If you love Komodo National Park and the surrounding islands of Flores, you’ll want the most of your travel. Sometimes, even though a liveaboard gives you so much in terms of destination and relaxation, it doesn’t go beyond the typical tourist spots. In this case, embarking on a Komodo boat charter can be ideal for those looking to customize their trip and exploring this magical destination at their own pace.
Advantages of Komodo boat charter
Going on a typical itinerary to explore the Komodo destination can be quite limiting; especially if this isn’t your first time on the destination and you’re looking for something more unique. If you want to go beyond the Pink Beach, Padar Islands, Rinca, and such, then the best thing you can do is to charter a boat to Komodo and have the liberty to plan your very own itinerary.
Koka Beach Flores is a hidden gem
Everyone has heard of the Pink Beach located in Padar, the largest island of the Komodo National Park, but Flores has so much more to offer beyond the famed pastel-hued beach. While the unusual color of the beach is certainly a draw compared to most beaches, that’s not all there is to it in Flores.
If you managed to reach the Koka beach, you’ll find it a pleasure to not be swarmed with tourists. Not many foreigners made the effort to reach this place and especially not those coming on a liveaboard. If you’d like a unique destination for your upcoming Komodo boat charter Koka Beach is definitely among the place you should put in your itinerary.
Avoid the weekends and national holidays
Feeling as if you have the place for yourself is one of the main reasons why Koka Beach is worth visiting. Boasting clear blue waters and soft, white sand, this gorgeous beach is located between to hills, which makes you feel as if it’s well-hidden. The best part is when you reach it and feel as if you have the place to yourself.
Go during the weekdays. Thankfully if you are on a Komodo boat charter you should be able to plan your itinerary yourself. Going to this hidden gem on a weekday shouldn’t be a prob`lem. The weekends are usually crowded with the locals and it also often means one thing: the beach will be littered with trash. Both the government and the locals unfortunately haven’t made an effort to remedy this.
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Staying at the huts owned by locals
The Koka Beach is known to have several humble huts lining the beaches and many of them are owned by the locals. Staying in these huts are quite affordable compared to staying at places like dive resorts as prices are around 200K Indonesian Rupiah. If you’re planning to combine Boat charter Komodo together with the land stays it would be a great experience. Make sure to put an effort to talk to the friendly locals Indonesia is known for; they’ll welcome you the best they can.