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Not the paradise (anymore?) you would expect

We are a bit surprised by all the very good reviews. We were kind of disappointed there. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
smilie2017
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Buxtehude, Germany
Beautiful island!

A real paradise! I stayed here with a group of 6 for 3 nights. We loved it, it was so relaxing and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sophie C
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are a bit surprised by all the very good reviews. We were kind of disappointed there. The island itself is beautiful, indeed. Also the simple bungalows and rain water washrooms are nice. But it is very crowded there: 6 bungalows with up to 3...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real paradise! I stayed here with a group of 6 for 3 nights. We loved it, it was so relaxing and Erwin (I dont know for sure if this is his name, because it is already two months ago when I was there) was...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Stayed for 2 nights on Tailana and felt well looked after by Herman. Everyone eats together so it has a really friendly intimate feel. Only takes 20 minutes to walk round the island and there is decent snorkelling right off the beach. No beers available...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

I'd been recommended to stay at the Banyak's my a few travelers , so I organized a few of my friends to come on a trip. We met in Medan, and took an overnight car to Singkil (Aceh). From there we took the public ferry...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Truely a paradise. It takes some stamina to get there, but you certainly get rewarded. Tiny island in the middle of the blueest sea we have ever seen (and whe have seen some islands before). Nice snorkelling around the island and the most beautiful sunsets.....More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Upon arriving late at night we were told that we couldn't do any activities for three days. Weird I'm thinking the meant if we stayed for three days we get complimentary trip. You don't by the way. We went on a trip snorkelling in an...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Tiailana is just what you'd expect from a text book paradise island - beaches, great snorkelling, stunning sunsets, coconuts and beach fires on an evening. It's relaxation heaven! There is a dive school (Nirvana Diving - just ask for Coconut Andy - he's a legend...More

1  Thank Anthony B
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

I spent there 5 days. The guy running the bungalows is unpleasant and, well, simply put - awfully lazy. I went there diving and I made the deal to have breakfast at 7:30, before first dive. For two days I got breakfast around 9:00, thus...More

2  Thank Kirdan13
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

This 200x300m island is pure paradise. Simple but romantic cabins just a few meters from the sea. Hopefully they bought some new matrasses and some pillows to sit. No swamps so only a few musquitos. There is just enough electricity to charge your batteries. But...More

Thank H1305
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

I and a polish couple booked two bungalows from Sikandang.After arriving we were told there was only a bungalow available so the Poles decided to sleep on hammocks.I was given an accomodation 100 meters far from toilette.No maintenance on the room.Door difficult to close and...More

Thank liber4
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mustafa1109
October 29, 2017|
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Response from efboer | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mustafa, In Tailana Island you can do some boat trips, snorkelling trips and kayakking. I think 3 or 4 days is enough time to spend there. There are also other Islands where you can spend somd time. Snorkelling set was... More
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May 14, 2015|
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Response from zulkarnain i | Property representative |
hi...my name jonk...before i live in singkil. and PR of tailana bungalow.but now i live in medan to work. i can help you to reach there.just tell me when you will visit to banyak islands. no worry about mosquitoes there. but... More
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