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Iboih Beach

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Address: Weh Island, Sabang, Pulau Weh 23123, Indonesia
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Good time for snorkeling and family

Iboih offers a nice snorkeling and diving area. Great to see the underwater world. It is also a good choice for families with kids. There is a small sandy beach where kids can... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
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Hai Duong City
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Medan, Indonesia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go there for snorkeling, but too crowded. Accomodation still minimum. Not really comfort when go there. Underwater object is great. Many beautiful fish there. You can see under sea ecosistem after tsunami is broke, but the reefs slowly form again. Meet so much nemo and dori there (from finding nemo movie)

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Thank Diana H
Jakarta, Indonesia
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49 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though you do not dive/snorkel I would still recommend going to this beach when you visit Pulau Weh. The water is clear and you could pay for a trip using the glass-bottomed boat to see the corals and fishes. A round trip to Rubiah Island is IDR 350,000 (you do not have to bargain as the price for the... More 

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Thank Kartini Z
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Was my first time there and I was amazed by its clear water and clean beach. A lot of fishes and absolutely beautiful. Best beach I've ever visited within 3 countries I've been.

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Thank Aris M
Hai Duong City
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Iboih offers a nice snorkeling and diving area. Great to see the underwater world. It is also a good choice for families with kids. There is a small sandy beach where kids can play and swim. That gives one of the parents the chance to enjoy snorkeling.

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Thank aea_vn
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Around 40mins away from the Sabang port. Taxi ride was Rp150,000, where as a rickshaw ride around Rp100,000 for two. When we first arrived, we were surrounded by taxi/rickshaw drivers peddling to us. It was a little unnerving initially but after a while you realise that they were all offering the same price, none the higher than what we were... More 

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Thank B L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Iboih beach is not ideal for beach goers. It's rocky and only patches of sands for kids to play. Typical volcanic island with rugged terrains. From the moment we've been dropped off, the walk to the resort is hilly and with man made path. Be careful for those with knee problems as there are good 5 minutes of steps to... More 

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Thank flowi f
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best place in Indonesia to enjoy the tropical situation. The sound of the sea, the fish, water, wind, and also the people make everyone want come back to this place.

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Thank Muhammad R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

the equipment to rent for snorkeling is cheap. It cost me around 45,000 rph. The boat is only 200,000 rph. Top save cost, you can just rent the snorkeling equipment and playing with local around the area, no need to rent a boat because colourful fishes is everywhere.

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Thank ssyamirah
Ayutthaya Province, Thailand
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58 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is highly natural place in Pulau Weh; Iboih Beach still beautiful and quiet place. I dive with local divemaster with my friend, hope to be back here again see you Iboih beach, Pulau Weh.

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Thank Nuch1983
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

It takes around 45 minutes by fast ferry to reach this island from the main land, Banda Aceh. You can rent a motorbike, which cost you around $6 to $8 /day or taking public transportation ($5) from Balohan to Iboh or if you want to stay overnight around the city, it will cost you almost the same amount. Hotel or... More 

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