Sabang a small town located on Weh Island is an island in the western coast of Indonesia, we can get there by ferry from Banda Aceh, it also has alternative route to get there trough Maimun Saleh Airport. Sabang on the Weh Island offers a variety of fantastic nautical tourism that we can enjoy it there. Beside we are able to observe several places of world war two heritage, here are the following tourist attractions in Sabang you can visit, and it is could be more attractive than Bali Island.
1. Zero kilometer monument
visiting sabang island is not complete without visiting Zero kilometer Monument (tugu nol Kilometer). It is is about 30 km from Sabang city. This monument is as the initial border of indonesia, in this place you are able to see the open sea and the beautiful landscape. one more thing do not forget to get the certificate of visiting zero kilometer monument, because you are able to get the certificate of visiting zero Kilometer of Indonesia from the Sabang district Government without any fee.
|Zero kilometer monument|
2. Iboih Beach
Iboih is a village located in Sukakarya sub-district, there are two beautiful beach in iboih, they are “Layeu Teupin beach and Teupin Sirkui beach, but the tourists prefer to call both of the beaches with Iboih beach. Layeu Teupin beach is known as a black beach while Teupin Sirkui is known as a rocky beach.
3. Gapang Beach
Gapang beach is not far from the iboih beach or when you get to the zero kilometer monument you will pass several beaches like Iboih beach and Gapang beach, Gapang beaches has a very white sand and a very clear water. The name of Gapang beach is taken from the name of a tree in in the location of this beach.
4. Pria Laot Waterfall
Sabang is not only provide the beach tourism object, but also it also provides a beautiful waterfall there. This waterfall is known as Pria laot waterfall. This waterfall, located about 15 km from Sabang downtown. To reach this waterfall you have to walk from the parking area about 20 minutes.
|Pria Laot Waterfall|
5. Anoi Itam Beach
This beach is know as Anoi Itam Beach. Anoi means Sand, Itam means Black, this beach is different from other beaches in Sabang, because this is the only one black beach in Sabang island. This beach is about 14 km from Sabang downtown, precisely located in the village of Anoi Itam, Sukajaya Sub-district. in this area you are able to see the japan castle during word war II, when indonesia was occupied by Japan.
|Anoi Itam Beach|
That is all my description about the tourism object in Sabang island and hopefully it will give a bit information to the readers who want to visit Sabang island one day. thank you very much for visiting.