Rubiah Island Aceh Sumatra

by - May 27, 2019

Rubiah Island Marine Park Aceh

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

When talking about Indonesian tourism, Banda Aceh cannot be missed. The tourism potential at the west end of the Equatorial Earth is indeed known to be very eye-catching. Not only domestically, even in the international arena this one province is known to have a wealth of coastal tourism which is a pity to pass up. Starting from the beautiful beaches with their own uniqueness, to tour the island which is full of history. Even the underwater world is no less tempting, you know! Curious to know? Check out the following explanation!

Beautiful island in the West of Indonesia

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island. Precisely located in Pulau Weh, west of Sabang City. This island with an area of ​​around 2,600 hectares has a charming underwater beauty and is fairly natural. Similarly, the coast is equally beautiful, which is flanked by two charming beaches at once, Teupin Layeu Beach and Iboih Beach. Clear blue sea water as opposed to the soft white clean sand. As if being a unity as it blends with the breeze which makes it even more difficult for anyone to feel at home for a long time in the Rubiah Marine Park in the city of Sabang, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam province.

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

As with other island islands that have origins, so does Rubiah Island, Sabang. The name of the rubiah itself is taken from the name of a woman named Cut Nyak Rubiah whose tomb is on this island. There are various confusing stories about Nyak Rubiah, one of which is the name of a woman from one of the prospective pilgrims who died when her ship going to the holy land of Mecca was wrecked. 

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

Narrated in history, Rubiah Island was once a place of quarantine for prospective Indonesian pilgrims. In addition, the island was also a stronghold of the Netherlands and Japan during World War II. This can be seen from the rest of the historical fortress that Dolaners can still enjoy until now.

Snorkeling and Diving Rubiah Island

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

Snorkelling and diving activities, you must do if you visit this island. This island is indeed a haven for lovers of snorkeling and diving. You will be spoiled with a giant aquarium with a variety of beautiful marine life below, such as beautiful ornamental fish and beautiful coral reefs.

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

You can swim as much as you can with small fish throughout the day, and enjoy the beauty of the underwater world of Rubiah Island. The flow is very calm, and friendly for beginners, clear and fresh water is also an added value of this place. On this exotic island, you will be enchanted by its beauty and made to feel at home for long.

Getting Around Enjoying the Beauty of the Island

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

Not only snorkeling or diving, you can also get around enjoying the beauty of Rubiah Island. By renting a motorboat, you will be taken to the best spots that offer stunning natural scenery. In addition, you can also see the underwater beauty by renting glass-bottomed boats.

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

Green rows, towering mountains, and vast expanses of oceans are truly natural phenomena. A gentle breeze that blows constantly, will also make you feel more comfortable. This place is indeed very suitable, for refreshing and honeymoon with your partner.

Rubiah Island is a beautiful island located on the northern tip of Sumatra Island

Ticket : 40,000 IDR / person
How to get there : The journey to the island from Iboih Beach is only about 20 minutes.
Operational Hours : 6:00a.m - 5:00 pm.

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