Patawana Beach

Fak Fak, Indonesia

Patawana Beach

There are still lots of untouched beaches in Indonesia, one of them is Patawana Beach in Kotam village in West Papua Province. It is a favorite holiday destination for people living in FakFak, especially on sundays. It is the typical sight at many beaches in Indonesia: clean, blue water with white sand beach flanked by waving coconut trees, it seems ready to go on a postcard.

You can not only enjoy the above water scenery here but also underwater as the sea is rich in coral and fishes. Although fishermen in the Patawana Beach area hunt for fish, the ecosystem is still natural and well preserved. Many birds fly around the beach, the forest behind the beach is still pristine.

You can spend your time here by swimming, fishing, diving, snorkeling or surfing. If you are keen on surfing, the best time to be here is between August to December as then the waves are bigger and more challenging.

Patawana Beach



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Transport options Patawana Beach

From Fakfak you can use any vehicle heading to Patawana Beach which is about 30 km away. It is going to take about 1 hour.

  

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Fak Fak Travel Guide

Fak Fak

Fak Fak City is the capital of Fak Fak district, Papua Barat Province, which is also one of the oldest cities in Papua. Fak Fak district itsefl is known as Kota Pala (the city of nutmeg) for the area is known as the producer or nutmegs. Fak Fak district citizen have a motto, Satu Tungku Tiga Batu (one fireplace three stones), which shows that the society think that spiritual is the most important. There are many interesting places offered by this district. You can definitely enjoy the beautiful nature scenery.

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Flying to Fak Fak

Fak Fak is served by Fakfak Torea Airport. Fakfak Torea Airport is located about 6 km west from Fak Fak. A taxi into the city from Fakfak Torea Airport would cost IDR 60.000. Read more about Fakfak Torea Airport or look for flights to Fak Fak