With more than 16 000 islands, 3000 of which are inhabited, the Indonesian archipelago is the largest in the world. Bordered to the south by the Indian Ocean, to the north by the China Sea and to the west by the Pacific Ocean, Indonesia is an exceptional destination for sailing motoryachts, catamarans or sailboats - with or without crew.
Located in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is divided into three main areas: the Sunda Islands in the west, the Mollusc Islands in the south and New Guinea in the east.
Its main islands are Bali, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Moluccas, Timor and Irian Jaya.
Rich in its many islands, the archipelago is truly cosmopolitan. Each island has its own culture, rites and customs. However, within the archipelago, all the inhabitants share a sense of hospitality, respect and kindness. With their radiant and sincere smiles, be sure to come out changed after exchanging with them and discovering their wisdom. You will remain charmed by their conception of life.
Indonesia also seduces by the richness and variety of its islands and landscapes. Volcanic region, you will be able to attend the permanent spectacle of volcanic manifestations. Along the islands, you will walk through tropical forests, lagoons, mountains... as many landscapes as the islands you visit!
An archipelago of discovery, Indonesia also promises to delight young and old alike with the infinite possibilities of activities: hiking through sumptuous landscapes, walks along paradisiacal beaches, immersion in new cultures or visits to rice fields. You can also enjoy parties until the end of the night.
Scuba diving is exceptional here and the region is known worldwide for the diversity of fish and coral reefs.
Located in the Bird's Head Peninsula, Raja Ampat is an archipelago of more than 1500 islands, considered to be one of the most beautiful diving spots in the world.
Sandbanks and shoals border the main islands of Batanta, Missol, Salawati and Waigeo. A living library of the most diverse, the underwater world is home to no less than 540 species of coral and 1,000 species of fish.
The intoxicating beauty of the archipelago is all the more beautiful once out of the water. The rocky islets, endemic species and picturesque villages will never cease to charm you.
Located between Lombok and Java, Bali or "The Island of Gods", is the most popular destination in Indonesia. From Bali, discover its rice fields, mountains, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters...
Above all a cultural island, Bali lives through its traditions and religious ceremonies. Music, dance and handicrafts set the rhythm of the island throughout the year. By visiting the temples, you will be able to immerse yourself in the heart of the culture, and become aware of the importance given to spirituality and beliefs.
On the activity side, the possibilities are not lacking: scuba diving, surfing, hiking, climbing volcanoes, shows...
The largest island in Indonesia, Sumatra charms for the diversity of its landscapes and culture. Between lakes, volcanoes, tropical forests, beaches and rice fields, the island has a remarkable biodiversity, to the delight of nature lovers.
To prolong the pleasure, discover many protected sites such as the Gunung Leuser reserves or those of Kerinci Seblat. The island is also home to the largest volcanic lake in the world, Lake Toba.
Renting a boat in Indonesia will allow you to discover in a unique way a mosaic of islands and cultures. Your trip promises to be rich in emotions. You will come back amazed, with memories and new images in your head.
Capital : Jakarta
Languages : Indonesian Malay, English
Currency : Indonesian rupee (Rps)
When to go : From May to October, the months are dry. Temperatures are pleasant all year round (average 26°C). In July and August, the number of tourists increases and the prices go up by 50%. The months of October to April are rainy, but the season is ideal for diving in the Moluccas and Papua.
Our favorites : diving in Pulau Menjangan, admiring the sunrise over the volcano Kelimutu, the village of Munduk located between jungle and rice field, Balinese dances.
To visit by boat : The 7 Gili Islands, Komodo National Park, Bali, Java, Sumatra.
Events not to be missed : The Java Jazz Festival brings together international artists during the month of March. In June-July, the Bali Arts Festival showcases the island's culture. The Kuta Karnaval of Bali, a great festival of water sports.
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