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Kolbano A beach with small multi-colored smooth rocks... Scroll down f

Kolbano Beach

What is so special about this beach???

Kolbano Beach is a natural wonder where the beach is not made from sand but small, round, smooth, multi-colored rocks...

The water is a turquoise hue that contrasts beautifully and creates a sureal atmoshere not found elsewhere...

FAQ about Kolbano Beach

Will I have time???

Leaving Kupang following the main road up through Timor you will come to a fork in the road... Stay left and the long road will take 5 hours one way... If you turn right then the trip is shortened to just 3.5 hours one way... Total time 8-10 hours from the time you leave using the short route...

Where exactly is it???

Located along the south coast of South Central Timor Regency... Most taxi drivers know exactly where it is and is locally known as PANTAI KOLBANO... You can park just off the road right along the beach just about anywhere...

Anything I should remember???

Swimming should always be done carefully due to the waves... All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times... Being an open area, one concern would definitely be sun protection so make sure you put on ample amounts of suncream before you head off...

How do I get there???

It may be possible to catch a village bound bemo or bus towards the general direction and maybe even straight to the beach... Your best chance to get there is by local taxi by asking your hotel reception...

How much will it cost???

The rental car or taxi will be the most expensive of the transport options available to you and may be as much as IDR550k - IDR850k for the round trip including waiting while you enjoy the beach... There maybe a small IDR10k - IDR20k/car parking fee depending on where you park...

What can I do there???

If you have seen the pictures then you know that some activities could include, beach walking, swimming, sun bathing, taking beautiful photos, coloured rock collecting or simply relaxing and enjoying the atmosphere...

What's the best season or time of day to visit???

Timing can make the difference

Kolbano Beach can be visited all year and is never closed to the public...

Expect more chance of rain or cloudy weather during the monsoon season which unofficially is from mid-December until mid-March even a cloudy day down at Kolbano Beach is a good day...

Because of the heat of the mid-day sun you should be careful between the hours of 9am - 3pm where the chance of severe sunburn is greatest...

Late afternoon pre-sunset warm light is really amazing for catching that perfect beach/sunset photograph...

If you're wanting to go when there is almost no-one there you should avoid Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays as it can be a little bit busy on those days...

5 interesting stats you didn't know about Kolbano Beach

4588 m
Length of the beach
4
Hours from Kupang
284
Colors of beach rocks
23.4 k
Population of Kolbano
150 km
Kupang to Kolbano

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