The best time to visit Galangal is March - November. During this time the sea waves tend to be calmer, so you can enjoy boat trips, snorkeling and swimming in clear waters as seen from the photos. During the period December to January, the waves may be larger than usual, and sometimes it rains all day.
Galangal, located north of the village of Tanjung Binga. An area of less than one hectare there are many islands of granite boulders can be reached on foot across the sea depth of 1.2m. The structure of the granite rocks is unique and different from other places, a combination of white sand beaches and trees, a pleasant place to play in sea water or snorkling.
The crown of the island of Lengkuas is actually an old lighthouse, built by the Dutch since 1882. We have no information about the height of this building, our estimate is approximately the same as a 12-story building. Approximately 50m. Every visitor can freely ride to the top of the lighthouse. This will be a little difficult because it requires extra energy, but don't worry your actions will not be in vain. The view from the top of the Galangal lighthouse is so beautiful to only be told. Really beautiful, 360 degrees around the island and its surroundings. If you go up there, don't forget to bring a camera, let your photos tell the beauty.
There are only 3 people living in Lengkuas. They are the operators of the lighthouse. They are very friendly to every visitor. Please note, water supply is very limited on this island, although there are toilets available, please use water wisely. This place feels very relaxed, the wind blowing is very fresh, you can sunbathe and rest on the white sand that surrounds the island under the protection of coconut trees.
Galangal can be reached by renting a boat from Tanjung Binga. The rental price is around Rp. 350 thousand for a single trip which usually takes half a day. Travel time from the beach in Belitung to Galangal is only about 30-45 minutes. The chartered boat can carry 30-40 people and this is a fishing boat that is usually used for fishing at night. This boat is quite unique, where there is a frame on both sides of the boat which makes this boat stable even though sailing on the waves is quite large.