This largish island with pristine beaches takes a couple of hours to walk around. It's one of the most popular places to stay with several guesthouses set…
Must see attractions in Banyak Islands
- PPulau Sikandang
- PPulau Bangkaru
The second-largest of the Banyak Islands, Pulau Bangkaru is home to a turtle conservation project, so visits are strictly controlled and you’re only…
- PPulau Tuangku
Covered in dense jungle, Pulau Tuangku is the largest of the Banyak Islands. Surfers head to Ujung Lolok, the headland at the south of the island,…
- PPulau Palambak Besar
Rather out of the way, this medium-sized island is covered in coconut trees, and has a couple of jungle paths you can walk and a gorgeous stretch of beach…
- PPulau Tailana
The small island of Pulau Tailana is renowned for reefs that are waves of colour. The island has a popular guesthouse.
- PPulau Laman
There’s good snorkelling between Pulau Laman and Pulau Laureh, with some remarkable growths of vivid blue coral.
- PPulau Asok
A crescent-shaped, uninhabited island with pristine beaches on either side as well as excellent snorkelling.
- PPulau Balai
One of two inhabited islands in the Banyaks, connected to the mainland by frequent public boats. It has no attractions of its own, but has a mellow…
- PPulau Ragu-Ragu
Offers some excellent snorkelling. Dugongs are sometimes sighted in the mornings off the island’s north shore.
- PPulau Lambodong
Uninhabited small island with white sandy beach, popular with day trippers from neighbouring Banyak islands.