Kolbano Beach

Kupang, Indonesia

Kolbano Beach

Bit bored with beautiful beaches with white sand? Try this one, the beach of Kolbano. It is very unique because it is not made of white sand but of colorful stones.

The beach is located in the Village Kolbano, Kolbano District, South Central Timor (TTS), East Nusa Tenggara province with total area of ​​17 km2. Kolbano Beach is famous for its colored stones and the stones have been mined and traded by the local population since 1971. These stones are usually used as decorative stone in gardens.

This beach has various forms of rocks and a variety of colors like red, green, yellow, black, patterned stones and even those have three colors (red, black and beige).

Transport options Kolbano Beach

This beach can be reached by using Mandala Airlines, Sriwijaya Airlines, Merpati Airlines or Batavia Airlines to get in Kupang.

On arrival in Kupang you can continue your journey by city bus to Kolbano (Rp.60.000), it takes about 6 hours. Because the bus takes 6 hours for a one-way trip it is better to stay the night in Kupang and get on the 6:00 am bus to Kolbano.

Things to do close by Kolbano Beach

Kupang Travel Guide


Kupang is one district located on the eastern area of Indonesia, in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. Kupang is also the capital of Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. Kupang is lived by some ethnic groups. They are Timor, Rote, Sabu, Flores and Tionghoa (Chinese) tribes. Kupang has typically eastern tourism spots you need to go to.

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Flying to Kupang

Kupang is served by El Tari International Airport. El Tari International Airport is located about 15 km east from Kupang. A taxi into the city from El Tari International Airport would cost IDR 80.000. Read more about El Tari International Airport or look for flights to Kupang