Home to stunning landscapes, exciting nature adventures and scenic hidden gems - Indonesia is easily one of the best destinations to visit for anyone consumed by wanderlust. Attracting different types of travellers to its shores, this amazing country is known to be the place where people from all over the world go to for a relaxing getaway.
With an abundance of breathtaking accommodations - ranging from villas with private infinity pools
to hidden island resorts
, choosing one can be a little tricky. If you're searching for someplace where you and your loved ones can experience a complete and utter break from the world, then Pulo Cinta Eco Resort is a great place to start with.
Opened in 2015, Pulo Cinta is situated 2km off the coast near Gorontalo Province in North Sulawesi and sits among 23 inhabited islands. With a location that's right in the middle of the ocean and on top of an incredible reef, it should be reason enough for anyone to want to stay here. But this hidden paradise takes it one step further with its heart-shaped resort (from a bird's-eye view), inspiring its name that directly translates to 'Love Island'!
To get to this
secluded resort, you'll have to fly to Jakarta then catch a domestic flight to Jalaluddin Airport in Gorontalo Province of Sulawesi. From there, exclusive airport pick-ups provided by Pulo Cinta Eco Resort will take you on a 2-hour drive through Boalemo Regency before departing via boat at Boalemo Harbour. After a 25-minute boat ride, you'll be greeted by an expansive view of the gorgeous resort spread across the ocean.
Pulo Cinta features 15 luxurious overwater bungalows consisting of one to three bedroom villas, all of which offer spacious living areas with full-height windows, a terrace and a dock. Connected by a wooden bridge, these villas are equipped with super king size beds and a private sun deck where you can lounge on bean bags while soaking up some sunshine. And the best part? The panoramic view of the island's pristine beach combined with turquoise waters that surround the central sandbank ?
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For those who can't resist a little adventure, don't miss the chance to go on an underwater adventure at some of the island's many dive sites! Straight off the deck from your villa, jump into
the blue ocean to snorkel or scuba dive. The necessary gear and equipment will be provided for free during check in and you can keep it in the bungalow for your entire stay. So, you'll be able to swim with the fishes and explore the colourful reefs anytime you want ? P.S. Unleash your inner shopaholic at these 19 best shopping spots in Bandung.
If you need a break from the ocean, unwind by going on a peaceful sunset stroll at the beach. Bring your camera along so you don't miss out on Insta-worthy moments like posing by the swings similar to the ones in Gili Trawangan. By nightfall, get ready to be mesmerized by a starry sky as you stargaze at the twinkling lights above you.
With promises of majestic sunrises, crystal clear waters and a pristine beach - Pulo Cinta Eco Resort is the perfect place for those looking to make their next getaway a memorable one. Whether you're a newly engaged couple or a duo celebrating their anniversary, it's time to make plans and mark your calendars for a visit to this wonderful island ?
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Rate: Starts from RM878 on Agoda
Address: Patoameme, Botumoito, Kabupaten Boalemo, Gorontalo, Indonesia
Contact: +62 853 7751 7927
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