Thousand islands – Ayer island is a resort island famous for its floating cottage and is a perfect holiday getaway for family, couples and groups. The cluster is designed with a blend of modern and nature concepts. With 4-star hotel standards, Ayer boasts overwater rooms allowing you to dip into the turquoise sea anytime you want.
Where is it and how to get there
Like any other clusters of thousand islands, pulau Ayer is 15 km distance from Kaliadem, MuaraAngke. Or, you can go from Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, but you need to pay entrance fee to enter the venue and head to the Marina port. It takes 25 to 30 minutes of speedboat ride to reach the island. You can plan your trip on your own or booking from a travel agent that lets you have the convenient of planning everything hassle-free.
What to see and do
You can rent a canoe, speedboat or jetski to explore the neighboring islands or ride a banana boat around the beach coastline. There are also group activities available like outbounds and arcade zones.
- Leisure walk
Taking a leisurely stroll around the cottage is one of the best recreational activities you can do in the island. The view gets more incredible during the sunset. For those who love to jog, Ayer provides a jogging and cycling track that offers incredible sceneries.
Some visitors are going to Ayer on day trip just to find a nice spot to fish. They intentionally come and enjoy the sensation of fishing. If you stay at the resort, you can experience night fishing right from your cottage.
- Snorkeling and diving
Due to the proximity to Jakarta city, snorkeling and diving may not be the best thing to do as the water visibility is not too clear and you need to watch out for the boats that come and go. However, these are still doable.
- Superb eating
Whether you´re staying at the resort or not, you are welcome to dine in the wooden deck restaurant and taste some of their delicious menus, from grill seafoods platter to local cuisines.
Where to stay
Touring around Pulau Ayer can be done on a day trip but the dreamy overwater cottage is undeniably a bucket list experience. Pulau Ayer resort cottage is idyllic for honeymooners or family with kids. Once you reach the dock, the atmosphere gets so inducing that you can´t wait to have fun. There´s also an affordable choice of rooms in case you´re traveling on a budget that starts from IDR 900,000. Each room is filled with hotel standard facilities – AC, refrigerator, hot and cool shower. The resort also provides packages that offers full board services including boat transfer, and buffet meals.
You can check the availability of one of the famous cottages and book directly from here. Just enter your travel dates and click on view hotel. You will land straight at booking.com
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