Maluku or internationally known as the Moluccas and Molukken is a land of paradise, with natural products such as cloves, nutmeg, gold and pearls. The islands of Maluku range from rugged, mountainous wildernesses to active volcanoes rising straight out of the sea and idyllic coral atolls. Fine beaches and coral reefs abound, and there are plenty of historical reminders of the region's turbulent past..
Ambon and the Neighboring Lease Islands all spot a good mix of fine beaches, diving possibilities and relics of the colonial era. It is not limited to all the forts standing by the seaside, but is even obvious in the local culture. The Christian "Ambonese" - the term also covers the people of Lease and SW Seram - have gained a reputation throughout Indonesia for wholeheartedly embracing their Dutch rulers and their culture. Till this day, relations with the Netherlands remain strong, all the more so because just about everyone seems to have relatives living there. Unsurprisingly, western visitors, Dutch or not, tend to be welcomed with open arms here.
Banda Naira Island -Maluku
Banda Naira Island or Islands of Banda is located in Maluku which is very rich with historical background, culture and breathtaking natural beauty.Bandanaira is famous for its spice and herbs since hundreds of years ago. These particular spices and herbs especially nutmeg and walnut have been primadonna and the prime commodity. Merchants from all over the world mostly from China, India and Arab and Dutch were visiting Bandanaira for trading. However, Dutch people seemed to dominate the trading until mid of 19th century.Given its diversities and variaties of choices and landscapes and historical and cultures, Bandarnaira is nowadays become one of the most popular travel destination for both domestic and international tourists.Bandanaira is also developed its potential deepsea diving and is wellknows as one of the best diving spots in the world. With limitless variety of diving spots, Bandanaira is ideal place for beginner and expert divers.If you are not a diver then you can enjoy the underwater life by Snorkeling, just front of the bungalow.After spending times diving and snorkeling and enjoying the under sea amazing experience, now it is time to explore the beauty of Bandanaira. Interact with locals and experience their daily life. Bandanaira people are warmhearted and kind and they are always smile. Come and experience the Paradise.