Situated just off the
northern coast of Sumbawa, Moyo Island is a small island in
Indonesia. Moyo Island is the house of only 6000 people and
contains a large nature reserve controlled by Sumbawa.
The famous Amanwana
hotel is placed within this reserve, which comprises the dock, sun
lounging area and offers visitors to enjoy fine snorkeling, the
scenic beauty of Moyo Island. You can visit Shell Beach that is
viewed from Crocodile Head and enjoy the sunset over Amanwana Bay.
There are several tourist attractions situated in Moyo Island and
some of them are, jungle tree is well equipped with spikes and
native Moyo Islanders advised that neither people nor animals nor
even insects would eat these bright orange fruits known as Faux
Close to Amanwana there
is a village called Labu Aji village, which is visited, by boat.
Moyo waterfall situated close to the center of the Moyo Island
offer extremely refreshing swimming. The tourists who love
adventure, for them quite a few fine dive spots lie along the west
coast of Moyo in the Flores Sea.
Moyo Island is a tranquil coastal paradise that offers spectacular
coral and crystal clear waters for good diving possibilities, such
as Blue sea star Linckia laevigata- large sea stars common in
coral rubble zones around Moyo, green and yellow crinoids, Red
soft coral and Acropora sp. hard coral. Clownfish etc.
There are a number of submerged reefs situated around Moyo Island
and amongst them most well-known reefs are, Angel Reef - located
on the west coast of Moyo Island, it is a glowing coral reef with
a vertical wall falling to over 40 meters in depth where you can
see marine lives like longfin bannerfish, redtooth triggerfish,
batfish and blacktips.
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