Air Putih Beach in Midai Sub-District, Natuna Regency – Indonesia
Visiting tropical beaches should be everyone’s preferences when it comes to a vacation. In Indonesia, Natuna Regency is one of the best references for those who look for beautiful and serene beaches. For example, it is Air Putih Beach and the location is in Midai Sub-District. Like other beaches in Midai, Air Putih is famous for its exotic white sand. However, there is a special charm of the site (which is going to be explained later). In terms of name, Air means “water” and Putih means “clear or white”. Can you guess why it got such name?
As the name explains, the beach features unique charm which is the clear seawater. It looks like the one that you can find in local pools, in fact! Such pureness makes the beach special or distinct as compared to others, as well. Due to the clarity of seawater, you can even see stones and other objects underwater easily! Somehow, it lures any tourists to get in the water and swim in it. As an alternative, you can simply relax in the coastline and sit on the soft-textured white sand.
Exploring Air Putih Beach
It is, without a doubt, the best thing to do in the site is playing water. With crystal clear seawater, the beach offers an amazing experience to tourists regardless of the age, even for kids. Another reason why you should get in the water right away is its slopping condition. Thus, everyone can swim and play in it safely (there are no waves as well). As for the tip, it is better to come to the beach in the morning. The reason is that the water feels more refreshing as compared to other times.
The next recommended activity to do in Air Putih Beach is to catch fishes using small nets. It is not easy, though. Those fishes swim swiftly and their number is not that many, so you need to be patient in order to catch some. As an alternative, tourists only need to stay in the shoreline and sit on the white sand. It feels comfortable, as the texture of the sand is quite soft (feels like grains). However, make sure to enjoy such relaxation at any time other than noon.
As for the tips, any visitors should pay attention to the environment when spending some time on the site. That means you need to take care of the trash and never litter carelessly. Eating foods and enjoying drinks are allowed as long as you are not littering, after all. Another tip is that you should carry supplies by buying them at Ranai before coming to the beach due to facilities are available near to Air Putih Beach.
- Suak Besar Beach
- Tanjung Kapal Beach
- Air Putih Beach
- Tanjung Manjin Beach
How to Get There
Air Putih Beach belongs to Midai Island, so it takes much time to get there. From Ranai City, you can simply reach local port and take KM Bukit Raya (boat service), heading to Midai Island. As an alternative, you can take local boat service from Penagi Port.
Where to Stay
Recommended hotels are available in Bunguran Island