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PULAU WEH > GAPANG


Click to enlargeGapang is one of the two most visited beaches on Pulau Weh. It has a wider variety of bungalows than any other beach, from very simple huts to air conditioned and TV-equipped bungalows.

Besides snorkeling, diving, hanging out and swimming you can also walk to Balek Gunung. It is not too far. For seeing flying foxes, waterfall and jungle; ask in Limbo Restaurant.

Do a JUNGLE TREK to Gunung Keris, the highest peak on Pulau Weh. See the protected forest, birds, butterflies etc. Contact Mustafa in Gapang on +6285277442222.Click to enlarge


FOOD

There are several restaurants directly on the beach, such as Mama Jungle, Zero, Limbo, Barracuda and Dang Dang Na. International and Western style food available in all places. Don't forget to try Naguna Warkop & Nasi up on the main road. They serve both price worthy and nice Indonesian food.

 

ACCOMMODATION

If you plan to stay a week or two, you can get big discounts.

  1. Guest House Obama
    Jl. Sabang-Iboih. 1 km beyond the gates to Gapang Resort. Ph: +6281360272270 (Mrs. Minna). 14 rooms. With aircon, bathroom: Rp. 200.000. Incl. breakfast. Restaurant. The new place of Hamdani and Minna.
     
  2. Agha Hideaway Bungalow
    50m above/behind the Naguna restaurant at main Gapang gate. Ph: +85277442222 (Mustafa). Email: mustafa6570@gmail.com. Roomy bungalow, big bathroom: Rp. 150.000 with fan, Rp. 250.000 with air-con. Great view, good for long stays.
     
  3. Gapang Resort – This big resort covers the former Leguna Resort and Flamboyan Gapang Resort and is owned by the Sabang Government. Ph. +6281370616223 (not English speaking). 21 rooms in 18 bungalows are open at the moment. With fan, bathroom: Rp. 150.000. With aircon, bathroom: Rp. 250.000. 2-room aircon bungalow: Rp. 350.000. 3-room aircon bungalow: Rp. 400.000. Restaurant not open. Meeting room for 200 persons.
     
  4. Dang Dang Na Restaurant & Bungalow (former Ohana)
    Ph: 0852 6041 8854 (Mr. Syukur). 6 bungalows. With fan, bathroom: Rp. 100.000. With aircon, bathroom: Rp. 200.000. Restaurant. Popular.
     
  5. Lumba Lumba Living and Lumba-Lumba Living Colours
    Tel/Fax: +62652-3324133, +62811682787. www.lumbalumba.com info@lumbalumba.com7 duplex (11 rooms) bungalows. With fan, bath, fridge, diver adapted, and Wi-Fi: 26-30 €. In a new extension called Lumba Lumba Colours: 6 rooms. With fan, outside bathroom: € 12. With fan, bathroom: € 18.
     
  6. Chephest Bungalows
    Ph: 085358849551. 1 room. With bath, fan: Rp. 100 000. Shared bathroom.
     
  7. Vira Bungalow
    Tel: 0852 9747 0446. 6 rooms. With fan, outside bath: Rp. 100.000. For long stay: Rp. 50.000.
     
  8. Jroeh Bungalow
    Behind the souvenir shop. Ph: +6285260607416. 2 rooms. With fan, bathroom: Rp. 100.000. With aircon, bathroom: Rp. 250.000. Depending on length of stay.
     
  9. Beringin Bungalow
    Tel: 0852 7780 8024. 5 rooms. Fan, outside bath or with bath: Rp. 100-150.000.
     
  10. Ramadilla
    Some bungalows, but seems to be without anyone taking care.

PULAU WEH > BALEK GUNUNG

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On the west coast, just opposite Gapang is Balek Gunung. The area can be reached by foot from Gapang and even from Iboih if you like long walks.

The coast consists of stones and has a seasonal beach that disappears app. the second half of the year. When it is there, it is extremely beautiful. A few caves are nearby. Goa Sarang can only be reached by swimming or boat at low tide.

Goa Kamprek is three small caves a few hundred meters away. The area is good for fishing, seeing Mantas, snorkeling and enjoying the solitude and the sunsets.

A new dive resort has recently been established here.

ACCOMMODATION

The Pade Dive Resort
Tel: 0652-33224500, 0652-332400, sabang@thepade.com www.thepade.com 13 rooms, aircon, bath, hot water: Rp. 950-1.200.000, incl. Breakfast and tax. WiFi.

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