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6 Best Beaches in Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara You should Visit!

by Ivonne Puspakencana
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Maumere is a port town located on the northeastern coast of Flores and a stopover for some tourists to Ende or Larantuka. This town is famous for its good beaches to explore. The bay of Maumere is even considered as a good diving pot as it serves extremely rich marine life.

The resort here is also a paradise for all divers, underwater photographers and for anyone who are interested in marine biology. While you’re in Flores, make sure you read sunset-view spot in Flores and find the best spots there.

If you’re a beach lover, then this list of the best beaches in Maumere will be really beneficial for you. Let’s take a look at these 6 best beaches in Maumere you should visit.

  • Koka Beach
Beaches in Maumere

Koka Beach is known to be one of the best beaches located in Sikka Regency, East Nusa Tenggara. Though it is not exactly located in Maumere, it should be put on your list. It takes around 48 km from Maumere City. If you start your journey from Jakarta, Surabaya or other big cities, make sure to take a flight to Maumere City.

Clean sea views, clear sea water and soft white sand are the great features you can find in Koka Beach. Similar to the other southern coast, Koka Beach also has big waves, but it is still safe for swimming. Koka Beach is also a hidden beach as there are many people visiting this beach.

As you visit this beach, you can do several things besides swimming. Strolling on the soft sand is one of the most favorite activities in the evening. Feel the sensation of the breezing wind from the beach.

Watching sunset with friends or family will be a perfect thing to enjoy! Look at the other sunset viewing spots in Banyuwangi too!

Another amazing feature from this beach is the two big rocks. These rocks become the separator of two beaches. Tourists can jump directly into the clear and blue water from the two big rocks from these rocks.

Snorkeling is also recommended as this beach has beautiful coral reefs and various fishes. If you love diving, you can consider visiting some of these sites diving in Indonesia.

  • Tanjung Kajuwulu
Beaches in Maumere
The exotic beach, Tanjung Kajuwulu

Tanjung Kajuwulu is a popular destination in Maumere which consists of sea and hills. This popular destination is located in Magepanda Village, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara. From Maumere city, Tanjung Kajuwulu, it will take around 30 minutes either by car or motorcycle.

The best time to visit Tanjung Kajuwulu is in the morning or in the evening. Those are the best moments for sunrise and sunset. Besides, the fresh air will surely make you feel comfortable to enjoy the view.

  • Waiara Beach
Beaches in Maumere
Waiara Beach, with the amazing underwater life

This beach is not exactly located in Maumere. It is around 11 km from the center of the city. Waiara Beach is known for having the beautiful panorama of the beach along with the amazing underwater life.

You can enjoy the amazing and colorful coral reefs under the sea nearby Waiara Beach. You can find various sea creatures here.

There are some activities you can enjoy doing here, such as snorkeling and diving. You can simply rent the diving or snorkeling equipment here, so there’s no need to get worried if you don’t have any.

  • Wairterang Beach
Beaches in Maumere

Located around 28 km from the city of Maumere, Wairterang Beach is as beautiful as the other beaches in Maumere. Things to do in Maumere Indonesia will tell you more about what to do in this amazing city.

What makes this beach different is the color of the sand. While other beaches identically have white sand, Wairterang Beach has black sand instead. Despite this fact, the beach still has crystal clear water.

Wairterang Beach also has incredible underwater life. There’s even a Japanese ship, which remained from the World War II. Many people favor this as the favorite diving spot in Maumere city.

  • Paga Beach
Beaches in Maumere
The amazing Paga Beach from the top

Paga Beach is located in Paga, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara. Just like the previous beaches, Paga Beach is not located in Maumere, instead, it is quite far from there. It takes around 4 hours journey with the distance of 48 km.

Though Paga Beach is far from Maumere, most of the tourists do not mind to take a long journey there to enjoy the outstanding beauty of the beach. Besides strolling around the beach, you can also enjoy culinary trip by tasting the delicious local food.

  • Doreng Beach
Beaches in Maumere
Doreng Beach with its white sand and blue sea

Last but not least, Maumere has another amazing beach called Doreng Beach. Doreng Beach is located in Boreng, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara.

This beach is similar to the other beaches with its white sand and the amazing blue sea view you can enjoy with your loved ones.

East Nusa Tenggara is full of amazing tourist attractions, especially for diving. Take a closer look at all of them in 13 Diving Spots in East Nusa Tenggara You Should Visit to See the Beauty of the Ocean.

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