THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CORAL REEF IN THE WORLD, RAJA AMPAT IS THE FIRST
WHAT first occurred in your mind when you heard about beach? For hunters of beauty, the beach is one of them synonymous with coral reefs. Yes, coral reefs are home to fish.
The many types of fish around it make coral reefs a beautiful sight when diving or snorkeling. In this world there are at least 10 locations that have beautiful coral reefs, here are some of them:
1. Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat Islands are tourist destinations in the Papua region. This island has been known by the whole world because of the charm of its natural beauty. One form of the popularity of Raja Ampat tourist attraction is the documentary film made by Avant Premiere entitled “Edis Paradise 3”, in which the film tells the beauty of the underwater world of Raja Ampat, dubbed the Amazon Ocean World.
2. Andros, Bahama
Andros Island is the largest island in the Bahamas in the Caribbean Region. People who live on this island make up the 3rd largest coral barrier in the world. The length of the coral barrier is more than 230 Kilometers, its beauty is no doubt. This place is suitable for beginners for scuba diving.
3. Mahe (Seychelles)
Located in the Indian Ocean, Mahe is the largest island in the Seychelles Islands. Home to several marine parks, Mahe offers diving opportunities with hawksbill turtles, bottlenose dolphins, whale sharks, lobsters and Moray eels. Ste Anne Marine National Park, located 5 km from the capital city of Victoria, is one of the main tourist locations on the Indian Ocean for diving.
4. Little Cayman (Cayman Island)
Little Cayman in the Caribbean region is a small island that has the best diving spots in the world such as Bloody Bay and Jackson Point. Having a total of around 50 unique dive sites, divers on Little Cayman can have unique experiences that are hard to find elsewhere. The island offers sea feathers, coral gardens, and various types of tropical fish.
5. Taweuni (Fiji)
Taveuni is the third largest island in Fiji. The island is often called “Garden Island” because of its abundant flowers and plants but its name can also be applied to the amazing and colorful scenery under its waters. Taveuni is home to the incredible Rainbow Reef, famous as one of the best diving and snorkeling locations in the world.
6. Boracai (Philippine)
Located 315 km (200 miles) south of Manila, Boracay is a tropical island with white sand beaches. Nearly two dozen dive sites are located in the northern and southern tip of Boracay. Carcasses of Camia for example are artificial coral reefs that offer high visibility and a large number of fish. “The two walls of Yapak” is the most interesting dive site around the island.
7. Cozumei Island (Mexico)
Located off the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Cozumel is a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling. The underwater world around Cozumel was discovered by Jacques Cousteau in 1959 who called it one of the best diving areas in the world. Since then Cozumel has become a National Marine Park to protect the beautiful balance of coral reefs.
7. Roatan (Honduras)
Roatán is one of the Honduras Bay Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Roatan is perfect for fans of water sports and nature tourism. Land travel enthusiasts will enjoy the Carambola Botanical Gardens, a tour at Stone Castle Cameo Factory, or along the beach on horseback.
8. Koh Tao (Thailand)
Koh Tao is a small island near the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand. About 7,000 new divers get certified on Koh Tao every year making it one of the most popular places in the world to learn to dive. This white sand island is surrounded by steep hills, some of which can only be accessed by four-wheel drive vehicles. The long summer of 300 days invites tourists to relax throughout the afternoon.
9. Bonaire (Karibia)
Bonaire is a part of the Dutch Caribbean island, the Dutch public body. The island which is located in the Caribbean Sea was previously part of the Netherlands Antilles, before its dissolution on October 10, 2010. The United Nations has designated Bonaire as a world marine park and is considered one of the best locations for diving in the Caribbean. The visibility is very good, and even the sea water on Bonaire is touted as the clearest water in the world.