Indonesia’s beaches are famous world over and Bali and it’s beaches always take the forefront when it comes to tourism in Indonesia, however the capital of Jakarta has many places to explore. Travel to Jakarta can be a mind blowing experience to anyone visiting Indonesia. Being the capital of the country there are plenty of places for accommodation,Starwood Indonesia is one of great prominence among them as it ensures maximum luxury indulgence for all its guests.
Ancol dreamland or better known as Taman Impian Jaya Ancol by locals is one of the prominent places located on the waterfront of the Ancol Bay , a busy touristy resort destination. Opening its doors in 1966 the area is the largest integrated tourism area in South East Asia. The features of Ancol Dreamland include many features such as the golf courses , theme parks hotels and other recreational facilities.
The area features amusement parks in the Dunia Fantasi is one of Jakarta’s famous theme parks that is divided into eight sections and features over thirty rides and is perfect for the entire family to enjoy a day of pure thrill. Atlantis Water adventure park is another unmissable stop. Designed based on the mythological underworld of Atlantis. The park features many interesting features such as the wave pool, the waterfall pool and many slides of excitement awaits visitors.
Seaworld was the largest oceanarium in South East Asia when it began operations in1996. The main features here are the shark pool , alligator pool , sea friends pool and Antasena tunnel. The Golf course in Ancol recently got a revamp and is Indonesia’s first beachfront international Golf Course of 18 holes spreading over an extensive area. Getting to the park is possible by many links of transportation such as trains , taxis , buses and the latest addition is the Gondola , which is a cable car system.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.