Brazil

Fernando de Noronha

 

Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, around 354 km (220 miles) offshore from the Brazilian coast. The main island has an area of 18.4 square kilometres (7.1 sq mi) and had a population of 3,012 in the year 2008. The area is a special municipality (distrito estadual) of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco (despite being closer to the state of Rio Grande do Norte) and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its timezone is UTC−2h. The local population and travellers can get to Noronha by plane or cruise from Recife (545km) or by plane from Natal (360km). A small environmental preservation fee is charged from tourists upon arrival by Ibama (Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources).

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Brazil

Porto de Galinhas

 

Porto de Galinhas is a beach in the municipality of Ipojuca, Pernambuco, Brazil. Porto de Galinhas is a major tourist destination. The beach is famous for its bright-water beaches and the natural pools. It is part of the municipality of Ipojuca, and located 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of the state capital, Recife.

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Indonesia

Lombok

 

Lombok (population 2,950,105 in 2005) is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. It is part of the chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait between it and Sumbawa to the east.

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Indonesia

Gili Nanggu

 

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Indonesia

Gili Air

 

Gili Air is the smallest of the Gilis and it’s closest to the Lombok mainland, making it popular with honeymoon couples and travelers seeking a quiet retreat. It has a population of about 1,000 and administratively lies in the West Nusa Tenggara province. The island offers excellent snorkeling and scuba diving off its east coast, and turtles can be seen along the coral reef.

Gili Air, jest najmniejszą z Wysp Gili. Położona najbliżej stałego lądu Lombok, jest bardzo popularna wśród par przyjeżadżających tu na miesiąc miodowy oraz wśród podróżników szukających spokojnej przystani. Jej populacja sięga około 1000 mieszkańców, a administracyjnie leży w prowincji Zachodniej Nusa Tengarra. Wyspa, na swoim wschodnim wybrzeżu, oferuje wspaniałe warunki do nurkowania zarówno z rurką jak i z butlą tlenową, a wzdłuż rafy koralowej można obserwować żółwie.

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