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Kolbano Beach (photo: @IndonesiaKaya)

Colorful gravels at Kolbano Beach (photo: @DetikTravel)

Kolbano Beach

Located in Kolbano Village, Kolbano District, South Central Timor Regency about 135 km from the capital city of Kupang. Kolbano beach is one of Indonesia’s unique beaches whose sands consist of colorful gravel. Not only that, Kolbano Beach has a stunning beauty of a giant rock landmark, called Fatu Un. At first glance this Fatu Un stone looks like a lion’s head when viewed from the side. Visitors can climb the rock to see the beautiful panorama of Indian Ocean and Kolbano Beach from a height. The combination of blue water and scattering colorful gravels and rocks will strongly add the beauty of Kolbano Beach.

Natural Tourism Destination

Kolbano Beach

Tourist Attractions in East Nusa Tenggara

East Nusa Tenggara

Batik Motifs

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

 

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Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Durian Pecah

Broken Durian motifs depict the foundation of faith. The second half signifies the mastery of

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in