Ayer Island, which is located not far from Angel Island and the city center, is a marine tourism magnet for tourists with all of its charms. Ayer Island is classified as a resort island which is part of the Thousand Islands and has an area of approximately 10 hectares.
The island usually known "Pearl of the Islands," which was previously the private resting place for the first President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Sukarno and his family in the 60’s. Mr. Sukarno even invited former Yugoslavia President, Mr Tito and former UN Secretary General, U Nu to visit Ayer Island.
The uniqueness that is presented by Ayer Island is the ethnic Papuan nuances that can be found there. The traditional Asmat style bungalow was previously built by Mr. Soekarno as a vacation spot at that time. In addition, hotel facilities with a four-star standard are also present there.
What is good in there? You can find,
1. Floating cottage with ethnic nuances of Eastern Indonesia
The uniqueness that is found on Ayer Island, the charm of Eastern Indonesia which is displayed in floating cottages coupled with various trinkets such as the ethnic Papuan statues that are presented there.
2. Recreation Facilities
Tourists can also enjoy recreational facilities. Start from water sports such as surf, canoe, jet skiing, banana boat to fishing facilities, swimming pools, children's playgrounds to tennis, basketball and volleyball.
How to Reach Location
Transportation can be reached via:
1. Marina Ancol Pier (estimated tariff of IDR 100,000-IDR 300,000)
It takes at least 30 minutes by speed boat from Marina Pier, Ancol to Ayer Island.
Operating hours: 7 AM to 4 PM