As an island and village, Limau Book is the most popular place for tourists to visit on tourism in East Belitung. Book Limau as an area indeed consists of 18 small islands that are relatively far apart. The Book of Limau Island which is also the center of government of the island archipelago indeed presents many interesting things to explore.
No tariffs apply to enter and enjoy all classes at Pulau Limau Island. You are only required here to maintain courtesy as guests who come to the place of people. Even though the inhabitants of Pulau Limau Island are polite and friendly, it does not mean that you will then act casually.
With an area of 87.75 hectares, Pulau Limau Island will present a variety of things that support exciting and fun vacation activities. First, there are exotic marine tourism in Belitung. In addition to enjoying a panoramic view of the beach that is still sustainable, you can also do swimming, snorkeling and diving. With the support of crystal clear sea water and coral reefs that are still awake and the presence of beautiful fishes, it really makes snokeling and diving activities on Pulau Limau Island more optimal. The attraction of Pulau Limau Island is that there are coral reefs that are still well preserved. The types of coral reefs that are found here are Cinula SP and Porites Lobata. Interestingly again to see the fish hordes here can be done at any time, no need to wait for certain times.
Book Limau Island itself is inhabited by around 1,000 inhabitants with 200 families (KK). Interestingly on this island all the inhabitants are Buginese and are Muslim. Most of the people here work as fishermen, where the men who catch fish are men. After the fish is obtained, it is the turn of the women (mothers) in charge of processing the fish by drying it. The catches of Pulau Limau fishermen are mostly selar, squid, anchovies and jui. The number of fish dried here makes the Limau Book Island the center for the production of salted fish, especially in East Belitung. Salting fish itself is done without using preservatives. So while on vacation to this island you can also watch the activities of fishermen and also the process of drying fish.
Pulau Limau Island, which has been looked at by its potential by the local government, is making the facilities here gradually improve. But in addition to the existing tourist facilities, there must have been several public facilities such as places of worship, village offices, fields and others. For those who want to stay overnight, you can spend the night in several houses that have been appointed by the local Village Head to be used as a place to stay for tourists.
Buku Limau Island is located in Buku Limau Village, Manggar District, East Belitung Regency. For those of you who want to come here of course have to cross by motorboat from the Manggar river ASDP port. The trip to Buku Limau Island from the Manggar river ASDP port is about 45 minutes.