Indonesia is a country with a series of large and small islands that are very beautiful. One of them is Sangiang Island, an island which is one of the most famous white sand beaches. the island located in the district of Serang, Banten. Precisely in the Sunda Strait, between the islands of Java and Sumatra. This beach is not only famous for its beautiful beaches, but also the very natural scenery of the forest and its underwater beauty.
Sangiang Island was originally a nature reserve area, but in 1991 the island was officially converted into a natural tourism park with an area of around 528.15 ha. With this vast area, the island of Sangiang saves the beauty of charm that will hypnotize anyone who comes to visit it. The beauty of the island of Sangiang got the title of The Seven Wonders of Banten. on this island there are also remnants – remnants from World War 2. This legacy is in the form of a Japanese defense bull and several other weapons of war.
The nature of Sangiang Island is divided into 3 ecosystems which include lowland forests, coastal forests and brackish forests. This situation makes flora and fauna on this island live freely and awake. Likewise with various types of marine biota on this island, coral species and fish live in conditions that are still protected.
Tourists who come to this island will be presented with a panorama of natural beauty from a height. The panorama that can be enjoyed from a height is the green of the trees and the waves that sweep the coastline. One of the favorite activities on this island is snorkeling and diving. Snorkeling and diving can be done around the waters of Tanjung Raden, the existence of a container that is washed away and drowning is carried away into the waters of Sangiang Island to become a unique diving spot on the island.
In addition to enjoying the beauty of the underwater, on this island tourists can do other activities such as hiking, photos, cycling, camping and enjoy the natural panorama of sloping beaches and steep beaches. Another unique thing on this island is the bat cave, the cave which offers a charm to see the lives of bats in the cave with waves that occasionally appear to hit the edges of the walls of the cave, and if lucky tourists can see sharks swimming waiting for bats to fall for food .
On this island there are no luxurious facilities, there are only forest police buildings and TNI AL posts, these two buildings are also the place to stay for tourists who come. In addition, the forest police also provide tents as supporting facilities for tourists who want to enjoy nature more closely. To arrive at Sangiang Island, tourists depart from Jakarta – Cilegon, when they arrive at Cilegon, tourists continue their journey to Anyer Harbor, from the port, continue using a boat with a capacity of 15 people to Sangiang Island.