Bowombaru Village in Talaud Regency, North Sulawesi Province
Recently, some foreigners are interested in visiting North Sulawesi Province, especially in Talaud Regency. It is because they want to get a new experience in visiting such beautiful archipelago. For the information, one of the islands is called Karakelang (where the capital resides). It is also the home of Bowombaru Village, which has attracted more visitors over time. In terms of region, the village belongs to East Melonguane Sub-District, actually. The common reason is to enjoy the nuance of the village. However, many people also come to the site to learn the history of the site as well.
Once arriving at Bowombaru Village, tourists may feel the serene nuance right away. It is because the location is surrounded by shady trees and various types of plants. No wonder, the ambiance feels quite soothing there. The next impressive allure of the village is the presence of famous beach called Nyare Batu. It has become another tourism icon of the village, in fact. What is more? Tourists also come to Bowombaru in order to witness stunning views of the sunset, especially at the shore.
Exploring Bowombaru Village
Before exploring the village, tourists should learn a little bit history regarding the site first. Have no worries. It is easy to get the information, either from villagers of a local guide. It is said the name of the settlement was Parahian Village. The change occurred due to the arrival of Sangihe Tribe who lived there for generations. At the time, the Parahian People didn’t like the presence of those newcomers. There was a requirement as well! The newcomers should be able to grow Barru trees there. Fortunately, those trees grew well over time and those people lived harmoniously until now.
After hearing information regarding the history of Bowombaru Village, tourists can start exploring the site. The nuance of the village is both peaceful and beautiful, after all. Despite the bad condition of the route, this adventure is definitely worth the time. As for the tip, the best time to explore the village is in the morning. People can also perform several activities like relaxation, meditation, and yoga there. Do not forget to drink local coffee and eat some snacks as well!
Another recommended thing to do in Bowombaru Village is to visit the nearby beach. For the information, this shore is known for its romantic sunrise and sunset. However, the environment is not as clean as other beaches in Talaud Regency. Knowing the fact, visitors should not cause more problems to the site. That means littering is definitely prohibited!
- Melonguane City
- Tanjung Nyare Beach
- Awawanna Beach
- Al-Inayah Mosque
How to Get There
The best method to get to Talaud Regency is definitely by airplane. For those coming from Manado City, they can get the service at Sam Ratulangi International Airport and head to Melonguane Airport at Karakelong Island. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes, actually. Once arriving at Melonguane, they only need to take any local transportation service and head to Bowombaru Village right away. The distance is 16.3 km, so the trip takes only about 27 minutes.
Where to Stay
- Mentari Inn