Waiara Beach

Maumere, Indonesia

Waiara Beach

Waiara beach or often by local people called Sa'o beach, is a favorit holiday destination in Maumere and many domestic tourists and foreigners visit this beach. The beach is managed well and entryis free.

Waiara beach is located almost 10 km from Maumere town, in Sikka's sub-district, East Nusa Tenggara province. Eventhough it has black sand, Waiara beach is a good place to discover whats under the water in front of the beach. Many go snorkeling or diving at this beach to see the beauty of the coral and colourful organism in the sea.

For those who want stay longer you can rent a villa or hotel at Waiara beach. Some also rent complete diving equipment and guides to take you to the best diving spot. The cost of snorkeling equipment rent only starts at Rp.200.000,- while for a diving tour the fee starts at Rp. 700.000,-. If you are here don't forget to watch a sunset or sunrise, it is a special sight with sea eagles flying around in the sky.

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Waiara beach can be easily reached with public vehicles or private from Maumere town, the trip takes only 20 minutes

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Maumere Travel Guide


Maumere has world-famous tenun ikat (bundle weaving fabric). Maumere is also an area which always exports some commodities like cocoa, banana, copra and hazelnut. This city is located in Sikka district, Nusa Tenggara Timur province and also the eastern-side entrance gate to Flores Island for the biggest airport in Flores Island is located in this city.

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Flying to Maumere

Maumere is served by Frans Xavier Seda Airport. Frans Xavier Seda Airport is located about 4 km southeast from Maumere. A taxi into the city from Frans Xavier Seda Airport would cost IDR 40.000. Read more about Frans Xavier Seda Airport or look for flights to Maumere