Photo: Oro Beach.

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Oro Beach

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A gnarled coastline dotted with caves, crevices and holes forms a small cove and edges a narrow strip of pristine silky white sand that is Oro Beach, nine kilometres northeast from Waitabula.

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Oro is not easily seen from the main road, and although a couple of small roads lead to the beach, it’s best reached via the signposted path to Oro Beach Houses and Restaurant. If within your budget, this is one of the best places to stay in the Waitabula area, but if not, stop here for a delicious fresh home-cooked meal when you visit the beach.

Now this is a beach. Photo taken in or around Oro Beach, Waitabula, Indonesia by Sally Arnold.

Now this is a beach. Photo: Sally Arnold

Except for the occasional hotel guest, and a few locals on weekends, Oro sees hardly any traffic — it’s secluded and peaceful. From the cliff edge, a short path takes you a couple of metres down over rocks to the beach. Clean, clear water gives great visibility to the small colourful reef. Although Oro Beach Houses rents out snorkelling gear, if you’re not staying it’s best to bring ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)

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