Farondi Beach in Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua

Raja Ampat is related to the unspoiled beauty of nature, especially the coastal area. It is also recognized as a wondrous archipelago, consisting of many options of islands for an adventure. One of them is called Farondi Island, which is famous for its beach. The name of the beach is similar to the island, in fact. The location is near to Waisai City, but it takes a little bit effort to reach the beach. Despite the fact, the beach offers stunning beauty water and peaceful nuance, so any visitors would be able to relax and conduct photography in comfort. What’s more?

The Nuance
Like other beaches in Raja Ampat Regency, Farondi feature crystal clear water and mesmerizing atmosphere. The sky is peaceful and the weather is warm. Moreover, there are some big coral reefs, which are located in the midst of seashore. They appear majestic and beautiful! What about the waves? Due to calm and harmless waves, the beach has been chosen as one of the best locations to go snorkeling and swimming. Apart from that, Farondi is located near to other superb tourist spots, where tourists can explore!

Exploring Farondi Beach
First things come first. Most of the visitors would enjoy diving in Farondi Beach, as there are good spots to do it. These include Verena’s Garden and Goa Besar. In these diving spots, the underwater views are adorable! Many formations of coral reefs are scattered there. Moreover, many types of fishes live in those locations. Goa Besar Diving Spot is located in the south part of Farondi Island, featuring a lush garden of corals. What about Verena’s Garden? It is located near to its sibling, but it features a beautiful sea cave with more types of sea creatures.

Before exploring the sea, tourists should have prepared either snorkeling or diving equipment. It helps them to explore and get around underwater easier and safer, in fact. For those looking for the best diving experience, it should be in Verena’s Garden. With proper skill and tools, everyone can explore any part of such diving spot. The best attractions are mimiv octopuses and nudibranch. Some seahorses are also seen there. On top of that, there is the chance to capture some pictures of those animals.

What’s next? Apart from diving, Farondi Beach is suitable for other fun activities like sightseeing and photography. The water is smooth and the atmosphere is soothing, which is perfect for relaxation as well. For the best comfort, tourists should come to the beach either in the morning or dusk. This way, they might be able to enjoy stunning sunrise and sunset.

Nearby Attractions

  • Mansuar Island
  • Daroyen Village
  • Batanta Island
  • Waisai Beach
  • Saleo Beach

How to Get There
The first destination is Sorong City or Eduard Airport. From Jakarta, it requires an airplane to reach such destination. Once travelers reach Sorong City, they can simply head to Misool Island using a speedboat. The trip takes about 3 hours and the distance is 20 km. Another trip uses the same transportation service, in fact. It is Farondi Island, where the beach resides.

Where to Stay

  • Najwa Indah Inn
  • Doberai Eco Resort
  • Teraailan Resort

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