Bira Beach, Sulawesi

Bira Beach (Paloppalakaya Bay) is situated 190 kms southeast of Makassar, South Sulawesi. The beach is named after the village, Bira, which is renowned throughout Indonesia for it’s traditional wooden fishing houses set on the shores of the beach. Bira Beach is famous for it’s pristine waters and abundance of white sand and is a great escape from the busier tourist resort beaches found in Indonesia.

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Crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches make Bira Beach a great tropical beach getaway.

The crystal clear waters of Bira Beach have a maximum depth of 150 meters and is regarded as a great place to swim, snorkel and dive. There is a beautiful coral reef that fringes along the beach and has a huge abundance of marine life from, Turtles, Blue Spotted Manta Ray, Black Tip Reef Sharks and many other species of fish life that makes Bira Beach an attractive site to snorkel and dive.Caution should be taken as the beach has extremely strong currents.

Simple bungalows to more exclusive/expensive accommodation is available, though you would need to book in peak season.

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Exclusive Beach side Bungalows right on the shore of Bira beach.

Bira is also a transit point to catch ferries to Pulau Seleayar or Seleayar Island so if you are passing through, make sure you spend a couple of nights here

 

 

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October 18, 2017, 3:33 pm
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