How To Get To Pulau Weh
- Take a Flight. To Banda Aceh.
- Jump on the Ferry. To Pulau Weh.
- Take a Taxi. To Gapang Beach.
- To get to Pulau Weh (Sabang), just 45 minutes by fast ferry from Banda Aceh, capital city of Aceh as the main getaway to Pulau Weh. From Banda Aceh by boat at Ulee Lheu either by Fast Ferry or Car Ferry. It will take only maximum an hour boat ride with the fast Ferry and about 2 hours by Car Ferry.
Is Pulau Weh worth visiting?
If you like island life, tropical water, diving/snorkeling but don’t want to spend too much money and want to see more of Indonesian then just Bali, Pulau Weh is a good option. The island is not very touristy but has some infrastructure and things to do.
Where is Pulau Weh?
The elongated island of Pulau Weh is offshore from the NW tip of Sumatra. It has been interpreted as the remains of a partially-collapsed older volcanic center that now opens to the NW and is filled by the sea.
How do you get to Weh Island Indonesia?
Weh Island is a small island and some beaches can be visited in one day only by rental vehicles, because there is no public transport. Anoi Itam Beach, with its black sandy beach, is a half-hour drive from Balohan Port. For a small fee, a visitor can enter Anoi Itam Resort.
What is Sabang known for?
Sabang is a town name on an island north of Banda Aceh on the northern tip of Sumatra. Among locals the place is more often referred to as “Sabang” but among tourists it is well known as “Pulau Weh”. The island is best known for its snorkelling and diving.
Is Aceh poor?
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Aceh is the poorest province in Sumatra with 829,000 people or 15.92 percent of its total population living below the poverty line in September, 2017.
What should I wear in Aceh?
Muslim women in Aceh, on the island of Sumatra, are required to wear the Islamic headscarf under religious law, while non-Muslim females can opt to wear modest clothing instead.