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Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea

Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea

An island without inhabitants does not mean scary. One uninhabited island that has beautiful natural charm is Langkadea Island. Langkadea Island is one of 120 islands in the Spermonde Islands. An archipelago stretching from Takalar regency in the south to Pangkajene Kepulauan Regency (Pangkep) in the north. Langkadea Island is located in the Regency of Pangkajene Islands (Pangkep). This uninhabited island offers so much charm.

Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea


There are no regular vessels operating towards this uninhabited island, therefore visitors must rent passenger ships at the Kayu Bengkoa port or Makassar Paotere Port. Rental rates between 800 thousand rupiah to 1 million rupiah to rent a passenger boat with a maximum capacity of 30 people, if you want to go to Langkadea Island you should invite many friends so that the cost of boat rental can be lighter.

Even though it is uninhabited, Langkadea Island has traces of modern human civilization such as MCK, traces of houses, wells, and even large mosques that are still intact and suitable for use. Langkadea Island has an area of ​​around 3-4 times the soccer field. With white sand and clear water, Langkadea Island can provide coolness and freshness to the eyes of everyone who sets foot on the island.

Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea
Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea
Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea

Beautiful Island with no inhabitants - Langkadea


Langkadea Island can fascinate visitors to enjoy the sunset or sunrise. If you want to stay overnight on Langkadea Island, just prepare a tent and food and drink needs. Make sure to stay when it is not the rainy season so as not to have the hassle of shelter during camping. Activities that can be done on the Island ofadeade is diverse, ranging from water sports such as snorkeling or can also just relax by installing a hammock in shady trees while enjoying the breeze in Langkadea. This island also has another name, namely Mustika Citra Step Island.

From several stories circulating about the reason that Langkadea Island was uninhabited even though there are traces of modern human civilization, there are two stories that are most often heard. First, it is said that Langkadea Island is an island belonging to a family. When the father died, the island became a dispute by his children, so it was abandoned. The second version is that the island is inhabited by residents, but during the change of regent, the island also became a political dispute. Although it is unclear which original story of the reason why Langkadea Island is uninhabited, it has absolutely no effect on the natural beauty of the island.

Langkadea Island is also very suitable for those who will do photo hunting, both portrait and landscape photos. Even this white sand island will be very beautiful if it is enshrined as a place of prawedding or postwedding. Romantic, mysterious, and full of exoticism typical of South Sulawesi.