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“nice beach”(14 reviews)
“white sand”(11 reviews)
“star fish”(6 reviews)
J, Labuan Bajo, Flores 86554, Indonesia
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All reviewsnice beachwhite sandstar fishclear watergreat snorkelingbaby sharksnorkeling spotday tripfew hourscouple of hourssea lifebeautiful coralskomodo national parkstarfishbungalowjettyboat
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I got here almost 4 pm when the tide is low. You can see fishes from the harbor where the water is very clear. Star fishes are all over the whitey sand beach. The small island is also equipped with restaurants and resort.

Thank sakura m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice islands and long, clean sand, they take good care of them, and there are various kinds of beautiful fish, like seeing fish in an aquarium, but some of them grow damaged

Thank gustofadrian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

White sand and clear water but many small small coral. This is beautiful island with nothing special.

Thank ClarenceCyst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the water and scenery. The restaurant is okay. Overall the beach is lovely! You can snorkel here. We saw starfish.

Thank E-Beth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see here for easy & pleasant snorkelling. It's a popular spot so expect to find many boats & people here. Many different types of fish, giant live corals. Awesome!

Thank Not2fussed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Kanawa island as part of a 2days 1night tour. Very beautiful island and beach. Water is clear and very shallow, many fishes and starfishes, bring your mask and tuba! However careful with a particular type of white fish (i think it is called...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Kanawa Island was by far the highlight of my trip to Labuanbajo, it’s phenomenal for snorkelling with clear water and plenty of fish. A wide variety of species such as reef fish to the occasional shark and Ray. The only things to watch out for...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

It was our first stop after LBJ, and a beautiful introduction to the park. The corals and the fishes may be among the most beautiful in the park but it's still impressive and pleasant. The Islands we enjoyed the most were : Takar Makassar >...More

Thank Yves C
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We went to kanawa island on part of a 2 day 1 night boat tour of the area. It was great for snorkeling and to swim too. We spent a few hours here the only complaint is it is hard to get on and off...More

Thank John F
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Nice clean beach with resort and beautiful snorkeling location it was a short visit in our way back to labuan bajo after 3D2N exploring TN Komodo

Thank Afghan P
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April 16, 2018|
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Response from Michael Y | Reviewed this property |
Frankly, by traveling that far, I'd suggest just taking the tour ( or just hanging out on the beach, we saw Komodos on the beach, not the tour of the park). It's a long boat ride to only see two spots (at least add in more... More
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June 27, 2016|
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Response from Texonesian | Reviewed this property |
I spent only 2 nights there, and several people that I know of stayed for just one night.