Riau Islands, Trikora Beach

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Riau Islands, Trikora Beach

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If you ever visit to Batam, do not forget to also visit the Bintan island, Riau Islands Province. In Bintan island there is a beach called Trikora. This beach has beautiful natural panorama. The beauty of this beach is not only on land but also in the underwater.

Trikora is Bintan beach resort which has a high potential. Trikora Beach is one of the pride of the district as a tourist attraction of the Bintan, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Trikora beach beauty is not lost with the beauty of Kuta beach in Bali.

The naming of this beach with a “Trikora” beach, according to folklore around, there are two versions. First, the name “Trikora” derives from a visit to a tourist who comes to this beach. Tourists are asked a question in which there is the word “three corrals.” Because local people do not understand the meaning of the word “three corrals” and wondered the local community to spread word of mouth until the word is well known and became the name of this beach. The second story, the name associated with the event Trikora Indonesian confrontation with Malaysia in 1961 that has been overshadowed by disagreements of Indonesia with a merger plan between Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak by the English colonial. Therefore, for some people the name “Trikora” considered having the spirit of nationalism.

A vast expanse of white sand and gentle is the privilege of Trikora beach. The visitors can play beach, sunbathing, or doing sports such as football, running, casual way, and others. On this beach, visitors can also enjoy a swim or just soak exposure to sea water waves slowly and clearly.

In this beach you can see the neat rows of palm trees along the shore. There are also large rocks that jutted up there on the edge of the sea that also adds to the beauty of this beach.

Visitors can also enjoy diving for the underwater attractions of this beach. This beach can be found in a variety of plants and small marine animals. In this beach you will find that biodiversity will not be forgotten, beautiful coral reefs, sea plants, various kinds of sea fish, and various forms of sea shells. Special from this beach you can bring your beautiful shells encountered when diving at this beach.

Source: moreindonesia.com

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