Likupang, is a sub-district at North Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi. The name of this region is a popular topic of discussion in 2020 since the Government has designated it as one of the Super Priority Destinations. This means that the authorities will optimize tourism growth from various facets. This area is also being ready to be a Special Economic Zone (KEK) for Tourism. If you’ve been there, Likupang has approximately 200 hectares and has a beautiful beach area. It can be achieved in 2 hours by car from Manado. There are lots of amazing destinations in Likupang.
- Paal Beach
The first destination that you must pay attention to is Paal Beach. When entering this beach area, you’ll see white sand perspectives, clear blue sea water and green hills surrounding this area. You can enjoy a holiday on Paal Beach while relaxing, or try to ride the speedboat.
- Lihaga Island
Lihaga Island is your destination most talked about by tourists. The island with an area of 8 hectares is thought to be uninhabited. The underwater biota is still maintained. Therefore, you may drive to greet marine creatures and revel in the beauty of the magical coral reefs!
- Pulisan Beach and Pulisan Hill
Subsequently, among the most preferred is Pulisan Beach. This beach has three segments separated by rock cliffs jutting into the ocean. Additionally, these rock cliffs near the shore and are a favorite place for tourists who travel. The beach also has a charming stretch of white sand.
Then there is Pulisan Hill, which is still one place with Pulisan Beach. This mountain offers views of this vast meadow combined with the gorgeous blue sea. For all those who like hiking, you are definitely going to love this destination, Bela. The climbing area remains fairly challenging. However, after walking for one hour, your fatigue will pay off with a panorama that can’t be enjoyed anywhere.
- Gangga Island
Aside from Lihaga Island, yet another destination where you may dive is Pulang Gangga. The underwater all-natural life on this island is still preserved, and the sea water is clear. Additionally, Gangga Island is a favourite destination for enjoying the sunrise and sunset.
- Bukit Larata
Aside from Pulisan Hill, there is also Larata Hill that is situated in East Likupang. This is a savanna hill with vast grasslands, along with views of the high seas. Both of them will automatically ruin your eyes. To reach the top of the mountain, then you have to climb through a rather tough terrain. However, it’s well worth the hike!
- Bahoi Ecotourism Village
Wandering to West Likupang, You’ll Find Bahoi Village. This is a fishing village that has independent ecotourism to defend the marine ecosystem. There are various coral reefs and fish which you may find under the beautiful sea. This Bahoi Ecotourism Village also consists of mangrove forests on the edge of the ocean.
Whether your trips take you on a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas, and resorts or urban attractions, extra research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Likupang by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.