Welcome to Pulau Banyak…
Banyak or Banyak Islands is like a dream come through; uninhabited
coral islands, fantastic beaches, snorkeling, turtles, surfing,
pristine jungles and such a laid-back atmosphere that you will
Banyak Islands consists of 30-40 islands. The locals say 99, but
they count big islands several times. Approximately 7.000 people
live here. The main village is Desa P. Balai, which forms one
settlement together with the village Desa P. Baguk on the island of
Pulau Balai. The other villages are Teluk Nibung, Haloban, Asantola,
Ujung Sialit and Suka Makmur.
You can get more information and help at the office of Yayasan Pulau
Banyak (YPB). See map.
Pulau Banyak used to a not very big tourist destination, it start
being famous among traveler, either foreigners or locals. But it
stills a great place for you who love peaceful, far away from the
bustle and alienated.
Traditional values are still strong and the locals appreciate
tourists showing respect for their way of life. For example “decent”
dressing in the villages, but out on the islands and the beaches,
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