The peninsula, Seraya Island, Flores, Indonesia

The peninsula, Seraya Island, Flores, Indonesia

The peninsula, Seraya Island, Flores, Indonesia


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Set north of Labuan Bajo, about an hour away by boat, Seraya Island has an excellent offshore reef and drop-off and a good beach for lazing on.

The reef is in very good condition and the volume and variety of fish (as least to snorkelling amateurs like us) appeared to be even more varied than at Kanawa. Expect to see sharks off the north point and turtles straight off the centre of the reef.

There is a channel, more or less right in front of the restaurant that you're encouraged to swim out via to minimise the risk of coming into direct contact with the rest of the reef.

Unlike Kanawa there is a fishing village on the island, on the far southeastern point and it is a fairly straightforward walk from Seraya Bungalows to the village. If you do decide to visit, please remember to dress conservatively.

Also off the beach, the resort is backed by a series of ... Read our complete Seraya Island travel guide

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