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Saronde Island

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Saronde Island | Ponelo Islands, Gorontalo 96252, Indonesia
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Great nature and hospitality!

We stayed there for three nights and it was awesome experience. The island is sorrounded by... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Yuki I
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Singapore, Singapore
Relax with beautiful nature

Eventhough the Saronde island hasn't been famous, this island's hospitality is very good. Their... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Yuki_2711
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Saronde Islands is one of the most beautiful small Island in Indonesia. Located only 40 minutes from Gorontalo Province Airport, this Islands known for its super white long sand beach, blue sea, calm water and surrounded by hundreds of pine tress. Right now, Saronde is the most popular tourist activity in Gorontalo Province. There are more than 16,000 tourist visit, 2 cruise ships and 40-50 yachts frequently came here every year. We welcome you here…..
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great nature” (2 reviews)
“small island” (2 reviews)
“dark blue” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Saronde Island | Ponelo Islands, Gorontalo 96252, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We stayed there for three nights and it was awesome experience. The island is sorrounded by crystal clear water with color of gradation from clear, turquoise, emerald blue, light blue to dark blue, which was stunningly beautiful. You can enjoy island hopping by the boat...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Eventhough the Saronde island hasn't been famous, this island's hospitality is very good. Their service isn't 5 stars one, but their warm hearts and attention especially fro m owner's one are very satisfied. I can strongly recommend this island visit

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

the beach is beautiful, near Saronde island there's also a small island, called Bugisa island, me and my friends went to both of the island, it was really awesome, the view is quite instagramable.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The resort was surrounded by crystal clear shallow water. Swimming with google or snorkel will yield meeting fishes and just walking by the shallow water will mean being among Starfishes. People there need to be informed not to leave Starfishes on the beach and not...More

Thank tjakrabirawa
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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review Mr Tjakra. Yes we had few problems with local people here regarding sea nature conservation. We cooperate with local goverment now, to educate local people around the island, to treat their marine life with great care. Thanks again....

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had a 2days-1night trip to Saronde Islands and went islands hopping to Huha Island, and Bogisa Island. Our original plan was to visit 3 to 4 islands nearby, but too bad because of the storm we can only go to two islands. We stayed...More

Thank Marini Naomi O
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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review Ms Naomi. Regarding fresh water, early 2017 we've add 15,000 litres freshwater tank on the island. So right now there are no issues regarding fresh water. We will add more and more facility next year... and we hope you can...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We started from Gorontalo City by car to Pelabuhan Kwandang at North Gorontalo for less than 2 hours. At Pelabuhan Kwandang, you will face several boat choices. From small fishermen boat to taxi boat. I suggest to choose the 30 seat boat, which belongs to...More

Thank Junior1st
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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review Mr Junior. We're very appreciate your input about this island. We will do our best to correct many things.... and YES we're supporting island ecosystem and environment. Just that many local people do not care and ignore our warning about...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Saronde Island is located in Gorontalo, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Not may people even Indonesian knows this place. we can drive from Gorontalo City to this place around 2 hours then continue with a boat to the location for about 30 minutes. the white sands are surrounding...More

1  Thank Yongki R
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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your great review Mr Yongki. We hope you can had another visit soon to Saronde Island.... :) We're welcome you here....

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stayed a couple of nights on this island during the week. An absolute delight for those that want to get away from it all. Do not come here on the weekend as it will be full of the party crowd.

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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review Sir.... :)

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

The island is well maintained. Many people visited here during weekends and holidays, it might be pack. If you wanted to have a serene moments, visit here during weekdays and stayed overnight. The people are nice. And the beach is clean and lovely! Ask them...More

1  Thank Zessi F
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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review Mr Zessi.... we're welcome you here..... :)

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

well. i was here many times, it was really quiet, peace, i felt like the owner of the island, the sands was really white and soft, you can also go snorkling, the underwater is not that bad. how to get there? From kota Gorontalo you...More

1  Thank dodysuaiba
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Peto A, Manager at Saronde Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your positive respond Mr Dody. If you come here again, please print this page and our response, please had your free Saronde Fried banana.... :) This is a free stuff specially given to your frequent customer

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