Photo: Pantai Tiga Warna, oh so pretty.

Pantai Tiga Warna

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Set almost due south of Baranusa, on the south coast of Pantar, Pantai Tiga Warna (Three-Colour Beach) is a very pretty, south-facing beach that makes for a lazy afternoon excursion from Baranusa.

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About an hour from town by ojek, the beach is roughly broken into three sections, reddish-brown sand to the east (with milky water offshore) then black at the centre and off-white to the west. The west also becomes more and more mangrove-y backing onto forest, before finishing up hustled against a large bluff.

What an outlook! Photo taken in or around Pantai Tiga Warna, Pantar, Indonesia by Stuart McDonald.

What an outlook! Photo: Stuart McDonald

We tried to make our way up on to the bluff for a photo but couldn’t find an easy trail to follow. There is another long beach running to the north of the bluff, so those with more time would probably see a good pay-off with a bit of exploration.

The setting is lovely. Sirung rises as a backdrop to the east and an offshore reef forms a lagoon popular with fishermen at low tide and it looked like a decent wave at high tide (you will need to bring your ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)

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