Nasi is easier to visit and has more facilities and shorter
distances. As Pulo Nasi is smaller than Pulo Breuh it feels more
crowded and social, compared to Pulo Breuh.
Pulo Nasi has maybe the best beaches in Pulo Aceh. The best ones on
Pulo Nasi are Pasi Raye, Nipah and Lamtadu.
Pasi Raye is very secluded, as one has to climb a bit to reach it.
The forest behind it has Rusa Deer that sometimes comes down
to the beach. The beach is open to the west and can have big waves.
To enter Pasi Raye you will pass the beach Mata Ie. It was damaged
by the tsunami. There is a both a freshwater well and a bat
cave behind this beach. Nipah is also very quiet, but facing east.
It has small waves and is more suitable for families. The grand
Lamtadu beach is only a 15 minute walk from the Kandang
village. It is located in a relatively deep bay facing south west.
The waves can be big. In the eastern season turtles sometimes lay
The villages Deudap and Lamting are the two major
entry points to Pulo Nasi. Deudap is a nice fishing village on a
nice beach. The mountain behind is Gunung Peunyeri and its summit
can be reach form either Deudap or Kandang. Kandang is the biggest
village on Pulau Nasi. Its economy is based on agriculture, just
like the nearby villages of Rabo and Batu Apit.
Kandang is very spread out. The houses have big gardens. There is a
health center and the only high school of the archipelago.
Between Kandang and the Lamtadu Beach is a swamp area with a lake. A
forty minutes walk to the northwest takes you to the Pasijaneng
village. This village was totally destroyed by tsunami, except one
house. Fortunately the inhabitants saw the wave coming and manage to
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