it won’t take long. Once arriving at the destination, the last thing to do is to take any local transportation service and head to the beach right away. Have no worries. This trip only takes about 30 minutes.
Where to Stay
- Mentari Inn