Gili Labak Madura is one of the tourist attractions in Madura which has very beautiful natural scenery. Uninhabited Island is still very natural, beautiful and able to spoil the natural beauty and hypnotic eyes of the tourists. The tiny island that only has an area of 5 hectares is located in the village Kombang, District Talango, Sumenep, Madura, East Java, Indonesia. Gili itself is a term for a small island surrounded by ocean. So Gili as if is floating in the sea.
|Crytal Clear Water at Gili Labak (source flickr.com)|
The Uniqueness of the Gili Labak Island Madura
Formerly this island called Pulau Tikus (Rat Island). This is because this place was once a rat's nest, but as time goes by, the beauty of this island beyond the name. Therefore, Pulau Tikus (Rat Island) was renamed Gili Labak Island.
The island is the most eastern tip of the island of Madura has white sand, clear blue sea and the rustle of the waves were very calm. The stretch of white sand and clear sea water which makes Gili Labak worth visiting. The clear sea water is there to make you able to enjoy the coral reef and marine life is very beautiful. Not only that, the island of Gili Labak is a small island which has an area of 5 hectares , so it can be surrounded by walking less than 30 minutes .
Things to do in Gili Labak Madura
Enjoy the charms of the sea Gili Labak on a boat
The first is the enchantment of the sea Gili Labak on a boat. As you know to get to the island you have to travel by boat. In the journey, of course, you can enjoy a fascinating view and to take photos during the trip. In the distance, you can enjoy the beauty of the island of Gili Labak.
|Gili Labak Madura Island (source flickr.com)|
Having starred with white sand
Naturally if playing on the beach most favorite activities carried out by the visitors are playing the white sand. Unlike the other beaches, Gili Labak has very soft white sand like baby powder.
Enjoy sunset views
Not only the play of white sand, enjoying the sunset view is also one of the most popular and enjoyable activity. The sunset view in Gili Labak Madura is no less beautiful beaches in Indonesia.
Snorkeling and Diving in Gili Labak Madura
Snorkeling and diving is a mandatory thing to do while on vacation in Gili Labak Madura. When snorkeling you will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the sea, coral reefs and other marine life. You can bring equipment from home or rent snorkel equipment there.
Capture the moment to take pictures
Gili Labak Madura is an attractive tourist spot for those who love photography. During the trip, you can take pictures on a boat. Not only that, if you are interested in visiting these sights do not forget to bring the camera underwater. Since you can take pictures while snorkeling or diving.
Gili Labak Madura Accommodation
The facilities and accommodation that is in place are still considered inadequate. Such as limited clean water, lack of electricity and lodging. If you want to spend the night, you can stay at home residents or camp on the beach. For food and lodging needs are highly recommended well prepared.
Best time to visit Gili Labak Madura
The best time to visit Gili Labak Madura is April to November. This is because in the conditions of the sea are calm.
|Gili Labak's White Sand (source flickr.com)|
How to get Gili Labak Island Madura
Before going to Gili Labak island Madura, you need to advance to Sumenep. There are many ways to get there. If you come from Surabaya, you can go Bungurasih terminal. From the bus station of Bungurasih chooses who will go to Madura and usually the last stop in Terminal Sumenep or at the Port Kalianget.
To achieve Gili Labak of Sumenep there is no regular vehicle. The only way is to hire fishing boats. For the rents is no official benchmark, depending on negotiations between the travelers with ship owners. Regular price approximately Rp 400.000 ($40) for boat capacity of 18 people round-trip. For a normal day would be less than it is while on holiday could have been more expensive. After a sea journey of about 2 hours, you can get to the Gili Labak,
For those who use the aircraft can descend at Juanda airport and proceed to the terminal Bungurasih using Damri bus or taxi.
The simplest way to achieve this island for small groups is to use the many tourist packages starting from Surabaya.