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Nice island within easy distance

A nice spot for a weekend away. About an hour from Padang by boat. Saw two turtles when we were... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Back In Business

Sikuai Island is one of my favourite snorkeling spots. This island is still untouched and it is... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 Oct 2017
“Back In Business”
7 May 2017
“Gorgeous, untouched island ”
Padang, Indonesia
+62 821-7860-4294
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Sikuai Island is one of my favourite snorkeling spots. This island is still untouched and it is really beautiful. Water is crystal clear and the perfect spot for relaxation. This island was abandoned a couple years back due to dwindling tourism but they are now...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I was in Padang for business (filming a commerical) and we were looking for a beautiful island with lots of people on it to talk to and be a part of the commercial. We came here and the island was so beautiful. Quite empty which...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank alicea124
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Pulau Sikuai Sikuai one of the islands situated on the western side of Sumatra island lies only about half a mile Sikuainorthwest of the city of Padang and can be achieved using a special transport ship with a travel time of 35 minutes departing from...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank nadiaratnasari54
Reviewed 19 January 2016

A nice spot for a weekend away. About an hour from Padang by boat. Saw two turtles when we were snorkelling there two years ago. Did a bit of cycling around the island and saw some blizzard lizard! Would recommend this place for a peaceful...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Ann_Montague
Reviewed 11 December 2015

the island is very beautiful, we can go there from padang bay with boat or small ship. It's about twenty minutes from padang with motor boat. here, we can snorkeling, canoeing, cycling, and many more.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank sabrina_ho88
Reviewed 26 August 2014

literally! like a tsunami did hit the island. But this one was a tsunami of anger. The main building and restaurant burned down. The bungalows are completely demolished. It is all gone. What a petty! The story goes the 2 owners of the resort got...More

Date of experience: August 2014
10  Thank jos3000
Reviewed 25 July 2014

its beautifull island .. white sandy beaches , clear water ,, but too Expenssive to reach ... I heard that INDONSEIAN must pay to be there... what a RUBBISH ....

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank EDEN_BALI
Reviewed 30 November 2013

This island actually good for snorkeling and banana boat, though the coral is not in a good condition, but there were still so many big fish you can find underneath, but I rather disappointing to see the cottage and thrash everywhere, very sad to see...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 3 April 2013

At the time we got there it was only me and girlfriend also three islanders. The corals already smashed up near the end of the beach but you still can see many colourful fishes and sea creatures. The view was breathtaking especially when you walk...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Flasmana
Reviewed 5 March 2013

The first time, I have planing go to Sikuai Island, I pay with the Agent in Muara Padang is expensive. I think will be can fun and relaxes there, but i very diss pointed. Not have coral, many rubbish, and infrastructure or cottage in this...More

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Sovia_Lorent
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