On Seliu Island, visitors can carry out several activities and activities such as:
Located in Membalong sub-district, Belitung Regency, Bangka Belitung Province, you can also find a new island tour, namely Seliu Island. This small island with an area of 1,530 hectares does have some beautiful charms, especially on its beach called Marangbulo Beach.
There is no tariff that you need to pay to enter and enjoy this Seliu Island. You are only required to pay a boat ride to cross here. So that your vacation on Seliu Island is more optimal, then try to come in October-November. Because during these months in Seliu Island there is a harvest of mangoes. With an abundant harvest of mangoes in those months, you can buy them at a cheaper price.
As a new tourist destination in Belitung, of course Seliu Island is still relatively unspoiled. Therefore, tourists who visit here will find many things that are still natural and beautiful. Apart from the village atmosphere that is still thick, one more charm on Seliu Island that should not be forgotten is Tanjung Marangbulo Beach. Marangbulo Beach is a hidden paradise on Seliu Island. The beauty of this beach will immediately sedate anyone who comes. How could I not, with clear sea water, white sand and exotic granite rocks as well as a calm atmosphere, visitors will feel at home for a long time. Marangbulo Beach has indeed become one of the mainstay or superior tourist icons on Seliu Island. Marangbulo, as one of the best beaches on Seliu Island, will also be a spot to enjoy the optimal sunset.
To get to the location of Marangbulo Beach itself, it does require a long journey from the Seliu Island pier. There is at least a 7 km distance that tourists must travel from the pier in about 20 minutes by two-wheeled vehicles. On this Seliu Island, you will also enjoy a fishing village where many of the inhabitants are indeed fishing in the sea. However, when the waves in the sea are big, the fishermen do not go to sea and change their jobs as farmers. Some of the products or commodities that are produced from Seliu Island are mango, chips, salted fish and copra. Interestingly, the village atmosphere on Seliu Island is still really felt. Even so you feel the village atmosphere here, visitors will not find a car. Two-wheeled vehicles or motorbikes on Seliu Island can be counted on fingers. Most of the vehicles on this Seliu Island are paddle bikes which in Belitung is called Kentangin.
To go to Seliu Island, you must first go to Teluk Joy which is located in Membalong Village. The time needed to get to Teluk Gembira from Tanjung Pandan City itself is about 1 hour. Meanwhile, if you depart from HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport after boarding the plane, the time needed to get to Teluk Gembira is about 1 hour 15 minutes. From Teluk Gembira, you will cross by fishing boat to the Seliu Island pier. The cost of taking a fishing boat from Teluk Gembira to Seliu Island Pier is around IDR 20,000 / person.