Sekati Island in Thousand Islands Regency, Jakarta
As part of “Kepulauan Seribu”, Sekati Island is indeed recommended. The location is not quite far from Jakarta. In fact, it is considered as one of the nearest islands in Jakarta. You are able to witness a wide array of beauty there. People have different reasons for visiting Sekati. One of them is to enjoy good times in the pier. It is because the dock becomes a primary attraction of the island. Sekati is also suitable for photography. If you are visiting the island, make sure your camera is with you.
When it comes to the nuance, Sekati Island offers an astonishing beauty. There are two parts of the sea. These include the shallow and deep one. There are some borders outside the shallow sea, so you can play in the water safely. Those borders prevent waves from getting near to the land. That area is popular among kids and families. It is quite similar to a swimming pool, after all. Here is the fact. This feature isn’t available on other islands.
Exploring Sekati Island
The island is impressive. It is neat and well-maintained. The path is accessible and in a good condition. As mentioned before, the wooden pier becomes Sekati’s best feature. Almost all visitors won’t miss it. It becomes the center of activities such as fishing, sightseeing, hanging out, etc. Near to it, you can find ten wood benches. Tourists are allowed to sit and relax on them. From the same location, you can take beautiful pictures using your camera. The best time to hunt pictures is either during sunrise or sunset.
At night, Sekati’s pier offers colorful lights. It is a romantic nuance, so you should come with your spouse. It is a chance to improve your relationship. In the morning, some gorgeous creatures are seen in the pier. These include turtles and small sharks. The thing is Sekati has become natural conservation for those animals. The best part is you are allowed to feed them. The keeper gives you some small fishes so you can throw them at sharks and turtles. What an interesting experience!
What’s next? You can see beautiful bonsais and flowers. The keeper allows visitors to enjoy those beautiful items. For more beauty, there are coral reefs. That means you should go snorkeling. This is the only way to enjoy underwater scenery. Once you have enjoyed all those attractions, it is time to go back to the cottage. A comfortable bed and superb amenities may spoil you. Don’t forget to enjoy some good foods, too. The cottage provides them for you.
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How to Get There
The most common way to reach Sekati Island is from Muara Angke. The trip takes about 2 hours. It is a short trip, so you would enjoy it. The fee of a traditional motorboat is affordable. Your first checkpoint is Pramuka Island. From there, you can ride another boat to Sekati. It takes 10 minutes. Don’t forget to carry refreshments such as drinks and snacks! This way, you can enjoy them along the way to your last destination.
Where to Stay
- Sekati Cottages