The Natural Beauty Saronde Island, Gorontalo

The Province of Gorontalo on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia is a relatively untouched paradise boasting great aquatic life, lakes, forts, and underwater reefs as well as beautiful mountainous sceneries and some interesting history.

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Saronde Island is part of Gorontalo Province, a small uninhabited island that relies on the potential of natural and cultural charm. Beautiful Island located in the northern Gulf of Kwandang, North Gorontalo regency began widely known for being able to captivate the hearts of domestic and foreign tourists.

The waters around the Saronde Island are known crystal clear, so it is feasible for a variety of water activities such as swimming, surfing, diving, snorkeling, and water skiing.

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Not only the stunning natural beauty, communities around the island Saronde also known to own a unique tradition. Local residents have an annual event called Saronde Festival. One of the show is ketinting (small boat) race around some islands near Saronde. Another event is Tourism Miss Contest, Beach Boy Contest, Signal Hunting, and beach sports. At this event there are a lot of entertainment and the sale of Gorontalo’s traditional food.

The beautiful uninhabited small island, white sand beach also exotic rocky beach. Saronde island has 1 km (a half miles) long beach. North to the west coast consists of white sand, the south to the east filled with rock neatly arranged and surrounded by beautiful coral reefs

Climates & best time to visit Gorontalo
Intermittent rain occurs during rainy season that runs from November to March every year. From April to November is the dry season with clear and calm water in the Tomini Bay. This period, therefore, the best time to visit Gorontalo.



The Saronde Island is located at Kwandang Subdistrict of North Gorontalo Regency. Approximately 60 km from the Gorontalo town. The Saronde island is a cluster of Ponelo islands (Ponelo village), district Kwandang, North Gorontalo regency.
The nearest airport is Jalaludin airport in Gorontalo city. The airport serving the route Manado, Makassar, Palu, Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Bandung and Jakarta.

You can enjoy the beautiful ocean views, white sand, swimming, boating, as well as an ideal place for lovers of water sports.

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2 thoughts on “The Natural Beauty Saronde Island, Gorontalo

  1. Jens Busch

    Please send information about Saronde Island Resort.
    We would like to know about the snorkeling, housereef, prices and how to get there.
    Best regards
    Jens and Jette

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